Real name: Shawn Corey Carter
Own label: Roc Nation
Genre: Hip Hop, R&B
Style: Rap, R&B
Info: Jay-Z is one of the most famous american rapper en producer. He is also the owner of the Roc Nation label. He sold over more than 40 million albums world wide. Beside producing music together with many great artists like Notorious B.I.G., Pharell Williams, Coldplay, Eminem, Mariah Carey, R. Kelly, Rihanna, Beyoncé he runs a bussiness imperium that invest in cloths, horeca, basketball and cosmetic products.
Grammy Awards won by Jay-Z
2014 - Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, together with Justin Timberlake
2012 - Best Rap Performance, together with Kanye West
2006 - Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, for the song 'Numb/Encore' together with Linkin Park
2005 - Best Rap Solo Performance for the song '99 Problems'
2004 - Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for the song 'Crazy in Love' together with Beyoncé
2004 - Best R&B Song for the song 'Crazy in Love' together with Beyoncé
2001 - Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for the song 'Big Pimpin' together with UGK
1999 - Best Rap Album for the album 'Hard Knock Life volume 2'