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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


BUSINESSES

Roc-A-Fella Records
The multi-million dollar, multi platinum empire built by Jay-Z, Damon Dash and Kareem "Biggs" Burke.

Roc-A-Fella Films
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.

Rocawear
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.

Armadale
Premium two grain, triple distilled Scottish vodka distributed by Roc-a-fella in the US.

40/40 Club
Elite sports bar in New York City.


ENDORSEMENTS

Reebok
S.Carter shoe collection- The S.Carter marks the 1st time a non-athlete has ever had a signature shoe.


PHILANTHROPIC

Team Roc
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.


GRAMMY AWARDS

2001
Best Rap Album - "Vol.3.. Life And Times of S. Carter
Best Rap Performance by Duo or Group - "Big Pimpin"

2002 Nominated
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)


SOURCE AWARDS

1999
Lyricist Of The Year, Solo
2001
Best Hip Hop Artist, Solo


BET AWARDS

2001
Best Male Hip Hop Artist


SOUL TRAIN AWARDS

2001
Sammy Davis Jr. Entertainer Of The Year
2002
Album Of The Year – "The Blueprint"


AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS

2000 Nominated
Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist


BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS

1999 Rap Artist Of The Year


MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS

1999
Best Rap Video- "Can I Get A..."
1999
Best Video From A Film- "Can I Get A..." Viewer's Choice- "Can I Get A..."


TV SPECIALS

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.


TOURS

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

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Available Albums



Jay-Z
The Black Album
2003



Jay-Z
Bad Boys II
2003



Jay-Z
The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse
2002



Jay-Z
Excuse Me Miss


Jay-Z
Kingdom Come


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