On The Run Tour

Beyoncé & Jay Z

2nd show

AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA
August 6, 2014 / DOORS: 8:00 PM


AT&T Park

24 Willie Mays Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 972-2000


Jay Z

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known by his stage name Jay Z, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. In 2012, Forbes estimated Carter’s net worth at nearly $500 million. He is one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 75 million records, while receiving 17 Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all time, he was ranked number one by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. Three of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint(2001), and The Black Album (2003), are considered landmarks in the genre with all of them featured in Rolling Stone‘s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

As an entrepreneur and investor, Jay-Z co-owns the 40/40 Club, and is the co-creator of the clothing line Rocawear. He is the former president of Def Jam Recordings, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and the founder of Roc Nation. He also founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and is a certified NBA and MLB sports agent. As an artist, he holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200 with 13. Jay-Z also has had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one as lead artist. On December 11, 2009, Jay-Z was ranked as the tenth-most successful artist of the 2000s by Billboard as well as the fifth top solo male artist and fourth top rapper behind Eminem, Nelly, and 50 Cent. He was also ranked the 88th greatest artist of all time by Rolling Stone.

Jay-Z married American R&B singer Beyoncé in 2008. They have a daughter named Blue Ivy Carter, born January 7, 2012.


Jay Z: “The War On Drugs is an Epic Fail”

​In less than four minutes, Shawn Carter (along with illustrator Molly Crabapple) expertly breaks down the sickening results of the “war on drugs” and the… Watch


Talib Kweli feat. Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), Jay Z, Kanye West & Busta Rhymes “Get By (Remix)”


Beyoncé feat. Jay Z, “Drunk in Love”

Ten years and change after “Crazy in Love”, Beyoncé and Jay Z present a more inebriated follow-up as a part of the divebomb release of her new unpublicized… Watch


Jay Z feat. Justin Timberlake, “Holy Grail”

Jay Z’s video for “Holy Grail” is a bit more conventional music video than the last one, but it’s still quite a production. Off of Magna Carta… Holy Grail.​ Watch


Jay Z, “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film”

​Seems like Jay Z’s modus operandi, at least for his new album’s Magna Carta Holy Grail release promo cycle, is to bridge hip-hop toward modern art. Jay’s… Watch


Jay-Z, “Dead Presidents II” & “Can I Live” Live at Barclay Center

Jay-Z releases footage of some Reasonable Doubt material that he performed a month ago in Brooklyn, including an orchestral version of “Dead Presidents”.… Watch


Jay-Z, “99 Problems” at Obama Rally

He replaces “Bitch” with “Mitt”, but I’m just amused Jay could rap about him smuggling drugs to help someone get elected for President. Watch

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Will Smith and Jay-Z back Angela Davis documentary

Will Smith and Jay-Z announced last week their collaborative support of the documentary Free Angela & All Political Prisoners. Directed by Shola Lynch, and now… Read


Jay-Z and Kanye West, “No Church In The Wild”

French director Romain Gavras brings a bit of anarchy to the streets for visuals to this track from Watch The Throne. Watch

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The Brooklyn Nets have arrived, logo and style by Jay-Z

“Hello Brooklyn…” If you got the Beasie Boys in your head, or even Lil Wayne and 808’s, that may not be an accident. The playoff-less New Jersey Nets, with… Read

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Jay-Z’s entire SXSW set posted online on YouTube

American Express, who sponsored the live stream of Jay-Z’s show at this year’s SXSW in Austin, posted the entire recording of the show on YouTube today.… Read

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“Glory”, ode to newborn daughter, is the rawest Jay-Z track in years

Raw as in emotion, that is. Jay-Z and Beyonce just celebrated the birth of their daughter Blue Ivy Carter, and I was about to leave that kind of news, as… Read

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Jay-Z to play in Carnegie Hall in February

There’s an old joke about Carnegie Hall where someone asks another person on the street how to get to Carnegie Hall, and the answer was “Practice!” The old music… Read

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Jahi’s 10 Must Listen Summer Jams

Peace everyone. I’m going to do this like my radio show, Soulhop Radio, and say, less talk and more music. I hope everyone is enjoying the sun season of… Read

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Behind the scenes mini documentary with Jay-Z, Kanye and “Watch The Throne”

As if intentionally leaking “Otis” wasn’t enough, Jay and Yeezy [update: now henceforth known as “The Throne”] got their cinéma vérité on and… Read