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Brooklyn, New York,USA
Claim to Fame
'Can I Get A...' Single
East Coast Rap, Hardcore Rap
Confident, Brash, Rousing, Bravado, Angry, Volatile, Aggressive, Boisterous, Street-Smart, Confrontational, Hostile, Rebellious, Stylish, Thuggish, Provocative, Menacing, Literate, Exuberant, Harsh, Energetic, Visceral
Soundtrack, Producer, Actor/Actress
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Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), better known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and occasional actor. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America, having a net worth of over $450 million as of 2010. He has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, while receiving thirteen Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all-time. He was ranked so by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. Two of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996) and The Blueprint (2001) are considered landmarks in the genre with both of them being ranked in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Blender, included the former on their 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die.
Jay-Z co-owns the 40/40 Club, is part-owner of the NBA's New Jersey Nets and is also the creator of the line Rocawear. He is the former CEO of Def Jam Recordings, one of the three founders of Roc-A-Fella Records, and the founder of Roc Nation. As an artist, he holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200 with twelve. Jay-Z also has had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one as lead artist.
He married American R&B superstar Beyoncé Knowles on April 4, 2008. On December 11, 2009, Jay-Z was ranked as the 10th most successful artist of the 2000's by Billboard and ranking as the 5th top solo male artist and as the 4th top rapper behind Eminem, Nelly, and 50 Cent.
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Eli Whitney High School, George Westinghouse Information Technology High School, Trenton Central High School, Trenton, NJ (dropped out)
www.defjam.com/jayz, www.jay-z.com, www.jayzonline.com, www.myspace.com/jayz
Full Name at Birth
Shawn Corey Carter
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Blue Ivy Carter (daughter)
Kanye West (rapper), Chris Martin (singer), Gwyneth Paltrow (actress)
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known by his stage name Jay Z (formerly Jay-Z), is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists in America. In 2014, Forbes estimated Jay Z's net worth at nearly $520 million. He is one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 100 million records, while receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers ever, he was ranked number one by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. Three of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint (2001), and The Black Album (2003), are considered landmarks in the genre with all of them featured in Rolling Stones list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
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Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella, Roc Nation
Beyoncé, Foxy Brown, Jaz-O, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, Linkin Park, Memphis Bleek, R. Kelly, Rihanna, The Notorious B.I.G.
Pharrell Williams, Big L, Notorious B.I.G
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Roc Nation Management
(2003) TV commercial: Heineken beer, (2005) TV commercial and print ad: Reebok, (2006) TV commercials: Budweiser Select beer, (2008) Print ad: Rocawear clothing line
Cradle Robber (Adult Guy Into Much Younger Girl)
Mariah Carey, Drake, Too Short
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Married||Beyoncé Knowles and Jay Z
have been married since 4th Apr 2008. |||
Who is he dating right now?
Beyoncé Knowles and Jay Z have been married for 8 years. They were dating for 5 years after getting together on 4th Jun 2002. After 4 months of engagement they married on 4th Apr 2008.
Jay Z has been in relationships with Rita Ora (2009), Yes Liv Can (2008), Rihanna (2006), Blu Cantrell (2001), Rosario Dawson (2000), Shenelle Scott (2000 - 2001), Aaliyah (1999), Carmen Bryan (1999 - 2001), Charlie Baltimore (1999), Lil' Kim (1998 - 2000), Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins (1995 - 1998), Rachel Roy, Karrine Steffans, Foxy Brown and Trina.
He is rumoured to have hooked up with Kim Kardashian West (2007), Chrissy Lampkin, Maia Campbell, Ananda Lewis, Mya and Amil.
Jay Z has 2 children, Isa Jael and Blue Ivy (4).
Jay Z is a 47 year old American Rapper. Born Shawn Corey Carter on 4th December, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York,USA and educated at Eli Whitney High School, he is famous for 'Can I Get A. . . ' Single in a career that spans 1988–present. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Jay Z is a member of the following lists:
American chief executives in the media industry,
Jay Z and
American businesspeople convicted of crimes.
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