From Marcy to Madison Square

Jay Z rapping

Since 1996, 17-time Grammy award winner, Shawn "JAY Z" Carter has dominated an evolution in pop culture. Between multiple businesses and accolades spanning the recording industry to global investment leaders such as Warren Buffet, JAY Z personifies the "American Dream." The Founder and Chairman of Rocawear, once co-owner of the NJ Nets (now Brooklyn Nets), majority owner of the 40/40 sports clubs, has a major interest in Translation Advertising and is involved in a partnership with the Iconix Brand Group. JAY Z served as President and CEO of Def Jam Recordings, where he fostered the careers of international stars Rihanna, Ne-Yo and Kanye West, before entering into a partnership with Live Nation, forming the entertainment company, Roc Nation.

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