JAY Z
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1969-12-04
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Biography

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known by his stage name Jay Z (formerly Jay-Z), is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. In ...

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Biography

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known by his stage name Jay Z (formerly Jay-Z), is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs 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 Stone‍ '​s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

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Scarface
Guess Who's Back (feat. JAY Z & Beanie Sigel)
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Guess Who's Back (feat. JAY Z & Beanie Sigel) Guess Who's Back (feat. JAY Z & Beanie Sigel) Guess Who's Back (feat. JAY Z & Beanie Sigel) Guess Who's Back (feat. JAY Z & Beanie Sigel)
Kendrick Lamar
Don't Kill My Vibe (1Xtra Remix) (feat. Emeli Sandé & JAY Z)
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Don't Kill My Vibe (1Xtra Remix) (feat. Emeli Sandé & JAY Z) Don't Kill My Vibe (1Xtra Remix) (feat. Emeli Sandé & JAY Z) Don't Kill My Vibe (1Xtra Remix) (feat. Emeli Sandé & JAY Z) Don't Kill My Vibe (1Xtra Remix) (feat. Emeli Sandé & JAY Z)
Beyoncé
Drunk in Love (feat. JAY Z)
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Drunk in Love (feat. JAY Z) Drunk in Love (feat. JAY Z) Drunk in Love (feat. JAY Z) Drunk in Love (feat. JAY Z)
JAY Z
Empire State Of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys)
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Empire State Of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys) Empire State Of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys) Empire State Of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys) Empire State Of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys)
JAY Z
No Church In The Wild (feat. Frank Ocean)
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No Church In The Wild (feat. Frank Ocean) No Church In The Wild (feat. Frank Ocean) No Church In The Wild (feat. Frank Ocean) No Church In The Wild (feat. Frank Ocean)
Pharrell Williams
Frontin' (feat. JAY Z)
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Frontin' (feat. JAY Z) Frontin' (feat. JAY Z) Frontin' (feat. JAY Z) Frontin' (feat. JAY Z)
JAY Z
Public Service Announcement (Big Tings 2004 Mix)
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Public Service Announcement (Big Tings 2004 Mix) Public Service Announcement (Big Tings 2004 Mix) Public Service Announcement (Big Tings 2004 Mix) Public Service Announcement (Big Tings 2004 Mix)
Panjabi MC
Beware Of The Boys (Remix) (feat. JAY Z)
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Beware Of The Boys (Remix) (feat. JAY Z) Beware Of The Boys (Remix) (feat. JAY Z) Beware Of The Boys (Remix) (feat. JAY Z) Beware Of The Boys (Remix) (feat. JAY Z)
JAY Z
Swagga Like Us (feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne)
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Swagga Like Us (feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne) Swagga Like Us (feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne) Swagga Like Us (feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne) Swagga Like Us (feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne)
Drake
Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2 (feat. JAY Z)
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Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2 (feat. JAY Z) Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2 (feat. JAY Z) Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2 (feat. JAY Z) Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2 (feat. JAY Z)
JAY Z
Change Clothes (feat. Pharrell Williams)
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Change Clothes (feat. Pharrell Williams) Change Clothes (feat. Pharrell Williams) Change Clothes (feat. Pharrell Williams) Change Clothes (feat. Pharrell Williams)
JAY Z
Dirt Off Your Shoulder
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Dirt Off Your Shoulder Dirt Off Your Shoulder Dirt Off Your Shoulder Dirt Off Your Shoulder
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Hackney Marshes
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2008 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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Biography

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known by his stage name Jay Z (formerly Jay-Z), is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs 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 Stone‍ '​s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

As an entrepreneur and investor, Jay Z co-owns the 40/40 Club, and is the co-creator of the clothing line Rocawear. He is the former president of Def Jam Recordings, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and the founder of Roc Nation. He also founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and is a certified NBA and MLB sports agent. As an artist, he holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200 with 13. Jay Z also has had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one as lead artist. On December 11, 2009, 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, Nelly, and 50 Cent. He was also ranked the 88th greatest artist of all time by Rolling Stone.

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