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 # 213

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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Beyonce and Jay Z Post Photos of Their Dream Vacation Abroad

Posted Tuesday September 10, 2013 7:09 PM GMT

If your summer vacation photos consist of, say, the family around a camp fire or visiting with relatives in cramped quarters, you might be a tad jealous of Beyonce's holiday pics.


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