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Here's your essential guide to all things factual about JAY-Z, including his award wins, wealth, collaborations, albums and more.
The rapper, who was pictured in a Mercedes Benz, lived in London in 1989. JAY recorded music with Monie Love and soaked in the culture, before moving back to the States. Picture: Instagram
"He was on my song ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’, singing these background vocals and I didn’t even put his name on it,” Jay once revealed in an interview with NME.
JAY-Z was forced to become the man of the house at a very young age after his father Adnes Reeves walked out. The pair briefly renunited back in 2003. However Adnes died a few years later from liver disease, developed from a drinking problem. Picture: WENN
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