Jay-Z: Hip-Hop Mogul

Jay-Z: Hip-Hop Mogul

by Paul Hoblin

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Blinding flashbulbs. Red-carpet appearances. Devoted fans. How does someone capture the spotlight and become an A-list celebrity? Contemporary Lives introduces high-profile personalities in present-day culture. Explore how these headliners made their career breaks and how they are currently making names for themselves. From hip-hop to country, reality TV to movies, get the scoop you need to know about today's top Contemporary Lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617833250
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 12/15/2011
Series: Contemporary Lives Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1050L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1 Famous New Yorker 6

2 Growing Up 14

3 The Road to Rap 22

4 More Rapping and Dealing 30

5 Convincing the Reasonable Doubters 40

6 More Music 50

7 Crime and Relationships 58

8 Retirement and Getting Hired 68

9 Giving Back 78

10 Looking Toward the Future 86

Timeline 96

Get The Scoop 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About The Author 112

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