JAY Z

Jay-z

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.

Date of Birth December 4, 1969
Industries Music, Business
Headquarter New York City, New York, U.S.
Here Is How Much Your Favorite Rappers Made in 2018
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Here Is How Much Your Favorite Rappers Made in 2018

No surprise JAY-Z topped the list.

Kanye West Teases Upcoming 'Watch the Throne 2' Release
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Kanye West Teases Upcoming 'Watch the Throne 2' Release

‘Ye wants to shake the music world up again.

Beyoncé & JAY-Z Will Give $1 Million USD in Scholarships
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Beyoncé & JAY-Z Will Give $1 Million USD in Scholarships

To 11 exceptional senior high school students.

Pusha T Joins Made in America Festival Lineup
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Pusha T Joins Made in America Festival Lineup

Daniel Caesar and Lil Skies also sign on for JAY-Z’s two-day event.

Beyoncé and JAY-Z File Lawsuit to Combat Fake Merchandise
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Beyoncé and JAY-Z File Lawsuit to Combat Fake Merchandise

Fake merch anywhere near the venue will be seized.

JAY-Z Discusses Trayvon Martin Doc With ‘The New York Times’
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JAY-Z Discusses Trayvon Martin Doc With ‘The New York Times’

‘Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’ premiered earlier this week.

Quavo Reveals He Forgot About Writing JAY-Z & Beyoncé's "Apesh*t" With Pharrell
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Quavo Reveals He Forgot About Writing JAY-Z & Beyoncé's "Apesh*t" With Pharrell

“I actually made “Apesh*t” and “Stir Fry” in the same day and hour.”

Mayor Says JAY-Z’s Made in America Festival Will Stay in Philadelphia
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Mayor Says JAY-Z’s Made in America Festival Will Stay in Philadelphia

After JAY called him out for allegedly banning the festival from Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Black Thought's "Rest In Power" Video Remembers Trayvon Martin
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Black Thought's "Rest In Power" Video Remembers Trayvon Martin

Watch the new visual for the JAY-Z produced docuseries on Martins’ life.

UPDATE: JAY-Z Pens Op-Ed Calling Out Mayor of Philadelphia, Live Nations Supports
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UPDATE: JAY-Z Pens Op-Ed Calling Out Mayor of Philadelphia, Live Nations Supports

Surrounding the annual Made in America music festival.
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2006

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

2008

married Beyoné

2009

He was ranked the tenth-most successful artist