It’s hard to picture Rihanna in 2020 without her multiple crowns: wealthiest female musician, one of the world’s best-selling artists, a multi-hyphenate businesswoman, the first woman of color to lead a luxury fashion house under LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. But in 2005, she was just a tenacious, unknown 17-year-old from the left side of […]

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Something’s got Jay-Z in his bag. The rapper works through his feelings on nearly every song on his protégé Jay Electronica’s decade-in-the-making debut album A Written Testimony. He confronts the idea of his own death, mourns loved ones, and tries to inspire others — all in-between flexing. Despite what some of his other lyrics say, […]

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Blue Ivy Carter joined her dad, Jay-Z, at Sunday’s Lakers game and was introduced to LeBron James after the team’s win. Their exchange, in which Blue looks deeply impressed for perhaps the first time in her eight years, is incredibly sweet. ESPN shared the video on Twitter: LeBron, Jay-Z and Blue Ivy after the Lakers’ […]

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Super Bowl halftime performances can be and often are quite bad. In the early years of the show, you were lucky to get a marching band, a college drill team, a few incongruous movie stars, or some other wholesome business. Carol Channing played twice. The youth educational organization Up with People made four appearances between […]

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Is Sir Carter a twin? I mean yes, obviously. Beyoncé’s youngest children Sir and Rumi Carter are the most powerful Gemini twins with a June 13 birthday since Mary-Kate and Ashley. Let us rephrase: is Sir Carter Jay-Z’s twin? The evidence suggests that yes, actually, he is. Sure, Jay-Z is Sir’s dad, which complicates things. […]

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Jay-Z completed his final stage of Blue Ivy–mandated training this weekend at Diddy’s 50th birthday party. And by that we mean, he snatched a fan’s phone faster than the fan could snap a picture of dark-haired Beyoncé (the rarest Beyoncé of them all) meeting rapper Saweetie. Jay-Z, despite having Huge Wife Guy Energy, does not […]

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50 Cent is howling over Omari Hardwick’s awkward attempt at kissing Beyoncé during the NAACP Image Awards on Saturday night (March 30). The Power actor, who plays Ghost on the show alongside Fiddy, leaned in not once but twice to plant a kiss on Bey’s face, one dangerously close to her lips. Along with a clip […]

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Last night, Post Malone shared his first Grammys efficiency with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, becoming a member of in a protracted line of rap-rock collaborations which have dotted the ceremony over the previous 20 years. Rap-rock isn’t essentially essentially the most respected, awards-friendly style — Limp Bizkit have zero Grammys, in spite of everything […]

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Ever since Beyoncé’s self-titled visible album appeared like a Christmas miracle on the iTunes retailer at midnight on a Thursday in December of 2013, the principles for find out how to launch a document had been rewritten actually in a single day. Since then, she and Jay-Z have change into masters of the shape: 2016’s […]

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Kanye West took to Twitter on Saturday to do what he does best: cause a total ruckus on the internet. This time, instead of getting political, it was simple: hint at an upcoming sequel to the collaboration he did years ago with his former bff who he fell out with pretty publicly a couple years […]

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For all of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s world-stopping power, they can’t control the powers that be – the Billboard charts. Despite dominating the conversation, music industry, and universe with their surprise joint album, Everything Is Love, they ultimately weren’t the favorites on this week’s Billboard 200. Instead, they lost out to, of all things, a boy […]

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In 2016 a very free-thinking Kanye West fan decided to file a lawsuit against both the rapper and Tidal, the streaming music service owned by his former friend Jay-Z. Justin Baker-Rhett is a Kanye fan who claims he signed up for Tidal on the sole condition that the rapper’s The Life of Pablo album would […]

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It seems Beyoncé and Jay-Z might actually care about streaming numbers after all. After releasing their joint album, Everything Is Love, over the weekend initially as a Tidal exclusive, they’ve extended an olive branch to their rival streaming platforms. Everything Is Love is now available on Spotify premium, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Google Play, iTunes, […]

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