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JAY-Z Speaks with Minnesota Governor and Releases Statement on George Floyd

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During a press conference Saturday night, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz revealed he received a phone call from JAY-Z, requesting a stronger course of action for justice of the murder of George Floyd. “I received a call last night – to understand how big this was – from Jay-Z. Not international performer but dad stressing to […]

Rihanna, JAY-Z, and Jack Dorsey Link Up for $6 Million Coronavirus Relief Fund

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Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation, Jack Dorsey’s #StartSmall, and JAY-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation have joined forces to launch a coronavirus relief fund. The three foundations announced the giveback today, with funds equaling over $6.2 million. As per a press release on the grants, it has been said that the funds will go towards “protecting and serving […]

Boosie Badazz Says JAY-Z Tried to Get Him to Apologize to Dwayne Wade

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The Internet dubbed Boosie Badazz an essential worker during the Quarantine because of his trendsetting Instagram live sessions. He made an appearance on The Breakfast Club via webcam and said that he received a warning from the social media platform for paying women to get nude on his live. As a result, he will be […]

Rihanna Surpasses JAY-Z, The Beatles for Most Top 40 Hits With PARTYNEXTDOOR Collaboration, ‘Believe It’

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Rihanna hasn’t dropped music in four years but she continues to make history. Her collaboration with PARTYNEXTDOOR, “Believe It” is sitting at the No. 23 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. The PARTYMOBILE cut marks Riri’s first feature since DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts.” She made a subtle appearance on Jay Electronica’s A Written Testimony, but […]

Jay-Z And Meek Mill’s REFORM Alliance To Send 100K Masks To Prisons And Jails In NYC, Tennessee, Mississippi

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According to a confirmed report from CBS News, REFORM Alliance, the inmate advocate organization founded by Meek Mill and Jay-Z, will be sending 100,000 surgical-style masks to correctional institutions around the country in an attempt to curb the spread of the Coronavirus inside of the jails and prisons. With the unprecedented number of Coronavirus cases […]

Rihanna and JAY-Z’s Foundations Donate Funds to COVID-19 Relief

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Last week Rihanna’s Clara Lion Foundation distributed $5 million to numerous community health organizations that are aiding in combatting the spread of COVID-19. Those funds went to purchasing critical protective gear, medical supplies, equipment, and access to food across multiple regions. Today, the Foundation returns with JAY-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation in the combined amount of […]

JAY-Z ‘Tackled’ NFL Deal Backlash in New Verse

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Yo, so it really happened. Jay Electronica dropped his debut album, A Written Testimony. For those who have listened you will find The-Dream and Travis Scott as features along with a ton of new bars from JAY-Z. Throughout 2019, Hov received criticism for his deal with the NFL, which has sparked the Inspire Change initiative […]

Happy Birthday Beanie Sigel!

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Born on this date in 1974 in the City of Brotherly Love, Dwight Grant aka Beanie Sigel aka Beans morphed into a icon in the Philly Hip Hop scene as the leader of the now defunct Roc-A-Fella Records’ State Property. Even with all of his legal troubles and the untimely split of the Roc, Beanie […]

Jay Electronica Says His Album is Complete, Set to Drop in 40 Days

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It’s been 10 years since Jay Electronica dropped “Exhibit C” and set everybody’s headphones ablaze. Since then new tunes from the Roc Nation rapper have been scarce, however, it appears he is finally ready. In a quick spurt of tweets Thursday night, Jay Elect revealed that his album is done and is seemingly titled A […]

Oh You Tryna Kick Knowledge: JAY-Z Launches Lecture Series At Columbia University

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In a nod to his versatility, JAY-Z took to the Ivy Leagues to give a lecture on his impact on African-American culture. On February 4, Columbia University’s African American and African Diaspora Studies (AAADS) Department launched the Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter Lecture Series. Carter spoke to Jelani Cobb, Columbia’s Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism, staff […]