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  1. 01 Family Feud (ft. Beyoncé)
  2. 02 The Story Of O.J.
  3. 03 4:44
  4. 04 Blue's Freestyle/We Family (ft. Blue Ivy)
  5. 05 Bam (ft. Damian Marley)
  1. 06 Holy Grail
  2. 07 Smile (ft. Gloria Carter)
  3. 08 Empire State Of Mind
  4. 09 Dirt Off Your Shoulder
  5. 10 Marcy Me
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Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as JAY-Z,[a] is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, having sold more than 100 million records, while receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his music. MTV ranked him the "Greatest MC of all time" in 2006. Rolling Stone ranked three of his albums—Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint (2001), and The Black Album (2003)—among The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2017, Forbes estimated his net worth at $810 million, making him the second-richest hip hop artist in the U.S. As an artist, Jay-Z holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the US Billboard 200 with 14. He has also had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one ("Empire State of Mind") as lead artist. In 2009, he was ranked the tenth-most successful artist of the 2000s by Billboard as well as the fifth top solo male artist and fourth top rapper behind Eminem, Nelly, and 50 Cent. He was also ranked the 88th-greatest artist of all time by Rolling Stone. Jay-Z owns the New York 40/40 Club sports bar, and is the co-creator of the clothing line Rocawear. He is the former president of Def Jam Recordings, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and the founder of the entertainment company Roc Nation. He also founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and is a certified NBA and MLB sports agent. Jay-Z married singer Beyoncé in 2008. As a couple, they have an estimated combined net worth of $1.16 billion. ^ a b O'Malley Greenburg, Zack (May 10, 2017). "Forbes Five: The Richest In Hip-Hop Of 2017". Retrieved May 17, 2017.  ^ Birchmeier, Jason. Jay-Z Biography. Allmusic. Retrieved August 24, 2007. ^ "Jay Z". Retrieved November 8, 2016.  ^ Yoo, Noah (June 19, 2017). "JAY-Z's Name: The Hyphen Is Back, And Now It's in All Caps | Pitchfork". Pitchfork. Retrieved June 19, 2017.  ^ "Quicken Loans Arena". Jay-Z. Retrieved 17 July 2017.  ^ Amatulli, Jenna (June 19, 2017). "JAY-Z Puts Hyphen Back In His Name, Twitter Didn't Realize It Was Gone". HuffPost. Retrieved June 19, 2017.  ^ Ketchum III, William E. (June 20, 2017). "JAY-Z's Name: A Complete Timeline of Shawn Carter's Rap Alias". Revolt. Retrieved July 3, 2017.  ^ Pagliery, Jose (January 30, 2015). "Jay-Z to buy music streaming Aspiro for $56 million". CNN. Retrieved February 3, 2015.  ^ "RIAA – Gold & Platinum – August 8, 2008". Archived from the original on July 1, 2007. Retrieved September 4, 2010.  ^ "Grammy Awards: Fun., Black Keys, Jay-Z win big". February 11, 2013. Archived from the original on April 11, 2013. Retrieved February 11, 2013.  ^ "MTV ranks Jay-Z the greatest MC of all-time". MTV. Archived from the original on April 15, 2006. Retrieved July 28, 2012.  ^ "Rolling Stone ranks Reasonable Doubt No. 250 on its list of the 500 greatest albums of all time". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on June 2, 2012. Retrieved July 28, 2012.  ^ "Rolling Stone ranks The Blueprint No. 252 on its list of the 500 greatest albums of all time". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on June 4, 2012. Retrieved July 28, 2012.  ^ "Rolling Stone ranks The Black Album No. 349 on its list of the 500 greatest albums of all time". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 26, 2013.  ^ Access Hollywood. Jay-Z Beats Elvis For No. 1 Albums Record' Archived January 7, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.. MTV. Retrieved November 5, 2012. ^ "Jay-Z and Kanye West Conquer Albums Chart with 'Watch the Throne'". August 17, 2011. Retrieved December 28, 2012.  ^ "Billboard – Music Charts, Music News, Artist Photo Gallery & Free Video". Billboard.  ^ "100 Greatest Artists: Jay-Z". Rolling Stone. 2011. Retrieved November 29, 2012.  ^ O'Malley Greenburg, Zack (2011). Empire State of Mind: How Jay-Z Went From Street Corner to Corner Office. Portfolio (Penguin). ISBN 978-1-59184-381-8.  ^ Baker, Soren (June 20, 2013). "Jay-Z Now A Licensed NBA, MLB Agent". HipHop DX. Retrieved January 11, 2014.  ^ Cite error: The named reference peoplemarrige was invoked but never defined (see the help page). ^ O'Malley Greenburg, Zack (May 17, 2017). "Beyoncé And Jay Z Are Officially A Billion-Dollar Couple". Forbes. Forbes, Inc. Retrieved May 17, 2017.  Cite error: There are <ref group=lower-alpha> tags or {{efn}} templates on this page, but the references will not show without a {{reflist|group=lower-alpha}} template or {{notelist}} template (see the help page).


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