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

444

RELEASED ON 30/06/2017

444

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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

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Open Letter

RELEASED ON 11/04/2013

Open Letter

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Open Letter

RELEASED ON 01/04/2013

Open Letter

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Live In Brooklyn EP

RELEASED ON 10/10/2012

Live In Brooklyn EP

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JAY Z: The Hits

RELEASED ON 22/11/2010

JAY Z: The Hits

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Young Forever (feat. Mr. Hudson)

RELEASED ON 26/01/2010

Young Forever (feat. Mr. Hudson)

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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)

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The Blueprint 3

RELEASED ON 08/09/2009

The Blueprint 3

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

RELEASED ON 23/06/2009

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

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American Gangster

RELEASED ON 06/11/2007

American Gangster

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Kingdom Come

RELEASED ON 21/11/2006

Kingdom Come

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Unfinished Business

RELEASED ON 26/11/2004

Unfinished Business

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The Black Album

RELEASED ON 14/11/2003

The Black Album

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The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse

RELEASED ON 12/11/2002

The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse

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The Best of Both Worlds

RELEASED ON 19/03/2002

The Best of Both Worlds

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The Blueprint

RELEASED ON 11/09/2001

The Blueprint

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The Dynasty: Roc La Familia

RELEASED ON 31/10/2000

The Dynasty: Roc La Familia

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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

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Fear of God x JAY-Z 4:44 Tour Collection lensed by Tommy Tom

Releasing Thursday December 21, 2017 in Los Angeles. Coinciding with JAY-Z’s final 4:44 show at the Forum.

Location: The House of God of Pop-up Shop at Maxfield.

Doors to Pop-up will be at 11am. Collection was inspired by creative conversations with JAY-Z’s team and the Fear of God team which centered around the depths and layers to JAY-Z’s latest album 4:44. Centered around “hard truths” and “new perspectives” the collection pulls from a scripture in the bible, John 4:44 “A prophet is without honor in his own country.”

Read more at Vogue.com.

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@_Jackfreeman's Experience at JAY-Z's 4:44 Tour (November 8th - Houston, TX) Check back for more concertgoer highlights from the 4:44 Tour. https://twitter.com/_jackfreeman/status/928654530006474755 https://twitter.com/_jackfreeman/status/928655388853047299 https://twitter.com/_jackfreeman/status/928655788561846273 https://twitter.com/_jackfreeman/status/928656906213830656 https://twitter.com/_jackfreeman/status/928683762107510784 https://twitter.com/_jackfreeman/status/928685214003597312 https://twitter.com/_jackfreeman/status/928686278681513986 https://twitter.com/_jackfreeman/status/928687169392308224 https://twitter.com/_jackfreeman/status/928688041589395456 https://twitter.com/_jackfreeman/status/928689334282309632 https://twitter.com/_jackfreeman/status/928694526956527616
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CLIVE DAVIS AND THE RECORDING ACADEMY WILL PRESENT GALA ON SATURDAY, JAN. 27, 2018, AT SHERATON NEW YORK TIMES SQUARE ON THE EVE OF THE 60TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® Santa Monica, CAlif. (OCT. 31, 2017) — Clive Davis and the Recording Academy will present the annual Pre-GRAMMY® Gala on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Sheraton New York Times Square, the evening preceding the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. As part of the celebration, entrepreneur and 21-time GRAMMY winner Shawn "JAY-Z" Carter will be recognized as the 2018 GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons® honoree for his significant contributions to the music industry and his numerous philanthropic endeavors. Sponsored by Delta, Hilton, JBL By Harman, and Mastercard, the invitation-only Pre-GRAMMY Gala has long been one of the music industry's most prestigious events, having hosted the industry's top leaders and welcomed the world's most talented artists on its stage. For the past decade, the gala has also included a presentation to honor industry luminaries through the Recording Academy's GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons Award. Past recipients include Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss, Irving Azoff, Martin Bandier, Sir Richard Branson, Clive Davis, Ahmet Ertegun, David Geffen, Berry Gordy, Lucian Grainge, Debra L. Lee, Doug Morris, Mo Ostin, and Antonio "L.A." Reid. "We are absolutely thrilled and delighted to honor JAY-Z with this year’s GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Award. His contributions as an industry trailblazer and music visionary only begin to touch on the tremendous impact he’s made both in entertainment and beyond," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy. “JAY-Z also embodies the vibrant spirit of New York City and we couldn’t imagine a more fitting honoree as we return to Manhattan for this year’s GRAMMY Awards." "JAY-Z is a quintessential icon and I couldn’t be happier and more excited to share the evening with him,” said Clive Davis, co-host of the Pre-GRAMMY Gala. "What a night this will be!" 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. 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 NBA Champion Kevin Durant and MLB All-Star 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 more than 100 institutions of higher education throughout the nation.
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Four (4) exclusive, signed, camouflage jackets from the 6th Annual Made In America Festival will be available for auction for a limited time to support One America Appeal in their work to support victims of Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria.  All signatures from artists, including those of  JAY-Z, J.Cole,KaskadeRapsody, Vic Mensa, Tiwa Savage, Salva and Roc Nation Latin's Karen Rodriguez and Mozart La Para were obtained as they walked off stage upon completion of their sets and have been authenticated by Roc Nation personnel.

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JAY-Z. J.COLE. KASKADE. 

R3HAB. VIC MENSA.TIWA SAVAGE.

BURNS. RAPSODY. SALVA.

MOZART LA PARA. KAREN RODRIGUEZ: 

Checkout set times for your favorite Roc Nation artists! Download the Made In America app to view the artist line-up, then plan and schedule your time at the festival and much more. Download the app for iOS and Android here. Download the app for iOS and Android here.
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