What Difference Does It Make?

Many Americans downplay the role that music plays in our lives, and exactly where these styles stem from. Over time, African Americans have paved the way for all music whether slavery, Civil Rights, or just plain protests. While this has been the case since the beginning of time, our people have not received the credit […]

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter Outline

Working Thesis: While the political system is in turmoil over our previous election, America has always depended on music to get her through the tough times. Over time, has Beyonce Knowles been a silent political figure that utilizes the message from her music to console  a confused America? “At Last” Etta James classic This classic […]

Jay Z

  Born Shawn Corey Carter December 4, 1969 (age 47) Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Occupation Rapper businessman Years active 1986–present Net worth $810 million (May 2017)[1] Spouse(s) Beyoncé Knowles (m. 2008) Children 3 Website lifeandtimes.com Musical career Genres Hip hop Instruments Vocals Labels Roc-A-Fella Priority Def Jam Roc Nation Associated acts High Potent Jaz-O Beyoncé Justin Timberlake Linkin Park […]


Born Beyoncé Giselle Knowles September 4, 1981 (age 36) Houston, Texas, U.S. Residence Bel Air, California[1] Other names Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Occupation Singer songwriter dancer actress record producer Years active 1997–present Net worth $350 million (May 2017)[2] Spouse(s) Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter(m. 2008) Children 3 Parent(s) Mathew Knowles Tina Knowles Relatives Solange Knowles (sister) Bianca Lawson (step-sister) Musical career Genres R&B pop […]