Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), better known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America having had a net worth of over $450 million in 2010. He has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, while receiving ten Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations.
I just saw jay-z on my way to lunch in our. Building lobby
Fun Fact! During the 2010 mid-term elections' campaign, Jay-Z appeared, along with other artists, in an ad prepared by the HeadCount organization, urging voters, and especially younger ones, to register and vote.
Spotted: @Coldplay's Chris Martin just ran into Jay-Z's @S_C_ dressing room #iheartradio
Fun Fact! Martin and Coldplay guitarist Jon Buckland made cameo appearances in the film Shaun of the Dead as supporters of the fictional charity ZombAid. Jay-Z is a part-owner of the New Jersey Nets NBA team paying a reported $4.5 million for his share.