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jazzy king of rap
Jay z rapper

Jay-Z is a trailblazer in rap, record production, and entrepreneurship. Born in the heart of New York City, his journey began in the late 1980s. Co-founding Roc-A-Fella Records in ’95, he made waves with his debut album ‘Reasonable Doubt’ in ’96, earning critical acclaim. Since then, he’s delivered iconic albums like ‘The Blueprint and ‘4:44.’ Renowned for his influence on artists and named the greatest rapper by Billboard and Vibe in 2023, Jay-Z continues to shape the music industry. Dive into the story of a true musical genius!

All you need to know about Jay Z

Full NameShawn Corey Carter
Nick NameJazzy, Hova, Jigga, J-Hova, Jiggaman, Iceberg Slim, Joe Camel, Lucky Lefty
Age53 years (as of 2023)
Date of birth4 December, 1969
Height (approx.)in centimeters – 189 cm
Weight (approx.)in Pounds – 185 lbs
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
HometownBedford, Brooklyn, U.S.
Education QualificationHigh School drop out
Years active1986 – Present
OccupationRapper, Songwriter, Entrepreneur, Record Executive, Media Proprietor
ParentsAdnis Reeves, Gloria Carter
SiblingsHigh School dropout
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseBeyoncé
ChildrenBlue Ivy Carter
Affairs/BoyfriendBlu Cantrell, Aaliyah, Karrine Steffans, Shenelle Scott, T-Boz, Carmen Bryan, Cathy Michelle White
Websitewww.lifeandtimes.com/
SalaryBased on his concerts, on an avg. $500-900M per year
Net Worth$3 Billion (as of 2023)
HouseIndian Creek Village cost $9.3M and Tribeca Apartment $6.9M
Car CollectionRolls Royce Boat Tail, Maybach Exelero, Pagani Zonda F, Buggati Veyron Grand Sport, Dartz Prombron, Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren, Maybach 62S, Bentley Continental GT, Ferrari F430 Spider
Social MediaFacebook
Instagram
Twitter

Awards of Jay Z

  • Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, 1999
  • Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, 2022, 2021m 2013
  • Grammy Award for Best Music Video, 2014
  • MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year, 2007
  • Grammy Award for Best Melodic Rap Performance, 2014, 2013, 2011
  • Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, 2013, 20212
  • Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, 2015, 2004
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography, 2003
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing, 2004
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration, 2014
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography, 2010, 2004
  • American Music Award for Favorite Hip-Hop Album, 2009
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction, 2013, 2004
  • Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance, 2010, 2005
  • Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, 2009, 2011
  • BET Award for Best Collaboration, 2014, 2010, 2004
  • BET Award for Video of the Year, 2012
  • MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song, 2003
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video, 2003
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video, 2004, 1999
  • NAACP Image Award – President’s Award, 2019
  • American Music Award for Favorite Artist Rap/Hip-Hop, 2009, 2004
  • BET Hip Hop Award for Best Impact Track, 2021m, 2017
  • BET Award for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, 2004, 2001

Famous Song of Jay Z

  • Big Pimpin, 2000
  • Brooklyn’s Finest, 1996
  • Friend or Foe, 1996
  • Dead Presidents II, 1996
  • Public Service Announcement, 2003
  • Niggas in Parris, 2011
  • Hard Knock Life, 1998