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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
Take A Look At My Doppelhängers!

Sorry, Internet ... that's not Beyonce topless at the beach -- no matter how much you want it to be.Photos started circulating Tuesday morning ... showing a woman who looks a lot like Bey… READ MORE >

Jay Z and Beyonce -- Artfully Dodge Crowds in Paris

Jay Z and Beyonce
Artfully Dodge Crowds in Paris

Jay Z and Beyonce love fine art ... they just hate the huge crowds that usually come along with it -- which is why they rented out the entire Louvre museum for themselves and Blue Ivy. Sure,… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
Beyonce & Jay Z -- Louvre Us Alone! (PHOTO)

Beyonce & Jay Z
Louvre Us Alone!

Beyonce, Jay Z and baby Blue Ivy hit up the Louvre in Paris and they managed to score the most private tour of the museum ever. The power couple posed for a photo in front of the Mona Lisa --… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
Jay Z -- Shames French Guy Over Name Game

Jay Z
Shames French Guy Over Name Game

Some guy in Paris dared to ask Jay Z ... who are you -- and H to the Izzo got P to the Issed off outside the Louvre. But we can't figure out why. There are several "Jigga what" theories… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
Jay Z -- Jigga What, Jigga Who Are You? (VIDEO)

Jay Z
Jigga What, Jigga Who Are You?

Jay Z got pissed off at a Frenchie who dared to ask, "Who is He?"Jay fired back -- seemingly angrily -- "Who are you?"Big debate in our newsroom ... some people think Jay -- who was taking a… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
Beyonce & Jay Z -- Eyeing Insane $85 Million Mansion

Beyonce & Jay Z
Eyeing Insane $85 Million Mansion

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- 36 days ago
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 >

- 39 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 >

- 46 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 >

- 50 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 >

- 51 days ago

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