Over 17 million albums sold....
Reasonable Doubt | 6/96 | 1xPlatinum
Vol 1. In My Lifetime | 11/97 | 1xPlatinum
Vol. 2 Hard Knock Life | 9/98 | 5xPlatinum
Vol. 3 Life and Times of S. Carter | 12/99 | 3xPlatinum
Dynasty Roc La Familia 2000 | 10/00 | 2xPlatinum
Blueprint | 9/01 | 2xPlatinum
MTV Unplugged | 12/01 | Gold
Best OF Both Worlds | 3/02 | Platinum
Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse | 11/02 | 3x Platinum
The multi-million dollar, multi platinum empire built by Jay-Z, Damon Dash and Kareem "Biggs" Burke.
Have released films such as "Streets is Watching", "Backstage" and "State Property". Three feature films (Paid in Full, Paper Soldiers and Death of a Dynasty) will hit theaters soon.
Established in 1999, Rocawear grossed $150 million in 2001 and is expected to gross $250 million in 2002. Distributed throughout Europe, Japan, Canada and the US. The line carries mens, womens, girls, boys, big and tall, lounge wear, hats and belts.
Premium two grain, triple distilled Scottish vodka distributed by Roc-a-fella in the US.
Elite sports bar in New York City.
S.Carter shoe collection- The S.Carter marks the 1st time a non-athlete has ever had a signature shoe.
Charitable organization founded by Damon Dash in order to benefit the underprivlidged children of New York City.
Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund
Pays for the college tuition of Marcy area high school students who meet the criteria.
Annual Jay-Z Santa Claus Toy Drive
Each year he supplies thousands of dollars in toys for the children of Marcy in Brooklyn.
Best Rap Album - "Vol.3.. Life And Times of S. Carter
Best Rap Performance by Duo or Group - "Big Pimpin"
Best Rap Album - "The Blueprint" Best Rap Solo Performance - "IZZO (HOVA)" Best Rap Performance Duo/Group - "Change the Game" (with Beanie Sigel and Memphis Bleek)
Lyricist Of The Year, Solo
Best Hip Hop Artist, Solo
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
SOUL TRAIN AWARDS
Sammy Davis Jr. Entertainer Of The Year
Album Of The Year "The Blueprint"
AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist
BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
1999 Rap Artist Of The Year
MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS
Best Rap Video- "Can I Get A..."
Best Video From A Film- "Can I Get A..." Viewer's Choice- "Can I Get A..."
Unplugged Blueprint - December 2001
Only Hip Hop artist to release an all UNPLUGGED CD 1st artist to be featured on BET's "Blueprint"
Showtime presents... Jay-Z LIVE - February 22, 2003 on SHOWTIME; live from Memphis, TN preceding the Tyson vs. Etienne fight. This marked the first time a hip-hop artist has ever had a full-length concert broadcast live on television.
Hard Knock Life Tour Headlined most successful hip hop tour to date. Sold out in 52 cities.
The Blueprint Lounge Tour(2001) Sold out
Sprite Liquid Mix Tour(2002) Headliner for acts such as 311 and Hoobastank
Rock The Mic Tour (summer 2003) Co-headlining the hottest tour of the summer with 50 Cent.
--- from the official Jay-Z website