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Jay-Z, 1969-

LC control no.n 97085822
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LC classificationML420.J29 Biography
Personal name headingJay-Z, 1969-
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Variant(s)Z, Jay-, 1969-
Carter, Sean, 1969-
Carter, S. (Sean), 1969-
Carter, Shawn, 1969-
See alsoCorporate body: Carters (Hip-hop group)
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1969-12-04
Place of birthBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Field of activityRap (Music)
AffiliationRoc-A-Fella Records (Firm) Def Jam Recordings New Jersey Nets (Basketball team)
Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund
Profession or occupationRap musicians Artists Businesspeople
Found inThe nutty professor soundtrack, p1996: container (Jay Z)
Soul food, p1997: container (Jay-Z)
US copyright files, Sept. 30, 1997 (Jay Z, a.k.a. Sean Carter)
Entertainment weekly, Aug. 2, 1996: p. 58 (Jay-Z; rap star)
Vol. 3 : life and times of S. Carter, p1999: label (Jay-Z)
All-music guide, Feb. 4, 2000 (Jay-Z, b. Sean Carter, Dec. 4, 1970)
Entertainment weekly, Feb. 11, 2000: p. 16 (Jay-Z; Shawn Carter)
Wikipedia, Apr. 17, 2008 (Jay-Z; b. Shawn Corey Carter, Dec. 4, 1969, Brooklyn, NY; Americaan hip-hop singer and former president and CEO of Def Jam Recordings and Roc-A-Fella Records)
Int. ww in pop. mus., 9th ed. (Jay-Z; b. Shawn Carter, Dec. 4, 1969, Brooklyn, NY; American rap artist; co-founder, Roc-A-Fella Records)
Biography Resource Center, Apr. 17, 2008: Contemporary musicians, v. 47 (Jay-Z; aka Shawn Carter, Sean Carter; b. Dec. 4, 1970, Brooklyn, N.Y.; rap musician, record company executive)
Enc. of pop. mus., 4th ed. (Jay-Z; b. Shawn Corey Carter, Dec. 4, 1969, Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, accessed February 18, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Jay-Z; Shawn Corey Carter; hip hop / rap artist, recording industry leader, entrepreneur; born 04 December 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, United States; the widely acclaimed album Reasonable Doubt was released in 1996 by Roc-A-Fella Records, cofounded by him; cofounded the successful urban clothing line Rocawear; was named one of Time magazine's most influential people (2004); established Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund; became CEO of Def Jam Recordings (2004); has ownership in the National Basketball Association team, the New Jersey Nets)