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Jeezy puts Buckhead penthouse on the market



The Atlanta hip-hop artist formerly known as Young Jeezy and now known as just Jeezy has put his Buckhead penthouse on the market and is asking $1.1 million for the pad. (See gallery here).

Jeezy, 36, whose real name is Jay Wayne Jenkins, bought the three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom unit at The Phoenix on Peachtree on Peachtree Road for $1.3 million in 2007, according to Katy Klein of Redfin.com.The property, which is listed by Beacham and Company Realtors. has been on the market since Sept. 24.

The penthouse features 20-foot ceilings, a panoramic view of Atlanta’s skyline and lots of floor-to-ceiling windows – maybe not the best choice for those suffering from aeroacrophobia.

There are hardwood floors throughout, a gourmet kitchen, two private balconies and an elevator to the second floor.

The dominant color scheme throughout is white with splashes of gray – marble tiles, stainless steel appliances, elevators’ interior – and dark tones here and there, including the flooring.

According to Forbes magazine, Jeezy, 36, ranked No. 20 on its list of top 20 highest paid hip-hop artists for 2013 at $6 million, tied with drummer-DJ Questlove. That’s a fall from Jeezy’s 2012 placement of No. 16 on the Forbes list, when he took in $7 million and tied with Pharrell Williams.

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