Jay-Z the megastar recently turned down a deal that any other artist would have been obliged to do.but Jay being a man of morals and values plus after him going on stage at one of his shows and support Kaepernick for the NFL banning a the quarterback for kneeling at games for his dislike of police brutality in America.
Jay-Z has turned down an invitation to perform at halftime of Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., according to TheSource.com.
“First of all, I’m not doing the Super Bowl,” Adele told crowd during a Los Angeles performance in August 2015. “I mean, come on, that show is not about music. And I don’t really — I can’t dance or anything like that. They were very kind, they did ask me, but I said no.” The league denied that the artist was ever formally offered the gig. Weeks later, we learned that Lady Gaga landed the the job.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as JAY-Z[a] is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, having sold more than 100 million records, while receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his music.MTV ranked him the “Greatest MC of all time” in 2006.Rolling Stone ranked three of his albums—Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint (2001), and The Black Album (2003)—among The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2017, Forbes estimated his net worth at $810 million, making him the second-richest hip hop artist in the U.S.
As an artist, Jay-Z holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the US Billboard 200 with 14. He has also had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one (“Empire State of Mind“) as lead artist. In 2009, he was ranked the tenth-most successful artist of the 2000s by Billboard as well as the fifth top solo male artist and fourth top rapper behind Eminem, Nelly, and 50 Cent. He was also ranked the 88th-greatest artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
Jay-Z owns the New York 40/40 Club sports bar, and is the co-creator of the clothing line Rocawear. He is the former president of Def Jam Recordings, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and the founder of the entertainment company Roc Nation. He also founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and is a certified NBA and MLBsports agent.
- 1Early life
- 2Music career
- 2.11995–1997: Reasonable Doubt and In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
- 2.21998–2000: Vol. 2…, Vol. 3… and The Dynasty
- 2.32001–2002: Feud with Nas, The Blueprint and The Blueprint2
- 2.42003–2005: The Black Album, initial retirement and collaborative albums
- 2.52005–2007: “I Declare War”, Kingdom Come and American Gangster
- 2.62008–2011: The Blueprint 3 and Watch the Throne
- 2.72012–2016: Magna Carta Holy Grail and other ventures
- 2.82017: 4:44
- 3Musical style
- 4Business career
- 5Personal life
- 10Awards and nominations
- 13Further reading
- 14External links
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