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How Old Is Jay-Z the Rapper

How Old Is Jay-Z the Rapper

How Old Is Jay-Z
  • Birth Name: Shawn Corey Carter
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/04/1969, Sagittarius
  • Profession:  Rapper; music producer; actor; entrepreneur
Jay-Z Fast Facts:
  • Raised in Brooklyn, he took his name from the J and Z subway lines that ran in his neighborhood.
  • Formed Roc-A-Fella Records with his manager, Darien Dash, and road manager and childhood friend Kareem "Biggs" Burke.
  • A film crew followed his 1999 tour with DMX, Beanie Sigel and others for the movie Backstage .
  • Jay-Z Relationships:
  • Gloria Carter - Mother
  • BeyoncĂ© Knowles - Wife
  • Jay-Z Awards:
  • 2003 Grammy: Best R&B Song - Winner
  • 1998 Grammy: Best Rap Album - Winner
  • 2004 Grammy: Best Rap Solo Performance - Winner
  • 2003 Grammy: Best Rap/Sung Collaboration - Winner
  • 2007 Grammy: Best Rap/Sung Collaboration - Winner