16 Things You Didn’t Know About Jay Z

16 Things You Didn't Know About Jay ZJay Z is one of the most well-known American rapper. The 46-year-old has a long standing career and there are some Interesting Unknown Facts that many people don’t know about him. We are sharing the list of 16 Things You Didn’t Know About Jay Z. Shawn Corey Carter is an extremely successful entrepreneur and a rapper who has a big list of award-winning hip-hop albums. Here are some little known things about the man who has ruled hip-hop for the past two decades.

16 Things You Didn’t Know About Jay Z

  1. He Spoke to Biggie the Night He Died

Jay has a close companionship with the rap icon B.I.G and spoke on the phone with Biggie the night he was killed in Los Angeles in 1997.

  1. He Was Very Precocious

He was a child prodigy; when he was in the sixth grade his testing level was at a twelfth grade level, according to his teacher

  1. His father died

Rapper Jay Z father was died on the same day he inaugurated the opening of his night club.

  1. He’s loud child

His mom said that he used to be a very loud in childhood days, and kept the family awake at nights by striking drums and the furniture.

  1. Never embrace the life of a politician

He will never embrace the life of a politician, although he and American politician, Barack Hussein Obama are very good friends

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  1. Won 17 Grammy

The 46 year old Jay Z has won 17 Grammy Awards and sold more than 50 million albums worldwide.

  1. Beat Elvis’s record

American rapper Jay Z has beat the record of Elvis for having the most number one albums owned by a solo artist.

  1. Jay Z, Notorious B.I.G and Busta Rhymes studied in same school

He attended the same school as Notorious B.I.G and Busta Rhymes at Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School in Brooklyn, New York.

  1. His albumEmpire State of Mind’

‘Empire State of Mind’, Jay’s biggest single with 3 Grammy nominations and platinum sales across the world, staying at Number 1 in the US Billboard chart for five consecutive weeks.

  1. His favorite movie

His favorite movie, meanwhile, is a toss-up between ‘The Godfather’ and ‘True Romance’

  1. He’s a street hustler

During his days as a street hustler, Shawn Corey Carter carried a gun in a VHS box.

  1. Most powerful couple

Jay and Beyonce becomes the most powerful showbiz couple in the World in the year 2009.

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  1. 13. Co-owner of Brooklyn Nets

He is a part owner of the American basketball team, The Brooklyn Nets, his most beloved acquisition.

  1. He Has a Class Named After Him

In 2011, Georgetown University began a course titled, “Sociology of Hip-Hop – Urban Theodicy of Jay-Z.” The class is reportedly quite difficult, though it likely attracted many students because of the pop culture reference.

  1. Never writes down raps

Jay never writes his raps down, writing them in his head and memorising them before entering the recording studio.

  1. Jay Z Net Worth

Jay Z has an estimated net worth of $650 million.

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Above we have shared some Interesting Things You Didn’t Know about Jay Z, guys feel free to add any in the comments if we have missed out.

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