Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), better known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and ... More »Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), better known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and occasional actor. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America, having a net worth of over $450 million as of 2010. He has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, while receiving thirteen Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all-time. He was ranked so by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. Two of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996) and The Blueprint (2001) are considered landmarks in the genre with both of them being ranked in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Blender included the former on their 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die. Jay-Z co-owns the 40/40 Club, is part-owner of the NBA's New Jersey Nets and is also the creator of the line... [ Wikipedia ]

Do Beyonce and Jay-Z Have a Summer Tour in the Works?

Do Beyonce and Jay-Z Have a Summer Tour in the Works? Beyonce and Jay-Z perform at the 56th annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26, 2014 in Los Angeles. Beyonce and Jay Z are so drunk in love they're reportedly heading on tour together. The First Couple of Hip Hop is rumored to be ...

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Reaching high … power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z steamed up the Grammys. Photograph: CBS/via Getty What does a "power couple" look like? Pop-wise, this year's Grammys gave us an answer. It is a husband wearing $10,000 bespoke black tie, and a skirtless wife in a thonged, sheer bodysuit ...

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Papoose, again, says he's better than Jay Z in new song

“Nobody is better than me — Jay-Z, nobody,” said the rapper, whose real name is Shamele Mackie. “I’m definitely the king of New York. I am the greatest out of New York.” ...

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He lives in New York, has collaborated with Jay-Z and wields a toolbox that includes cyborg avatars and live marathon dance sessions. Here, he collaborates with his most loyal partner: Mom. Translating his mother’s low-tech drawings into luminous 3D, he incorporates them in a psychedelic ...

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Singer Beyonce Knowles and husband Jay-Z trying for a second child?

Los Angeles: Singer Beyonce Knowles is reportedly trying for another baby with husband and music producer Jay-Z. Knowles is finished with her worldwide tour and the couple, already parents to daughter Blue Ivy, is now keen to have a second, reports showbizspy.com. "They've been trying since ...

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Taylor Swift surprises bride at shower

Jay-Z proved that he's not too famous for NYC's subway when he took the train to a performance at Brooklyn's Barclays Center in 2012. The artist chatted with another artist, Ellen Grossman, along the way. Most celebrities will announce their presence months before they arrive anywhere...

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The World According To Julie J: The Beach Is Better!

I, however, have been in Hawaii, and can confirm that Jay-Z was on to something in “Beach Is Better.” Of course the beach is better than the rainy cold of my Seattle hometown. Even if it’s raining here, it’s still better! And this brings me to Migos and Rich The Kid’s very appropriately ...

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Pharrell Williams

" Jay-Z performs with Damon Dash, Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes, and The Roots on "MTV Unplugged" at the MTV studios in New York City, November 18, 2001. N.E.R.D., aka The Neptunes, performs at the Central Park SummerStage in New York City, May 22, 2002. Faith Evans performs with ...

Mercedes to revive luxury Maybach brand: report

Only 200 Maybachs were sold in 2011, but the cars were coveted by celebrities including Russia's Roman Abramovich, hip hop musician Jay-Z and King Juan Carlos of Spain. Since mid-2012, the number of millionaires worldwide has grown by nearly 2 million, the vast majority of them in the ...

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I think it's easier to get to Jay-Z right now than it is to get to Grumpy Cat. " O'Brien teased the typically hijinks-filled ceremony would include several surprises, including an attempt at the beginning of the show to break a world record, as well as those promised bare-skin moments ...

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They said I wasn't marketable now I'm in Vogue: Basketball star Skylar Diggins opens up about prov

' But it's not just red carpet fashion that she enjoys; last spring, the Notre Dame graduate became the first female athlete to be signed to Jay-Z's label Roc Nation. At a welcome reception last May, the basketball player struck a pose with the rapper in a form-fitting green dress and ...

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Next in order are Michael Jackson (14 percent), Billie Holiday (nine percent) and Jay-Z (five percent). People (mostly Baby Boomers) between the ages of 45 and 64 favored the Beatles, while those under 45 as well as those over 65 went with the brilliant 18th century composer. It's a ...

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Party In The Usa Chords (ver 11) by Miley Cyrus @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com

Jumped in the cab, Here I am for the first time Look to my right and I see the Hollywood sign This is all so crazy Everybody seems so famous My tummy's turnin' and I'm feelin' kinda home sick Too much pressure and I'm nervous, That's when the taxi man turned on the radio And a Jay-Z song ...

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