Tag Archives: Jay Z

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Uniting for Activism: Usher, Harry Belafonte Spark Vital Chat on Driving Change

Bridging the gap, the two talk education, Civil Rights Movement and Black Lives Matter

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Entertainer Usher and legendary actor and activist Harry Belafonte sat down recently during an…

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[TechConneXt Summit] Young Guru Speaks of Tech as a Disruptive and Creative Force

Touts the need for training, reading, and exposure

Young Guru, recently recognized in the Wall Street Journal as “the most famous and successful…

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Kanye West to Receive Video Vanguard Award

The hip-hop mogul will be honored at this year's MTV VMA's

This year at the MTV VMA’s, hip-hop superstar and entrepreneur Kanye West is set to…

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[WATCH] Jay Z and Will Smith Team up to Produce Emmett Till Miniseries

The men join forces to executive produce HBO series about the 1955 murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till

Jay Z and Will Smith join forces to executive produce HBO series about the 1955…

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Jay Z Unites Roc Nation Music and Tidal at Barclays Center

The hip-hop mogul continues to push TIDAL in new partnership with Barclays Center

Earlier today, Billboard broke the news that Jay Z’s Roc Nation Music imprint had come…

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Jay-Z’s TIDAL Still Has A Few Tricks Left

Tidal and Roc Nation Sports team up for the NBA Draft.

Today, in anticipation of tonights NBA Draft, TIDAL has explored a previously unused avenue by…

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Spike Lee Makes Video Game Debut on NBA 2K16

The legendary filmmaker provides direction on NBA 2K16

“It’s about the trials and tribulations of life on a big stage with the money,…

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[VIDEO] The Weekend Update: May 18th

In case you missed it, here's some of the big news that happened this weekend

Barack takes on police militarization, unfolding drama in the NBA & WNBA, and Janet Jackson…

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Roc Nation Sports and BET Are Stepping Into The Ring

These two companies are teaming up to change the boxing experience

“It’s more than just boxing, it’s more than a sporting event, and that’s why we…

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Tidal Wave: Jay Z Defends Music Service in Twitter Rant

The rap mogul blocked attacks of and asked for the public to be patient with its performance

Jay Z defends Tidal in Twitter rant, as the rap mogul blocked attacks of and…

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Jay Z’s Tidal Music Streaming App Drops Out of iTunes’ Top 700

Meanwhile, rivals Pandora and Spotify are in top four of revenue-generating apps

Jay Z’s Tidal streaming app drops out of iTunes’ top 700.

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Jay Z Calls Tidal Users, Thanks Them for Listening

The rapper surprised listeners of his newly acquired music streaming service

The rapper surprised listeners of his newly acquired music streaming service.

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Roc Nation Sports Signs Tennis Prodigy Frances Tiafoe

Frances Tiafoe becomes first tennis player on Roc Nation Sports

Now as a recently turned pro, Tiafoe, Jay-Z, and everyone at Roc Nation Sports is…

By Michael Tolbert

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Jay Z Speaks to NYU Students About Tidal, the Music Business and Responding to Ferguson

Rapper and entrepreneur says Tidal isn't "here to compete with anyone"

Jay Z and Tidal executive Vania Schlogel spoke to a group of NYU students about…

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Jay-Z Set to Relaunch Tidal, a New Music Service

New releases include songs by Madonna, Kanye West and Daft Punk

Jay Z is set to relaunch his new music service ‘Tidal’ today.

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Michael Yormark: Up Close With Jay Z’s Sports Empire

One on one with Roc Nation’s branding chief about forming partnerships

It’s only been about a year since president and chief of branding Michael Yormark joined…

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Beyonce Surpasses Aretha Franklin with 20th Grammy Win

Beyoncé makes Grammy history

Los Angeles shined bright last night as stars from all over gathered in the city…

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Jay Z Makes $56 Million Bid to Buy Music Streaming Company

Hip-hop mogul plans to expand his empire with latest business offer

Jay Z places $56 million bid to buy Scandinavian music streaming company Aspiro

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From 1999 Cover Subjects: 3 Hip-Hop Business Leaders and Where They Are Now

20 years later, these music executives are still on top of their game

In the December 1999 issue of Black Enterprise, these three hip-hop moguls were featured as…

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Jay Z And Beyoncé Sued For ‘Drunk In Love’ Sample By Mitsou

Hungarian singer Mitsou is asking for unspecified damages

It seems that the litigations never stop when you’re an award-winning artist. Even worse when…

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