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American rapper, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, record executive, and investor from New York

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Jay-Z: American rapper, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, record executive, and investor from New York
Shawn Corey Carter, better known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper, songwriter, record executive, entrepreneur, businessman, and record producer.

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JAY-Z demands prosecution of Wisconsin police officer [Video]

JAY-Z demands prosecution of Wisconsin police officer

JAY-Z and officials at his Roc Nation entertainment company have called on a top Wisconsin prosecutor to fire and charge a police officer accused of fatally shooting three people of colour in just five..

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Blue Ivy Carter Takes Home A BET Award [Video]

Blue Ivy Carter Takes Home A BET Award

Beyoncé and Jay-Z were proud parents on Sunday night. Blue Ivy Carter, the oldest of Bey and Jay's children picked up her first BET Award. The 8-year-old shared an award with her mother, WizKid, and..

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Beyoncé Announces New Visual Album To Debut July 31 [Video]

Beyoncé Announces New Visual Album To Debut July 31

Queen Bey has announced she will be releasing a new visual album next month. According to CNN, "Black is King" will debut on Disney+ on July 31. It will be based on music from "The Lion King: The..

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Beyonce and JAY-Z sued over Black Effect vocals [Video]

Beyonce and JAY-Z sued over Black Effect vocals

Beyonce and JAY-Z are being sued by Jamaican dancer L'Antoinette Stines, who claims the superstar couple didn't give her proper credit for her part in their song Black Effect.

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Of 615 American Billionaires, Only 6 Of Them Are Black [Video]

Of 615 American Billionaires, Only 6 Of Them Are Black

According to Business Insider, there are 615 billionaires in America. But Forbes' Billionaires List shows that only 6 of them are Black. The lack of diversity spotlights the huge wealth gap between..

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JAY-Z takes out full page newspaper ads to honour George Floyd [Video]

JAY-Z takes out full page newspaper ads to honour George Floyd

JAY-Z and his associates at Roc Nation have spent a fortune honouring tragic Black Lives Matter icon George Floyd in a series of full-page U.S. newspaper ads.

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Jay-Z: Full-page Ads Dedicated To George Floyd [Video]

Jay-Z: Full-page Ads Dedicated To George Floyd

(CNN) Jay-Z has partnered with families who have lost sons to police violence, along with fellow activists and attorneys, to take out full-page ads in newspapers across the country to honor George..

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Jay-Z speaks to Minnesota governor about murder of George Floyd [Video]

Jay-Z speaks to Minnesota governor about murder of George Floyd

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz recently revealed that Jay-Z reached out to him to speak about George Floyd.

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Jay-Z sends jet to fly Ahmaud Arbery's lawyers to Georgia hearing for his accused killers

Jay-Z came to the rescue of Ahmaud Arbery's lawyers Thursday, providing a jet to get them to a Georgia hearing for the men accused of killing him.
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ShowBiz Minute: Black Out Tuesday, Jay-Z, 'Tiger King'

Celebrities take part in Black Out Tuesday on social media; Jay-Z takes out full-page ads in newspapers across the U.S. in honor of George Floyd; Judge gives control of Joe Exotic's zoo to Carole..
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Ball brothers LaMelo, Lonzo, LiAngelo to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports

LaMelo, Lonzo, and LiAngelo Ball make "family decision" with hiring of rapper Jay-Z's sports management company, Roc Nation Sports.
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Blue Ivy Carter's coronavirus PSA: 'This is why it's important to wash your hands'

Blue Ivy Carter, 8-year-old daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, has in important video message during the coronavirus pandemic: Wash your hands.
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Empire State Building shines flashing red to honor medical workers amid coronavirus

Each night through Thursday, the light will sync up to Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' "Empire State of Mind." The flashing light was met with mixed response.
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Jay-Z assists as daughter Blue Ivy Carter gets starstruck during sweet encounter with LeBron James

Blue Ivy may have superstars Beyoncé and Jay-Z as parents, but it was basketball star Lebron James who had adorably her lost for words.
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Yo Gotti says Jay-Z plays the 'big homie' and 'mentor' role

Yo Gotti talks about his personal and business relationship with mogul Jay-Z. The Memphis rapper says, "It's not a dream. I know somebody who started out just like me who's a billionaire." (Feb...
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Beyoncé and Jay-Z sit through national anthem at Super Bowl, video shows

Demi Lovato's national anthem didn't bring everyone to their feet. Video shows Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Blue Ivy sitting during "The Star-Spangled Banner."
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Jay-Z sues Mississippi prison officials over unfair conditions: NBC News

Rapper Jay-Z on Tuesday sued two Mississippi prison officials on behalf of 29 inmates who say authorities did nothing to stop violence that has killed five prisoners in the last two weeks, NBC News..
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Jay-Z, Yo Gotti follow through on lawsuit over Mississippi prisons: 'Lives are in peril'

