He has also had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one ("Empire State of Mind") as lead artist.In 2009, he was ranked the tenth-most successful artist of the 2000s by Billboard as well as the fifth top solo male artist and fourth top rapper behind Eminem, Nelly, and 50 Cent.It is not known when the musical couple will return home with their newborns, but the site revealed doctors are keen to keep them in care 'until they are stabilised'.The baby boy and girl are thought to be currently under 'bili lights' - which work to reduce bilirubin in the blood, therefore getting rid of jaundice.abandoned the family, Shawn and his three siblings were raised by their mother, Gloria Carter.Reeves would later meet and reconcile with Jay-Z before dying in 2003.The treatment is not thought to have long-term effect on the newborns.
He also founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and is a certified NBA and MLB sports agent. Just to see her—‘Daddy song, more, Daddy.’ She’s genuine, she’s honest, because she doesn’t know it makes me happy. Sometimes we’d pay the light bill, sometimes we paid the phone, sometimes the gas went off. There wasn’t any place you could go for isolation or a break. wine and dine.” He tells Robinson that “of course” he pursued Beyoncé, and when asked if he hadn’t been Jay Z—say, he had been a gas-station attendant and she pulled up—would he have been able to date her, he responds, “If I’m as cool as I am, yes. She’s gangsta now.”As for the rumors of Beyoncé’s not really having been pregnant with their first child, Jay tells Robinson, “I don’t even know how to answer that. You know, I felt dismissive about it, but you’ve got to feel for her. And even in hip-hop, all the blogs—they had a field day with it. ”Related: 100 Years of *Vanity Fair'*s Best Sports Photography Jay tells Robinson that he and Beyoncé trademarked their daughter’s name simply so others couldn’t exploit it for profit. On a record, that’s different.”Jay admits that, after all these years, he still loves to rap. At some point, you have to have an exit strategy, because your window is very small; you’re going to get locked up or you’re going to die.”Related: *Vanity Fair'*s 2013 International Best-Dressed List Speaking about his childhood, Jay tells Robinson they did the best they could to make ends meet: “We were living in a tough situation, but my mother managed; she juggled. But it was things like you didn’t want to be embarrassed when you went to school; you didn’t want to have dirty sneakers or wear the same clothes over again.”While he was growing up, Jay says, “crack was everywhere—it was inescapable. But I would have definitely had to be this cool.” Jay confirms that the line on his latest album, “She was a good girl ’til she knew me” is about Beyoncé, and when Robinson asks if she’s not a good girl anymore, Jay laughs, saying, “Nah. I don’t sit around with my friends and talk about money, ever. We are reposting it in anticipation of Saturday's HBO On the Run Concert.
With divorce rumors swirling around Jay Z and Beyoncé, it looks like the unthinkable might actually happen: Everybody’s favorite powerhouse duo may be headed for splitsville. ’ but I’m telling you, it was normal.”Jay’s checkered past taught him a few things that he says will come in handy in his new role as a sports agent: “I know about budgets. “To be in a drug deal, you need to know what you can spend, what you need to re-up.