JAY Z

JAY Z

Since 1996, 21-time Grammy award winner, Shawn “JAY Z” Carter has dominated an evolution in pop culture. Between multiple businesses and accolades spanning the recording industry to global investment leaders such as Warren Buffet, JAY Z personifies the “American Dream.”

Carter served as President and CEO of Def Jam Recordings, where he fostered the careers of international stars Rihanna, Kanye West and many others before entering into a partnership with Live Nation, forming the entertainment company, Roc Nation. In 2009, his release Blueprint 3 became his 11th # 1 album debut securing the record for most #1 albums by any solo artist. 2012 saw JAY Z launching his annual MADE IN AMERICA festival, a 2-day event held in Philadelphia and headline the opening of the Brooklyn NETS new Barclay’s Arena with 8 sold out shows. Majority owner of the 40/40 sports clubs, in April 2013 Carter announced Roc Nation Sports, home to three-time NBA scoring champion, Oklahoma City Thunder’s, Kevin Durant, All-Star Seattle Mariner, Robinson Cano and first round draft pick, Notre Dame all-time high scorer, Skylar Diggins, of the Tulsa Shock. 2013 also saw the release of JAY Z’s 13th # 1 album debut with “Magna Carta… Holy Grail,” a sold-out stadium tour with Justin Timberlake and the sold out worldwide “MAGNA CARTER WORLD TOUR.” Shawn “JAY Z” Carter continues his philanthropic work through Shawn Carter Foundation. The Foundation, founded in 2002, is dedicated to helping individuals facing socio-economic hardships further their education, encouraging them to tap into their potential. Shawn Carter Scholars are studying at over 100 institutions of higher learning throughout the nation.

Discography

Jungle Remix

RELEASED ON 15/06/2014

Jungle Remix

X Ambassadors and Jame N Commons ft. JAY Z

Magna Carta... Holy Grail

RELEASED ON 09/07/2013

Magna Carta... Holy Grail

JAY Z

Open Letter

RELEASED ON 11/04/2013

Open Letter

JAY Z

BUY THIS MUSIC
Live In Brooklyn EP

RELEASED ON 10/10/2012

Live In Brooklyn EP

JAY Z

BUY THIS MUSIC
JAY Z: The Hits

RELEASED ON 22/11/2010

JAY Z: The Hits

JAY Z

Young Forever (feat. Mr. Hudson)

RELEASED ON 26/01/2010

Young Forever (feat. Mr. Hudson)

JAY Z

On to the Next One (feat. Swizz Beatz)

RELEASED ON 15/12/2009

On to the Next One (feat. Swizz Beatz)

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Empire State Of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys)

RELEASED ON 20/10/2009

Empire State Of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys)

JAY Z

The Blueprint 3

RELEASED ON 08/09/2009

The Blueprint 3

JAY Z

D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)

RELEASED ON 23/06/2009

D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)

JAY Z

American Gangster

RELEASED ON 06/11/2007

American Gangster

JAY Z

Kingdom Come

RELEASED ON 21/11/2006

Kingdom Come

JAY Z

Unfinished Business

RELEASED ON 26/11/2004

Unfinished Business

JAY Z

The Black Album

RELEASED ON 14/11/2003

The Black Album

JAY Z

The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse

RELEASED ON 12/11/2002

The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse

JAY Z

The Best of Both Worlds

RELEASED ON 19/03/2002

The Best of Both Worlds

JAY Z

The Blueprint

RELEASED ON 11/09/2001

The Blueprint

JAY Z

The Dynasty: Roc La Familia

RELEASED ON 31/10/2000

The Dynasty: Roc La Familia

JAY Z

Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter

RELEASED ON 28/12/1999

Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter

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Vol 2... Hard Knock Life

RELEASED ON 29/09/1998

Vol 2... Hard Knock Life

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In My Lifetime, Vol. 1

RELEASED ON 11/04/1997

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1

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Reasonable Doubt

RELEASED ON 25/06/1996

Reasonable Doubt

JAY Z

MEDIA

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ROC NATION LAUNCHES ROC NATION LATIN 

 

NAMES MULTI-PLATINUM AND MULTI-AWARD WINNING COMPOSER AND PRODUCER

ROMEO SANTOS AS CEO 

 

ROMEO SANTOS NAMES ROC NATION AS EXCLUSIVE MANAGEMENT

 

(Exclusive Coverage) Romeo Santos Joins Roc Nation Management and Named CEO of Roc Nation Latin on June 8, 2016 in New York City. (Exclusive Coverage) Romeo Santos Joins Roc Nation Management and Named CEO of Roc Nation Latin on June 8, 2016 in New York City.

