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Sprint Buys 33 Percent of TIDAL for a Reported $200 Million

Sprint has purchased 33 percent of TIDAL, the music streaming company owned by Jay Z and two dozen other artists. Terms of the sale were…
Taylor Berman / January 23, 2017

Report: Barack Obama Inviting Jay Z, Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder to His Final White House Party

Last month, President Obama and the First Lady told People that they were planning a goodbye shindig at the White House, before Donald Trump takes office. The Washington…
Brian Josephs / January 4, 2017

Beyoncé Is Getting Sued for Using the Roc-A-Fella Logo in “Drunk in Love” Video

At around the 5:20 mark of Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love" video, Bey is seen hugging Jay Z as she clutches onto a studded Roc-A-Fella chain.
Brian Josephs / December 20, 2016

Watch the First Trailer for Jay Z’s Documentary on the Harrowing Story of Kalief Browder

In March, Spike will air Time: The Kalief Browder Story, a six-piece docuseries produced by Jay Z. The series chronicles the life and death of Browder, a…
Andy Cush / December 15, 2016

Taylor Swift Made More Money in One Year Than Beyoncé, Jay Z, and Justin Bieber Combined

Taylor Swift hasn't released a new album since 2014, but she tops the latest Forbes list of the highest-paid living musicians, pulling in $170 million in a…
Anna Gaca / November 30, 2016

Prince Estate Sues Jay Z, Says TIDAL Doesn’t Have Streaming Rights

Prince's estate has sued Jay Z's Roc Nation over its claim that TIDAL has exclusive rights to stream the late artist's catalogue, as Pitchfork reports.
Anna Gaca / November 16, 2016

Donald Trump Rips Jay Z’s Use of Profanity Immediately After Ted Nugent’s Profanity-Filled Introduction

Friday night, Jay Z, Beyoncé, and others performed at a rally for Hillary Clinton. Later that night, Donald Trump claimed he was not mad about…
Taylor Berman / November 7, 2016

Watch Beyoncé and Jay Z Stump for Hillary Clinton in Cleveland

As we learned a few days ago, a Jay Z endorsement is Hillary Clinton's latest attempt at securing her already comfortable lead among African-American voters. Their get-out-the-vote concert…
Anna Gaca / November 5, 2016

President Obama Again Discusses His Safe But Good Taste in Rap Music on Sway

Today, President Obama—who is doing whatever interviews he can and feels like—went on Sway in the Morning to talk about his taste in hip-hop, among…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 28, 2016

Jay Z Is Hillary Clinton’s Latest Attempt at Securing the Black Vote

In the latest effort to separate pro-Pusha T Hillary Clinton from pro-Crime Bill Hillary Clinton, Jay Z will perform at a Cleveland, OH concert to support…
Brian Josephs / October 24, 2016

Kanye West Says Apple/Tidal Drama Has Prevented Watch the Throne 2, Hurt Friendship With Jay Z

During his Saint Pablo tour stop at Seattle last night, Kanye West gave a mini-speech about why the Earth will have to continue rotating without…
Brian Josephs / October 20, 2016

Barack Obama Has Gone Too Far With This Workout Playlist

We can no longer trust Barack Obama during this 2016 election. Yesterday, the president released a new workout playlist. His playlists are usually the best I'm-old-but-I'm-hip…
Brian Josephs / October 19, 2016

Jay Z’s New Television Show Will Focus on the Army’s First African-American Sniper

Jay Z's two-year deal with the Weinstein Company will include a new NBC project focused around Nicholas "The Reaper" Irving, the first black sniper to serve…
Brian Josephs / October 12, 2016

Jay Z, Kanye West, and Frank Ocean Did Not Steal “Made in America,” Court Finds

A lawsuit claiming that Jay Z, Kanye West, and Frank Ocean ripped off another artist's song for their own collaborative track has been dismissed. As Pitchfork…
Kyle McGovern / October 11, 2016

Watch Alicia Keys Bring Out Jay Z During Surprise Times Square Concert

Two days after performing with Beyoncé at the final Formation World Tour date, Jay Z joined Alicia Keys on stage for "Empire State of Mind"
Taylor Berman / October 10, 2016
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