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American Rap Singer - Jay-Z (Also known as Jazzy or Shawn)
born : Shawn Corey Carter, New York City, New York, United States of
America - 4th of December, 1969
famous for : Being a famous East Coast hiphop singer and New York City
rapper. Jay-Z is married to the pop
singer Beyonce Knowles.
The famous African American rap singer from New York City Jay-Z
was born Shawn Corey Carter on the 4th of December, 1969. Jay
Z grew up in the neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn,
NYC and went to the Downtown Brooklyn high school where The Notorious
B.I.G. and Busta Rhymes also attended.
Jay Z released his debut album "Reasonable Doubt" in
1996. The album was well received by critics and consumers with
the album making 23rd position on the Billboard 200 list.
The famous rapper has also pursued business ventures outside of
his successful career as a musican. Among his successful ventures
have been the clothing line Rocawear which he founded with Damon
Dash and the upscale sports bar chain called The 40/40 Club. Along
with various marketing deals, partnerships, and other entrepreneurial
interests. Jay Z has become one of the wealthiest entertainers
in the USA.
Jay Z is married to the famous
singer Beyonce Knowles from Destiny's Child. The celebrity
couple were married in New York City on the 4th of April, 2008.
It was reported that Jay-Z bought his wife a $5 million dollar
wedding ring designed by Lorraine Schwartz.
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