Name: Jay Z
Birth Name: 
Shawn Corey Carter
Birth Date: 
December 4, 1969
Birth Place: 
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Musician / Producer
Relationship Status: 
Married to Beyonce
Celebrity Ranking # 281

Jay Z Announces Birthday Vegan Challenge with Beyonce Knowles

Posted Wednesday December 4, 2013 10:30 AM GMT

With just three weeks to go until Christmas Day, Jay Z and Beyoncé Knowles have decided to undertake a 22-day challenge of living vegan in honor of the “99 Problems” rapper’s 44th birthday.

Last night (December 3) Jay posted a message on his Life and Times blog to alert his fans to the news, citing psychological research in his reasoning.


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Jay Z Pulls The Plug on Barneys “A New York Holiday” Launch Party

Posted Tuesday November 19, 2013 2:15 PM GMT

He was all set to kick off his “A New York Holiday” collaboration with Barneys, but now Jay Z has been forced to back out of the gig.

Originally scheduled for this Wednesday (November 20), the shindig will not go on due to “unforeseen circumstances.”


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Jay Z Heads to the Studio as Barneys Launch Party is Cancelled

Posted Monday November 18, 2013 8:50 PM GMT

He may have retired for a short time during his career, but Jay Z is staying in the rap game as he headed to a music studio in Soho in New York City on Monday (November 18).

As previously reported by GossipCenter, the multi-talented mogul recently decided to go forward with his collaboration with Barneys New York, despite the multiple claims of racial profiling.


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Jay Z to Continue Barneys Collaboration with a Bonus to his Charity

Posted Saturday November 16, 2013 12:16 PM GMT

Taking the time to look into the allegations himself, Jay Z decided to go forward with his collaboration with Barneys New York after claims of racial profiling.

In a statement, the "Holy Grail" rapper reveals, "My team has been privy to the status of the Barneys third party consultant investigation. In continuing our research, we also contacted the New York State Attorney General’s office for the status of their investigation into both Barneys and Macy’s. Those findings are not yet available."


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Beyoncé Shares a Touching Father-Daughter Moment Between Jay Z and Blue Ivy

Posted Monday November 4, 2013 10:20 PM GMT

Giving fans a glimpse into the intimate relationship between a father and his baby girl, Beyoncé posted a photo of Jay Z and Blue Ivy to Tumblr recently.

In the adorable photo, the "Holy Grail" rapper lifts his little one over his head while standing ankle-deep in a shallow infinity pool.


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Barneys New York Issues Apology to Jay Z

Posted Wednesday October 30, 2013 5:18 PM GMT

He has a massive partnership with Barneys New York slated to kick off for the holidays, but Jay Z has been getting pressure to back out due to the store’s racial profiling scandal.

However, head honcho Mark Lee has personally apologized to the “99 Problems” rapper for his company’s sins, hoping his words will be sufficient atonement to keep the business venture on track.


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Jay Z Responds to Racism Claims Against Barneys

Posted Sunday October 27, 2013 1:05 PM GMT

Frustrated at what he believes to be knee-jerk reactions, Jay Z has broken his silence on the allegations of racial profiling at Barneys New York.

Currently collaborating with the luxury retailer, the rapper is well aware of the petition to rescind the deal and calls for him to denounce the company.


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Fans Ask Jay Z to Sever Ties with Barneys New York

Posted Friday October 25, 2013 2:50 PM GMT

He’s one of the most successful entertainment moguls of all time, but Jay Z may have hit a sour note in his partnership with Barneys New York.

According to a report, the “Picasso Baby” is teaming with the high-end retailer to release his New York Holiday collection of jackets, watches, backpacks, and scarves, but after the store was involved in alleged racial profiling of customers, he may reconsider the deal.


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