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Jay-Z at Stade de France

Jay-Z’s previous concerts at Stade de France

July 2018On The Run II

JAY-Z AND BEYONCÉ, the most powerful couple in the music industry is coming back for a new joint tour with On The Run II. The duo will perform on Saturday July 14th at Stade de France for a unique show.

September 2014On The Run Tour

Jay-Z at Stade de France


Biography of Jay-Z

Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Corey Carter, was born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn. Although he was involved in the drug scene, he decided to stop all of that in 1992 to concentrate on music.

Albums considered as classics

In 1996, he released his first album, Reasonable Doubt, on which he collaborated with Foxy Brown, Mary J Blige and Notorious Big, amongst others. A year later, he released a second album, Hard Knock Life, which sold over 8 million copies. In 2001, his album, "The Blueprint", marked his consecration, as it was considered to be one of the best albums in the history of Hip-Hop. In 2003, Jay-Z released "The Black Album", which was also recognised as a classic.

In the end, no less than 3 albums in his discography are mentioned in the famous Rolling Stone magazine ranking of the "500 best albums of all time".

Many collaborations

In 2003, Jay-Z released The Blueprint 2 on which Beyoncé, his girlfriend, accompanied him on one of the tracks, The Gift & The Curse. In 2006, he released Kingdom Come, produced by Kanye West, Timbaland and Dr Dre. In 2005, he launched the career of Rihanna with the single Pon de Replay. In 2007, he collaborated on her third album which was a real success, especially with the single Umbrella.

In his private life, he has been married to the R'n'B star, Beyonce Knowles, since April 4, 2008.

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