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Jay Z Fighting To Keep Financial And Criminal Records Out Of Court

The hip-hop mogul has been locked in a California court battle with Osama Ahmed Fahmy since 2007, after he alleged Jay Z's hit song violates his rights to his uncle Baligh Hamdy's composition,...

J. Cole Ends Tour With Surprise Appearances From Jay Z And Drake

The Lights Please hitmaker wrapped his summer Forest Hills Drive trek in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and made sure the gig was an extra special one for his hometown crowd. Following sets from...

Jay Z Deactivates Instagram Account After Michael Jackson Tribute

While his wife Beyonce ranks among the most popular people on the image-sharing social media site, with over 44 million followers, Jay Z didn't even stick around to watch his profile pass 100,000...

Drake's Guest Spot At Lil Wayne Gig Becomes Casualty Of Apple And Tidal War

Tidal users who were tuning in to the livestream of Lil Wayne’s gig at his Lil Weezyana Festival in New Orleans were left missing out when Drake stopped by to deliver a brief three-song cameo....

Beyonce's New Album 'Heavily Urban'

Beyonce's sixth album will be ''heavily urban''.The 33-year-old star's self-titled fifth record stormed the charts after its surprise release in 2013 but the 'Crazy In Love' hitmaker is now preparing to ditch pop in favour...

Rachel Roy Asks Judge To Dismiss Ex-husband Damon Dash's Lawsuit

Dash sued the fashion designer for $2.5 million (GBP1.6 million) in April (15), alleging she owed him the money from two fashion companies the former couple co-founded. Jay Z's one-time business partner...

Kanye West To Receive Mtv Vmas Vanguard Award

Kanye West is to be the recipient of this year’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday (August 30th).According to a statement from MTV, ‘Ye is being honoured with...

Sigma Want To Work With Ellie Goulding

Sigma want to work with Ellie Goulding.The drum and bass duo - comprised of Cameron Edwards and Joe Lenzie - have revealed the 'Love Me Like You Do' singer is at the top of the...

Whoopi Goldberg Producing Emmett Till Movie

Till will be based on producer Keith A. Beauchamp's 2004 documentary The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till and Simeon Wright's Simeon's Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till. The...

Chris Martin Helps Queen Latifah Snag Alicia Keys' Grammy Piano

The rapper-turned-actress found herself sitting next to the Brit at Keys' annual Black Ball gala, when the piano was auctioned off. At the time, Latifah had no idea who the rocker was...

Chris Martin Gave Queen Latifah 150k Piano

Chris Martin gave Queen Latifah a $150,000 piano - but she didn't know who he was.The Coldplay frontman sat next to the 45-year-old rapper at Alicia Keys' Black Ball charity auction and they decided to...

Rick Ross Seeking Dismissal In Copyright Infringement Case

Photographer Armen Djerrahian sued the Ima Boss hitmaker for using an iconic image of Jay Z in his video for Movin' Bass, without seeking permission. Djerrahian claimed he copyrighted the...

Damon Dash's $4.1 Million Debt Lands Him Among Top New York Tax Delinquents

Jay Z's former business partner has been struggling with his finances for some time and has been hit with state income tax liens on multiple occasions since 2005, with the last invoice reportedly...

Beyonce And Gwyneth Paltrow Fall Out Over Madonna

Beyonce and Gwyneth Paltrow have fallen out over Madonna.The 'Drunk in Love' hitmaker is reportedly in Gwyneth's bad books at the moment as she's been growing close to her former best pal Madonna after appearing...

Jay Z Shelved 2pac Song Attack After Death

The late MC famously took aim at a young Jay Z on the song Bomb First (My Second Reply), which featured on The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory album in 1996, and...

Rita Ora Was Distracted By Live Doves During Prince Studio Session

The Black Widow hitmaker admits she was stunned to receive an invitation to collaborate with Prince, although she didn't quite believe the Purple Rain icon was on the other end of the call...

Jay Z And Timbaland To Testify In Court Case

Jay Z and Timbaland will testify in their 'Big Pimpin' court case.The pair sampled a flute line by composer Baligh Hamdi as the hook for their 2000 hit, but the nephew of the composer, Osama...

Damon Dash Launching Streaming Service

Jay Z's former business partner is following in the footsteps of the 99 Problems hitmaker by starting his own venture similar to the rapper's Tidal service. Unlike Tidal, Dash's project will also...

Jay Z And Timbaland To Testify In Big Pimpin' Lawsuit

Jay Z has been embroiled in a California court battle with Osama Ahmed Fahmy since 2007, amid allegations the hit song violates the plaintiff's rights to his uncle Baligh Hamdy's composition, Khosara, Khosara,...

Alexa Goddard: Choosing Album Tracks Was Hardest Thing

Alexa Goddard found choosing just 12 songs ''one of the hardest things'' when making her upcoming debut album.The 26-year-old singer - who is signed to Jay Z's record label Roc Nation - said after spending...

Prince Calls Record Contracts 'Slavery'

Prince has compared record contracts to ''slavery''.The 57-year-old musician has slammed record labels for their tight control of artists, insisting new acts shouldn't sign album deals because they will get turned into ''indentured servitude.''He said:...

Prince To Release His 33rd Album On Tidal

The album HitNRun, which was written and recorded in just three months, will stream on Jay Z's service from 7 September (15), Rollingstone.com announced on Friday (07Aug15). The album, which will feature...

Prince Confirms New Album 'Hitnrun' Will Be Exclusive To Tidal

Prince has announced that his new album, HitNRun, will be coming our way next month exclusively on Jay-Z’s Tidal streaming service. Dropping on September 7th, the record is the first part of an exclusive partnership...

Prince To Debut New Album On Tidal

Prince is to release a new album.The music icon is set to unveil his new LP, 'HITNRUN', his follow up to 2014's 'Art Official Age', exclusively on Jay Z's music streaming platform Tidal.He said: ''After...

Noel Gallagher Brands Apple Music 'Arrogant' And 'Orwellian'

Noel Gallagher has made his feelings pretty clear regarding Apple’s new streaming service ‘Apple Music'. The former Oasis member has called Apple’s latest venture ‘arrogant’ and added that the service's radio feature was ‘some sort...

Taylor Swift Credits Jay Z For New Kanye West Friendship

The Stronger hitmaker became notorious after he rushed the stage and protested Swift's win for Best Female Video, insisting the prize should have gone to his pal Beyonce. West subsequently apologised to...

Taylor Swift Thanks Jay Z For Ending Kanye Feud

Taylor Swift says Jay Z was responsible for her feud with Kanye West coming to an end.The two musicians have a chequered history with Kanye famously interrupting her acceptance speech for Best Female Video at...

Kylie Minogue: I'm Happy In Undies At 47

Kylie Minogue thinks it's ''astounding'' that she's still modelling lingerie at the age of 47.The 'Spinning Around' hitmaker became a brand ambassador for underwear range Sloggi last September and is happy she can take on...

Rita Ora: My Mother Thinks Beyonce's A 'Bad Bitch'

Rita Ora's mother thinks Beyonce is ''bad bitch''.The 'Poison' hitmaker has admitted she was left embarrassed when she flew to New York to audition for Jay Z's label Roc Nation in 2009 when her mother...

Michelle Obama: 'I Want To Be Beyonce'

Michelle Obama wants to be Beyonce Knowles.Although Michelle is the First Lady of the United States, she joked that if she could choose who to be in life, it would be Beyonce. When asked 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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