Jay-Z has sold about 50 million records, received 17 Grammy's, has a net worth of about $500 million, and still manages to produce several songs and albums every year. In honor of Jay-Z's birthday, we decided to take a look at some of the ways he's managed to be insanely productive over the years.P
Jay-Z's been active since the 80s, but really came into his own in the 90s when he released his first album, Reasonable Doubt. Since then, he's had a ton of best selling albums and singles, released collaborations with everyone from Kanye West to R. Kelly, is credited as a producer for the video game NBA 2K13, and was once a part owner of the Brooklyn Nets. He's run a record label, clothing line, and a marketing team. Basically, he gets more done in a day then most of us do in a year. Here are a few tricks we've picked up from him over the years.