Rap mogul JAY-Z turns 48 years old today (Dec. 4). The rap mogul whose real name is Shawn Carter has been in the rap game for 3 decades -- longer than most of his fellow rappers have been alive.
Celebrities of every stripe wished the old man a happy birthday on Twitter.com.
"[H]appy birthday Jay Z. Thank you for every single lyric and every ounce of knowledge you continue to share with us. legend," tweeted singer Bryson Tiller on Monday.
Jay-Z, a Sagittarius, celebrated his 48th birthday early with the Brooklyn Nets. Brent Yormark, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment ordered an intricately detailed custom cake commemorating the mogul's life and career.
Emory Jones posted a video showing off the cake on his Instagram.com account on Saturday.