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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 86 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 >

- 93 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

A sound engineer who claims he was a key producer/creator of Roc-A-Fella's entire body of work between 1999 - 2000 wants a declaration from a judge -- he's as much the owner of the 6 albums as the… READ MORE >

- 110 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 >

- 115 days ago
Beyonce -- Sounds Like She's Calling Jay Z Out for Cheating

Beyonce
Sounds Like She's Calling Jay Z Out For Cheating

Beyonce sent Jay Z and the rest of the world a not-so-subtle signal during her concert Saturday night ... strongly intimating Hova was unfaithful to her. Bey was performing her song… READ MORE >

- 116 days ago
Beyonce -- Come to My Concert, See My Ass

Beyonce
Come to My Concert ... See My Ass!!!

Beyonce and Jay Z wasted a ton of money filming a full-length trailer promoting their On the Run Tour because all they had to say was ... BEYONCE SHOWS OFF HER BOOOOOOOTY!!!!The couple kicked off… READ MORE >

- 122 days ago
Alleged Jay Z Mistress -- I've Never Slept With Jigga!! Now Apologize, Or Else ...

Alleged Jay Z Mistress
I Have Never Slept with Jigga!! Now Apologize, Or Else ...

The reality TV star accused of having an affair with Jay Z is flat out denying she ever had sex with Beyonce's man ... and now she's gearing up for a legal battle. Casey Cohen -- who was on… READ MORE >

- 136 days ago
Jay Z -- I'm Waayyy Too Busy for Your Stupid Lawsuit

Jay Z
I'm Waayyy Too Busy For Your Stupid Lawsuit

Jay Z's the hardest working man in show biz ... so claim his lawyers, who say the rapper has such a "grueling" work schedule he can't possibly make time for what they say is a ridiculous lawsuit.A… READ MORE >

- 152 days ago
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Wedding Dinner -- No Jay Z & Beyonce ... But the Caviar Was to Die For

Kimye Wedding Dinner
No Jay Z & Beyonce But the Caviar Was to Die For!!!

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's big wedding dinner at Versailles had two big holes in it -- Beyonce and Jay Z -- but we're told everything else went off without a hitch ... including fancy French… READ MORE >

- 155 days ago

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