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Tidal Bosses Donating $1.5 Million To Black Lives Matter

The announcement was made on Friday (05Feb16) on what would have been Trayvon Martin's 21st birthday. He was shot dead in Florida in 2012 by neighbourhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who was later...

Dj Big Kap Dead At 45

Big Kap, real name Keith Carter, passed away after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday (03Feb16), according to Billboard.com. Kap worked with several hip hop artists throughout his career and released...

Jay Z's Big Pimpin' Copyright Battle Is Over

The hip hop heavyweight and producer Timbaland emerged victorious in their copyright infringement lawsuit in October (15) when a judge ruled the pair didn't lift the melody from Baligh Hamdi's 1957 Egyptian song...

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

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...

Roc Nation Files $2.4 Million Lawsuit Against Rita Ora

Roc Nation bosses are suing the Radioactive singer for breaking her recording contract and failing to deliver the albums she was contracted to produce, Page Six reports. The record label's $2.4 million (£1.6 million) lawsuit...

Tidal Bosses Blame 'System Error' For Rihanna's Album Leak

The tracklisting of the star's highly-anticipated new album and snippets of tracks appeared on Jay Z's website two days before its proposed release on Friday (29Jan16). It was temporarily removed, and then put...

Fans Rush To Download Rihanna's Anti Album

The R&B star released the record two days early on Wednesday night (27Jan16) when the tracklisting and song snippets were briefly posted on Jay Z's streaming music and video website Tidal, and it was an...

Rihanna Releases New Album Early After Tracklist Is Leaked On Tidal

ANTI, the R&B star's first album in almost four years was reportedly set for release on Friday (29Jan16), but some fans were able to get a sneak peek of the record two days...

Jay Z Hit With $18 Million Lawsuit Over Fragrance

Bosses at Perfumania Holdings Inc. claim the 99 Problems star failed to promote the Gold Jay Z fragrance while collecting $2 million (£1.3 million) in royalties. "Sales of Gold Jay Z...

Justin Timberlake's Suit And Tie Song Facing Lawsuit

Two members of 1970's R&B group Sly, Slick and Wicked claim Timberlake's track, which features Jay Z, samples their song Sho' Nuff, which was produced by James Brown. According to TMZ.com,...

Jay Z Can Make Harry Styles Biggest Artist In The World - Report

The rapper and music mogul, who owns record label Roc Nation, is said to have promised to give Harry all the help he needs to forge a successful solo career. Jay,...

Jay-z Wants To Make Harry Styles 'The Biggest Artist In The World'

Jay-Z has reportedly vowed to make Harry Styles “the biggest artist in the world” and guide his solo career. The rapper, who is also the boss of Roc Nation, has said he’s even willing to...

Damon Dash Settles Lawsuit Over Unfinished Film

Jay Z's former business partner sued Cinemastreet Pictures' Dana Offenbach in July (15), claiming he hired her to produce a movie titled Mixed Nutz in 2014. In the lawsuit, Dash claimed...

Superstars Settle Elevenparis Lawsuit

The superstars sued executives at ElevenParis in October (15), accusing them of selling a number of products, such as hats and T-shirts, featuring their pictures and song lyrics without permission. The...

Beyonce And Jay Z's Drunk In Love Lawsuit Dismissed

Monika Miczura Juhasz, known professionally as Mitsou, sued Beyonce, Jay Z and producer Timbaland a year ago (Dec14), claiming audio of her performing Bajba, Bajba Pelem - a traditional Roma folk song she...

Rita Ora Suing Jay Z's Record Label Roc Nation To Free Herself From Contract

Rita Ora has launched a lawsuit seeking a split from Jay Z’s record label Roc Nation. The singer, who hasn’t released an album in three years, is arguing that she’s been effectively “orphaned” by the...

Rita Ora Launches Lawsuit Against Record Label Bosses

The singer is requesting a declaratory judgement, claiming the contract she signed in 2008 at the age of 18 is unenforceable and violates California law. In the lawsuit filed in Los...

Willow Smith Releases Surprise Debut Album

Will Smith's daughter stepped back from the music industry to focus on other passions including ballet and modelling following the success of her first single, Whip My Hair, in 2011, which landed her...

Nicki Minaj: 'Meek Mill And I Have Turned To Jay Z And Beyonce For Relationship Advice'

The Anaconda star, who is dating Meek Mill, fuelled rumours she is planning a wedding on Wednesday (09Dec15) after sharing a photo of her hand with a gigantic diamond ring on her wedding...

Pusha T Hopes To Launch G.o.o.d. Music Festival

The Clipse star's new role was announced last month (Nov15) and at the time, Pusha T believed he had been handed the reins of the company because he shares the same vision for...

Emeli Sande Returns With Huge Jay Z Management Deal

The Next To Me hitmaker stepped away from the limelight following the success of her Our Version of Events album in 2013, and now she's making big waves in the industry by teaming...

Jay Z's Boxer Miguel Cotto Loses Title Fight To Canelo Alvarez

The rap superstar, who signed Cotto to his Roc Nation Sports agency earlier this year (15), was ringside at the Mandalay Bay Resort with wife Beyonce to cheer on the Puerto Rican fighter...

Pharrell Williams Sporting Black Eye After Kitchen Accident - Report

Unfounded rumours suggest Pharrell suffered the injury after clashing with his longtime friend and collaborator Jay Z over a failed deal relating to the rapper's music streaming service Tidal. However, one source...

Chris Martin Reveals Ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow Provides Guest Vocals On New Coldplay Album

They might have gone their separate ways with their legendary ‘conscious uncoupling’ over a year ago, but Chris Martin has given an illustration of his continued closeness to his ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow by announcing that...

Jay Z And Alicia Keys To Speak At Harvard Student Conference

The Empire State of Mind superstars have been invited to discuss issues regarding community, business ownership and diversity, among other topics, at the 44th annual event, which is due to take place from...

Adele Dismisses Reports She Turned Down Beyonce Collaboration

Recent reports suggested the Crazy In Love icon had reached out to Adele to propose plans for the singers to team up in the studio, but the British soul sensation wasn't interested....

Mariah Carey Wants Lego Village For Kids

Mariah Carey insists her hotel suites include ''a fully-built Lego village''.The 'Hero' hitmaker travels everywhere with her four-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe - who she has with ex-husband Nick Cannon - and her list of...

Jay Z's Roc Nation Partners With Demi Lovato And Nick Jonas' Manager

The Empire State of Mind superstar's Roc Nation firm is joining forces with Phil MCIntyre's Philymack management company, where executives also oversee Nick's brother Joe Jonas' new band, DNCE. MCIntyre also helped Demi...

Jay Z's Music Streaming Service Tidal Launching Original Programming

The Empire State of Mind star relaunched the brand in March (15) with new investors including his wife Beyonce, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Rihanna and Daft Punk. The stars faced a...

Kanye West And Jay Z's Tour Riders Reveal Bizarre Demands

The pair's tour riders, which list their requests for hotel accommodation, have been leaked online and show the two hip-hop stars have some bizarre demands for staff. In the documents, obtained by...

Since 2008, Jay Z has been married to singer/songwriter and long-time collaborator Beyoncé Knowles. Despite their actual wedding taking place in a private, secret ceremony, the couple have been in the media eye since before they were married. The two first became a media sensation in 2002, when Beyoncé appeared in Jay Z's song ''03 Bonnie & Clyde'. When Jay Z then appeared in Beyoncé's debut solo single, 'Crazy In Love', the press began predicting that the couple were in a relationship. In 2012, the couple had their first child together, named Blue Ivy Carter.

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