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Superstar Jay-Z is a hip-hop artist and entrepreneur. The media mogul has won nine Grammy Awards and nine MTV Video Music Awards. He is the founder of Roc-A-Fella Records and the Rocawear clothing brand, and he's the former CEO of Def Jam records. Today, Jay-Z is also part-owner of the New Jersey Nets and is married to singing sensation Beyoncé.
Jay-Z's O Interview
He may be a millionaire, but this Brooklyn-born rapper hasn't forgotten where he came from. Drugs, marriage...Jay-Z tells all.
Jay-Z vs. Elvis
In 2009, Jay-Z beat Elvis' record for the most number one albums in American history. Compare their high-profile lives and careers.
Beyoncé showed Oprah how to dance. Now, Jay-Z attempts to teach her how to rap! Watch as they improvise to the beat.
Behind the Scenes
See what happened when Oprah and Jay-Z returned to his childhood home. The exclusive backstory.
How Jay-Z Writes Lyrics
Jay-Z explains his creative process to Oprah. The secret to writing and memorizing original lyrics.