Presentation on theme: "By: Monica Ochoa. Shawn Corey Carter born December 4, 1969 (age 42) Brooklyn, New York. He is better known as his stage name Jay-Z. He is an American."— Presentation transcript:
Shawn Corey Carter born December 4, 1969 (age 42) Brooklyn, New York. He is better known as his stage name Jay-Z. He is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and occasional actor. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all- time.
Jay-Z is an earlier CEO of Def Jam Recordings and Roc-A-Fella Records, where he fostered the careers of international stars Rihanna, Ne-Yo and Kanye West, Jay-Z entered into a partnership with Live Nation to form Roc Nation. He also co-owns The 40/40 Club and the New Jersey Nets. Jay-Z is considered the most economically hip hop performer and industrialist in America. Jay-Z released the Blueprint 3, his 11th #1 album, putting him ahead of Elvis for most #1 albums by any solo artist.