JAY Z Biography
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JAY Z Biography

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Jay Z, also known as Shawn Carter, is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer.

He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with more than 100 million records sold worldwide. Jay Z began his career in the mid-1990s as a member of the rap group Roc-A-Fella Records, and released his debut album “Reasonable Doubt” in 1996.

Jay Z has since released a number of successful albums and has won a total of 22 Grammy Awards.

In addition to his music career, Jay Z has also ventured into business, and is the co-founder of the streaming service Tidal and the owner of the entertainment company Roc Nation.

Jay-Z Discography

Jay-Z is one of the most successful and influential rappers of all time, with a discography that spans over two decades. He has released 13 solo studio albums, four collaboration albums, and numerous singles and mixtapes.

Studio albums

  • Reasonable Doubt (1996)
  • In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 (1997)
  • Vol. 2: Hard Knock Life (1998)
  • Vol. 3: The 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)
  • Watch the Throne (2011) (with Kanye West)
  • Magna Carta Holy Grail (2013)
  • 4:44 (2017)

Collaboration albums

  • Collision Course (2004) (with Linkin Park)
  • Unfinished Business (2004) (with R. Kelly)
  • Everything Is Love (2018) (with Beyoncé)

Jay-Z has also released a number of successful singles, including “Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)”, “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)”, “Dirt Off Your Shoulder”, “99 Problems”, “Empire State of Mind”, and “Run This Town”. He has won 23 Grammy Awards and is one of the best-selling rap artists of all time.

Jay-Z’s discography is a testament to his talent, longevity, and influence. His albums have been praised for their innovative production, insightful lyrics, and business acumen. Jay-Z is a true pioneer of the hip hop genre and his music continues to inspire and influence artists around the world.

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Relationship Timeline
Beyoncé and Jay-Z first met in 2000 but did not begin dating until 2001. They secretly wed on April 4, 2008. Based on their music, their relationship has been littered with cheating rumors. To date, Beyoncé and Jay-Z are parents to three children, Blue Ivy born in 2012, and twins Sir and Rumi born in 2017.

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