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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Offers Legal Counsel to Phoenix Family Held at Gunpoint By Police, Calls Incident ‘Absolutely Sickening’

Photo: Slaven Vlasic (Getty Images for Sports Illustrated) If Clark Kent had a real life alter ego, it might be Jay-Z. The 49-year-old billionaire has been using his immense fortune and influence to save artists like Lil Wayne from the IRS, to pour $50 million into criminal justice reform and to otherwise balance the scales […]

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Lamar Odom Regrets Not Listening To Jay-Z’s Advice About Starting A Record Label

Uproxx Lamar Odom is working with the benefit of hindsight about a lot of things in his life, but one thing he made clear is that he should have listened to Jay-Z when it came to music. Odom appeared on the People’s Party With Talib Kweli and revealed that he was offered some advice about […]

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Forbes’ 5 Richest Rappers and What They Should Buy With Their Money

Photo: Michael Harriot/Nicholas Hunt (iStock/Getty Images) Forbes released its list of the five wealthiest hip-hop stars topped by Jay-Z, who Forbes recently declared the first billionaire rapper if you don’t count Donald Trump, whose multiple rap beefs, criminal history and love for the “stop snitching” movement technically qualifies him as a gangster rapper. Plus, we […]

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The Warriors Owner’s Wife Received Death Threats Because the Beyhive Is Petty AF

Photo: Thearon W. Henderson (Getty Images) The wife of Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob has reportedly received death threats after she decided, using her own free will, to crane her neck across Queen Beyoncé’s air space to speak with her majesty’s husband, who apparently does something in music. During Game 3 of the NBA […]

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The Warriors Owner’s Wife Received Death Threats Because the Beyhive Is Petty AF [Updated]

Photo: Thearon W. Henderson (Getty Images) The wife of Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob has reportedly received death threats after she decided, using her own free will, to crane her neck across Queen Beyoncé’s air space to speak with her majesty’s husband, who apparently does something in music. During Game 3 of the NBA […]

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This Is Not a Drill: Beyoncé’s Teasing New Merch—and Will Still Check the Hell Out of You for Invading Her Space

Photo: Ezra Shaw (Getty Images) Yes, life comes at you fast…but not as fast as a celebrity drop. The Hive caught some new buzz yesterday, as the @ShopBeyoncé account suddenly appeared on Twitter, cryptically beckoning her legions of fans with a hypnotic graphic (did she just implant a microscopic shopping device in my brain?) and […]

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Ain’t Nothing to It…Boss: It’s Official, Jay-Z Is a Billionaire

Jay-Z performs onstage at SOMETHING IN THE WATER – Day 2 on April 27, 2019 in Virginia Beach City. Photo: Brian Ach (Getty Images for Something in the Water) Big pimpin’, spendin’ cheese—but more more importantly, big pimpin’, makin’ cheese. A billion slices, in fact. At the end of 2018, Forbes announced Jay-Z as the […]

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Queen of the Jungle: Beyoncé Went Full ‘Nala’ for The Lion King-Themed Wearable Art Gala

Atmosphere at the WACO Theater Center’s 3rd Annual Wearable Art Gala on June 1, 2019 in Santa Monica, Ca.Photo: Gregg DeGuire (Getty Images) Leave it to ‘Yoncé to outdo even The Lion King. The Hive already considers her a work of art, but for the third annual Wearable Art Gala on Saturday, Beyoncé got literal […]

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Party for the Purple One: Jay-Z and Tidal to Host Release Celebrations for Prince’s Originals Album

(L-R): Musician Prince is seen on stage at the 36th NAACP Image Awards on March 19, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. Prince was honored with the Vanguard Award. ; Jay-Z performs onstage at SOMETHING IN THE WATER – Day 2 on April 27, 2019 in Virginia Beach City. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images), Craig Barritt […]

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Next Out of Prince’s Vaults: The Hits He Gave Away

Questlove, the drummer for the Roots who has a side career as a D.J. specializing in Prince tracks, is eagerly awaiting the arrival of “Originals,” a collection of 15 demos “the Purple One” made for songs that he gave away to other artists — fascinating rough drafts of genius for a supremely polished musician. But he […]

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Jay-Z And Tidal Are Hosting Wordwide Listening Parties For Prince’s ‘Originals’ Album

Getty Image With Prince’s estate releasing a “new” album, Originals, next month via Tidal, Jay-Z’s favored streaming platform is stepping up to celebrate and create a memorable experience for fans. The streaming service will hold multiple listening parties, with Jay-Z hosting a party planned for Los Angeles ahead of the album’s release on June 7. […]

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