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Jay-z Biography

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, United States), is an American rapper and former president and CEO of Roc A Fella Records. He is more commonly known by a variety of stage names including Jay-Z, S. Carter, Jigga, Hova, J-Hova, Hov, and Young Hov. He is regarded as one of the most prolific and successful American blend artists of the mid-90s and early 2000s and is known for his use of metaphors, freestyling abilities, word play, flow, and blending of street and popular hip hop.

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First Pictures of Jay-Z and Beyonce's Blu Ivy
11 Feb 2012 05:58:24 UTC
Yesterday the Carter family posted the first pictures of their daughter on a tumblr blog with the words "We welcome you to share in our joy". Unexpectedly, the couple shared the photos of their first read more
The Name of Beyonce and Jay-Z's Baby On The Way of Becoming Trademark
9 Feb 2012 11:16:54 UTC
Just two days after Beyonce and Jay-Z’s baby was born, Joseph Mbeh (fashion designer) tried to trademark “Blue Ivy Carter NYC” for a fragrance Another company also tried to patent the baby’s n read more

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"Run This Town" Lawsuit Lyrics

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1999 Westwood Freestyle Lyrics

2000 Tim Westwood Freestyle Lyrics

2002 Funk Flex Freestyle Lyrics

22 Days Challenge Lyrics

30 Something (Remix) Lyrics

44 Four's Lyrics

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4:44 [Credits] Lyrics

9/11 Freestyle Lyrics

A Million and One Questions (Remix) Lyrics

A Star Is Born Lyrics

A Word From Hov Lyrics

Addicted to the Game Lyrics

Adnis Lyrics

Ain't I Lyrics

Ain't No (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics

Ain't No Nigga (Original Radio Edit) Lyrics

Ain't No Nigga (Rae & Christian Mix) Lyrics

Allure (Just Blaze Remix) Lyrics

American Boy (Live at Glastonbury 2008) Lyrics

American Gangster [Tracklist + Album Art] Lyrics

Anything (2006) Lyrics

Appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher Lyrics

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Bam Lyrics

Barclays Center Freestyle Lyrics

Beach Is Better (Interlude) Lyrics

Beanie Sigel Freestlye Lyrics

Best of Me (Part 2) Lyrics

Best Rapper Alive Mashup Lyrics

Beware (Jay-Z Remix) Lyrics

Big Pimpin' (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics

Black Parade On December 4th Lyrics

Blow the Whistle Lyrics

Blue's Freestyle/We Family Lyrics

Blunts and Armadale (Freestyle) Lyrics

Break Up (That's All We Do) Lyrics

Broken English Lyrics

Brooklyn (Go Hard) Lyrics

Brooklyn High Lyrics

Bump, Bump, Bump (Freestyle) Lyrics

Can I Get A... (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics

Can I Live Freestyle Lyrics

Can't Knock the Hustle (Fool's Paradise Remix) Lyrics

Can't Knock The Hustle / Family Affair (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics

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Caught Their Eyes Lyrics

D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune) Lyrics

Dead or Alive, Part 2 (Disses 2pac) Lyrics

Dead or Alive, Pt. 1 Lyrics

Dead Presidents Lyrics

Dead Presidents III Lyrics

Decoded: Epilogue (Excerpts) Lyrics

Decoded: Part 1 (Excerpts) Lyrics

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DJ Self Freestyle Lyrics

Don't You Know Lyrics

Dream. On. Lyrics

Dynasty (Intro) Lyrics

Excuse Me Miss Again (Remix) Lyrics

F.U.T.W Lyrics

Fallin Lyrics

Family Feud Lyrics

Feelin' It Lyrics

First Televised Freestyle Lyrics

Flow Lyrics

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Freestyle I Need Love Lyrics

Frontin' (Dancehall Remix) Lyrics

FUCKUPITCHIN?! Lyrics

Get My Shit Off Lyrics

Girls, Girls, Girls (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics

Girls, Girls, Girls, Pt.2 Lyrics

Greatest MC Lyrics

Greatest mc (demo) Lyrics

Hard Knock Life (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics

Heart of the City (Ain't No Love) (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics

Heart Of The City (Ain't No Love) - Album Version (Edited) Lyrics

Heaven Lyrics

Holy Scriptures Lyrics

Hova Song (Full Version with 3 Verses) Lyrics

Hovi Baby (Remix) Lyrics

Hustle Hard Lyrics

I Can't Get Wid Dat Lyrics

I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me) (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics

