Shawn Corey Carter was born on this day, December 4th, in 1969, which makes him 36 years old today. Jay-Z is featured in a December issue of Rolling Stone. In the article he discusses his childhood and why it was hard for him to get close to women. He even says that he has never had his heart broken by a woman, because he's never allowed himself to get that close to a woman to have his heart broken. Beyonce must be an exception because Jay-Z and Beyonce are really close. I guess when Damon Dash said Beyonce changed Jay-Z's life, he wasn't playing around. Click the link below the pictures to read the article.