Nahziah Carter Recalls Story Of Jay Z Shooting His Father

Even if he goes on to have one of the most successful basketball careers in history, it’ll be one of the first sentences on his Wikipedia page. Nahziah Carter is a rising name in high school basketball. Already with a number of offers from top programs, he is waiting to hear from the absolute top-tier programs.

And to top it off, he’s Jay-Z’s nephew.

It can be hard living in the shadow of someone has accomplished so much. Carter is well on his way to achieving greatness in his own right, though.

In an interview with Bleacher Report, Carter discussed his rise in high school basketball rankings, and well as his famous kin.

Interestingly enough, Carter is the son of Jay-Z’s older brother. The same older brother that JayZ talks about shooting in his song You Must Love Me from his second album “In My Lifetime, Vol. 1.”

Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, said he felt like his life was over at the time of the shooting.

When asked if he has ever discussed the shooting with his uncle or father, Nahziah says he hasn’t. When the family does briefly discuss it, however, they find humor in the situation.

My father tells me some great stories from when they were growing up, and so does my grandma, but they don’t really talk about that one too much. My dad did something and they fought, but we don’t talk about it. My brothers and my sisters all know. Honestly, we usually laugh about it. I don’t know why, but we find it kind of funny. I mean, Jay Z shot our dad. That’s pretty crazy.

Nahziah Carter is an ascending star. Lately, he has seen his profile increase after posterizing dunks over Bol Bol, Minute Bol’s five-star rated son. As well as over top 2018 recruit Marvin Bagley.

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  • Michael NapolesCAMPUSSPORTS Writer
    Michael is originally from Miami, FL and is of Cuban descent. He holds BFA from the University of Florida/New World School of the Arts and is also a New York city based stand-up comedian. Michael is 5'11", but wears elevators in his shoes to make himself 6 feet tall. Twitter: @MichaelNapoles
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