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, is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, having sold more than 50 million albums and 75 million singles worldwide, while receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his music. MTV ranked him the "Greatest MC of all time" in 2006. Rolling Stone ranked three of his albums—Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint (2001), and The Black Album (2003)—among The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2017, Forbes estimated his net worth at $810 million, making him the second-richest hip hop artist in the U.S.

As an artist, Jay-Z holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the US Billboard 200 with 14. He has also had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one ("Empire State of Mind") as lead artist. In 2009, he was ranked 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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JAY-Z Performances & Interviews


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Family Feud (feat. Beyoncé)
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Family Feud (feat. Beyoncé)
JAY-Z
Encore (Jaguar Skills Remix)
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Encore (Jaguar Skills Remix)
JAY-Z
Numb / Encore
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Numb / Encore
Panjabi MC
Beware Of The Boys (Remix) (feat. JAY-Z)
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Beware Of The Boys (Remix) (feat. JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
Run This Town
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Run This Town
Rihanna
Umbrella (feat. JAY-Z)
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Umbrella (feat. JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
Paris
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Paris
JAY-Z
Bam (feat. Damian Marley)
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Bam (feat. Damian Marley)
JAY-Z
Big Pimpin
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Big Pimpin
DJ Khaled
Shining (feat. Beyoncé & JAY-Z)
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Shining (feat. Beyoncé & JAY-Z)
Beyoncé
Drunk in Love (feat. JAY-Z)
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Drunk in Love (feat. JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
Show Me What You Got
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Show Me What You Got
Beyoncé
Crazy in Love (feat. JAY-Z)
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Crazy in Love (feat. JAY-Z)
JAY-Z
Gotta Have It
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Gotta Have It
JAY-Z
Empire State Of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys)
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Empire State Of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys)
JAY-Z
'03 Bonnie & Clyde (feat. Beyoncé)
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'03 Bonnie & Clyde (feat. Beyoncé)
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)
JAY-Z
On To The Next One
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On To The Next One
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Latest JAY-Z News

    BBC News - The woman who photobombed Beyonce: 'I think it's hysterical'
    The woman whose shocked reaction to meeting Beyonce went viral has called the response "hysterical".
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    A picture of a woman's reaction to seeing Beyonce and Jay-Z at the Grammys is being shared online.
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    The US president takes to Twitter after the rapper denounces him in an interview as a "superbug".
    BBC News - Grammys 2018: Boycotts, battles and how to watch
    The biggest talking points for this year's Grammys - plus how to watch Sunday's ceremony.
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