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Jay-Z is a Actor, Scriptwriter, Co-Producer and Sound American born on 4 december 1969 at New York City (USA)

Jay-Z

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Nationality USA
Birth 4 december 1969 (54 years) at New York City (USA)
Creator of Roc Nation

Shawn Corey Knowles-Carter (born December 4, 1969), better known by his stage name Jay-Z (sometimes stylized JAY Z), is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. In 2012, Forbes estimated Carter's net worth at nearly $500 million. He has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, while receiving seventeen Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all-time, he was ranked #1 by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. Two of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996) and The Blueprint (2001), are considered landmarks in the genre with both of them being ranked in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Jay-Z co-owns the 40/40 Club, is part-owner of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets and is also co-creator of the line Rocawear. He is the former CEO of Def Jam Recordings, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and the founder of Roc Nation. As an artist, he holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200 with twelve. Jay-Z also has had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one as lead artist. On December 11, 2009, Jay-Z was ranked as the 10th-most successful artist of the 2000s by Billboard and ranking as the 5th top solo male artist and as the 4th top rapper behind Eminem, Nelly, and 50 Cent. He was also ranked the 88th-greatest artist of all time by Rolling Stone. He married American R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles in 2008. They have one daughter named Blue Ivy Carter, born in January 2012.

Best films

The Great Gatsby (2013)
(Executive Producer)

Usually with

Damon Dash
Damon Dash
(8 films)
Beyoncé
Beyoncé
(4 films)
Kanye West
Kanye West
(5 films)
Baz Luhrmann
Baz Luhrmann
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jay-Z (19 films)

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Actor

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé, 2h17
Directed by Beyoncé
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Concert
Actors Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams, Solange Knowles, Jennifer Hudson
Roles Self
Rating76% 3.809653.809653.809653.809653.80965
Les 14 et 21 avril 2018, Beyoncé est sur la scène du Coachella Festival pour un concert (surnommé Beychella). Le film montre par ailleurs les coulisses et les répétitions du spectacle ainsi que certains détails de la vie de la chanteuse, comme sa seconde grossesse et son « retour aux affaires » après son accouchement.
Life Is But a Dream
Directed by Beyoncé
Origin USA
Genres Biography, Documentary
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Autobiographical documentary films
Actors Beyoncé, Solange Knowles, Kelly Rowland, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Matthew Morrison
Roles Self
Rating65% 3.2649253.2649253.2649253.2649253.264925
Pendant près d’une heure et demie, Beyoncé nous invite dans son monde, après la sortie de son album 4, pendant sa grossesse et après la naissance de son premier enfant.
Made in America, 1h30
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Concert, Musical films
Actors Jay-Z, Rita Ora, Kanye West, Jill Scott, Tyler, The Creator, Janelle Monáe
Roles Self
Rating49% 2.4611052.4611052.4611052.4611052.461105
Le rappeur Jay-Z organise chaque année le Budweiser Made in America Festival à Philadelphie. Ce film montre des extraits des divers artistes qui s'y sont produits.
Umbrella (music video)
Directed by Chris Applebaum
Origin USA
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Rihanna, Jay-Z

In general video represents various dance sequences in sexy outfits and video looks very beautiful and effective. In some scenes using visual effects.
Through the Fire, 1h43
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Documentary, Horror
Themes Sports films, Basketball films, Documentary films about sports
Actors Jay-Z, Spike Lee
Rating70% 3.5402653.5402653.5402653.5402653.540265
Since the age of nine, Sebastian Telfair has been a well known player on the basketball courts in his hometown of Brooklyn. Now entering his senior year of high school, Sebastian is determined to get his team, the Lincoln Railsplitters, to their third straight PSAL championship title. He is also faced with the decision to either attend The University of Louisville or make the jump from high school to the NBA in order to provide for his family and get them out of the projects of New York City. Telfair's environment also plays a big part in his life. He deals with a death and having the entire neighborhood depending on him to be next in the line of great New York point guards.
Fade to Black, 1h45
Directed by Pat Paulsen
Origin USA
Genres Musical theatre, Documentary, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Hip hop films, Musical films
Actors Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige, Rick Rubin, Sean Combs, Foxy Brown
Roles Self
Rating68% 3.443723.443723.443723.443723.44372
Le rappeur Jay-Z annonce qu'il prend sa retraite. Ce film retrace l'enregistrement de son dernier opus (à l'époque), The Black Album. Il s'entoure de ses collaborateurs habituels (Kanye West, Timbaland, Just Blaze, Pharrell Williams). En parallèle, on voit des images de son concert d'adieux au célèbre Madison Square Garden de sa ville natale New York où étaient présents de très nombreuses célébrités sur rap et du R&B.
Death of a Dynasty, 1h32
Directed by Damon Dash
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Musical films
Actors Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Kevin Hart, Rashida Jones, Devon Aoki, Charlie Murphy, Damon Dash
Roles Himself
Rating36% 1.8441.8441.8441.8441.844
A young journalist, David Katz, who writes for a hip-hop magazine called "Mic Check", starts following a music mogul around as part of a story and over time incorrectly starts to think he is part of that world, which leads to him writing an article for a gossip newspaper that starts a rivalry between the producer and his most famous rapper.
Paper Soldiers, 1h28
Directed by Damon Dash
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors Kevin Hart, Stacey Dash, Michael Rapaport, Damon Dash, Jason Cerbone, Charlie Murphy
Roles Jay-Z (Rapper in Studio)
Rating54% 2.703382.703382.703382.703382.70338
This hip-hop comedy from Roc-A-Fella Records' film division stars Beanie Sigel as a hot-headed hood bully that does small robberies to make some cash, Memphis Bleek as a thief of another crew, Myxt Matanza as the bodega owner and Jay-Z as the rapper himself. Kevin Hart plays a character who is part of a crew of thieves who does small time jobs like house breaking.
State Property, 1h28
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors Jay-Z, Damon Dash, Robert John Burke, Denyce Lawton
Roles Untouchable J
Rating43% 2.171932.171932.171932.171932.17193
Frustrated with being broke, Beans (Sigel) decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it. The film follows Beans and his crew, the ABM, as they take over the city, creating mayhem as their empire builds. Beans now struggles to maintain his family life while bumping heads with opposing gangsters and police. It all comes to a head when he cannot surpass the city's most notorious crew, run by Untouchable J (Jay-Z) and Dame (Dash). The moves Beans and the ABM decide to make come with severe consequences.
Backstage
Backstage (2000)
, 1h26
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Hip hop films, Musical films
Actors Jay-Z, DMX, Method Man, Redman, Ja Rule, Damon Dash
Roles Himself
Rating57% 2.8556652.8556652.8556652.8556652.855665
Les labels Def et Roc-A-Fella réunissent leurs rappeurs pour une tournée de 54 dates à travers les États-Unis (Charlotte, New York, Los Angeles, Denver, ...) et le Canada (une date à Montréal). Jay-Z, DMX, Ja Rule sont traités comme des stars, mais les « jeunes » derrière eux logent dans un bus sans aucun luxe. Les patrons des labels s'embrouillent. Les rappeurs rencontrent des filles très fans. Method Man et Redman laissent libre cours à leur imagination débordante et enfumante...