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Jay-Z

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), better known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and occasional actor. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America, having a net worth of over $450 million as of 2010. He has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, while receiving fourteen Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations.He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all-time. He was ranked so by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. Two of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996) and The Blueprint (2001) are considered landmarks in the genre with both of them being ranked in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Blender included the former on their 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die. 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 line Rocawear. He is the former CEO of Def Jam Recordings, 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 with eleven. Jay-Z also has had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one as lead artist. He married American R&B superstar Beyoncé Knowles on April 4, 2008. On December 11, 2009, Jay-Z was ranked as the 10th most successful artist of 2000s by Billboard and ranking as the 5th top solo male artist and as the 4th top rapper behind Eminem, Nelly, and 50 Cent. In 2009 Jay-Z was named King Of Rap by NBS News. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jay-Z, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Dec 4, 1969 In New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
41
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Lemonade 2016-04-23
Known For
Poster of Lady's Farm
Poster of Beef IV
Poster of Mamoru-kun ni Megami no Shukufuku o!
Poster of Live 8
Filmography
Movie Lemonade 2016-04-23
Movie Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives 2015-10-01
Movie John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly 2014-04-06
Movie Beyoncé: Life Is But a Dream Himself 2013-06-10
Movie Jay-Z: Made in America Himself 2013-10-11
Movie Picasso Baby himself 2013-08-02
Movie Rihanna: Live at Hackney Weekend 2012 Himself 2012-06-24
Series Happy Michelin Kitchen himself 2012-01-23
Movie Jay-Z Live In Brooklyn Self 2012-10-11
Movie London 2012: Paralympics Closing Ceremony 2012-09-09
Movie Jay-Z Live From Madison Square Garden: Answer The Call Himself 2011-09-19
Movie The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011 Himself 2011-11-29
Movie Hope for Haiti Himself 2010-01-02
Movie DJ SWB Volume 6 - This Is How We Do 2009-02-09
Movie DJ Cinema Presents: Masterpiece Theater Blend Dvd 2009-03-19
Series The Jay Leno Show Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie DJ Juice - The King is Back Mixtape Blend Dvd Vol. 70 2009-07-06
Series Lady's Farm Jay-Z 2009-09-04
Movie Beef IV Himself 2007-09-18
Series Mamoru-kun ni Megami no Shukufuku o! Himself 2006-10-06
Movie Jay Z: Live at the Royal Albert Hall Himself 2006-11-21
Series Hogan Knows Best Unknown 2005-07-10
Movie Live 8 Himself 2005-11-07
Series The Ashlee Simpson Show Unknown 2004-06-16
Movie Fade to Black Himself 2004-11-05
Movie Jay-Z and Linkin Park - Collision Course Himself 2004-11-30
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie The Blackout - Fat Joe Vs Jay-Z At The Rucker Himself 2003-08-01
Movie State Property Untouchable J 2002-01-18
Movie Paper Soldiers Himself 2002-06-01
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Movie Backstage Himself 2000-09-08
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Dick Tracy Unknown 1990-06-15
Series MTV Unplugged Unknown 1989-11-26
Movie Die Hard Unknown 1988-07-15
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Grammys Unknown 1959-05-04
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14