JAY-Z
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1969-12-04
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JAY-Z

JAY-Z Biography (Wikipedia)

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized as JAY-Z), is an American rapper, entrepreneur, songwriter, and record producer. He is one of the most acclaimed rappers of all time.

Born and raised in New York City, Jay-Z began his musical career in the mid-1990s, after which he released his debut studio album, Reasonable Doubt, in 1996, to widespread critical and commercial success. He released the album a year after founding the record label Roc-A-Fella Records. His subsequent albums have also seen great praise, with The Blueprint (2001) and The Black Album (2003) later being heralded as modern musical classics. He followed these with the collaborative album Watch the Throne (2011) with Kanye West, his critically lauded thirteenth studio album 4:44 (2017), and a collaborative effort titled Everything Is Love with wife Beyoncé in 2018.

Jay-Z's business activities and life outside of music have also received significant mainstream attention. He is the owner of 40/40 Club sports bar, and co-creator of the Rocawear clothing line. He has also acted as the president of Def Jam Recordings, and is the founder of the Roc Nation entertainment company, as well as creating its spin-off, Roc Nation Sports. As a member of Roc Nation Sports, Jay-Z is a licensed sports agent. His heavily publicized marriage to singer Beyoncé in 2008 has made him a global figure in popular culture. As a couple, they have an estimated combined net worth of $1.16 billion, with his individual net worth of $900 million making him the richest hip hop artist in the world.

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JAY-Z Performances & Interviews


JAY-Z Tracks

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Snoop Dogg
I Wanna Rock (The Kings G-Mix) (feat. JAY-Z)
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I Wanna Rock (The Kings G-Mix) (feat. JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
On To The Next One
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On To The Next One
Missy Elliott
Wake Up (feat. JAY-Z)
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Wake Up (feat. JAY-Z)
Missy Elliott
Back In The Day (feat. JAY-Z)
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Back In The Day (feat. JAY-Z)
Aaliyah
Miss You (Aaliyah Tribute) (Mash Up)
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Miss You (Aaliyah Tribute) (Mash Up)
JAY-Z
Holy Grail (feat. Justin Timberlake)
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Holy Grail (feat. Justin Timberlake)
Beyoncé
Drunk in Love (feat. JAY-Z)
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Drunk in Love (feat. JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
F***WithMeYouKnowIGotIt (feat. Rick Ross)
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F***WithMeYouKnowIGotIt (feat. Rick Ross)
JAY-Z
Encore
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Encore
Rihanna
Umbrella (feat. JAY-Z)
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Umbrella (feat. JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
Otis
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Otis
JAY-Z
Paris
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Paris
Drake
Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2 (feat. JAY-Z)
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Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2 (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)
JAY-Z
What More Can I Say
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What More Can I Say
Meek Mill
What's Free (feat. Rick Ross & JAY-Z)
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What's Free (feat. Rick Ross & JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
Empire State Of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys)
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Empire State Of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys)
Panjabi MC
Mundian To Bach Ke (Beware of the Boys)
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Mundian To Bach Ke (Beware of the Boys)
JAY-Z
Run This Town
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Run This Town
Pharrell Williams
Frontin' (feat. JAY-Z)
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Frontin' (feat. JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
99 Problems
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99 Problems
DJ Khaled
I Got the Keys (feat. JAY-Z & Future)
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I Got the Keys (feat. JAY-Z & Future)
Beyoncé
Crazy in Love (feat. JAY-Z)
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Crazy in Love (feat. JAY-Z)
Fat Joe
All The Way Up (Remix) (feat. French Montana & JAY-Z)
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All The Way Up (Remix) (feat. French Montana & JAY-Z)
DJ Khaled
Shining (feat. Beyoncé & JAY-Z)
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Shining (feat. Beyoncé & JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
Jigga What, Jigga Who
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Jigga What, Jigga Who
JAY-Z
No Church In The Wild (feat. Frank Ocean)
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No Church In The Wild (feat. Frank Ocean)
JAY-Z
Part II (On The Run) (feat. Beyoncé)
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Part II (On The Run) (feat. Beyoncé)
Rihanna
Talk That Talk (feat. JAY-Z)
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Talk That Talk (feat. JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
U Don't Know
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U Don't Know
JAY-Z
Public Service Announcement (feat. Bounty Killer)
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Public Service Announcement (feat. Bounty Killer)
Mariah Carey
Heartbreaker (feat. JAY-Z)
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Heartbreaker (feat. JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
DIrt Off Your Shoulder
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DIrt Off Your Shoulder
JAY-Z
Bonnie & Clyde
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Bonnie & Clyde
JAY-Z
Show Me What You Got
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Show Me What You Got
JAY-Z
Numb / Encore
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Numb / Encore
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Playlists featuring JAY-Z


Past BBC Events

Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012
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Hackney Marshes
2012-06-23T00:07:46
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2012
Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012

Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012

Hackney Marshes
Glastonbury: 2008
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2008-06-28T00:07:46
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2008
Glastonbury: 2008

Glastonbury: 2008

Worthy Farm, Pilton

Latest JAY-Z News

    BBC News - Tidal streaming data figures investigated by Norway
    Music streaming service Tidal's data is under investigation in Norway over claims some of its listener numbers were inflated.
    BBC News - Paris Louvre tops world list with record 10m visitors
    A Beyoncé pop video helps to make France's Louvre the world’s most popular museum.
    BBC News - Little Mix, Jay-Z and Demi Lovato are a typical part of our day jobs
    Three songwriters reveal what it's like to work with the likes of Little Mix, Jay-Z and Elton John.
    BBC News - Rappers and songwriters: Is it OK to get help writing songs?
    Drake, Jay-Z and Kanye have all been accused of using ghostwriters, but is it acceptable?
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