JAY Z

JAY Z

Since 1996, Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and 21-time GRAMMY award-winner, Shawn “JAY Z” Carter has been a dominant force in popular culture.  With multiple businesses and accolades across the recording industry and strong relationships with global investment leaders like Warren Buffet, JAY Z personifies the “American Dream.”

Among his achievements, Carter has served as President of Def Jam Recordings, launched the successful “Made In America” festival, acquired luxury spirits brand Armand De Brignac and maintains his role as majority owner in the 40/40 sports clubs. In 2013, Carter launched Roc Nation Sports, whose roster includes three-time NBA scoring champion and Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant and MLB All-Star Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano.  Carter became co-owner in global streaming service, TIDAL, in 2015. In 2017, Carter became the first Hip-Hop artist to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame.

Carter is active in giving back to the community, most notably through his philanthropic work through the 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.  Since the foundation launched, Shawn Carter Scholars are studying at over 100 institutions of higher education 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)

JAY Z

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

JAY Z

Vol 2... Hard Knock Life

RELEASED ON 29/09/1998

Vol 2... Hard Knock Life

JAY Z

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1

RELEASED ON 11/04/1997

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1

JAY Z

Reasonable Doubt

RELEASED ON 25/06/1996

Reasonable Doubt

JAY Z

MEDIA

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JAY-Z ‘4:44’ Sprint.TIDAL.com
NEW ALBUM EXCLUSIVE TO SPRINT CUSTOMERS AND EXISTING TIDAL MEMBERS On the heels of announcing a first-of-its-kind partnership and offer, global music and entertainment platform TIDAL and Sprint (NYSE: S) are excited to share JAY-Z’s new album, 4:44 – the first in a series of exclusives offered to the 45 million postpaid and prepaid Sprint customers and existing TIDAL members. Who: JAY-Z What: New Album - 4:44 When: 12:01 a.m. ET Friday, June 30 How: New and existing Sprint customers can take advantage of the complimentary six-month trial of TIDAL HiFi at Sprint.TIDAL.com or by visiting a Sprint store.1 New Boost Mobile customers can subscribe during the activation process in-store or online at boostmobile.com. Existing customers can add the monthly subscription online via My Account (web and smartphone), in store, or by phone. New TIDAL members worldwide can visit TIDAL.com/Try-now. “Today is an exciting day to be a Sprint customer,” said Marcelo Claure, Sprint president and CEO. “JAY-Z is a global icon and we’re giving customers an incredible opportunity to be among the first to experience his new album 4:44. Our loyal, existing customers, and customers who switch to Sprint, can experience the album exclusively, plus access a complimentary six-month trial of TIDAL HiFi, giving them access to content they can’t get anywhere else.” Now is the perfect time to switch to Sprint. Get a six-month trial of TIDAL HiFi on Sprint and a Clean SlateSM. Sprint provides the best deals on the latest phones and will cover switching fees up to $650 per line via prepaid reward card.2 Sprint makes it easy. Where: In the U.S, new and existing Sprint customers can visit Sprint.TIDAL.com, while existing TIDAL members can visit TIDAL.com. Outside of the U.S, new TIDAL members can visit TIDAL.com/Try-now to sign up. More info: In addition, the TIDAL and Sprint partnership will support the 1Million Project, an initiative from Sprint and the Sprint Foundation that will connect 1 million low-income U.S. high school students who don’t have internet access at home to help level the playing field and eliminate the “homework gap.” Participating students will receive free mobile devices and free high-speed wireless internet connectivity while in high school for up to four years. Sprint will donate $2 from every new line activation with a device purchase or lease – up to $1 million – to support the 1Million Project.3 For more information about Sprint’s initiative to equip high school students with the tools they need to succeed, visit sprint.com/1millionproject. About TIDAL TIDAL is a global, experiential, entertainment platform built for fans, directly from artists around the world. TIDAL members enjoy exclusively curated content that directly connect artists with their fans in multiple ways. The service offers high-fidelity, CD sound quality music, high resolution video, an opportunity to discover new artists via TIDAL Rising and unique experiences via TIDAL X. TIDAL is available in more than 52 countries, with more than a 48.5 million song catalog and 175,000 high quality videos. For more information, please visit www.tidal.com. Follow TIDAL at http://facebook.com/tidal, http://twitter.com/tidalhifi and https://instagram.com/tidal/   About Sprint Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 59.7 million connections as of March 31, 2017, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.   1 After 6 months, pay $9.99/mo. for Tidal Premium. Sprint plan sold separately. 2 Via Prepaid Rewards Card (less phone trade-in credit provided) after online registration and new phone activation. Amount based on early termination fee charged or remaining phone balance. Prepaid Card: is issued by MetaBank®. 3 From June 9 to Dec. 9, Sprint will donate $2 to the Sprint Foundation in connection with the purchase or lease of any Android or iOS phone with the activation of a new line of service, with a maximum donation of $1 million. For more information, visit http://goodworks.sprint.com/content/1022/files/SprintTidal1MPInfoFINAL.pdf.        
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Queens, New York City - Founders Entertainment is proud to announce the lineup for the second annual edition of The Meadows Music And Arts Festival, taking place September 15th to 17th in Queens, New York at the Citi Field complex. This fall, the festival hailed as “The Best NYC Festival of 2016” by Stereogum in its inaugural year, is expanding to a third day of Music, Art, Food, and Entertainment. JAY Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gorillaz, Future, Nas, Bassnectar, Weezer, Run The Jewels, M.I.A., Erykah Badu and more cap a lineup packed to the brim with New York City artists and the most electric performers from around the world. Signature craft cocktails, the best food vendors in NYC, captivating street art, and more will add to the aural delights had at The Meadows 2017. Not to mention the return of the Feastival of Queens, a culinary adventure celebrating the amazing ethnic cuisine that can be found in the most culturally diverse borough in the city (if not the world).

