Jay-Z: Hip-Hop Mogul: Hip-Hop Mogul (Contemporary Lives Set 1) (Library Binding)

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Jay-Z: Hip-Hop Mogul: Hip-Hop Mogul (Contemporary Lives Set 1) (Library Binding)

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This title examines the fascinating life of Jay-Z. Readers will learn about Jay-Z's childhood, family, time as a drug dealer, rise to fame, and relationship with Beyonc . Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores Jay-Z's early interest in music that led to the release of his albums Reasonable Doubt, In My Lifetime, Vol. 1, Vol. 2...Hard Knock Life, Vol. 3...Life and Times of S. Carter, The Dynasty: Roc La Familia, The Blueprint, The Blueprint 2: The Gift and the Curse, The Black Album, Kingdom Come, American Gangster, his record label Roc-A-Fella Records, his clothing brand Rocawear, his Grammy Awards, his time as Def Jam's CEO, which included signing stars such as Rihanna, Young Jeezy, Ne-Yo, Nas, and the Roots, and his philanthropic efforts. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Product Details ISBN: 9781617833250
ISBN-10: 1617833258
Publisher: Essential Library
Publication Date: January 1st, 2012
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Contemporary Lives Set 1