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Jay-Z

By: Anderson, Wayne A.

0791097293 / 9780791097298
Paperback / softback
782.421649092
15/01/2008
Stock expected by 19/04/2020
United States
112 pages, illustrations
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Born Shawn Carter in New York City in 1970, Jay-Z enjoys the kind of rags-to-riches success that few can only dream of.

Driven by raw ambition and tremendous talent, Jay-Z started his own record company, Roc-A-Fella Records, in 1995, when, as a struggling artist, he couldn't convince any music labels to give him a recording contract.

On the strength of seven consecutive best-selling albums, Jay-Z quickly established himself and Roc-A-Fella as powerful forces in the music industry.

Today, he is a Grammy Award-winner and the president and CEO of Def Jam Records, a multimillionaire with ventures in film, apparel, and even professional sports.

This captivating new biography traces the meteoric rise of Jay-Z, exploring in full detail why he remains one of the most popular and formidable rappers around.

BIC:

AVGR Rap & Hip-Hop, BGF Biography: arts & entertainment

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