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Jay Z Will Be The First Rapper Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

This is a Public Service Announcement: Jay Z will be the first rapper inductee in the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame. From hustling his way through the infamous Marcy Projects to becoming an unstoppable global business leader, the head-honcho of Roc Nation has had an impeccable career. Since the late 80s, the rapper has shared…

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Audio: DJ Khaled, “Shining” Feat. Beyoncé & Jay Z

Following last night’s Grammy awards, DJ Khaled  revealed a new collaboration with none other than Beyoncé and Jay Z. Dropping exclusively via TIDAL, “Shining” is bossy and for all the right reasons. After taking home Grammy’s for Best Music Video and Best Urban Contemporary Album, Queen Bey leads the single with empowering lyrics like “Money don’t make me happy / And a…

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Beyoncé and Jay Z celebrate New Life With Stunning Maternity Photos

Just when things could not seem more heavy, The Carters are spreading love and light with yesterday’s announcement that they’re expecting twins. Beyoncé took to Instagram to share the couples excitement about their newest additions. Queen Bey released a few absolutely stunning maternity photos following the announcement, giving us all the mother nature we need…

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Jay-Z Shares the First Trailer for ‘Time: The Kalief Browder Story’

The story of Kalief Browder is one that embodies the haunting reality of racial injustice in America. It’s one I contemplate when I’m out and a cop car passes me prompting the thought, “What if I don’t go home today?” What happened to this young boy is just one of the many, all too familiar…

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Get Into It: SiR

SiR’s latest EP HER solidified the already obvious certainty that the industry could use a fresh wind on the R&B/Soul side. But who is SiR? Where’s he from? What’s he about? And what makes him so necessary? Born to a family of musical geniuses, the Inglewood native is about undiluted, contamination-free storytelling. He is a…

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Jay-Z To Perform During Hillary Clinton’s “Get Out The Vote” Concert

It was announced earlier this week that Jay-Z will be assisting Hillary Clinton in rallying voters by supporting and performing at the “Get-Out-The-Vote” concert in Cleveland as part of the campaign’s “Love Trumps Hate” concert series. Jay-Z isn’t new to supporting the Democratic party and encouraging the Black population to vote. In 2012 he performed…

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Jay-Z Makes Songwriters Hall of Fame History

The all mighty lyricist and poet Shawn Carter, or better known as Jay-Z, has been nominated for SongHall’s 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame. The Songwriters Hall of Fame recognizes the composers and lyricists of all genres who’ve dedicated their lives to creating music around the world. Songwriters are eligible for induction after writing hit songs for at least…

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Jay-Z and Beyoncé To Bring ‘Tidal X: 1015’ Charity Concert To Brooklyn

The second Tidal X charity concert, Tidal X: 1015, is coming to Brooklyn on Saturday October 15th at the Barclays Center in New York City. Jay-Z and Beyoncé are calling out all the shots for the star-studded affair featuring performances from Queen Bey herself, Lauryn Hill, Nicki Minaj, Blood Orange, Common, Lil Yachty, Alicia Keys, and…

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Jay-Z Releases A PSA Against Police Brutality With “Spiritual”

Aside from his featured verses on the recent tracks of his rap colleagues, it’s been awhile since we’ve heard from Jay-Z. His solo hiatus was broken as a result of the recent killings of both Alton Sterling and Philando Castile as he released “Spiritual.” In this emotionally harrowing track, Hov speaks out on police brutality…

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Audio: DJ Khaled, “I Got The Keys” Feat. Jay-Z and Future,

After an iconic night at the BET Awards, DJ Khaled debuted his anticipated collaborative release, “I Got The Keys.” The track features heavyweights Jay-Z and Future and dropped with a swanky black and white visual with cameos from Pusha T, 2 Chainz, Busta Rhymes, Rick Ross and a few others. Politically charged and still true…

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Jay-Z Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Reasonable Doubt

Reasonable Doubt, the debut studio album by Jay-Z, is celebrating 20 years today. Whether you were 13 or 30 in 1996 when it dropped, chances are you were nodding your head and rapping along to the now classic hits that make up one of the most iconic rap albums of all time. From the quintessential merge…

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Rihanna & Coldplay To Headline This Year’s Made In America Festival

The Budweiser Made in America Festival is back with a star-studded line up. Rihanna and Coldplay will headline the two-day festival on September 3rd and 4th with a slew of today’s hottest artists gracing the stages alongside. Among the two, the festival will feature performances from ColleGrove, Chance The Rapper, DJ Khaled, Bryson Tiller, DJ…

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