• Birth name: Shawn Corey Carter
  • Years active: 1986 - today
  • Born: 04 - 12 - 1969
  • Birth Place: New York City, New York, United States
  • Genre: Hip hop
Biography: Originally from Marcy Houses housing project in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City, Jay-Z was abandoned by his father Adnes Reeves and shot his brother in the shoulder for stealing his jewelry when he was twelve years old. Jay-Z attended Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn, along with rapper AZ, until it was closed down. After that he attended George Westinghouse...  [read more]
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