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Jeezy Predicts The Future Of His Defiance Fuel Brand — 'Probably Dr Pepper Or Somebody's Gonna Pick Us Up'

Jeezy is not letting up on building out his empire. As previously reported by AFROTECH, the entrepreneur also known as Jay Wayne Jenkins has made a name for himself in real estate in Atlanta, GA. In an interview with Forbes, he spoke on the fulfillment of it allowing him to take care of his family and serve as a testament to the challenges he once faced.  

Sep 11, 2023

Jeezy Explains How Things Went Left After Word Got Out That He Owned 'One Of The Nicest Steakhouses' In Atlanta

Sometimes things may be better left unsaid. While promoting his book, “Adversity For Sale: Ya Gotta Believe” in an interview on “The Daily Cannon Morning Show,” Jeezy recalled the aftermath of going public about one of his previous ventures that he once kept private. The rapper and businessman used to own a high-end steakhouse, American Cut, in Atlanta, GA.

Jul 19, 2023

Jeezy Recalls Reactions To Him Leaving The Streets For A Rap Career — 'It Was So Funny To People'

All it takes is one friend to encourage you to step into your greatness — even when others don’t fully see the vision. For Jeezy, that friend happened to be fellow emcee Tip “T.I.” Harris.

Nov 2, 2022

Does Jeezy Own Half Of Atlanta? — 'I Don’t Buy Chains, Watches, Cars ... None Of That. I Buy Property'

No matter what time of year, it’s always snowing when Jeezy is around. The self-proclaimed “snowman” is making it rain, or should we say “snow,” all over Atlanta with his real estate purchases and investments. Still grinding like it pots & o’s!! #SNOFALL out now ‼️ — Sno (@Jeezy) October 22, 2022

Oct 25, 2022

How Jeezy 'The enTRAPreneur' Went Beyond Hip Hop To Build A $10M Empire

Jeezy has been making a lot of headlines as of late. And that’s partially because of his high-profile relationship with “The Real” host Jeannie Mai. According to The Sun, Jeezy has definitely found the woman he loves. When Mai was on “Dancing with the Stars,” he rented out a billboard to promote his wife’s appearance on the show and encourage people to vote for her. Now, he’s expecting a child with her later this year. In an interview with WWD, Mai said that she particularly enjoys his sense of fashion. She also said that the trap music pioneer is “an amazing dad,” (he has three children from a previous relationship) and that she can’t wait to build a family with him. The couple previously suffered a miscarriage, but overcame that tragedy, as well. Not bad for the man born Jay Wayne Jenkins from Columbia, SC. Though he admitted he grew up in poverty, Jeezy worked hard and stayed focused on the prize, ultimately earning a $10 million net worth on the strength of his talent and hard...

Rapper Jeezy Goes From Artist to Executive in New Deal With Def Jam

Not only is veteran rapper Jeezy renewing his record deal with Def Jam Recordings — his music home since 2005 — he’s also signing on to the company as senior staff. According to Variety , Jeezy has inked a multi-faceted contract with Def Jam Recordings, inclusive of album releases as well as a consultancy with the label. “It’s an honor to return to the label I’ve called home for 15 years, not only as an artist but as an executive,” Jeezy told Billboard . “I spent most of my career learning from trial and error. I am happy to say that I am back on the team that helped me build my legacy from the streets to the boardroom and nothing makes me more fulfilled than being in a position to help guide and add value to the next generation.” In his new role, Jeezy will serve as a senior advisor to the interim chairman and CEO Jeff Harleston, where he will consult on matters related to A&R and artist development. “Jeezy is so meaningful to Def Jam; it’s legacy, it’s past, present and future....

Nov 13, 2020