What Do You Know About Jay Z

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What Do You Know About Jay Z

In the world of hip-hop or rap music, several great icons have grace this genre of music leaving their indelible mark on the stage, Jay Z is a popular American pop artist, take a quiz and see what you know about him


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jay Z is a multitalented America hip-hop artist that grace the rap genre for 3 decades and still performing, what is his real name?
    • A. 

      Shawn Jay Carter

    • B. 

      Shawn Corey Carter

    • C. 

      Shawn Corey Jigaman

    • D. 

      Shawn Carter

  • 2. 
    He is known by his stage name, this professional musician and businessman is one of the bestselling musicians of all time, having sold more than?
    • A. 

      100 million records

    • B. 

      200 million records

    • C. 

      80 million records

    • D. 

      50 million records

  • 3. 
    Every year end always have musician being rewarded for their hard work, different media houses giving the award, BET, Grammy, Video and music awards, how many Grammy does Jay z have to date?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      20

  • 4. 
    He is a married man, a father of 3 children, married to another iconic RnB musician and a start in her own rights, what is the name of his spouse
    • A. 

      Beyonce Carter

    • B. 

      Jada Pinket

    • C. 

      Beyonce Knowles

    • D. 

      Beyonce Carter-Knowles

  • 5. 
    Born in the city of Barrow Brooklyn, New York in the 90s, he started his music career in his early years, what is the name of his parent?
    • A. 

      Gloria Carter and Adnes Reeves

    • B. 

      Shawn Carter and Revees Moore

    • C. 

      John Carlo and Maurice white

    • D. 

      Beyonce and Blue Ivy

  • 6. 
    Major record label did not want to sign Jay z and give a record deal which made him sell CDs out of his car with Damon Dash and Kareem Biggs, created Roc-A-Fella Records as an independent label in?
    • A. 

      1992

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      1994

  • 7. 
    He later strikes a distribution deal with Priority, Jay z released his 1996 debut album Reasonable Doubt with beats from acclaimed producers such as DJ Premier and Super DJ, and an appearance by?
    • A. 

      Eminem

    • B. 

      Tupac

    • C. 

      Dr. Dre

    • D. 

      Notorious BIG

  • 8. 
    Having been getting more recognition and acceptance he reached a new distribution deal with Def Jam in 1997 released his follow-up ‘In My Lifetime Vol. 1’ produced by?
    • A. 

      Suge Knight

    • B. 

      Def Jam

    • C. 

      Dr. Dre

    • D. 

      Sean Combs

  • 9. 
    At the start of the American Gangster album, the single ‘Blue Magic’, Jay z offers a dealer’s manifesto while making references to political figures of the late 1980s, which names did he mention?
    • A. 

      Lincoln, Bush and Reagan

    • B. 

      Reagan, Oliver North and Iran-Contra

    • C. 

      Obama, Bush and Trump

    • D. 

      Reagan, Oliver and Trump

  • 10. 
    Another notable about the ‘Blue Magic’ music was Jay Z flashing 500 euro notes which made Harvard Business School professor Rawi Abdelai called this act a?
    • A. 

      Next step in American pop music

    • B. 

      Bawling hard

    • C. 

      Arrogance

    • D. 

      Turning point in American pop culture