Articles Tagged with jay-z

Jay Z Aspiro Acquisition, Musicians Turn Avengers Against Spotify

Jay Z Acquires Aspiro

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… @GlobalGrind — MUSIC BY NOW (@MUSICBYNOW) March 15,… Read more »

Jay Z Pays $54 Million For Music Streaming Company


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]

Jay Z

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 »

Rihanna, Blue Ivy Share Precious Moment At The Grammys [Photo]

Rihanna Blue Ivy

Rihanna and Blue Ivy shared a precious moment at the 2015 Grammy Awards, and it was caught by a camera. According to Mail Online, RiRi took a moment to chat with — and hug – 3-year-old Blue, who attended the show with her parents Jay Z and Beyonce. The site even likened Rihanna to Blue’s… Read more »

Dame Dash Enters The Ring In The Jay Z And Funkmaster Flex Beef

Dame Dash Speaks On Jay Z And Funkmaster Flex Feud

Dame Dash has a little something to add to the beef between Jay Z and radio personality Funkmaster Flex. The fight started when Flex accused Jay of stealing “the blueprint of his digital app under the guise of an interview,” according to BET. Dame Dash weighs in on his #BETHonors speech and the @funkflex vs… Read more »

Blue Ivy Is All The Disney Princesses In Adorable Family Photos

Blue Ivy Is a Little Princess

Blue Ivy is definitely a little queen in the making — all you have to do is check out Beyoncé’s Instagram page and Tumblr to see that she’s a living Disney princess. According to Us Weekly, baby Blue turned three years old on January 7, and the littlest Carter celebrated her birthday with a Frozen-themed… Read more »

Jay Z Called A ‘Pimp’ By Mike Huckabee For Exploiting Beyoncé

Jay Z and Beyonce, via IB Times

Possible presidential candidate for 2016 Mike Huckabee has offered up some biting words in his new book God, Guns, Grits and Gravy about rapper Jay Z and his relationship with wife and musical icon, Beyoncé. The Fox News commentator includes an offensive statement in which he calls Jay Z a “pimp” who exploits his wife…. Read more »

Did Beyonce And Jay-Z Buy Blue Ivy An Island For Her Birthday?


Blue Ivy Carter reportedly received a gift of all gifts for her birthday on Wednesday – her very own island. Media Takeout claims that singer Beyoncé and Jay-Z decided to invest in an island located off the coast of Thailand as a present for their daughter’s third birthday. An inside source reportedly opened up to… Read more »

Beanie Sigel Lung Removed Due To Drive-By Shooting Damage

Beanie Sigel

Rapper Beanie Sigel reportedly had his lung removed recently. TMZ reported on Wednesday that there was nothing else that doctors could do to save the lung, which is why the non-elective removal surgery was conducted. According to the report, Beanie Sigel’s lung was filled with bullet fragments after being a victim of a drive-by shooting… Read more »