JAY Z

Jay-z

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Date of Birth December 4, 1969
Industries Music, Business
Headquarter New York City, New York, U.S.
Shawn Corey Carter, professionally recognised as Jay-Z, is an American rapper and entrepreneur, who is also married to Beyoncé. He is the founder of the entertainment company Roc Nation, as well as co-creating the clothing line Rocawear and Roc-A-Fella Records. Jay-Z also founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and is a certified NBA and MLB sports agent.

2006

MTV ranked Jay-Z as the "Greatest MC of all time".

2008

married Beyoné

2009

He was ranked the tenth-most successful artist
Library of Congress to Induct JAY-Z's 'The Blueprint' to National Recording Registry
Music

Library of Congress to Induct JAY-Z's 'The Blueprint' to National Recording Registry

Alongside Curtis Mayfield and Cyndi Lauper.

Woodstock 50 Reveals Full Lineup: JAY-Z, the Black Keys, Halsey, Chance the Rapper & More
Music

Woodstock 50 Reveals Full Lineup: JAY-Z, the Black Keys, Halsey, Chance the Rapper & More

One of music history’s most eclectic lineups.

Kareem "Biggs" Burke Announces Plans for a Roc-A-Fella Biopic
Entertainment

Kareem "Biggs" Burke Announces Plans for a Roc-A-Fella Biopic

Aimed to tell the stories of the three founders.

JAY-Z Hires a Lawyer for 21 Savage
Music

JAY-Z Hires a Lawyer for 21 Savage

He calls 21 Savage’s arrest was “an absolute travesty.”

Beyoncé & JAY-Z Will Give Lucky Vegan Fans Concert Tickets for Life
Music

Beyoncé & JAY-Z Will Give Lucky Vegan Fans Concert Tickets for Life

Participants don’t even have to fully embrace veganism.

Meek Mill, Jay-Z & Others Start New Criminal Justice Reform Organization
Music

Meek Mill, Jay-Z & Others Start New Criminal Justice Reform Organization

Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin, New England Patriots owner Rover Kraft and CNN host Van Jones are also involved.

Future Confronted Jay-Z About the '4:44' Line Referencing the Custody Battle With Ciara
Music

Future Confronted Jay-Z About the '4:44' Line Referencing the Custody Battle With Ciara

The lyric was from a line in 2017 off the song “Kill Jay Z.”

The 'Largest Vocabulary in Hip-Hop' Study Is Updated to Include Newer Rappers
Music

The 'Largest Vocabulary in Hip-Hop' Study Is Updated to Include Newer Rappers

Including acts like 21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert and more.

UPDATE: TIDAL Responds to Norway's Investigation on Company's Streaming Data
Music

UPDATE: TIDAL Responds to Norway's Investigation on Company's Streaming Data

Allegedly “faking” streams for Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ and Kanye West’s ‘The Life of Pablo.’

Beyoncé & JAY-Z Helped the Louvre Set a Visitor Record
Arts

Beyoncé & JAY-Z Helped the Louvre Set a Visitor Record

“No other museum in the world has ever equaled this figure.”
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