Gold Jay Z by Jay-Z, Released in 2013, Gold Jay Z is the first fragrance from renowned hip hop artist Jay-Z.
With a blend of fruit, spices, and floral scents, the fragrance is fresh and sweet, but also strong. The base consists of amber, vanilla, teak wood, and myrrh. At the heart, musty vetiver blends with sweet pink pepper, violet leaf, and lavender. Lemon and blueberry are refreshing top notes along with ginger and cardamom.
Though he is new to perfuming, Jay-Z is an influencer in fashion, luxury brands, and many other areas. He has co-founded, co-owned, or funded several companies, including the 40/40 Club, Rocawear, and the Brooklyn Nets. Perhaps equal to his own accomplishments, he is known for marrying singer and songwriter Beyoncé Knowles. Alongside him in the creation of Gold Jay Z was Ilias Ermenidis, an experienced perfumer from Istanbul. Ermenidis has created fragrances for Victoria’s Secret, Oscar de la Renta, Gucci, Vera Wang, and more. He has been in the business since the 1980s.