JAY Z INFORMATION:
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Awards: 14 Grammy Awards
Albums: Reasonable Doubt (1996); In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 (1997); Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life (1998); Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter (1999); The Dynasty: Roc La Familia (2000); The Blueprint (2001); The Blueprint2: The Gift & The Curse (2002); The Black Album (2003); Kingdom Come (2006); American Gangster (2007); The Blueprint 3 (2009)
Hits: "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)," "Big Pimpin'," "Excuse Me Miss," "Dirt Off Your Shoulder," "Run This Town," "Empire State of Mind"
Jay-Z is a very well-known rapper and mogul. Before Jay-Z made it big, he was Shawn Carter, a young man from Brooklyn. It didn't take much time for Jay-Z to become the reigning rapper of New York City thus making him one of the most financially successful artists in his industry. Jay-Z is most popular with the R&B, hip-hop, and rap community but not limited to it. It is a well-known fact that even if you ask someone who's music taste is not in line with what Jay-Z produces, they would still know who he is if you mentioned his name in conversation.
Jay-Z is one who doesn't need a pen and paper and a full thought-out process to create a great hit song. Jay is well-known for his great ability to create music on cue; also known as free-styling. Jay-Z has been known for this mix and diversity of music. He has been able to work with many artists like Mary J. Blige, Puff Daddy, Dr. Dre, Timbaland, and Kanye West. His ability to be flexible with every artist's unique sound has played a big part in what he has been able to accomplish and become. Besides creating music, Jay-Z is President and CEO of Def Jam Records, co-founder of the urban clothing brand "Rockawear," owns The 40/40 Club in New York City, and is part-owner of the NBA New Jersey Nets.
Jay-Z created numerous studio albums, collaboration albums, and compilation albums before his retirement. In his career, Jay-Z has won 7 Grammy Awards and has been nominated for many more. His album "Vol. 2...Hard Knock Life" won Best Rap Album in 1999. Jay-Z held a concert at Madison Square Garden in 2003 as a "retirement party." All the proceeds of this concert went to charity. You will not want to miss seeing this living legend of the music industry. Buy your Jay-Z tickets today and experience the excitement of a Jay-Z concert live!
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