Jay-Z
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It's hard to imagine a more perfect success story than Jay-Z's remarkable ascendance to the top of the rap game. After a challenging childhood in a rough Brooklyn neighborhood and some time on the streets as a hustler, the rapper, otherwise known as Shawn Carter, followed his confident instincts by starting his own record label at a time when this practice simply wasn't done on such an ambitious scale. His debut album, Reasonable Doubt, became a critical favorite among those in the know and scored a gold single. But it wasn't until his third album, Vol. 2: Hard Knock Life, that Jay-Z transcended critically acclaimed status to widespread mainstream success thanks to a string of massive hits, most notably "Can I Get A..." Yet never one to be content, Jay-Z then embarked on a large-scale arena tour, elevating his popularity to even more astonishing heights. By the end of the '90s, he was arguably the most successful East Coast rapper, or at least the most recognized. By the time he ... Read full biography
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Kingdom Come
Jay-Z
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