Shawn Corey Carter was born on December 4, 1969. He is professionally known as Jay-Z (stylized as JAY-Z). He is an American songwriter, rapper, record producer, and businessman. He is often cited as one of all time’s best rappers and the most influential hip-hop artist.
He is also one of the best-selling music artists worldwide to have sold over 75 million singles and over 50 million albums worldwide. He has won 22 Grammy Awards, which is the most awards won by any rapper ever. He also holds the record of having the most number-one albums on the Billboard200 by a Solo artist.
He is also ranked by the billboard and Rolling Stone music publication as one of the 100 Greatest Artists of all Time. In 2018, at the 60th Grammy Awards, he won the Commemorative “Salute to Industry Icons” award. He is also the first rapper to have won the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2017. In 2019, he became the first hip-hop billionaire officially, making him the wealthiest American musician and the first- wealthiest African American.
Best Jay Z Quotes of all time
All I got is dreams. Nobody else believes. Nobody else can see. Nobody else but me.Jay Z
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Identity is a prison you can never escape, but the way to redeem your past is not to run from it, but to try to understand it, and use it as a foundation to grow.Jay Z
Those who are successful overcome their fears and take action. Those who aren’t submit to their fears and love with regrets.Jay Z
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They say you can’t turn a bad girl good but once a good girl’s gone bad, she’s gone forever.Jay Z
When You’re truly in love, You will never have anything to hide.Jay Z
A wise man told me don’t argue with fools. Because people from a distance can’t tell who is who.Jay Z
Don’t tell me what was said about me….Tell me why they were so comfortable to say it to you.Jay Z
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You can want success, all you want, but to get it you can’t slip, you can’t sleep. One eye open, for real, and forever.Jay Z
I am hungry for knowledge. The whole thing is to learn every day, to get brighter. That’s what this world is about.Jay Z
People Respect success. They respect big. They don’t even have to like your music. If you are big enough, people are drawn to you.Jay Z