Jay Z (real name Shawn Corey Carter, born December 4, 1969) is an American rapper and current president and CEO of Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella Records. he co-owns The 40/40 Club, and is a part owner of the New Jersey Nets NBA team. He has been one of the most successful American rappers of the past decade. In 2006, an MTV list named him the "Greatest MC Of All Time." He married singer Beyonce Knowles in 2008. See more JayZ articles and pictures here. In July 2018 he released his third single, the title track, which garnered critical acclaim, best received by his single group B.O.A.S., and best received by the album group DREAMERS (2009).
- Born: Shawn Corey Carter (1969-12-04) December 4, 1969 (age 50) New York City, U.S.
- Other names: The Carter Administration, Jigga, Hova, El Presidente
- Occupation: Rapper, songwriter, record producer, businessman
- Years active: 1988–present
- Organization: 40/40 Club, Rocawear, Tidal
- Net worth: US$1 billion (2019) (estimate)
- Spouse(s): Beyoncé (m. 2008)
- Children: 3, including Blue Ivy
- Awards: Full list
- Genres: Hip hop
- Instruments: Vocals
- Labels: Roc Nation, Atlantic, Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella, Priority
- Associated acts: The Carters, DJ Khaled, Frank Ocean, Jaz-O, J. Cole, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, Linkin Park, Memphis Bleek, Pharrell, R. Kelly, Rihanna, Rick Ross, State Property, Coldplay
- Website: lifeandtimes.com
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