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Jay Z

Jay Z

American rapper and businessman
Embodiment of the rags-to-riches rap dream, largely due to his unsurpassed lyrical talent, incredible dedication, and industry smarts.
BornDecember 4, 1969
HometownNew York City, New York, United States of America
Net worth$2 billion
Height6'2" (1.88m)
SpouseBeyoncé
ChildrenBlue Ivy Carter, Sir Carter, Rumi Carter
ParentsGloria Carter, Adnis Reeves
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NEWS OF THE WEEK: Jay-Z's foundation raises $20 million at 20th anniversary gala

The Shawn Carter Foundation - co-founded by the Tom Ford rapper and his mother Gloria Carter in 2003 - hosted a black-tie gala in New York City on Friday. During the gala, the foundation raised $20 million (£15 million) to help those facing socioeconomic hardships to further their education beyond secondary institutions. The fundraising included a $10 million (£7.65 million) legacy donation from Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez, as well as $2 million (£1.5 million) from Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey's annual contribution to the foundation.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Exposing Parchman
Exposing Parchman
2023
The Murder Inc Story
The Murder Inc Story
2022
Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy
Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy
1h 30min
2022
Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives
Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives
1h 30min
2015
Made in America
Made in America
1h 33min
2014

Albums

Creative Control
Creative Control
2011
H.A.M.
H.A.M.
2010
On to the Next One
On to the Next One
2010
Hollywood
Hollywood
2007
Maximum Jay-Z
Maximum Jay-Z
2002
Feelin' It
Feelin' It
1997
In My Lifetime [Single]
In My Lifetime [Single]
1995
NEW YORK (CONCEPT DE PARIS)
NEW YORK (CONCEPT DE PARIS)
2023
Neck & Wrist
Neck & Wrist
2022
4:44
4:44
2017
Hova Takeova
Hova Takeova
2014
Money Mafia, Vol. 5
Money Mafia, Vol. 5
2013
Jay-Z vs. Kanye West: Head To Head
Jay-Z vs. Kanye West: Head To Head
2013
Love Me Today Hate Me Tomorrow
Love Me Today Hate Me Tomorrow
2013
Magna Carta... Holy Grail
Magna Carta... Holy Grail
2013
3 Kings
3 Kings
2012
Live in Brooklyn
Live in Brooklyn
2012
Rare and Unreleased
Rare and Unreleased
2011
Watch the Throne
Watch the Throne
2011
All Black Everything
All Black Everything
2010
Hits Collection, Vol. 1
Hits Collection, Vol. 1
2010
Run this Town/Posthumus Zone
Run this Town/Posthumus Zone
2010
Live from Glastonbury
Live from Glastonbury
2010
Empire State Of Mind
Empire State Of Mind
2009
Blueprint Collector's Edition
Blueprint Collector's Edition
2009
Blueprint 3
Blueprint 3
2009
Run This Town
Run This Town
2009
Colour of Money
Colour of Money
2009
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