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Jay-Z named first hip-hop billionaire

Jay-Z named first hip-hop billionaire

Jay-Z has been named hip-hop’s first billionaire. The ’99 Problems’ hitmaker’s various assets and business endeavours – including a $70 million stake in Uber, ownership of streaming service Tidal and Roc Nation sports management, a $70 million art collection, $50 million in real estate, investments in various alcohol brands, and his $75 million music catalogue –... »

Rita Ora teases new album is coming soon

Rita Ora teases new album is coming soon

Rita Ora is planning to release her third album by the end of the year or "beginning" of 2020. The ‘Let You Love Me’ hitmaker’s second record ‘Phoenix’, the long-awaited follow-up to her 2012 debut LP ‘Ora’, was plagued with delays after she split from Jay-Z’s record label Roc Nation in 2016, because she was "blocked" from releasi... »

Cardi B leads nominations for 2019 BET Awards

Cardi B leads nominations for 2019 BET Awards

Cardi B leads the nominations for the 2019 BET Awards with seven nods. The ‘I Like It’ rapper continues her award season domination with her acclaimed album ‘Invasion of Privacy’ landing her a nomination for Album of the Year. The former ‘Love & Hip-Hop’ star is up against R&B star Ella Mai’s self-titled debut, Meek Mill’s ‘Championship... »

Nipsey Hussle memorial being removed

Nipsey Hussle memorial being removed

A memorial to Nipsey Hussle is being removed from outside the late rapper’s clothing store. The 33-year-old rapper was shot and killed in March outside his Marathon shop in Los Angeles and following his sad passing, fans left flowers, notes, candles and other trinkets to pay their respects to their idol. However, sources told TMZ that the ‘Double Up’ hitmaker’s team are now... »

Woodstock 50 to be cancelled?

Woodstock 50 to be cancelled?

Woodstock 50 has reportedly been cancelled. The event was supposed to take place in August to honour the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock festival, but according to funding agency Dentsu Aegis Network, it will no longer be going ahead. In a statement shared with Billboard, the agency said: "It’s a dream for agencies to work with iconic brands and to be associated with meaningf... »

Jay-Z honours Nipsey Hussle at New York show

Jay-Z honours Nipsey Hussle at New York show

Jay-Z paid tribute to the late Nipsey Hussle while on stage in New York. The 33-year-old rapper was shot and killed last month outside his Marathon clothing store in Los Angeles, and during an intimate hometown show at New York’s iconic Webster Hall on Friday (26.04.19), Jay-Z honoured Nipsey in a touching tribute. Jay-Z diverted from his usual set-list to perform a freestyle rap which paid ... »

Prince estate to release new LP originals

Prince estate to release new LP originals

Prince’s estate are set to release the new album ‘Originals’. The 15-track record is largely comprised of previously unreleased cuts which the late music icon composed for other artists between 1981 and 1991. The songs have been handpicked by music industry veteran Troy Carter on behalf of the ‘Raspberry Beret’ hitmaker’s estate with rap superstar Jay-Z, whose s... »

Beyonce ‘is working on more Netflix projects’

Beyonce ‘is working on more Netflix projects’

Beyonce is reportedly working on two more projects for Netflix. The 37-year-old singer has already made a behind-the-scenes documentary, titled ‘Homecoming’, for the streaming service, and Netflix is said to have committed as much as $60 million to working with Beyonce. ‘Homecoming’ cost the streaming company around $20 million, according to Variety, which reports that Beyo... »

Beyonce reveals pregnancy and birth issues

Beyonce reveals pregnancy and birth issues

Beyonce had to have an emergency caesarean section after her baby’s heart stopped "a few times" in the womb. The ‘Formation’ songstress – who has seven-year-old Blue Ivy and 20-month-old twins Rumi and Sir with her rapper husband Jay-Z – spoke about the "extremely difficult" pregnancy and delivery she had with her youngest children in her newly-rel... »

Beyonce drops Homecoming: The Live Album

Beyonce drops Homecoming: The Live Album

Beyonce has dropped a new live album to accompany her Netflix documentary ‘Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce’. The new record ‘Homecoming: The Live Album’ features 40 tracks, many of which were recorded at the ‘Formation’ hitmaker’s iconic headline set at Coachella in 2018. Among the extensive live recordings is Beyonce’s cover of ‘Before I Let You... »

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