One day after making his official debut on Instagram, American rapper and businessman Jay-Z has deleted his account. If you try to visit the @jayz profile, the text “Sorry, this page isn’t available,” will appear on your screen.
Jay Z joined Instagram on November 2 and within a few hours of activating his profile, he amassed over 1 million followers. He also became the only person to be followed by his wife Beyonce on Instagram. After he departs from Instagram, Beyonce is back to following no one.
The rapper/producer is well known for not being active on social media, so there was some excitement when he showed up on the photo-sharing app.
The superstar shared a photo from Netflix’s The Harder They Fall film, which he co-produced. He also uploaded an Instagram Story featuring a premiere countdown clock from the film. Jay-Z created the film, The Harder They Fall in collaboration with producer and director Jeymes Samuel, and producers Lawrence Bender, G. Mac Brown and James Lassiter.
Last month, the rapper opened up about why representation in Hollywood was important to him. The film features an all-Black cast, including Elba, King, Jonathan Majors, LaKeith Stanfield, Zazie Beetz, Edi Gathegi, R.J. Cyler, Delroy Lindo, Danielle Deadwyler, Deon Cole, and Damon Wayans Jr.
Recently, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Jay-Z tweeted and made a joke about his social media presence.
Jay-Z’s real name is Shawn Corey Carter, he was born December 4, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was one of the most influential figures in hip-hop in the 1990s and early 21st century. He began his musical career in the late 1980s, and co-founded the record label Roc-A-Fella Records in 1995. He released his debut studio album Reasonable Doubt in 1996 and went on to release twelve additional albums.
Jay-Z has gained significant success and media attention for his career as a businessman. He is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, with over 125 million records sold, has won 23 Grammy Awards, the most by a rapper, and holds the record for the most number-one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200 (14). He was ranked as one of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Billboard and Rolling Stone. Jay-Z was the first rapper honored in the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the first solo living rapper inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.