Stories tagged: Jay-Z
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 1:05 p.m.
Remember when Jay-Z was a dynamic hip-hop artist whose stark lyrics gave voice to the oppressed and downtrodden? Well, those days are over. He may have 99 Problems – but …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 1:23 p.m.
The NFL and Jay-Z’s entertainment and sports representation company are teaming up for events and social activism. The league not only will use Jay-Z’s Roc Nation to consult on its …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 11:55 a.m.
Jay-Z’s got 99 problems but Woodstock isn’t one: The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary Woodstock festival just weeks before the troubled event is supposed to take …
Thu., July 11, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
Hip-hop superstar Jay-Z has been named chief brand ambassador for San Jose marijuana company Caliva.
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
Management for rapper Yella Beezy says he’s out of the hospital after being shot three times on a highway in the Dallas area.
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA – Jay-Z said Wednesday he’s disappointed that Philadelphia is booting his annual music festival from the city’s grandest boulevard, accusing the mayor of having “zero appreciation for what Made …
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 9:47 p.m.
Roc-a-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash is upping the ante in his long-running legal battle with “Empire” creator Lee Daniels.
Sat., June 16, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming.
Mon., May 7, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
George Zimmerman has been charged with stalking a private investigator who contacted him about a documentary series on Trayvon Martin produced by the rapper Jay-Z, court records show.
Thu., May 3, 2018, 12:37 p.m.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday it asking for a court order to compel entertainment mogul Shawn Carter, better known as Jay-Z, to comply with a subpoena related to …
Tue., April 3, 2018, 1:06 p.m.
Jay Z says he cried with joy when his mother came out to him as lesbian.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
The speculation is wide, rumors numerous and denials firm. And the crime? Somebody allegedly bit Beyonce on the face at a party back in December.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 10:08 a.m.
President Donald Trump is urging his followers to inform rapper Jay-Z that “because of my policies,” unemployment among black Americans is at the “LOWEST RATE EVER RECORDED!”
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
The Recording Academy sent a clear message when they announced the nominees for the 2018 Grammys: They want to see a black or Latino act have a better shot at …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Rap and R&B rule the day.
Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Colin Kaepernick may not be on an NFL team, but that didn’t stop Jay-Z from sporting the quarterback’s number as he performed during the “Saturday Night Live” premiere.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
At a concert at Citi Field in New York on Friday night, Jay-Z took dedicated his song “The Story of O.J.” to Colin Kaepernick and Dick Gregory, a comedian and …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
NEW YORK – Jay-Z will bring his latest album to life when he hits the road this fall. The rap icon announced the “4:44” tour Monday, which kicks off Oct. …
Fri., June 30, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
It’s been quite a month for the Carters. Just a couple weeks after Beyoncé reportedly gave birth to twins – though the family has yet to release an official statement …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Are Beyonce and Jay Z parents again?
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
The Songwriters Hall announced Wednesday that songwriting heavyweights in the industry, including Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Max Martin and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis will also be part of its 2017 …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
The nation’s fourth-largest cellphone carrier is buying up a third of Jay-Z’s online music platform, Tidal.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Prince’s record company is suing Jay Z’s company for copyright infringement, saying it streamed Prince’s songs on the Tidal music service without permission after his death.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Jay Z is planning to hold a free concert in Cleveland to encourage people to vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton for president.
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016
Rap superstar Jay Z is helping shine a light on prison reform by co-producing an upcoming TV documentary about a young man who spent three years behind bars without trial …
Sat., July 23, 2016
When Beyonce released her album “Lemonade” this year, it took America by surprise, and not because it dropped unexpectedly on a Saturday evening or because it fueled speculation that the …
Sat., July 9, 2016
Jay Z dropped a new song titled “Spiritual” late Thursday, a work he issued in response to the recent police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., and Philando …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
Her performance encapsulated black experience
Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 2:18 p.m.
Jay Z told a jury Wednesday that he believes he has a valid license to use Arabic music featured on his 1999 hit “Big Pimpin“’ that is now the subject …
Sat., Dec. 7, 2013
SEATTLE – Robinson Cano is going to be a Mariner, and that’s a statement of such magnitude and improbability it must be allowed to sink in. Achieving a comfort level …