On Tour with Jay-Z This presentation will take you on tour with the greatest rapper still alive. Presented by: Matt Shannon Project 13: My Favorite Band 1/4/2011 Shawn Carter Jay-Z Hip-Hop/ Rap Founded Roc-a-Fella Records, and former CEO of Def-Jam Records. Part owner of New Jersey Nets The Blueprint 3x- Platinum The Black Album 3x- Platinum Meet Jay-Z Born Shawn Carter December 4, 1969 Brooklyn Jay-Z’s Top Selling Albums In My Lifetime, Vol 1 1997 Vol 2, Hard Knock Life 1998 The Blueprint 2001 The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse 2002 The Black Album 2003 American Gangster 2007 Jay-Z Bio Shawn Carter, born on December 4, 1969 Stage name Jay-Z. Blend of hardcore rap and radio hip-hop. He was born in Brooklyn, and was raised in Bed Stuy, and Trenton,NJ created a $450,000,000 net worth out of a legendary rap career and Businesses :Roc-a-Wear, and Roc-A-Fella Records. New Jersey Nets Couldn’t get a record deal when he first started. Married to Beyonce Favorite Songs by Jay-Z 10) Empire State of Mind 9) Dirt Off Your Shoulder 8) H to the Izzo 7) Change the Game 6) 22 Twos 5)Young Forever 4) It’s A Hard Knock Life 3) Girls, Girls, Girls 2) 99 Problems #1 Favorite Song by Jay-Z Politics as Usual “You ain't seen money in your life, when it comes to this cheese y'all like Three Blind Mice” Click to Listen!