 

(Wednesday, June 8, 2016: NY, NY)  Today Roc Nation announces a new division, Roc Nation Latin, naming multi-platinum, multi-award winning, composer and producer, the "King of Bachata," Romeo Santos as CEO.

 

Roc Nation Latin will act as a full service entertainment division of Roc Nation focused on developing and cultivating Latin talent while providing marketing, endorsement deals, philanthropic support, media relations and brand strategy, expanding into both national and international markets.  Longtime partner, Johnny Marines has been named as Roc Nation Latin President. 

 

Known as one of the most important figures in Latin music, Romeo Santos also joins Roc Nation as an exclusive management client.  In the partnership, Roc Nation will provide marketing, brand development and brand deals as well as oversee touring for the multi-faceted musician.

 

Said Shawn “JAY Z” Carter, “Romeo has had tremendous success as a composer and producer and can spot true talent.  This is a tremendous step for Roc Nation.  We recognize there is a huge Latin market that is part of global culture.  We’re proud and ready to enter into true partnership with an individual that intimately lives and knows that culture.”

 

Romeo Santos also said: With this next step and phase in my career I see a great opportunity to give back all that I have learned during the past few years to new talent. Not only do I idolize Jay Z as an artist but also as a business mogul. Jay Z is a visionary who was able to recognize that in our Latin Culture there is a lot of talent. I am grateful for his trust and that he has seen in me an ally for all Latinos. 

 

 

ABOUT ROC NATION :

Founded in 2008, Roc Nation is a full-service entertainment company, inclusive of artist, songwriter, producer and engineer management; music publishing; touring & merchandising; film & television; new business ventures; and a music label.  It is home to a diverse roster of critically acclaimed recording artists, writers and producers including Rihanna, Shakira, J. Cole, Santigold, HAIM, Meek Mill, Big Sean and more.  Roc Nation also has partnerships with global management companies Three Six Zero and Philymack.

 

ABOUT ROMEO SANTOS:

 

Chart topping, multiplatinum, award winning, songwriter and Latin Music Superstar, “The King of Bachata”, Romeo Santos, has the most #1 HITS this decade by a Latin Artist. Among his many accolades, Santos has been named by ASCAP as “Songwriter of the Year” for five years in a row and this year 2016  ASCAP named him "Singer/Song writer of the Year"  and has won Billboard Latin Music “Artist of the Year” for two years running. Romeo also was won for two years in a row “Latin Artist of the year” at the Billboard Music Awards. The 5 x platinum “Formula Vol. 1” includes five number one HITS and spent an astonishing 17 weeks at number one on the TOP Latin Albums charts. The follow-up album “Formula, Vol. 2”, is certified DIAMOND it spent 10 weeks number one on the TOP Latin Album charts and was #1 on Billboard’s “Top Latin Albums” for over 8 months. The album includes five  #1 singles; the first single “Propuesta Indecente” as well as the second single “Odio” featuring Drake both debut at #1 and went on to spend over three months at #1. Santos has collaborated with TOP artists including Usher, Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Marc Anthony and Carlos Santana. The multifaceted artists also appeared in the blockbuster “Fast and Furious 7” alongside superstar Vin Diesel and recently lent his voice to one of the characters in the animated film “Angry Birds”. THE KING made history as the first Latin Artist to perform at the New Yankee Stadium with two sold out shows with 50,000 people in attendance each night. Rolling Stone declared his tour, “One of Summer 2014 hottest tours”. Santos has appeared in major shows like the Bachelor, The Today Show, and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and was also part of the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. He is the #1 Urban-Pop Artist in Social Media with over 30 million fans. He now adds mogul to the list of accomplishments being named CEO of Roc Nation Latin. 

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JAY Z, Fabolous, Cipha Sounds, and DJ Reflex are four of the many artists featured on the newly announced TIDAL X: 1020 lineup on October 20th at Barclays Center. The exclusive pre-sale for TIDAL users is now open here.

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Congratulations JAY Z, Kanye West, J. Cole, Big Sean, and DJ Mustard on their BET #HipHopAwards nominations! Tune in on BET on October 13th.

