5 Things You Might Not Know About Jay-Z 1. He taught himself how to ride a bike at the age of 4. 2. The moniker, Jay-Z, is a variation on his childhood nickname, "Jazzy." 3. His mom bought him a boombox for his birthday, hoping it might keep him out of trouble but what it really did was peak his interest in Rap & Hip Hop 4. He went to high school with Notorious B.I.G and Busta Rhymes. 5. He used to wake up his siblings with his "drumming" on the kitchen table.
To commemorate Lullaby Renditions of Jay-Z joining our Rockabye family, this random facts edition of Before They Were Rock Stars is dedicated to the Hova himself!