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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 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 Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. Their hiatus saw the release of Beyoncé's debut album, Dangerously in Love, which established her as a solo artist worldwide; it sold 11 million copies, earned five Grammy Awards and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy". Following the disbandment of Destiny's Child in June ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 36

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

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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 several record labels, and she subsequently signed a contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning for its then-president, hip-hop producer and rapper Jay-Z. Both her debut album, Music of the Sun and its follow-up A Girl Like Me peaked in the top ten on the US Billboard 200; the former featured the commercially successful song "Pon de Replay" while the latter produced her first Billboard Hot ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 30

Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados

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#4 on The Best Current Female Singers

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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 the boy band NSYNC, which eventually became one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. During the group's hiatus, Timberlake released his solo studio albums Justified and FutureSex/LoveSounds; the former spawned hits "Cry Me a River" and "Rock Your Body", while the latter debuted atop the U.S. Billboard 200 and produced the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "SexyBack", "My Love", and "What ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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

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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 musical artists including Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Janet Jackson. His style of production originally used high-pitched vocal samples from soul songs incorporated with his own drums and instruments. He later broadened his influences to include 1970s R&B, baroque pop, trip hop, arena rock, house, folk, alternative, electronica, synthpop, industrial, and classical music. West was raised in a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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