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“Of all the modern Hip Hop Rappers out there today I think Jay Z is the best. His music isn't only catchy, it's good. His Black Album was a great CD. I remember driving around in
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Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969),[1] better known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America[2] having had a net worth of over $150 million in 2009.[3] He has sold approximately 40 million albums worldwide,[4] while receiving ten Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous more nominations.[5]

Jay-Z co-owns The 40/40 Club, is part-owner of the NBA's New Jersey Nets and is also the creator of the clothing line Rocawear. He is the former CEO of Def Jam Recordings,[6] 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 number one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200.[7] Jay-Z also has had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one as lead artist; they are: "Heartbreaker" with Mariah Carey, "Crazy in Love" with Beyoncé, "Umbrella" with Rihanna and "Empire State of Mind" featuring Alicia Keys.

Along with his financial and musical success, Jay-Z is known for quarreling with other artists in the rap industry, the most famous feud being between him and fellow New York rapper Nas, which was eventually settled in 2005.[8] He married American R&B superstar Beyoncé Knowles on April 4, 2008.[9] On December 11, 2009, Jay-Z was ranked as the 10th best overall artist of the 2000–2009 decade by Billboard Magazine. ...

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Nationality: American
Instruments: Vocals
Genre: Rap & Hip-Hop
Birth Date: December 4, 1970
Gender: Male
Height: 75 inches
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