Tickets on sale Wednesday, May 10th at 12 PM EST

For full pricing breakdown including VIP packages visit

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Full festival lineup in text below.

This year’s The Meadows Music and Arts Festival will be livestreamed exclusively by TIDAL in all countries and territories where the global music and entertainment platform is available. The livestream will feature performances from all four festival stages as they take place from deep within the heart of Queens. Check out TIDAL.com/TheMeadowsNYC to be the first to learn more. Founders Entertainment is proud to once more partner with Metropolitan Hospitality, a subsidiary of the New York Mets, as they throw the second annual The Meadows Music and Arts Festival this September. Aside from some of the best performers from around the world, The Meadows pays homage to New York City with a large number of acts on the bill who call the five boroughs home, including Queens natives Nas, L.L. Cool J., Action Bronson, and Heems of Swet Shop Boys. As born and bred New Yorkers, the partners at Founders Entertainment are proud to have the opportunity to spotlight so many great artists from New York City while shining a light on the iconic borough of Queens. Continuing in their long tradition of giving back to the local communities their festivals call home, Founders Entertainment will again be working with and donating to local organizations, nonprofits, and community groups for the 2017 festival.

The Meadows Music and Arts Festival’s 2017 edition will build upon last year’s careful curation of a wide selection of featured food vendors and craft cocktails at the event. The festival will continue to embrace the amazing culinary diversity of Queens and New York City in general with mouth-watering foodie experiences like the Infatuation Village, curated by The Infatuationand an expansion of the Feastival of Queens, curated by Queens-based food writer and gastronomic adventurer Joe DiStefano (aka "The Guy Who Ate Queens"), and dubbed “a gem” found amid “sea of incredible food vendors,” by the Queens Ledger.

Food and craft cocktail lineup to be announced soon.

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Watch the trailer for “TIME: The Kalief Browder Story," a groundbreaking event series that will change the way we look at our criminal justice system, co-executive produced by JAY Z and the Weinstein Company. Premieres March 1 at 10PM ET on Spike TV. #KaliefBrowder
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slack-for-ios-upload-null Your voice matters, and your vote counts. Make a plan to vote tomorrow. Watch "GET OUT THE VOTE" on TIDAL.  
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JAY Z to Get Out the Vote for Clinton Days Before Election Day. On Friday, November 4, just days before Election Day, Grammy award-winning artist, philanthropist and entrepreneur JAY Z will hold a Get Out The Vote (GOTV) concert for Hillary Clinton in Cleveland to encourage Ohioans to support Clinton. JAY Z will be joined at the concert by special guests to encourage unity and urge Ohioans to support Clinton by voting early or on Election Day. Additional details about the event, including information on ticket distribution, will be released soon. Text JAYZ to 47246 to get more info about tickets. screenshot_white
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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

JAY Z

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. #TIDALXJAYZ Posted by JAY Z on Friday, May 15, 2015
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