JAY‐Z - Sondz

Overview

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized as JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record executive, businessman, and media proprietor. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential hip-hop artists in history and is also well known for being the former CEO of Def Jam Recordings, cultivating major industry artists such as Kanye West, Rihanna, and J. Cole.

Born and raised in New York City, Jay-Z first began his musical career in the late 1980s; he co-founded the record label Roc-A-Fella Records in 1995 and released his debut studio album Reasonable Doubt in 1996. The album was released to widespread critical success, and solidified his standing in the music industry. He went on to release twelve additional albums, including the acclaimed albums The Blueprint (2001), The Black Album (2003), American Gangster (2007), and 4:44 (2017). He also...

Facts

Also known asShawn Corey Carter
Born4/12/1969 (Age: 51), in Brooklyn
AreaUnited States
Years active27
StatusActive
GenderMale
Married toBeyoncé (2008-)
ChildrenBlue Ivy Carter
Role(s)Art DirectionProducer (executive)Lead VocalsDesign
Label(s)Roc‐A‐Fella Records[no label]Roc NationDef Jam RecordingsNorthwestsideWarner Bros. RecordsAtlanticJay‐ZColumbiaPriority Records

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NameRole(s)
Cookin' Soul
Cookin' SoulRemixerProducerCredit
Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton
Gimel “Young Guru” KeatonRecordingMixEngineer (additional)
Kanye West
Kanye WestVocalProducer (co)CreditProducerGuestPerformer
Memphis Bleek
Memphis BleekGuestCreditVocalPerformerProducerPerformer (guest)
DURO
DUROMixProducerRecording
Beanie Sigel
Beanie SigelCreditVocalPerformer (guest)PerformerGuest
Joe Quinde
Joe QuindeMixRecording
Just Blaze
Just BlazeProducerInstrumentRemixerTurntableCredit
The Game
The GameCreditVocal
Foxy Brown
Foxy BrownCreditPerformerGuestPerformer (guest)