JAY-Z by alexa rozes

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EARLY LIFE

The rapper jay-z was born with the name Shawn Corey Carter. His birthday is December 4th, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. His mother thought he was the "Special child". His father left when he was 11. He went to many different high schools in Brooklyn and never graduated high school, but never attended college.

CHALLENGES HE FACED

Jay-Z faced many challenges, but the most important ones are: dealing drugs, and gun violence

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SUCCESSES HE HAD

he is one of the most successful hip hop artists, made a clothing line, and he founded roc-A-fella records

HE WAS ABLE TO BE SUCCESSFUL DESPITE HIS CHALLENGES BY:

he released albums, founded a record label, and he also turned to rap as an escape.

THIER LEGACY

his music and his daughter

INTERESTING FACTS

His mom bought him a boom box as a way to keep him close and out of trouble

Jay-Z takes Beyonce on a pizza date every Sunday.

BIBLOGRAPHY


  • Website Title:Bio.com
  • Publisher:A&E Networks Television
  • Date Accessed:March 19, 2016