Occupation:Music Producer, Musician
Hometown:New York City
Birthday:December 4, 1969
Jay-Z is an American rapper, producer, and businessman from Brooklyn. Jay -Z’s interest in music started at young age, he started freestyling and writing lyrics after receiving a boom box for his birthday. His success grew from his 1996 debut album Reasonable Doubt. He has also made various screen appearances such as in Streets Is Watching and Fade to Black. Jay-Z has been honored with numerous awards including: 2 Billboard Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards, and 21 Grammy Awards. Jay-Z has released over 10 albums. A few notable ones include: Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Black Album (2003), and Magna Carta Holy Grail (2013).