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Rapper Jay-Z born

December 4, 1969

Jay-ZRapper Jay-Z born Shawn Corey Carter in Brooklyn, New York City. Jay-Z is a multi-platinum artist and former president and CEO of Def Jam Recordings and Roc-A-Fella records. He is a succesfull entrepreuer co-owning the 40/40/Club and the New Jersey Nets NBA team. He co-founded the urban clothing brand Rocowear before selling the rights to the brand in 2007.

Of the many hit singles he has recorded are: "Big Pimpin", "Hard Knock Life" and "Money Ain't a Thang".

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