I had a choice yesterday to do one of two things, make a lesson on Jay-Z, or do a tutorial on Greyson Chance. After careful thought my fourteen year old sister suggested that I do a lesson on "how to draw Jay –Z", step by step and this is mainly because he is a lot more popular than Mr. Chance. As you know rapper and entrepreneur Shawn Carter, is one of America’s hottest entertainers of our day. I’m not going to say anything negative because there is really nothing to say. For me one of the best rappers of the day is Tupac Shakur, but that’s my opinion. Anyways, Shawn came from a housing project in Brooklyn New York, and from there he used to sell crack, and even had to endure the hardships of growing up without a father. His dad left the family back in 1982 when Shawn was only thirteen when his dad left, and as you can imagine that must have been a big change in his life. He also went to school with Biggy Smalls, Busta Rhymes, and a few others. So where did the stage name ‘Jay-Z’ come from? Well, when Shawn started free styling in his neighborhood, he eventually was given the nickname Jazzy, and then from there, Jay-Z. As for his personal life goes, it’s no secret that he is married to singer Beyoncé Knowles, and for a while so many people questioned why such an attractive woman would date, or even marry someone like Jay-Z. I guess the saying is true; beauty is only skin deep and the one who sees the true beauty in you, wins your heart. Anyways, I guess this is going to be a big hit because I know there are a lot of fans that adore Jay-Z. I hope you have fun drawing him out, and hopefully you are successful with your task. Thanks guys and meet me back here later to see what else I have for you all.