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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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Marlon Wayans made it clear to our photog ... he's unapologetic for generalizing about white chicks on the dance floor.Marlon took a selfie at a Beyonce/Jay Z concert with a white woman dancing in… READ MORE >

Akon -- The Jay Z/Beyonce Marriage Feels 'Corporate'

Akon
Jay Z & Beyonce's Marriage Feels 'Corporate'

Jay Z and Beyonce might be crazy in love or they might be headed for a split, but R&B star Akon says the fact they have always kept their relationship private is what has led to so much… READ MORE >

- 57 days ago
Beyonce and Jay Z -- Gruesome Photos of Finger-Biting Aftermath

Beyonce and Jay Z
Gruesome Photos of Finger-Biting Aftermath

DO NOT EVEN ATTEMPT TO LOOK AT THESE PHOTOS UNLESS YOU CAN HANDLE SOMETHING HARD CORE VIOLENT.This is what's left of a man's finger after the tip was bitten off at the Beyonce/Jay Z concert over… READ MORE >

- 58 days ago
Malia Obama -- Fails to Blend in at Lollapalooza ... Thanks a Lot, Secret Service

Malia Obama
Fails to Blend in at Lollapalooza Thanks, Secret Service

Malia Obama tried to pretend she's just another teenager raging out at Lollapalooza in Chicago -- but her not-so-Secret Servicemen were a dead giveaway.The 16-year-old was sans Prez Obama or… READ MORE >

- 58 days ago
Jay Z & Beyonce -- Private Moment ... Evidence Marriage Still Intact

Jay Z & Beyonce
Private Moment Evidence Marriage Still Intact

Jay Z and Beyonce secretly attended a private event last week ... and it's significant because it's the most authentic evidence so far that they're still very much a couple.Jay's mom, Gloria… READ MORE >

- 58 days ago
Beyonce -- Raps About Elevator Fight ... Insight into marriage

Beyonce
Raps About Elevator Fight Insight into Marriage

Get ready to interpret ... because Beyonce now obtusely reveals what went down in that elevator ... and one interpretation goes directly to her marriage.Beyonce dropped a remix for her… READ MORE >

- 59 days ago
Jay Z & Beyonce -- We're Crazy in Love! Really, We Swear!

Jay Z & Beyonce
We're Crazy in Love! Really, We Swear!

Beyonce and Jay Z got super snuggly during their Wednesday night concert in Seattle ... clearly an overt display to counter numerous reports of an imminent split. There have been a slew of… READ MORE >

- 61 days ago
Michelle Obama -- Can't Stop Malia and Sasha Pics at Beyonce and Jay Z Concert

Michelle Obama
Can't Stop Malia & Sasha Pics At Beyonce & Jay Z Show

Michelle Obama was powerless to prevent photos of her daughters from going public -- she and the girls were captured in selfies at Beyonce and Jay Z's concert last night.The First Lady chaperoned… READ MORE >

- 68 days ago
Jay Z, Roc Nation Sued -- Sound Guy Claims He Created the Magic

Jay Z, Roc Nation Sued
Sound Guy Claims He Created the Magic

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- 85 days ago
Beyonce -- What Cheating Rumors?? Look at My Happy Family

Beyonce
What Cheating Rumors? Look at My Happy Family!!

Beyonce's trying to have it both ways -- first hinting that Jay Z cheated on her ... and now quickly trying to deflect the self-inflicted rumor by posting cute and cuddly family photos.The… READ MORE >

- 90 days ago

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