Name: Jay Z
Birth Name: 
Shawn Corey Carter
Birth Date: 
December 4, 1969
Birth Place: 
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Musician / Producer
Relationship Status: 
Married to Beyonce
Celebrity Ranking # 52

Jay Z Talks Blue Ivy in Vanity Fair November 2013: She's My Biggest Fan

Posted Tuesday October 1, 2013 8:45 AM GMT

He's gearing up for the start of his Magna Carter World Tour and during promotions, Jay Z scored the cover spot of Vanity Fair's November 2013 issue

During his interview with the publication, the "Holy Grail" hitmaker chatted about his daughter Blue Ivy's love for music and details about his drug dealing past.


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Kanye West: I Wouldn’t Be Here If Not for Jay Z

Posted Friday September 27, 2013 2:15 PM GMT

Finishing up the epic interview of the year, Part 4 of Kanye West's chat with BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe has just gone live, and it’s really quite interesting.

For instance, the “Yeezus” rapper gives a ton of credit to his pal Jay Z for helping him navigate his way to hip hop superstardom.


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Jay Z Teams with Barney's New York for Christmas Collection

Posted Wednesday September 25, 2013 1:55 PM GMT

Gearing up for the Christmas season, Barney's New York announced it is teaming up with a well known rapper to create a new seasonal collection.

The clothing company and Jay Z's new line "A New York City Christmas" is headed to Barney's flagship stores from November 20th to January 3rd.


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Sean “Diddy” Combs Named Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artist by Forbes

Posted Tuesday September 24, 2013 5:03 PM GMT

It’s no secret that he’s one of the hottest names in the music game, and Sean "Diddy" Combs just landed in the #1 spot on Forbes’ new Highest-Paid Hip Hop Artists list.

The “I’ll Be Missing You” rapper is said to be worth an estimated $580 million, with $50 million of that coming in over the past year.


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Jay Z & Beyonce Knowles: Highest-Earning Celebrity Couple!

Posted Friday September 20, 2013 10:00 AM GMT

Between hit records, sold-out tours, and plenty of merchandising deals, Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z are both flush with cash.

And according to Forbes, the “Picasso Baby” rapper and his “Crazy in Love” wife are the highest-earning celebrity couple in showbiz.


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Jay Z to Sell his Share of Barclays Center

Posted Wednesday September 18, 2013 9:50 PM GMT

He's got a hand in all sorts of different business ventures, but with Jay Z's foray into the world of sports agency, he'll have to divest himself of a couple of current holdings.

In order to start up Roc Nation Sports, Jay Z sold his share of the Brooklyn Nets and has to get rid of his Barclays Center ownership portion (less than one fifth of one percent).


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Drake & Jay-Z’s “Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2” Has Leaked: Listen Here!

Posted Monday September 16, 2013 1:20 PM GMT

Bringing together two formidable forces of pop music, Jay-Z and Drake sound fabulous on their newly-leaked collaboration “Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2.”

The track will appear on Drake’s forthcoming album Nothing Was the Same, slated to hit stores and online retailers on September 24th.


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Beyoncé Shares Family Photos from the Yacht

Posted Saturday September 14, 2013 1:42 PM GMT

She may be busy on her Mrs. Carter World Tour, but Beyoncé took time out for some R&R with her family recently.

Sharing photos of their yachting experience on the Mediterranean, the "Crazy in Love" singer gave fans a glimpse into her personal life with hubby Jay Z and daughter Blue Ivy.


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