Jay Z

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Jay Z

Jay Z at the Shawn Carter Foundation Carnival, 2011
Shawn Corey Carter
December 4, 1969 (age 45)
Born
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.[1]
Residence
 Rapper
 record producer
Occupation
 entrepreneur
1990–present
US$510-520 million (2014)[2]
Beyoncé (m. 2008)
1
Musical career
Hip hop
Genres
Vocals
Instruments
Roc-A-Fella, Def Jam, Roc Nation
Labels
 Beyoncé
 Foxy Brown
 Jaz-O
 Justin Timberlake
 Kanye West
Associated acts
 Linkin Park
 Memphis Bleek
 Pharrell Williams
 R. Kelly
Years active
Net worth
Spouse(s)
Children

Jay-Z was ranked as the tenth-most successful artist of the 2000s by Billboard as well as the fifth top solo male artist and fourth top rapper behind Eminem. Vol.2 Rapping technique 4 Business career 5 Personal life o 5. and The Black Album (2003).   Rihanna Big L Notorious B. On December 11. [7][8] He is one of the world's best-selling artists of all time...I.[12] Three of his albums. 2012. and entrepreneur.[13][14][15] As an entrepreneur and investor. born January 7.com Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4. 1969). [9][10][11] Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers ever. record producer. 2009.[4][5][6] is an American rapper. Reasonable Doubt (1996).1 1995–97: Reasonable Doubt and In My Lifetime. He also founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and is a certified NBA and MLB sports agent. Kingdom Come and American Gangster o 2. criminal charges and mainstream success 2 o 2.G Website lifeandtimes.[22] They have a daughter named Blue Ivy Carter. he holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200 with 13. In 2014..1 Influences o 3. while receiving 19 Grammy Awards for his musical work. He is one of the most financially successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs in America.2 1998–2000: Vol.[17] As an artist. and the founder of Roc Nation. Nelly.1 Early career 2 Music career o 2.1 Relationship with Beyoncé . initial retirement and collaborative albums o 2. Forbes estimated Carter's net worth at nearly $520 million. and 50 Cent. co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records.[3] known by his stage name Jay Z (formerly Jay-Z).5 2005–07: "I Declare War". and numerous additional nominations.7 2012–present: Magna Carta Holy Grail and other ventures 3 Musical style o 3.[20] He was also ranked the 88th greatest artist of all time by Rolling Stone. Jay Z co-owns the 40/40 Club.4 2003–05: The Black Album.[16] He is the former president of Def Jam Recordings.[21] Jay-Z married American R&B singer Beyoncé in 2008.3 2001–02: Feud with Nas. one as lead artist. 2. Contents      1 Early life o 1. The Blueprint (2001). 1 o 2. The Blueprint and The Blueprint o 2. having sold more than 100 million records.[18][19] Jay-Z also has had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100. and is the co-creator of the clothing line Rocawear. are considered landmarks in the genre with all of them featured in Rolling Stone 's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. he was ranked number one by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006.6 2008–11: The Blueprint 3 and Watch the Throne o 2.

o o o o       5.5 Criticism 6 Discography 7 Awards and nominations 8 Filmography 9 Official tours 10 Bibliography 11 References .3 Philanthropy 5.2 Legal incident 5.4 Politics 5.