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Beyonce Gets A Chorus Of 'Happy Birthday' At Jay-Z's Made In America Festival


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What's more romantic than getting a crowd of thousands to sing 'Happy Birthday' to your wife on her special day? For Jay-Z, it was all in a day's work when he encouraged the crowd to serenade Beyonce during his set at the 2017 Made In America Festival at the weekend.

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Queen Bey celebrated her 36th birthday yesterday (September 4th 2017) and rang in the date in the early hours of the morning after supporting her husband from the crowd at his annual Budweiser Made In America Festival in Philadelphia the previous night.

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Jay Z Urged Amy Winehouse To Stay With Him And Beyonce


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It seems the late, great soul singer Amy Winehouse had offers of help from all corners of the world before her tragic death in 2011 and was even offered a place to stay by rap mogul and producer, Jay Z and his superstar singer wife, Beyonce.

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As the star promoted his new album 4:44, he spoke about the Back to Black hitmaker - who died aged 27 - and became immediately concerned about her state of mind.

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Jay-Z Talks About First Meeting With Amy Winehouse


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Jay Z has spoken about the first time he met the late Amy Winehouse, revealing that he told her to “stay with us”.

The rapper told the story in the second part of the interview he did with Elliott Wilson and Brian “B.Dot” Miller for the Rap Radar podcast, where he also spoke about Chester Bennington and his mother Gloria coming out on the 4:44 track Smile.

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Ryan Gosling And Jay-Z To Appear In 'SNL' Season 43 Curtain Raiser


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The curtain-raiser for the upcoming season of ‘Saturday Night Live’ will be graced by Hollywood and pop royalty, with Ryan Gosling confirmed as the guest host of the season premiere next month and Jay-Z to perform live during the same episode.

‘Saturday Night Live’ made the big reveal for the start of its 43rd season via social media on Thursday (August 24th), using a bulletin board style layout with the various guest stars names on cards.

It’s the second time that La La Land star Gosling has hosted ‘SNL’, and the season premiere on September 30th comes just a week before his upcoming film, the much-vaunted cult sci-fi sequel Blade Runner 2049, opens in cinemas on October 6th.

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Jay-Z Breaks Silence On His One And Only Fight With Solange Knowles


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It has been three years since THAT elevator incident which saw Jay-Z being assaulted by his sister-in-law Solange Knowles, and now is the first time has spoken out about the controversial security footage that was later leaked. Apparently, it's all well and truly water under the bridge now.

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The rapper revealed that that night in the elevator at the Standard Hotel in New York City was the first and only argument he and Solange have ever had, though he didn't explain what it was all about. These days, the pair get along just fine.

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Chris Martin Is A 'genius' By Jay Z


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Chris Martin has been hailed a ''genius'' by Jay Z.

The Coldplay frontman has been praised by the 47-year-old as being a fantastic artist and the ''modern day Shakespeare''.

Speaking about the 40-year-old singer to the Metro newspaper, he said: ''We are good friends - but what I got to say has nothing to do with our friendship. I have been in the industry long enough to know when I'm in the presence of a genius and Chris Martin is just that.

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Beyoncé Is Reportedly Working On Her New Music


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Beyoncé is reportedly working ''hard'' on her new music.

The 35-year-old singer is believed to be planning to release new songs as she has been ''inspired'' by the birth of her one-month-old twins Sir Carter and Rumi, who she has with her husband Jay Z.

Speaking about the former Destiny's Child band member to NME Online, a source said: ''Beyoncé is already hard at work, having the twins has inspired her.''

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Beyonce And Jay-Z Hire SIX Nannies To Help Care For Twins


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Beyonce and Jay-Z welcomed their twins to much fanfare last month, and it appears that the new parents are taking a no-holds-barred approach to raising the babies with a reports suggesting they’ve hired no fewer than SIX nannies to help take care of them.

They welcomed the twins, a boy named Sir and a girl named Rumi, in June this year having announced they were expecting with a lavish photoshoot back in January, and they’ve been living in Los Angeles since. According to a report on Wednesday (July 26th) by OK! magazine, Jay and Bey have hired half a dozen nannies, on $100,000 a year each, to help them take care of the newborns.

With another two nannies for their five year old daughter, Blue Ivy, that makes a total of eight hired hands in their employ.

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Kanye West Producing Music Again


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Kanye West is producing music again.

The 40-year-old rapper has returned to the studio and is heavily involved in working on new music, according to his close friend, 2 Chainz, who was previously known as Tity Boi.

Speaking on DJ Drama's 'Streetz Is Watchin' show on Shade 45, 2 Chainz said: ''He's actually producing again, like him, not just giving out directions, which he started doing for awhile. You'll be hearing some new Tity Boi and Kanye real soon.''

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Jay-Z Admits That His Marriage To Beyonce "Wasn't Built On 100% Truth"


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Jay-Z has admitted that his marriage to Beyonce “wasn’t totally built on the 100% truth” in a new documentary clip accompanying the release of his latest album, 4:44.

The 47 year old rap icon dropped his latest studio album as a Tidal exclusive at the end of June, with much of the hype surrounding it focussing on it as a response to his wife’s own critically lauded Lemonade album the previous year.

After tackling race issues in America on ‘Footnotes for ‘The Story of O.J.’’ mini-documentary a few days ago, Jay released another short documentary clip accompanying the album’s title track that included celebrities such as Will Smith, Aziz Ansari and Kendrick Lamar, discussing relationships and the pressure of life in the public eye.

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Jay-Z's North American Tour Dates Are Finally Revealed


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This Fall will see Jay-Z embark on his first run of dates for his '4:44' album tour. He'll be performing across the US and Canada with 31 dates announced so far. He's also still got some festival shows coming up over the next few months.

