Whether you refer to him as Shawn Carter, Jay Z or the HOV, he is one of the most influential rappers and entrepreneurs to date. Being labeled as one of the world's best selling artists of all time; selling over 75 million records while taking home 17 Grammy Awards isn't that easy. Jay Z started his career in the early 90's but it wasn't until late 1998 that he achieved mainstream success. With the release of "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) Jay Z paved his way for rapper stardom. With numerous successful collaborations and chart topping hits Jay Z is on top of his game touring with the likes of Justin Timberlake and wife Beyonce. And it's no wonder when you hear hits such as "99 Problems" "Holy Grail", "Izzo(H.O.V.A), "Girls, Girls,Girls" and so many more. Fans are thrilled to see Jay Z tickets go onsale to see one of the biggest artists perform live. It's not a hard knock life for Jay Z anymore!