American rapper, Shawn Corey Carter popularly known as “Jay Z” or “Hov”, created a new playlist titled “Montecito” on Tidal in a bid to mark the memorial day.
The playlist contained a total of 22 tracks with spots from other rappers like Babyface Ray (A1 Since Day 1, 6 Mile Show, Family > Money ), Kendrick Lamar (Rich Spirit, Savior (interlude) and Silent Hill), Future featuring Drake and Tems (WAIT FOR U), Pusha T (Just So You Remember), Vince Staples featuring Lil Baby (EAST POINT PRAYER), Kodak Black (Purple Stamp and Super Gremlin), Kanye West featuring XXXTENTACION(True love), and many others.
In 2019, Jay Z was announced as hip hop’s first billionaire. He is undeniably one of the most successful rappers in the history of rap. Sometimes in November 2021, he opened an Instagram account that gained over 1.5 million followers within 5 hours. His account became the first Instagram account to be followed by his wife, Beyonce, and it was verified within 24 hours before he eventually deleted the account.
According to Forbes, his current net worth is around $1.3 billion, with his name being at Number 2076 on Forbes’ Billionaire’s list. Jay Z is the founder of a sports bar chain called “40/40 Club” and Roc Nation, a co-founder of the clothing retailer known as “Roca Wear”. He is also a board member of Tidal and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Project Panther Bidco.
News has it that he became a billionaire in the year 1999 as a result of the various businesses he had ventured into. He was also appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the record label “Def Jam Recordings,” and over the years he has been known as a great helper who has contributed to the commercial success of various artists such as Rihanna, Kanye West, and J. Cole.
He has released over ten additional albums, including: The Blueprint in (2001), The Blueprint2: The Gift & The Curse, which was a double album in (2002) , The Black Album in (2003), American Gangster in (2007), and 4:44 in (2017). He also released some full-length albums where he collaborated with other artists, like Watch the Throne (2011) with Kanye West and Everything Is Love (2018) with his wife, Beyonce.
His debut album, titled “Reasonable Doubt”, was released in 1996. This album was undoubtedly one of his most successful albums. On the Billboard 200, the album reached number 23 . This album is said to be later on included as number 248 in the “Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.
According to Wikipedia, the rapper has won over 80 awards so far in his music career, including 24 Grammy Awards, 6 Billboard Music Awards , 37 American Music Awards, 24 BET Hip Hop Awards, 14 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 BRIT Awards, 7 BET Awards, 2 MTV Europe Music Awards and many other music awards.
He held a concert on November 25, 2013 and tagged it “the retirement party,” where he announced his initial retirement from making new studio albums. He had earlier released his eighth studio album, “The Black Album,” that same year.
The legendary rapper usually shares a playlist of songs he enjoys listening to on Tidal. He recently released a playlist titled “Montecito” on May 30th with a total of 22 tracks in honour of Memorial Day.
Shawn Corey Carter, also known as “Jay Z” or “Hov,” an American rapper, has released a new Tidal playlist called “Montecito” in honor of Memorial Day.