Jay Z Accomplishments

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Jay-Z for years has been arguably one of the best rappers in the industry. He is one the world’s best selling artist of all time, selling more than 100 million records also receiving 21 Grammy Awards. Jay-Z was never handed anything in life, he worked for all of his success and risked a lot to be where he is today. Born and raised in the projects and into a poor family sat him up for failure but Jay-Z beat the odds to be where he is today. He now raps about his success and tells a story to the people who are in the same situation as he was so that they have something to look up to. His success gives him bragging rights to express in his music because he is proud of how far he made it and what he had to overcome and is now living his dream. Jay-Z represents the American dream in the song “Who Gon’ Stop Me” through achievement, materialism, and accomplishment. Jay-Z has overcome many obstacles in his life to be where he is today. Born and raised in a poor home in the projects in New York is nearly impossible to make it out successful. Jay-Z never gave up and kept the goal in his head to be the person he is today which is one of the most successful rappers in music. The song is titled “Who Gon’ Stop Me” and he repeats those words many times in the song because he was not stopped from achieving his American dream. He is saying he cannot be …show more content…
The American dream is sought to be what your big goal in life is and how you got there. Jay-Z achieved many things in his rap career to make him one of the greatest rappers to live like selling 100 million records. His materialism is something to take pride in and ir represents his fame and success by showing off his items. He then shows most importantly all that he accomplished in his life and what led up to his success from being a poor kid in the projects to the best rapper in

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