Jay-Z

Jay-Z

Profile

Birth date: December 4, 1969
Country: United States

Overview

Jay-Z's rough childhood never prevented him from dreaming about a successful music career. He took those dreams and ran with them and today is noted as one of the greatest creative talents in the Hip-hop industry. He has sold more than 50 million copies of his albums worldwide, of which two -- Reasonable Doubt (1996) and The Blueprint (2001) -- were listed in Rolling Stone magazine’s "500 Greatest Albums of All Time." Throughout his career, Jay-Z has been nominated for over 45 Grammy Awards.

Fashion Style

Usually all-black ensembles, urban fashion, and “thrown-on” designer suits.

Jay-Z Videos

Best Fashion Moments:

1999 – Jay-Z and Damon Dash co-found their new fashion brand, Rocawear. The line includes clothing, jewelry, footwear, and accessories for both adults and children.

2002, 2006 – Jay-Z is pictured for the cover of XXL magazine.

2003, 2004, 2008 – Jay-Z features on the cover of Vibe magazine.

2008 – Jay-Z marries R&B songstress Beyonce Knowles.

2011 – Jay-Z announces Rocawear will collaborate with Pharrell Williams’ clothing label.

2012 – Jay-Z features on the cover of GQ magazine in South Africa.

2012 – Jay-Z chose “Zombie Boy” -- Rick Genest -- to be the new face of Rocawear.