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Damon Dash Through The Years

A career time line of the meteoric rise and precipitous downfall of Jay-Z's old business partner.

See also: Hard Knock Life: The Ballad of Damon Dash

February 2014 Issue

1995: With partner Kareem Burke, Dash and Carter launch Roc-A-Fella Records and the next year release Carter's first album as Jay-Z, Reasonable Doubt, which goes platinum.

1999: Dash and Jay-Z cofound Rocawear clothing. Dash will later tell CBS, "I want it to be a $1 billion company."

Pictured: With then-fiancée Aaliyah weeks before her death, at the New York City premiere of The Others (2001).

Photographs: Getty Images
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