Jay-Z, also known as Shawn Corey Carter is from Brooklyn, New York. Born on December 4, 1969, Jay-Z would grow up to be an American rapper and successful CEO of Roc A Fella Records. Shawn Carter's stage names include: Jay-Z, S. Carter, Jigga, Hova, J-Hova, Hov and Young Hov. To date, Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce are regarded as the most prolific and successful American blend artists of the 1990's and 2000's. Jay-Z is known for his ability to freestyle clever lyrics that are both a play on words and seamlessly rhyme. Jay-Z's most recent concert tour with Justin Timberlake has been widely successful. Prior to collaborating with Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z co-wrote and produced "Watch the Throne" with Kanye West in 2011. With Gold Coast tickets, you've got a guy! Browse tickets for this famous Hip Hop and Rap icon to find a concert date near you.