jay-z Famous Friends of Jay-Z

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List of famous people who are friends with Jay-Z, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with Jay-Z, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with Jay-Z. From the people who have had a falling out with Jay-Z to Jay-Z's current best friends and buddies, these are the people that Jay-Z has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of Jay-Z's celebrity bros are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of Jay-Z's friends that much better.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are Jay-Z's friends?" and "Which celebrities is Jay-Z friends with?"

Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Friends of Jay-Z
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Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z are friends, spouses, collaborators and co-headliners.

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny's Child. Managed by her father Mathew ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Television producer, Musician, + more

Credits: Austin Powers in Goldmember, The Great Gatsby, Dreamgirls, Epic

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#2 on The Best Current Female Singers

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#21 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#30 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Friends of Jay-Z
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Jay-Z signed his friend Rihanna to Def Jam Records and now she is a superstar.

Robyn Rihanna Fenty, known by her stage name Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer, actress, and fashion designer. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, her career began upon meeting record producer Evan Rogers in late 2003 through mutual friends; she recorded demo tapes with his guidance. Her tape was sent to ...more

Age: 29

Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados

Profession: Fashion designer, Songwriter, Actor, Music artist, Singer

Credits: The Hangover, Wreck-It Ralph, 21, I Love You, Man

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#7 on The Best Current Female Singers

#84 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#38 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#10 on The Most Iconic Celebrity First Names

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Justin Timberlake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Friends of Jay-Z
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Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z are bros. These two even co-headlined the Legends of the Summer Tour in 2013.

Justin Randall Timberlake is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child. In the late 1990s, Timberlake rose to prominence as one of the two lead vocalists and youngest member of ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: Love Actually, Get Smart, Inside Llewyn Davis, Bad Boys II

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#50 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#36 on The Best Solo Artists Who Used to Front a Band

#44 on The (Male) Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#31 on The Greatest '90s Teen Stars

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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Friends of Jay-Z
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Kanye West and Jay-Z used to be BFFs, but if you listen to Kanye's recent lyrics it would seem that they had a falling out.

Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, director, painter, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. West first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records; he achieved recognition for his work on rapper Jay-Z's The Blueprint, as well as hit singles for ...more

Age: 39

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, + more

Credits: The Great Gatsby, Mission: Impossible III, The Hangover, The Hangover Part II

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#44 on The Most Iconic Celebrity First Names

#3 on Celebrities Who Just Seem Crazy to You

#60 on Celebrities Whose Lives You Want

#64 on The Celebrities You Most Want To See Play Survivor

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