Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), better known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper. From the rich rappers. He has approximately 50 million albums sold worldwide, fourteen Grammy Awards for his musical work while receiving, and numerous additional nominations
He married American R & B singer Beyoncé Knowles on April 4, 2008. He had a daughter named Blue Ivy Carter on January 2012. so that both the father and the rich.
Jay-Z can briefly be heard on several of Jaz-O's early recordings in the late 1980s and early 1990s, including "The originators" and "Hawaiian Sophie". Jay-Z was also involved in and won several battles with rapper LL Cool J in the early 90's as sought-after part of a plan to get a record deal. He Became first known to a wide audience by being featured on the posse cut "Show and Prove" on the 1994 Big Daddy Kane album Daddy's Home. Referred to as Jay-Z has been Big Daddy Kane's hype man during this period, though Kane Explains that he did not fill the traditional role of hype man, instead of Jay-Z "basically made ??cameo appearances on stage. When I would leave the stage go to change outfits, I would bring out the freestyle, Jay-Z and Positive K and let them until I came back to the stage. "He made ??an appearance on a popular song by Big L, "Da Graveyard", and on Mic Geronimo's "Time to Build", which also featured early appearances by DMX, and Ja Rule in 1995. His first official rap single was called "I Can not Get With That", for which he released a music video.