Attorneys working with Jay-Z and Yo Gotti are suing MDOC Commissioner Pelicia Hall on behalf of 29 people incarcerated in Mississippi prisons.
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Jay-Z, Yo Gotti threaten to sue Mississippi over 'inhumane and unconstitutional' prisons

'If they don't right this wrong, we're prepared to take legal action to provide relief for those that are incarcerated and their families,' Yo Gotti said.
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Beyoncé and Jay-Z send Reese Witherspoon champagne after hilarious Golden Globes encounter

Reese Witherspoon is feeling bubbly after Beyoncé and Jay-Z sent her luxury champagne days after they were tablemates at the Golden Globe Awards.
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Golden Globes: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon score some of Beyoncé's luxury champagne

When Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon ran out of water at their Golden Globes table, they got something even better from Beyoncé and Jay-Z.
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On This Day: 4 December 1969

Jay-Z was born in Brooklyn, New York. (Dec. 4)  
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From Jay-Z's involvement to Roger Goodell's actions: How Colin Kaepernick's NFL workout materialized and what's next

Colin Kaepernick's workout for NFL teams seemed to materialize in startling fashion. But there were plenty of talks within the league about the QB.
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Ex-NFL DE Chris Long explains skepticism of Jay-Z partnership, weighs in on NBA's China controversy

Chris Long is still focused on social activism as he remains a vocal critic of the NFL. He also weighed in on the NBA's ongoing issues with China.
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Forbes' list of top billionaires is out: Why Kylie Jenner and Jay-Z didn't make the cut

Forbes released its annual list of the 400 wealthiest Americans. Which celebrities and major entertainment names made the cut?
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Rapsody on Lauryn Hill influence, Jay-Z ‘air-dunking’ on her

Rapsody reveals the impact Lauryn Hill had on her as a young woman, and shares advice she's received from Jay-Z. She also weighs in on his controversial involvement with the NFL.  (Sept. 11)  
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Jay-Z faces backlash over NFL deal

Rapper and billionaire Jay-Z is getting some backlash for his new partnership with the NFL. The deal is meant to promote a social justice initiative and expand entertainment options for the league. But..
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Jay-Z's new partnership with the NFL leaves Colin Kaepernick in the dust: Today's talker

Jay-Z has moved from lionizing Colin Kaepernick to coldly dismissing him, arguing 'I think we're past kneeling' during the national anthem.
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NFL's deal with Jay-Z scrutinized for not including Kaepernick

The NFL announced it will partner with Jay-Z's Roc Nation to lead initiatives in entertainment and social justice. But some have called the league out for not including Colin Kaepernick in those..
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Hong Kong protesters apologize for violence; Jay-Z's got 99 problems, but the NFL ain't one
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Tomi Lahren slams NFL's partnership with Jay-Z: 'Apparently the league doesn't hate America enough'

The NFL and Jay-Z's entertainment and sports representation company Roc Nation are teaming up for events and activism. Tomi Lahren is not happy.
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E.P.A., Tariffs, Jay-Z: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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NFL and Jay-Z join forces for entertainment and social activism

The league will use the rapper's company to "strengthen community through music and the NFL's Inspire Change Initiative"
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Meek Mill is finally living his dream

On Wednesday, "CBS This Morning" revealed a new partnership between Mill's record label, Dream Chasers, and Jay-Z's Roc Nation​
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Jay-Z and Meek Mill join forces to launch Dream Chasers record label

Music mogul Jay-Z and hip-hop artist Meek Mill are getting into business together with the announcement of Mill's new record label: Dream Chasers. The label is a joint venture with Jay-Z's Roc Nation..
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See Beyonce meet the royals at 'The Lion King'

"The Lion King" European premiere on Sunday saw some huge stars, including Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan. See the night's best pics.
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Royalty meets royalty: Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan, Beyonce and Jay-Z meet at 'The Lion King'

British and American royalty collided on "The Lion King" European premiere red carpet, where Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan met Beyoncé and Jay-Z.
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Jay-Z's businesses sue licensing company for fraud

The lawsuit alleges Iconix Brand Group lied about its finances when it made deals with the musician's Roc Nation
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Jay-Z becomes the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire

Jay-Z just joined an elite club of entertainers who have hit billionaire status -- and he's the first hip-hop artist to do so. Forbes says the rapper's art, real estate, liquor and other investments,..
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Forbes names Jay-Z the first hip-hop billionaire

Forbes announced Monday that Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artist to rack up a billion-dollar fortune, thanks to lucrative investments in real estate, art, liquor and businesses like Uber.
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Jay-Z becomes first billionaire hip-hop artist

Jay-Z grew up in the Marcy housing projects of Brooklyn. Now he owns three homes and multiple business adding up to a billion-dollar fortune
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