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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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Jay Z -- Spinning Blue Ivy at Beyonce's Show

Jay Z
Spinning Blue Ivy at Beyonce's Show

Jay Z may be questionable in the husband dept ... but evidence shows his daddy game is super strong as he twirled Blue Ivy around backstage at Beyonce's concert. Jay and Blue danced like nobody… READ MORE >

Sir Mix-A-Lot -- Beyonce Got It Wrong ... Real Beckys Got Whack Ass Hair

Sir Mix-A-Lot
Beyonce Got It Wrong ... Real Beckys Got Whack Ass Hair

The only person who knows "Becky" better than Beyonce -- and allegedly Jay Z -- is Sir Mix-A-Lot ... and he says Bey's description of the thot is way off base. Of course, Mix first made the name… READ MORE >

- 3 days ago
Jay Z -- I'm Puff Daddy Through All the Becky Buzz (PHOTO)

Jay Z
I'm Puff Daddy Through All the Becky Buzz

Jay Z ain't the least bit worried about "Becky" or any alleged affairs ... as long as he can light up a Cuban. Jay was chilling in Miami, smoking a cigar with a friend on the eve of Beyonce's… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Mya on Beyonce's 'Lemonade' -- I'm Not Becky and I Never Have Been! (VIDEO)

Mya on 'Lemonade'
I'm Not Becky ... and I NEVER Have Been!

Mya's dodging the Beyhive by declaring she's never been a side chick to Jay Z -- but she's not exactly giving him a vote of confidence on the cheating rumors. Our photog asked the… READ MORE >

- 6 days ago
Tampa Bay Bucs -- Shout-out from Beyonce ... For Letting Jay Z Train In Team Gym

Tampa Bay Bucs
Shout-out from Beyonce For Letting Jay Z Train In Team Gym

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got a "special thanks" from Beyonce at the end of her "Lemonade" special this weekend ... and TMZ Sports has learned it all has to do with a favor the team did for Jay… READ MORE >

- 6 days ago
Beyonce's Mom Tina Lawson -- Ashes to Ashes ... Dust to Side Chicks

Beyonce's Mom
Ashes to Ashes ... Dust to Side Chicks

Beyonce's mom Tina Lawson is backing up what most people are thinking about her daughter's marriage after listening to "Lemonade."  The Beyhive thinks the album is all about Beyonce… READ MORE >

- 6 days ago
Rachel Roy -- Buzz Off Beyhive ... I Respect Marriages

Rachel Roy
Buzz Off Beyhive ... I Respect Marriages

Rachel Roy is taking a stand against Beyonce's fan base who have accused her of causing big time issues between the singer and Jay Z. Beyonce released her new album "Lemonade" Saturday and there's… READ MORE >

- 8 days ago
Kanye West -- The LIES of Pablo ... Sued Over Tidal Promise

Kanye West
The LIES of Pablo ... Sued Over Tidal Promise

Kanye West pulled a fast one on his fans by backing out on a promise that Tidal would be the ONLY place to get his new album ... at least that's how one pissed off fan sees it, and he's suing.… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
Blue Ivy -- Duh, I'm a Fairy Princess! Have You Met My Parents? (PHOTOS)

Blue Ivy
Duh, I'm a Fairy Princess! Have You Met My Parents?

Blue Ivy's fairy princess-themed 4th birthday party looks like it ran up a tab worthy of a celebrity wedding ... but that's just how Jay Z and Beyonce roll. Blue turned 4 in January, but Bey… READ MORE >

- 19 days ago
Jay Z Sues -- Reasonable Doubt ... Tidal Lied to Get More Cash Outta Me

Jay Z Sues
Reasonable Doubt Tidal Lied to Get More Cash

Jay Z is suing the former owners and execs of Tidal for $15 million claiming they grossly exaggerated their subscribers while luring him in for the purchase.  According to reports, Jay Z was… READ MORE >

- 32 days ago

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