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The 47-year-old rapper launched his thirteenth studio album just over a week ago and is now following it up with an official arena tour beginning in October. He'll kick things off at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on October 27th 2017, ending on December 21st at The Forum in Los Angeles, California.

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Snoop Dogg Bootlegs Jay-Z Album


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Snoop Dogg bootlegged Jay-Z's new album.

The 'Drop It While It's Hot' hitmaker is very impressed with '4:44' but admitted that, because he doesn't use Tidal - Jay's own streaming service, which exclusively released the record - he had to rely on someone sending him an illegal copy of the LP as he couldn't access it on iTunes.

He shared on social media: ''I wanna shoot a shout out to Jay-Z, just dropped another motherf***in' hot album, '4:44'.

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Beyonce And Jay Z Have Reportedly Taken Their New Born Twins Home


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Despite very little news about Beyonce’s new born twins so far - after the star gave birth to them a couple of weeks ago - reports have trickled out that the popstar mother has finally been able to take them home.

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TMZ has reported that following a week and a half at UCLA Medical Center, the tiny Carters have been allowed home with their mom and dad - and the famous parents have taken them to an epic rented Malibu estate.

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Beyonce Announces She's Pregnant With Twins


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Five years after they welcomed their first child, Blue Ivy, into the world, Beyonce and her husband Jay Z have revealed that they are expecting twins, after the star announced that she is pregnant for the second time.

The 35 year old star, who is due to headline the Coachella festival in a few months’ time, took to Instagram to reveal the happy news to her fans. Posing in just a bra and underwear with her baby bump, the snap quickly became the most liked photo in Instagram history when she revealed the news on Wednesday (February 1st).

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Jay Z Responds To Tomi Lahren's Rant With New Song 'Drug Dealers Anonymous'


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Jay Z has hit back at conservative pundit Tomi Lahren on his new track with Pusha T titled ‘Drug Dealers Anonymous’. The song was released last night on Jay’s streaming service Tidal and samples Lahren’s viral rant from earlier this year, in which she labelled Jay a drug dealer and criticised wife Beyonce’s Superbowl performance.

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Before Jay’s verse Lahren is heard saying: "Your husband was a drug dealer. For fourteen years, he sold crack cocaine.” The sample comes from an online video Lahren made for The Blaze in February in which she criticised Beyonce’s Superbowl performance and in particular the use of Black Panther style imagery.

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Jay Z's Roc Nation Files $2.3M Lawsuit Against Rita Ora


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Jay Z’s Roc Nation label has responded to the lawsuit filed by singer Rita Ora in December, with a countersuit claiming breach of contract. However the lawsuit is likely to just go away, as Ora’s lawyer Howard King claims Jay Z has already promised to release the singer from her contract.

Rita OraJay Z’s Roc Nation has filed a countersuit against Rita Ora.

According to TMZ, in the lawsuit Roc Nation claim they have already spent more than $2.3 million marketing Ora’s second album which is yet to be released. Ora signed to the label in 2008 when she was unknown and was contracted for five albums, only one of which has been released so far.

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Jay Z Denies Copyright Infringement Over 'Big Pimpin' Sample


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Jay Z has testified in a Los Angeles courtroom that he does not believe he infringed the copyright of an Egyptian love ballad in order to create the hook for his 1999 single ‘Big Pimpin’.

The rap megastar, whose real name is Shawn Carter, spent an hour and a half explaining about the inspirations from his life and the creative process he and his producer Timbaland undertook in making the hit single, which became one of the biggest of his career at that point.

He and Timbaland are both being sued by the estate of Egyptian singer Baligh Hamdi, who made the 1957 hit song ‘Khosara Khosara’, the melodic flute flourish of which is accused of being unlawfully used as the catchy hook from ‘Big Pimpin’.

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Jay Z, Beyonce And Other Pop Stars Sue Paris Clothing Retailer


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A range of pop stars including Jay Z, Beyonce, Kanye West and Rihanna are suing a Paris-based clothes retailer and manufacturer for “brazenly” selling merchandise such as hats, T-shirts and mobile phone cases bearing their likenesses without their permission.

A complaint was filed on Tuesday (October 6th) at a federal court in New York alleging that the company ElevenParis has ignored warnings previously issued by the artists to stop the items in question from being sold. According to Reuters, the retailer’s actions “have caused and are causing immediate irreparable harm” to the plaintiffs.

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Jay-Z Announces Massive Tidal: X 10/20 Concert Featuring Prince, Beyonce And Nicki Minaj


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Jay-Z has just announced a huge concert titled Tidal X: 10/20, which will feature headline performances from the man himself as well as Prince and Beyonce. The gig is to celebrate Tidal hitting 1 million subscribers and will take place on October 20th at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.

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Also announced so far are Usher, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, T.I., Damien Marley, Fabulous, Thomas Rhett, Indochina, DJ Cipha Sounds and DJ Reflex. The show will also feature Tidal Rising acts including Benjamin Booker, Hit-Boy, Bas, Jidenna, Justine Skye and Raury.

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Revealed As Highest-Earning Hip-Hop Star Of 2015


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Despite not having released an album in nearly half a decade, Sean “P Diddy” Combs has been revealed as the highest-earning hip-hop star in the world this year with a gross income of $60 million from June 2014 to June 2015.

Diddy displaces Dr Dre in Forbes’ annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings rundown, with his income coming from various successful business ventures plus number of sponsorship and endorsement deals. His Ciroc brand of vodka has proven extremely popular in the States, and it has been this that has formed the bedrock of his financial health this year.

The rapper has also enjoyed income from his clothing line Sean John, his water brand Aquahydrate and TV network Revolt.

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Jay Z

Date of birth

4th December, 1969

Occupation

Musician

Sex

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Height

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