Jay-Z
12/04/1969 in Brooklyn, NY

Biography

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as JAY-Z (formerly stylized as Jay-Z, Jay Z, Jay:Z and Jaÿ-Z), is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, having sold more than 100 million records, 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. ... (see more)


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