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Jay-Z, Beyonce Spark Outrage On Twitter Following Baltimore, Ferguson Protester Bail-Out Reports

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Jay-Z and Beyonce made headlines over the weekend after writer and social activist Dream Hampton spilled details about their questionable contributions to provide bail money for Ferguson and Baltimore protesters. As previously reported on the Inquisitr, the affluent billion-dollar couple reportedly “wired tens of thousands of dollars to activists” involved in the Baltimore protests following… Read more »

Damon Dash Slams Jay-Z? Former Partner Discusses ‘Honor Code’

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Did Damon Dash (also known as Dame Dash) slam Jay-Z in an interview with Larry King? When the subject of Jay-Z and Damon Dash’s current friendship status came up during an episode of Larry King Now, Dash basically blamed his former partner’s business partners for the “distance” that is currently between them. “Because of the… Read more »

Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Skip Epic Fight To Work On Baby Number Two?

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Celebrities dressed up and turned out for the highly-anticipated bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, but Kim Kardashian-West and hubby Kanye West were not among them. According to the Washington Post, the star-studded audience included Hollywood A-listers like Robert DiNero, Drew Barrymore, and Ben Affleck. Music Industry darlings like Nikki Minaj, Lil Wayne,… Read more »

Jay Z Is About To Go To War With Apple Over Tidal

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Jay Z’s month-old new streaming service, Tidal, has a powerful enemy. Its name is Apple Inc. and shots have already been fired in the battle over streaming. Music industry insiders told the New York Post that Apple has been purposely messing with Jay Z’s new business venture in an effort to squash it ahead of… Read more »

Music Fans Bash Jay-Z And Beyoncé’s Alleged Tidal Collaborative Album

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Jay-Z and Beyoncé are recording an album together and, as the Huffington Post reports, they are about to release it on the much-criticized music streaming service, Tidal. “It may be time to actually sign up for Tidal. The long-rumored Beyoncé and Jay Z joint album will reportedly be released exclusively on Tidal, according to DJ… Read more »

Jay Z’s ‘Tidal’ Streaming Service Sailing Into Troubled Waters

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Jay Z launched his Tidal music-streaming service on March 31 amidst a wave of hype and fanfare. The launch of Tidal was a star-studded affair, with Jay Z joined on stage by the likes of Madonna, Kanye West, Rihanna, and Daft Punk. Jay Z promised investors and potential subscribers alike that Tidal represented a change… Read more »

Kanye West Claims That ‘Tidal’ Is Not A Part Of Illuminati

Kanye West Claims That 'Tidal' Is Not Illuminati

Mere months after Jay-Z finalized a deal to acquire the Swedish streaming company Aspiro, co-investor Kanye West remains adamant that neither he, his co-investors, nor the company are related with the Illuminati, according to the Business Insider. After the $56.2 million purchase by Jay-Z, he hosted a huge press conference in New York City to… Read more »

Beyoncé Is Not Touring With Destiny’s Child

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Sorry to disappoint, but Beyoncé has no plans to tour with Destiny’s Child. It appears that the Daily Mail created a story out of thin air that claims Bey is about to go on a ten-year tour with her former band mates. “Daily Mail Online has learned exclusively that the threesome want to do another… Read more »

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin Together Again?

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Easter has been a busy holiday for Chris Martin. The Coldplay singer just arrived back from a holiday getaway in Mexico with Gwyneth Paltrow, causing the rumor mill to overflow with stories of a possible reunion, when Martin did an about-face and took off again, this time with (possibly) on-again girlfriend Jennifer Lawrence. As far… Read more »

New Beyoncé Song Gets Brutal Reaction On Social Media

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Social media can be tough on pop stars, even Beyoncé. She released a video on Jay-Z’s new Tidal streaming service and the reaction probably isn’t what Beyoncé was hoping for, especially on Twitter. @BeyonceExplicit #DieWithYou sounds like an alley cat being choked to death. Quit while you are ahead, darling! — Stephani Spangler (@StephanSpangl23) April… Read more »

Jay Z, Free Music, And The Reason TIDAL Changes The Music Industry

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Many have heard that Jay-Z recently acquired a new streaming service, TIDAL, but are they truly aware of the reasons behind it? This seemingly marks a game changer. Something similar to “for the people, by the people,” TIDAL is a music streaming service created “for the people, by the artists.” As from Jay-Z’s vision, it’s… Read more »

Jay Z Aspiro Acquisition, Musicians Turn Avengers Against Spotify

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Jay Z’s $56 million bid for Swedish music streaming company Aspiro has been accepted, paving the way for the rapper’s creation of an online rival to the likes of Spotify and iTunes. #music BIG MOVES! Jay Z Acquires Music Streaming Service “Aspiro,” After Powerhouse Meeting With… http://t.co/W1K2Z6i1z1 @GlobalGrind — MUSIC BY NOW (@MUSICBYNOW) March 15,… Read more »

Jay Z Pays $54 Million For Music Streaming Company

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Shawn Carter — better known as his rap alias Jay Z — has purchased a Swedish music streaming firm for a sum total of $54 million dollars (approximately £36 million), the Guardian reports. Jay Z’s company, Project Panther Bidco, made an offer to buy Aspiro back in January. While the offer required 90 percent of… Read more »

Jay Z To Pay: Are Album Songs Worth Stealing?

Shawn Jay Z Carter Has Agreed To Pay Bruno Spoerri For Uncleared Music Sample In 'Magna Carter' Album

Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, after denying the initial allegation of ripping off music for his Magna Carter album, admitted he’s guilty and agreed to pay a nice sum. Jay Z is no stranger to defending against people in opposition. However, this time, Carter was found in the wrong. In his song “Versus,” he did rip… Read more »

Jay Z’s First Rap Video Goes Viral On YouTube [Video]

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Shawn Carter, better known as Jay Z, has made his name as a rapper with amazing rhyming and writing skills. Having worked his way off the streets to become one of the richest hip hop artists to date, Jay Z’s lyrics have long painted a picturesque view of a man standing under a street lamp… Read more »