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J. Cole, Drake Apologize For ‘Embarrassing’ Autism Lyric: ‘[We] Should Have Known Better’

The offending lyric generated a petition from the Anti-Bullying League asking for an apology and for the line to be removed from the song.

07/23/2013

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JAY Z Loses The Hyphen From His Name

Eagle-eyed Jay Z fans have started to notice something different about his name in album credits, on Spotify and iTunes, and his website – specifically, that the hyphen that existed for years in his moniker has suddenly vanished.

07/18/2013

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J. Cole Brings ‘Born Sinner,’ Deep Cuts & Jay-Z To NYC ‘Dollar & A Dream’ Show

J. Cole addressed his eager and ecstatic audience at New York City’s Irving Plaza last night (June 19) with mild, playful caution: “If you came to hear the hits, this is not your night.”

06/20/2013

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Jay-Z Makes TIME’s ‘Influential’ List, NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg Co-signs

Jay-Z embodies the “Empire State of Mind,” according to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who praised the rapper in an essay for TIME’s annual 100 most influential list. Bloomberg’s mayoral perspective shines through in the […]

04/18/2013

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Kanye West And Pusha-T Put ‘Numbers On The Board’ After Jay-Z’s ‘Open Letter’

G.O.O.D Music pals Pusha-T and Kanye West joined Jay-Z in surprise-releasing new music yesterday, delivering a new song, “Numbers on the Board.” While Kanye doesn’t appear as a feature on the track, he did head […]

04/12/2013

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Jay-Z Announces ‘Made in America,’ Takes Roc Nation To UMG

Jay-Z is teasing fans with a taste of what’s to come at his second annual Made in America festival that is scheduled to take over Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway this summer. The rapper posted a video […]

04/09/2013

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UPDATE: Beyonce and Jay-Z’s Trip To Cuba Was ‘Fully Licensed’

In conjunction with their five-year marriage anniversary, Beyoncé and Jay-Z took a trip to Cuba last week. The trip to the Communist-ruled country led government officials to question if they violated the United States’ 51-year embargo that prohibits American […]

04/09/2013

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What’s So Wrong With Beyoncé And Jay-Z Celebrating Their Anniversary In Cuba?

In conjunction with their five-year marriage anniversary, Beyoncé and Jay-Z took a trip to Cuba last week to see the sites and smoke a few cigars. Now government officials are investigating the couple’s trip to the Communist-ruled country to […]

04/08/2013

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Deadmau5 Headlines Post-GRAMMY EDM Bash For Children’s Hospital

EDM superstar Deadmau5 is set to headline a special post-GRAMMYS benefit concert on February 10 at the House of Blues on Sunset in West Hollywood to support Children’s Orthopedic Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. […]

01/18/2013

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Rita Ora On Taking Two Years To Write Her Album Courtesy Of Jay-Z

Jay-Z’s latest protégée, Rita Ora, did something most artists don’t get the luxury of doing anymore. She took two years off, after Jay signed her to Roc Nation, to live her life and find inspiration to write her debut album.

06/22/2012

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