LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 06: Producer Shawn Carter AKA Jay-Z attends "The Harder They Fall" World Premiere during the 65th BFI London Film Festival at The Royal Festival Hall on October 06, 2021 in London, England.

Jay-Z is one of the most influential artists that only scratches the surface at hip-hop alone. Jay-Z, born Shawn Carter, has continued to stay relevant through music and lucrative business deals that made him the first rapper billionaire. As of 64th Grammy Awards, he is now the most Grammy-nominated artist with 83 nods surpassing Quincy Jones. Jay-Z continues to set the standard in hip-hop by reaching to new heights of success.

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