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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'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 >

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 >

- 72 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 >

- 72 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 >

- 76 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 >

- 78 days ago
Marlon Wayans -- I Won't Apologize For Saying White Chicks Can't Dance

Marlon Wayans
I Won't Apologize for Saying White Chicks Can't Dance

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 >

- 86 days ago
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 >

- 88 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 >

- 88 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 >

- 88 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 >

- 89 days ago

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