Shawn Corey Carter known professionally as JAY-Z (formerly stylized as Jay-Z, Jay Z and Jaÿ-Z), is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, having sold more than 100 million records, while receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his music. MTV ranked him the “Greatest MC of all time” in 2006. Rolling Stone ranked three of his albums—Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint (2001), and The Black Album (2003)—among The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2017, Forbes estimated his net worth at $810 million, making him the second-richest hip hop artist in the U.S. – Wikipedia
It’s been a busy year for Shawn Carter, with the recent birth of twins, induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and an album recently released, Jay-Z has announced his 2017 “4:44” tour dates today.
The tour will kick-off in Anaheim, California and span 30 more dates landing him in Los Angeles on December 21. Jay-Z will also be playing Charlotte on November 16 at the Spectrum Center. This will be Hov’s first show back in the Queen City since the Magna Carter Tour in 2014.