Jay-Z: Hip-Hop Mogul

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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 Beyoncé. 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.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF038100, JNF036060, JNF007040
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, Music
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2012-01-01
ISBN 9781617833250, 9781614786016
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 782.4216491
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Lexile 1050
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
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Author: Paul Hoblin