If I Can't (Freestyle) Lyrics

If You Want It Lyrics

In My Lifetime (Remix) Lyrics

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Album Art Lyrics

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Credits Lyrics

Intro/Hand It Down Lyrics

Intro: A Million and One Questions/Rhyme No More Lyrics

Izzo (H.O.V.A.) MTV Unplugged Lyrics
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Jay Z Explains Why He Trademarked His Daughter's Name Lyrics
Jay Z Helps Lebron Lyrics
Jay Z To Launch His Own Range of Leather Backpacks and More Lyrics
Jay Z's 'Made In America' Tour Documentery Trailer Surfaces Online Lyrics
Jay's Back, ASAP Lyrics
Jigga That N**** (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics
Jigga What, Jigga Who (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics
Jockin' Jay-Z (Dopeboy Fresh) Lyrics
Kill Jay Z Lyrics
Kingdom Come Album Art Lyrics
Kingdom Come [Tracklist] Lyrics
La-La-La (Excuse Me Miss Again) Lyrics
Laser In Ya Ear (Freestyle) Lyrics
Legacy Lyrics
Looking @ My S Dots Lyrics
Made in America Tour Expansion Lyrics
Magna Carta Holy Grail Album Art Lyrics
Magna Carta Holy Grail [Credits] Lyrics
Magna Carta... Holy Grail [Booklet] Lyrics
Magna Carta...Holy Grail [Tracklist] Lyrics
MaNyfaCedGod Lyrics
Marcy Me Lyrics
Maybach Music 2 (Remix) Lyrics
Miss You (Remix) Lyrics
Moonlight Lyrics
Most Kingz Lyrics
Murda Marcyville Lyrics
My President (Remix) Lyrics
NBA Finals New Track Premiere Teaser Lyrics
Nuthin' But Love Lyrics
On To The Next One [Jay-Z + Swizz Beatz] Lyrics
On To The Next One [Jay-Z + Swizz Beatz] - Amended Lyrics
Open Letter Part II (Remix) Lyrics
Open Letter Part III (Remix) Lyrics
Paradise Lyrics
Part II (On The Run) Lyrics
People Talkin' (Bonus Track) Lyrics
Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film Lyrics
Pretty Lights (Empire State of Mind Remix) Lyrics
Pump It Up Freestyle Lyrics
Purchases Basquiat Painting 'Mecca' For $4.5M Lyrics
Ranking His Own Albums Lyrics
Rap City Freestyle Lyrics
Rap Game/Crack Game Lyrics
RD20 Lyrics
Reach the Top Lyrics
Reasonable Doubt Album Art Lyrics
Reasonable Doubt Track List Lyrics
Reebok (Interlude) Lyrics
Renegade Lyrics
Rhythm Rebel Lyrics
Roc Army Lyrics
Roc Boys (And The Winner Is)... Lyrics
Roc Star Freestyle Lyrics
Second Statement on Barneys Controversy Lyrics
Smile Lyrics
Song Cry (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics
Spiritual Statement Lyrics
Squeeze First Lyrics
Statement on Barneys Controversy Lyrics
Statement on Racial Profiling Review at Barneys Lyrics
Stop 2.1 Lyrics
Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour) Lyrics
Streets Is Watching Album Art Lyrics
Stretch and Bobbito Show '95 Lyrics
Sunshine (Radio Edit) Lyrics
Supa Ugly Lyrics
Takeover (MTV Unplugged) Lyrics
The Best of Both Worlds Album Art Lyrics
The Black Album Album Art Lyrics
The Black Album Tracklist Lyrics
The Black Album [Booklet] Lyrics
The Blueprint 2.1 Artwork Lyrics
The Blueprint 2: The Gift and The Curse [Tracklist + Album Art] Lyrics
The Blueprint 3 [Booklet] Lyrics
The Blueprint 3 [Credits] Lyrics
The Blueprint 3 [Tracklist + Album Art] Lyrics
The Blueprint [Credits] Lyrics
The Blueprint [Tracklist + Album Art] Lyrics
The Dynasty: Roc La Familia Album Art Lyrics
The Dynasty: Roc La Familia [Credits] Lyrics
The Game Iz Mine Lyrics
The Scoreboard (His Top Albums) Lyrics
The Story of O.J. Lyrics
The War on Drugs is an Epic Fail Lyrics
Thoughts on Trayvon Martin, President Obama, Race Lyrics
Tidal B-Sides Concert Freestyle Lyrics
Tidal Freestyle (Stream Of Consciousness) Lyrics
Tom Ford Remix Lyrics
Troubles On My Mind Lyrics
Tru Life (intro) Lyrics
Tweets About New Album and New Rules Lyrics
Tweets on Tidal's Status Lyrics
Understand Me Lyrics
Unfinished Business Artwork Lyrics
Versus (Interlude) Lyrics
Vocab Lyrics
Vol. 2 Hard Knock Life Album Art Lyrics
Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter Album Art Lyrics
Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter [Tracklist] Lyrics
Warm It Up Lyrics
Watch The Throne Album Art Lyrics
Watch the Throne [Credits] Lyrics
We Made It Freestyle Lyrics
What We Talkin' About Lyrics
Who Shot Ya (Freestyle) Lyrics
Wishing On A Star (D Influence Remix)** Lyrics
Wishing On A Star (Radio Edit) Lyrics
You're Only a Customer Lyrics
You're Welcome Lyrics
Young Gifted and Black Lyrics
Young Jeezy signs to ROC Nation Lyrics
Jay-z Lyrics
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Short Information
Name
Jay-Z
Birth Name
Shawn Corey Carter
Birth Date
4 December 1969
Birth Place
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Instrument
Vocals
Genre
Hip hop music|Hip hop
Occupation
Rapper
Years Active
1989–present
Associated Acts
Memphis Bleek, Foxy Brown (rapper)|Foxy Brown, Big Jaz, The Notorious B.I.G., Beyoncé, Rihanna, Kanye West, Linkin Park, R. Kelly, Big L
Label
Roc Nation
Source
wikipedia.org