Funny! He's known for sending out subliminal messages that's often caught by rapper fifty and Eminem but...did his stage name really derive from a sign displayed at a subway station in his hometown of New York?
Say it ain't so:
Presto! Everything from Wikipedia to the hip-hop blogs will inform you that Jay-Z's name was derived from the J and Z subway lines at his home station when he was growing up in Brooklyn.
Is this fact?
Say it ain't so...