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Jay Z Is Helping To Turn A Lin-Manuel Miranda Musical Into A Movie

Back before Hamilton turned him into a household name, Lin-Manuel Miranda was already a Broadway sensation. His 2008 musical In The Heights, about a group…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2017 - 10:42 am

Frank Ocean “Presents” Surprise Beats 1 Show That Does Not Feature Frank Ocean

Earlier today, Beats 1 aired a the first episode of a surprise new show called blonded RADIO that was "presented" by Frank Ocean. The second…
James Rettig | February 24, 2017 - 2:14 pm

Jay Z To Become First Rapper Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Jay Z will be the first rapper ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. The New York-based institution announced their Class Of 2017 today,…
James Rettig | February 22, 2017 - 11:48 am

DJ Khaled – “Shining” (Feat. Beyoncé & Jay Z)

Right as the Grammys were wrapping up (and Adele was accepting the awards for Best Record and Best Album Of The Year), DJ Khaled released…
James Rettig | February 12, 2017 - 11:47 pm

Beyoncé Is Pregnant With Twins

So Beyoncé just posted this on Instagram, and it sure looks like she's announcing to the world that she's getting ready to have twins: …
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2017 - 1:56 pm

Sprint Bought 33% Of Tidal

In 2015, around the same time that Jay Z bought Tidal's parent company for $56 million, the New York Post reported that telecommunications giant Sprint…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2017 - 9:18 am

Jay Z & Timbaland Call Out Racial Insensitivity In “Big Pimpin'” Copyright Appeal

In 2007, the nephew of Egyptian composer Baligh Hamdy sued Jay Z and Timbaland, claiming that their 1999 hit "Big Pimpin'" sampled Hamdy's 1957 song…
Peter Helman | December 3, 2016 - 6:22 pm

Kanye West Calls Out Beyoncé, Jay Z, Hillary Clinton, & Barack Obama Before Cutting Sacramento Show Short

Kanye West has really been on one lately. Just a few days ago, he made headlines and raised eyebrows by stopping in the middle of…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2016 - 12:03 pm

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At Least America Can Agree On Bruno Mars

No matter which version of America you're nostalgically longing for, Bruno Mars can make it great again. Ever since Mars made his big splash at…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2016 - 4:17 pm

Roc Nation & Tidal Fighting Prince’s Estate Over Catalog Streaming Rights

Earlier this month, Universal Music Publishing Group announced that it had reached an agreement with Prince's estate to become the worldwide publishing administrator for the…
James Rettig | November 14, 2016 - 3:00 pm

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Pop Matters

The world changed Tuesday, and yet it carries on. Most of us still have the same responsibilities we did at the beginning of the week,…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Jay Z Performs For Clinton, Trump Blasts His Bad Language

Jay Z and Beyoncé headlined a Get Out The Vote concert in Cleveland in support of Hillary Clinton last night. The star-studded event also featured…
Peter Helman | November 5, 2016 - 10:54 am

Beyoncé & Blue Ivy Are Salt-N-Pepa For Halloween

Look: We're not going to post every single musician's Halloween costume, but some things are too good to be ignored. Like this: Beyoncé, her mother…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2016 - 11:03 am

President Obama Lists His Top Rappers

Now this is a presidential debate that people would love to see. Sadly, since Hillary Clinton just called Death Row a "fashion source" and the…
Collin Robinson | October 28, 2016 - 1:00 pm
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