The album spawned two massive hit singles, "Excuse Me Miss" and "'03 Bonnie & Clyde", which featured Jay-Z's future wife Beyoncé.
He also founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and is a certified NBA and MLB sports agent.
abandoned the family, Shawn and his three siblings were raised by their mother, Gloria Carter.
Jay-Z's comeback single, "Show Me What You Got", was leaked on the Internet in early October 2006, scheduled to be released later on that month, received heavy air-play after its leak, causing the FBI to step in and investigate.
Jay-Z worked with video director Hype Williams, and the single's video was directed by F. The album features production from Just Blaze, Pharrell, Kanye West, Dr.
Along with future rapper AZ, Carter attended Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn until it was closed down. and Busta Rhymes, followed by a stint at Trenton Central High School in Trenton, New Jersey, though he did not graduate.