Digital Spy

Search Digital Spy

Celebrities

Jay Z

Occupation: Rapper

Nationality: American

Born: December 4, 1969 (45)

Shawn Corey Carter known as Jay-Z is an American rapper, entrepreneur and record producer. He is one of the most successful hip-hop artists in America and his net worth was estimated in Forbes at nearly $500 million. He has sold more than 75 million records and received 17 Grammy Awards for his musical work. Three of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint (2001), and The Black Album (2003), are featured in Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all times. Jay-Z has been married to Beyoncé since 2008 and they have a daughter named Blue Ivy Carter, who was born in January 7, 2012.
Notch pays the highest price ever for a property in Beverly Hills. Minecraft creator beats Jay Z to $70m home A Hungarian singer is claiming her voice was illegally sampled in the hit song. Beyoncé, Jay Z sued over 'Drunk in Love' Beyoncé, Jay Z and Justin Timberlake were just a handful of the attendees. Guess who turned up at Taylor Swift's 25th? The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chat and shake hands with the superstar couple. See William & Kate meet Beyoncé & Jay Z See the stars dancing down the streets at Solange's wedding in New Orleans. Beyoncé, Jay Z party at Solange wedding Solange Knowles ties the knot in a small ceremony on Sunday (November 16). Solange Knowles marries in New Orleans The star will add six extra tracks to her 2013 self-titled record. Beyoncé announces Platinum Edition album Two-and-a-half-show was taped on the Paris leg of the couple's world tour. Beyoncé, Jay Z tour for BBC Worldwide New Roc Nation signing Alexa Goddard performs a cover of Beyoncé's 'Drunk in Love'. Watch Alexa Goddard cover Beyonce hit The trio got chummy at a match and also bumped into former French president Nicolas Sarkozy. Beyoncé, Jay Z & Beckham enjoy Paris match The star's marketing manager says it is something she wouldn't consider. Beyoncé 'wouldn't give away free album' Diddy, Jay Z, Drake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis all feature in the Top 5. Who is the world's richest hip-hop star? The rapper is fighting a legal case over the use of a single syllable sample. Jay Z sued over 'Run This Town' sample The rapper talks about joining the couple for their 'On The Run' show. Minaj: 'I want to be like Beyoncé, Jay Z' A report claims the pair could bring out an album together in late 2014 or early 2015. Beyoncé and Jay Z working on joint album? The project follows the pair's Nancy Sinatra-themed trailer for the tour. Watch part one of Beyoncé, Jay Z film trilogy Music's power couple present their blockbuster concert to 80,000 people. Beyoncé, Jay Z On The Run - live review The couple's set includes a surprise appearance from Nicki Minaj at the Stade de France. Beyoncé and Jay Z take tour to Paris The Pinkprint will be on shelves before the year is out. Nicki Minaj new album gets release date The couple were touring Portofino when they happened upon the wedding. Beyoncé and Jay Z crash Italian wedding The tour will be shot by famed director Jonas Åkerlund when it arrives in Paris. Beyoncé and Jay Z tour for TV special Mathew Knowles says Solange's record sales increased by 200% after the incident. Was Jay Z, Solange elevator fight staged? Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony and Lorde also win major awards at gala. Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry win at MTV VMAs Jay Z and Blue Ivy give a special award to Beyoncé at MTV ceremony. Beyoncé gets Vanguard Award at VMAs The couple celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in Havana last April. Beyoncé and Jay Z's Cuba trip wasn't illegal The trailer hints at what to expect from the duo's On The Run HBO concert. Watch Beyoncé and Jay Z concert trailer The singer dishes all on her most embarrassing moment and guiltiest pleasure. Alexa Goddard: Get to know Jay Z protégé The singer unveils the follow-up to her recent release 'Marilyn'. Listen to Alexa Goddard's new single Kings of Leon postpone show after drummer is injured in tour bus accident. Kings of Leon drummer suffers broken ribs A 25-year-old man has been charged with sexual battery and mayhem. Fingertip bitten off at Jay Z, Beyoncé gig The singer has worked with Calvin Harris, Jay Z and Prince on the new record. will.i.am working on new Rita Ora album The singer strikes the pose during a visit to museum with Jay Z and Blue Ivy. See Beyoncé in iconic WWII poster pose The rapper also addresses Beyoncé and Jay Z's no-show at his recent wedding. Kanye: 'I make having a family super cool' Thandie Newton expresses opinion that Beyoncé is a role model for young women. Thandie Newton: 'Beyoncé gives girls power' The 'Drunk in Love' singer receives eight nods for her surprise visual album. Beyoncé leads MTV VMAs nominations On the Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay Z is being filmed in Paris in September. Beyoncé, Jay Z starring in HBO special Solange speaks out on her elevator fight with Jay Z for the first time. Solange on Jay Z fight: 'I'm at peace' The singer will release her debut single in the UK on August 17. Watch Alexa Goddard's new music video The rapper uses his BET Awards performance to take a dig at the website. Jay Z references TMZ lift footage in rap Beyoncé scores Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and Best Collaboration. Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams lead BET Awards