Rapper Jay-Z To Open Manhattan Hotel

3rd January 2008 (Last Updated January 3rd, 2008 09:23)

US rapper Shawn Carter, aka Jay-Z, is to launch a chain of five- star hotels. Carter recently bought a block of land in upmarket Chelsea, Manhattan, for US$66m through his company J Hotels. Jay-Z has already diversified from music into clothing, alcohol and the 40/40 Club spor

US rapper Shawn Carter, aka Jay-Z, is to launch a chain of five- star hotels.

Carter recently bought a block of land in upmarket Chelsea, Manhattan, for US$66m through his company J Hotels.

Jay-Z has already diversified from music into clothing, alcohol and the 40/40 Club sports bar chain.

By staff writer