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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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Gwyneth Paltrow & Jay Z -- Supportive Spouses During Super Bowl Halftime

Gwyneth Paltrow & Jay Z
Supportive Spouses During Super Bowl Halftime

Gwyneth Paltrow and Jay Z fanboyed/girled out while their spouses did their thing during the Super Bowl halftime show. As Chris Martin and Beyonce hit the field, Gwyneth and Jay… READ MORE >

Jay Z's Company Sues Rita Ora -- We Didn't Screw You, You Screwed Us

Jay Z's Company Sues Rita Ora
We Didn't Screw You You Screwed Us

Roc Nation, the music label run by Jay Z, is now suing Rita Ora. The label claims it signed Rita in 2008 when she was unknown and invested millions in her career. In return she had to deliver… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Minecraft Creator -- Giving Away Michael Jackson Leftovers ... Found in $70 Million Pad (PHOTOS)

Minecraft Creator
Giving Away MJ Leftovers ... Found in $70 Million Pad

Minecraft creator Markus Persson is simply giving away a bunch of stuff, including Michael Jackson memorabilia that was left behind in his insane Bev Hills mansion.  Not only… READ MORE >

- 16 days ago
Jay Z -- He Stunk Up Our Biz Bad ... Perfume Co. Sues

Jay Z
He Stunk Up Our Biz Bad ... Perfume Co. Sues

Not everything Jay Z touches turns to gold -- his cologne line is an absolute disaster and it's all his fault ... according to a lawsuit filed by the manufacturer.  Parlux Fragrances is… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
DJ Khaled & Jay Z -- Power Summit with Huge Stars ... At Clippers Game

DJ Khaled & Jay Z
Power Summit with Huge Stars ... At Clippers Game

If you wanna rub elbows with the most powerful men in hip-hop -- get yourself tickets to a Clippers game -- just like Jay Z, DJ Khaled, Future and more did Wednesday night.  READ MORE >

- 30 days ago
Notre Dame FB Star -- SIGNS WITH JAY Z ... 'Dream Come True'

Notre Dame FB Star
SIGNS WITH JAY Z 'Dream Come True'

Jay Z just made a Notre Dame football star's DREAM COME TRUE -- signing one of the best players in the country to Roc Nation Sports ... after hearing the kid has been a lifelong Hov… READ MORE >

- 32 days ago
Beyonce -- Dressing for Two? (PHOTOS)

Beyonce
Dressing for Two?

Beyonce looked like she was hiding something underneath her jacket leaving dinner Sunday night with hubby Jay Z. It certainly looked like there was room for two under her coat as they left Son of… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Justin Timberlake -- Record Label Sued for 'Suit & Tie'

Justin Timberlake
Record Label Sued for 'Suit & Tie'

Justin Timberlake and Jay Z's hit song "Suit & Tie" was not exactly buttoned up, legally speaking ... according to a group that's suing, claiming the track ripped them off. Two members of Sly,… READ MORE >

- 37 days ago
Jay-Z and Beyonce-- Just 2 In Massive Dominican Republic Rager

Jay Z and Beyonce
Just 2 in Massive Dominican Republic Rager

Jay Z and Beyonce kicked off 2016 in a BIG way... at a turnt up beach bash in the Dominican Republic. The two showed up at the Casa de Campo beach party around 3am to check out the late night… READ MORE >

- 42 days ago
Rita Ora Sues Roc Nation -- You Don't Care About Me ... So Set Me Free

Rita Ora Sues Roc Nation
You Don't Care About Me ... So Set Me Free

Rita Ora is suing Jay Z's Roc Nation claiming she was left in the dust when the company started repping pro athletes.  TMZ obtained the lawsuit, filed Thursday in L.A., and Rita says the… READ MORE >

- 58 days ago

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