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Biography of Jay-Z

PERSONAL
Shawn Corey Carter, better known as Jay-Z, was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA, December 4, 1969. Apart from being a rapper, Jay-Z is also known as a movie star and recording with the label Def Jam and Roc-A -Fella Records, where he plays as president and CEO of the company.

Girlfriend singer Beyonce Knowles is also listed as one of the owners of The 40/40 Club, which is one of the owners of the New Jersey Nets basketball team NBA.

CAREER
Debut album Reasonable Doubt begins with (1996), In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 (1997), Streets Is Watching (1998) and her latest album Kingdom Come (2006).
Jay-Z
While the movie that starred in them STREETS IS WATCHING (1998), HARD KNOCK LIFE (2000), STATE PROPERTY (2002), PAPER SOLDIERS (2002), FADE TO BLACK (2004), and the film about her DIARY OF JAY-Z: WATER FOR LIFE (2006).

In August 2010, Jay-Z and Kanye West declared to be a duet. This is supported by the West which states that there will be five other tracks that follow a single called Monsters of the album Watch The Throne, which became his duo album with rapper Jay Z. One of the singles that have been released following the Monster is the song called Power.

With this duo album, as Jay-Z and West want to imply that they were both still has not stepped down from the throne of rappers that they hold.

Studio album
  • 1996: reasonable doubt
  • 1997: IN MY LIFETIME, VOL. 1
  • 1998: VOL. ... HARD KNOCK LIFE 2
  • 1999: VOL. ... LIFE AND TIMES 3 OF S. CARTER
  • 2000: THE DYNASTY: ROC LA FAMILIA
  • 2001: THE BLUEPRINT
  • 2002: THE BLUEPRINT: THE GIFT & THE CURSE
  • 2003: THE BLACK ALBUM
  • 2006: KINGDOM COME
  • 2007: AMERICAN GANGSTER
  • 2009: THE BLUEPRINT 3
Collaboration album
  • 1998: STREETS IS WATCHING (WITH VARIOUS ARTISTS)
  • 2002: THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS (WITH R. KELLY)
  • 2004: unfinished business (WITH R. KELLY)
  • 2004: Collision Course (WITH LINKIN PARK)
  • 2008: HEARTS OF THE CITY TOUR (WITH MARY J.BLIGE)
  • 2010: THE KINGS OF HIP HOP (WITH NAS)
Compilation album
  • 2001: JAY-Z: UNPLUGGED
  • 2002: CHAPTER ONE: GREATEST HITS
  • 2003: BRING IT ON: THE BEST OF JAY-Z
  • 2006: GREATEST HITS
Filmography
  • STREETS IS WATCHING (1998)
  • HARD KNOCK LIFE (2000)
  • STATE PROPERTY (2002)
  • PAPER SOLDIERS (2002)
  • FADE TO BLACK (2004)
  • DIARY OF JAY-Z: WATER FOR LIFE (2006)


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