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King Of Hip Hop: Jay-Z

December 18, 2006

image_jayz11.jpgimage_jayz11.jpgShawn Corey Carter, better known as Jay Z, has been the most popular and sucessful Hip Hop artist in the past decade.He is the current president and CEO of Def Jam and ROC-A-Fella Records.He is also part owner of the New Jersey Nets and owns his own clothing line: ROCAWEAR. He also co-owns the 40/40 club. He has recorded 10 albums, but he has been involved in a total of 14. MtV claimed him as “The Greatest M.C” of all time. He has had a total of 18 grammy nominations and he has won a total of 5. On top of it all he as been romantically involved with beautiful R&B phenom Beyonce Knowles. His latest album sold 680,000 copies in its first week, his highest first week totals ever. Through all of these accomplishments it’s easy why we label him the King of Hip Hop.