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Jay Z, Meek Mill, And Sixers Owner Michael Rubin Are Teaming Up For Criminal Justice Reform

Getty Image Jay Z, Meek Mill, Philadelphia 76ers owner Michael Rubin, and others are teaming up to create a criminal justice reform organization. Details of this new coalition, including the CEO of the group, will apparently be released in a press conference on Wednesday. Meek Mill became involved in the organization after his own negative […]

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Soulja Boy: Drake, LeBron James, Chris Brown Have All Beefed With Him

Getty Drake attends Wimbledon. Back in 2007, Soulja Boy’s Crank That was  a number one hit. It was also on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and he was listend on Forbes’ list of Hip-Hop Cash Kings of 2010 for earning $7 million for that year. With all of that success….Guess what? Soulja Boy taught Drake a […]

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Benjamin Brafman, Weinstein’s Lawyer, Is Said to Be Withdrawing From Rape Case

Benjamin Brafman, the high-powered lawyer who was poised to defend the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein against rape and sexual assault allegations in New York, plans to withdraw from the case, according to a person familiar with the discussions. Mr. Brafman will inform the court of his decision to withdraw as counsel for Mr. Weinstein on […]

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z Challenged Us to Become Vegan—Again. Their Wealthy-Ass Plants Probably Taste Like Fried Chicken

Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z look on before Miguel Cotto takes on Canelo Alvarez in their middleweight fight on November 21, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Photo: Al Bello (Getty Images) Beyoncé and Jay-Z wants us to go vegan—again. As her own Instagram has shown us, the H-Town vicious vixen typically switches to a strictly vegan diet […]

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Barack Obama Released His Favorite Songs, Movies and Books of 2018. Yes, It’s Black as Hell

Former President Barack Obama speaks onstage during the 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple Of Hope Awards on December 12, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Michael Loccisano (Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights) Barack Obama has spoken on his faves for 2018. Number 44 posted his favorite songs, movies and books […]

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Barack Obama’s Favorite Songs Of 2018 List Has Everything From Cardi B To Kurt Vile

Getty Image Barack Obama is a big-time pop culture fan, and he’s made it a tradition to take a minute at the end of the year to share the music he enjoyed the most over the past 12 months. Now Obama has shared his 2018 list of favorite songs (as well as books and movies), […]

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Secret Santa Helped Lil Wayne Out with His Taxes… and It Just so Happened to Be Jay-Z

Photo: Jack Plunkett (ASSOCIATED PRESS) After a protracted legal feud full of ugly revelations, countless seizures, and an attempt on his life, Lil Wayne finally severed his contract with Cash Money Records kingpin Bryan “Birdman” Williams and released Tha Carter V this summer after a 7-year wait. And keenly aware of the emotional and financial […]

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Puma and the Trayvon Martin Foundation Join Forces to Fight Gun Violence with the Release of New Sneaker

Screenshot: SoleCollector Since Jay-Z’s arrival as Creative Director earlier this year, Puma has experienced an unprecedented rebirth. And with their latest release of the Puma Clyde Court Disrupt, you can be fresh as hell if the Feds watching and support a worthy cause in the process. That’s because for each pair of kicks you purchase […]

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Jay-Z Reportedly Trying To Save Travis Scott From Himself—We Mean, the Super Bowl

(L-R): Travis Scott performs onstage during ‘Mac Miller: A Celebration Of Life’ Concert Benefiting The Launch Of The Mac Miller Circles Fund on October 31, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.; JAY-Z performs at Honda Center on October 27, 2017 in Anaheim, California. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images for LiveNation), Timothy Norris (Getty Images for ABA) […]

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Unreleased Music From Beyoncé Leaked and Somebody’s Probably Getting Fired

Image: Ezra Shaw / GETTY IMAGES It’s no secret that Beyoncé has no respect for our edges, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that she’d release music at some ungodly-ass hour. We learned that when the Beyoncé digital album dropped in 2013, and ever since that faithful night, we’ve all been on the edge […]

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Travis Scott Takes Super Bowl’s Halftime Sloppy Seconds After Everybody Else and Their Mama Turned It Down

Travis Scott performs at Madison Square Garden on November 27, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Theo Wargo (Getty Images) Travis Scott has gone full “Sicko Mode.” According to TMZ, the overly-manufactured and unseasoned band formerly known as Maroon 5 confirmed they’re adding Scott to their Super Bowl 2019 halftime show. Advertisement When everyone says no, […]

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Travis Scott Takes Super Bowl Halftime’s Sloppy Seconds After Everybody Else and Their Mama Turned It Down

Travis Scott performs at Madison Square Garden on November 27, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Theo Wargo (Getty Images) Travis Scott has gone full “Sicko Mode.” According to TMZ, the overly-manufactured and unseasoned band formerly known as Maroon 5 confirmed they’re adding Scott to their Super Bowl 2019 halftime show. Advertisement When everyone says no, […]

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Black Artists Are Rejecting Offers to Perform for Super Bowl Halftime Show

(L-R) Rihanna, Mary J. Blige, Cardi B, Andre 3000Photo: Pascal Le Segretain, Theo Wargo, Kevin Winter, Frederick M. Brown (Getty Images) After being offered the chance of a lifetime to perform in front of 100 million viewers, some of the music industry’s biggest stars, including Cardi B, Andre 3000, and Usher, have reportedly responded to […]

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Meek Mill’s ‘Championships’ Engineers Spoke On Giving His Album ‘The Classic Roc-A-Fella Feel’

Getty Image The early returns on Meek Mill’s Championships album are that the Philly artist delivered one of his finest bodies of work yet. But he didn’t do it alone. Meek refined the album’s polish along with his engineer Anthony Cruz as well as legendary engineer Guru, who has worked with a range of bigtime […]

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She Wore Every Country in Africa: How Beyoncé Slayed Global Citizen

Beyonce performs during the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at FNB Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.Photo: Kevin Mazur (Getty Images for Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100) How do you top a history-making appearance at Coachella, a couture-laden world tour, and a collaboration with Balmain? If you’re Beyoncé, you use a headlining […]

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Beyoncé And Jay-Z Headline the 2018 Global Citizen Festival to Honor Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

Beyonce and Jay-Z perform during Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at FNB Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.Photo: Kevin Mazur (Getty Images for Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100) At a respectable hour—2:47 p.m. EST on Sunday, to be exact—Beyoncé and husband Jay-Z’s philanthropy and benevolence blessed the world with a performance during […]

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Did He or Did He Not Take A Shot At Kanye on Meek Mill’s New Album? Jay-Z Clarifies 

By now I’m sure you’ve heard “What’s Free”—the blistering standout from Meek Mill’s latest release “Champions” that just so happens to feature some guys named Rick Ross and Jay-Z. Which of course means you’ve heard the Roc Nation ringleader make his bid for verse of the year with blistering lines like: “Since most of my […]

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