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Jay Z

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 2011. He has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, while receiving fourteen 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 #1 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 National Basketball Association's Brooklyn Nets and is also the creator of the line Rocawear. He is the former CEO of Def Jam Recordings, one of the three founders of Roc-A-Fella Records, and the founder of Roc Nation. As an artist, he holds the record for most

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Beyonce & Jay Z -- Eyeing Insane $85 Million Mansion

Beyonce & Jay Z
Eyeing Insane $85 Million Mansion

Beyonce and Jay Z could be close to setting up shop on the west coast ... after taking multiple visits to a ridiculous $85 million Beverly Hills estate.Our real estate sources tell us ... while… READ MORE >

Beyonce -- Jay Z Hints She's Pregnant

Beyonce
Jay Z Hints ... She's Pregnant

Jay Z may have dropped a HUGE pregnancy bombshell re: Beyonce during their concert Friday in Paris ... alternatively he's trying to drum up more publicity for their tour. The first… READ MORE >

- 7 days ago
Beyonce & Jay Z -- Celebrate Bey Day ... Island Style

Beyonce & Jay Z
Celebrate Bey Day ... Island Style

Beyonce and Jay Z's marriage is SO on the rocks that they're celebrating her 33rd birthday ... together  ... with Blue Ivy on an island in the Mediterranean. Jay and Bey were all over… READ MORE >

- 15 days ago
Reggie Bush -- Check Out My New $200k Watch!

Reggie Bush
Check Out My New $200k Watch!!!

Reggie Bush's swag just hit Jay Z levels -- 'cause the NFL star just got himself a brand new $200,000 timepiece from the rap mogul's favorite watch company ... TMZ Sports has learned. The… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
Jay Z & Beyonce -- Snuggly Together at Made in America Festival

Jay Z & Beyonce
Snuggly Together at Made in America Festival

Jay Z and Beyonce shared a cozy moment in the VIP area as they watched Kanye West perform at Sunday's Made in America Festival in Los Angeles.After seeing these photos, that capture an… READ MORE >

- 20 days ago
Beyonce's Dad -- Jay Z Divorce Rumors Are Just a 'Jedi Mind Trick'

Beyonce's Dad
Jay Z Divorce Rumors Are Just a 'Jedi Mind Trick'

Mathew Knowles thinks the Beyonce/Jay Z divorce rumors ... and even the infamous Solange elevator fight video ... were both carefully orchestrated by the duo to drive up ticket sales.Beyonce's dad… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Beyonce's Mom -- Bey's Marriage Is Perfect ... Breakup Rumors Are BS!!!

Beyonce's Mom
Bey's Marriage Is Perfect Breakup Rumors Are BS!!!

Beyonce and Jay Z are NOT breaking up ... in fact, their relationship is "perfect' ... so says a woman who would definitely know -- Beyonce's mom. Tina Knowles was leaving lunch with Kelly Rowland… READ MORE >

- 31 days ago
Kevin Durant -- My Favorite Rap Song Is ... Not By Jay Z

Kevin Durant
My Favorite Rap Song Is ... Not By Jay Z

Kevin Durant and Jay Z might be business partners -- but that's apparently where it stops ... 'cause when Durant recently named his favorite rap song,  Beyonce's husband was NOT the… READ MORE >

- 31 days ago
Beyonce and Jay Z -- Crazy in Go-Kart Love

Beyonce and Jay Z
Crazy in Go-Kart Love

The couple that go-kart's together, stays together ... so infer Jay Z and Beyonce.Bey posted a series of pics on her website Friday showing her, Jay Z and Blue Ivy at a Torrance, CA indoor… READ MORE >

- 35 days ago
Beanie Sigel -- Released From Prison ... Half Way Home

Beanie Sigel
Released From Prison Half Way Home

Rapper Beanie Sigel is back on the streets ... a free man after spending 2 years behind bars.Beanie was popped in 2012 for dodging the taxman to the tune of $700,000 between 2003-05.Beanie's… READ MORE >

- 37 days ago

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