Best Hip Hop Video

BIG SEAN F/ CHRIS BROWN & TY DOLLA $IGN - PLAY NO GAMES

BIG SEAN F/ DRAKE & KANYE WEST - BLESSINGS

Best Collabo, Duo or Group

BIG SEAN F/ DRAKE & KANYE WEST - BLESSINGS

BIG SEAN F/ E-40 - IDFWU

Best Live Performer

J. COLE

KANYE WEST

Lyricist of the Year

BIG SEAN

J. COLE

DJ of the Year

DJ MUSTARD

Producer of the Year 

DJ MUSTARD

J. COLE

KANYE WEST

MVP of the Year

BIG SEAN

J. COLE

Track of the Year

BLESSINGS – PRODUCED BY BOI-1DA & VINYLZ (BIG SEAN F/ DRAKE & KANYE WEST)

IDFWU – PRODUCED BY DJ DAHI, DJ MUSTARD, KANYE WEST & KEY WANE (BIG SEAN F/ E-40)

Album of the Year

BIG SEAN – DARK SKY PARADISE

J. COLE – 2014 FOREST HILLS DRIVE

Hustler of the Year

J. COLE

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Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style)

KANYE WEST

Best Club Banger

BIG SEAN F/ E-40 – IDFWU (PRODUCED BY DJ DAHI, DJ MUSTARD, KANYE WEST & KEY WANE) 

Impact Track

BIG SEAN F/ KANYE WEST & JOHN LEGEND – ONE MAN CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

J. COLE – APPARENTLY

J. COLE – BE FREE

People’s Champ Award

BIG SEAN F/ DRAKE & KANYE WEST – BLESSINGS

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In 2012, JAY Z opened Barclays Center in Brooklyn with eight sold-out shows. Tonight, he takes you back to how it all happened.

“Where I’m From: JAY Z” - a Life + Times special, premiering on Fusion TV at 10:30 PM EST.

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Livestream Jaÿ-Z’s B-sides performance this Saturday, May 16 at 9PM EDT on TIDAL.com.

Livestream Jaÿ-Z’s B-sides performance this Saturday, May 16 at 9PM EDT on TIDAL.com. #TIDALXJAYZPosted by JAY Z on Friday, May 15, 2015
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Kanye West’s close friends and family, including JAY Z, share their thoughts on Kanye’s impact on music, art, and fashion in this tribute video honoring Kanye’s “The Visionary” Award from last night’s “The BET Honors.” Watch now.

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Congratulations JAY Z, Kanye West, Rihanna, Timbaland, HAIM, and Three Six Zero Group's deadmau5 for their nominations at The GRAMMYs! Read on for the full list of their nominations below, and go to Grammy.com for a complete list of nominees. Tune in to the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 8th, 2015 on CBS.

Best New Artist: HAIM

Best R&B Performance: Drunk In Love - Beyoncé ft. JAY Z

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: The Monster - Eminem ft. Rihanna; Bound 2 - Kanye West ft. Charlie Wilson

Best Rap Song: Bound 2 - Kanye West ft. Charlie Wilson

Best Music Film: Beyoncé & JAY Z: On The Run Tour - Beyoncé & JAY Z

Best R&B Song: Drunk In Love - Beyoncé ft. JAY Z (Songwriter: Timbaland)

Best Dance Electronic Album: "While" - deadmau5

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Join the musical fun and sing along: Now you can record your own version of Annie favorites ("Maybe," "Hard Knock Life," and "Tomorrow") and share with fans worldwide with the Annie Karaoke App, now available on iOS and Android.

Look for these songs on the soundtrack album, coming soon. In the meantime, check out the full tracklist below.

1. Overture

2. Maybe – (cast: Quvenzhané Wallis, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Nicolette Pierini, Eden Duncan- Smith, Amanda Troya)

3. It’s A Hard Knock Life – cast: Quvenzhané Wallis, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Nicolette Pierini, Eden Duncan-Smith, Amanda Troya

4. Tomorrow - Quvenzhané Wallis

5. I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here - Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne, Stephanie Kurtzuba

6. You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile – Sia

7. Moonquake Lake – Sia

8. Little Girls – Cameron Diaz

9. The City Is Yours – Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis

10. Opportunity - Quvenzhané Wallis (written by Sia)

11. Easy Street – Bobby Cannavale, Cameron Diaz

12. Who Am I? – Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Quvenzhané Wallis

13. I Don’t Need Anything But You - Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne

14. Tomorrow (Reprise) – Cast

15. Opportunity – Sia

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