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.
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.”
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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,Kaskade, Rapsody, 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.[gallery columns="5" link="file" size="medium" ids="29552,29551,29550,29549"]
JAY-Z has added a Philly date to the 4:44 Tour. TIDAL pre-sale starts on 9/11 at 10AM ET: TIDAL.com
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.