1. Judge Orders JAY-Z to Face SEC Questions in Financial Probe

    May 08, 2018 8:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 JAY-Z ’s busy schedule as he prepares for global tour got a little busier Tuesday when a New York judge said he must spend a day answering questions from the Securities and Exchange Commission in a financial probe of a company he sold his apparel bu ...

  2. Jermaine Dupri Revisits Usher's 'Confessions' & The Creative Process at ASCAP Expo

    May 08, 2018 7:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 “If an idea doesn’t flow, I throw it away immediately,” says Jermaine Dupri of his songwriting process. “If I have a hook that says a lot visually but I can’t come up with something to go along with it, I throw it away. People say I’m stupid for doi ...

  3. Joe Budden Reflects on the Success of 'Pump It Up' 15 Years Later: 'It's a Gift and a Curse'

    May 08, 2018 10:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 In 2003, a menacing MC from New York had the rap world salivating for his debut opus, Get Rich or Die Tryin’ . Queens star, 50 Cent, had the rap game in the cobra clutch, not only because of his titillating singles such as “In Da Club” and “21 Quest ...

  4. Jay-Z's Lawyers Say SEC Probe Has Become a 'Celebrity Hunt'

    May 07, 2018 11:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lawyers for Jay-Z say the Securities and Exchange Commission has gone on a "celebrity hunt" by demanding the rapper submit to unlimited questioning about various businesses. The lawyers wrote in a court filing Monday that he has agreed to ...

  5. 'Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story' Brings 'One of the Most Important Conversations' to Tribeca Film Festival

    April 21, 2018 9:07 AM EDT The JAY-Z-produced docuseries premiered at the festival on April 20. A moment in Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story lingers on a pair of white and red Air Jordans. The photograph shown, taken of Trayvon Martin’s body hours after his death on February ...

  6. Beyoncé Turns in Landmark Coachella 2018 Set, Celebs React | Billboard News

    April 15, 2018 2:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Beyoncé treated Coachella 2018 to a triumphant milestone-achieving set on Saturday (Apr. 14), and social media went crazy. music , 2018 , Jay-z , Coachella , News , billboard news , beyonce , Destiny's Child , wibbitz , music Festivals Beyoncé ...

  7. JAY-Z Recalls a Sweet Exchange With Daughter Blue Ivy in David Letterman Interview

    April 04, 2018 11:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the latest teaser clip from JAY-Z' s sit-down interview with David Letterman for the Netflix series  My Next Guest Needs No Introduction,  JAY-Z reminisces about a heartwarming moment he shared with his daughter Blue Ivy. TODAY shared the ex ...

  8. JAY-Z on His Mother Coming Out: 'I Was So Happy She Was Free' | Billboard News

    JAY-Z on His Mother Coming Out: 'I Was So Happy She Was Free' | Billboard News

    April 03, 2018 5:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 JAY-Z’s mother revealed to the world that she was a lesbian. In the song “Smile,” Gloria Carter delivered a beautiful speech regarding what it was like for her to live a lie. music , 2018 , Jay-z , billboard news , Billboard , david letterman , 4:44 ...

  9. Watch JAY-Z Explain What Makes Eminem & Snoop Dogg Great Rappers on David Letterman's Netflix Show

    April 02, 2018 11:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last month, David Letterman made a huge splash when he enlisted former president Barack Obama as the inaugural guest for the premiere of his Netflix series,  My Next Guest Needs No Introduction . After successfully nabbing George Clooney and Malala ...

  10. JAY-Z's Roc Nation Invests in an App Aiming to Reduce Incarceration Rates

    March 19, 2018 6:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 JAY-Z has been a staunch supporter of criminal justice reform in America through a number of different avenues over the years, whether it be producing docuseries based on the lives of Trayvon Martin and Kalief Browder or using his platform to questi ...

  11. Watch Blue Ivy Bid $19,000 Alongside JAY-Z and Beyonce at L.A. Art Auction

    March 18, 2018 2:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Blue Ivy Carter might be the world's youngest fine art collector. On Saturday (March 17), the 6-year-old daughter of JAY-Z and Beyonce made several pricey bids during the second annual Wearable Art Gala in Los Angeles, which benefited the WACO ...

  12. Beyonce and JAY-Z Confirm On The Run II Tour | Billboard News

    Beyonce and JAY-Z Confirm On The Run II Tour | Billboard News

    March 12, 2018 2:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 It’s official: Beyonce and JAY-Z are heading back out on the road for the On The Run II Tour. After a Ticketmaster glitch teased a joint Bey/Jay tour last week, Beyonce took to Instagram to confirm the news Monday morning (March 12). music , 2018 , ...

  13. Jay-Z's Roc Nation Asks Court to Dismiss Iconix Brand Group's Licensing Lawsuit

    March 07, 2018 8:44 AM EST 0 0 0 When it comes to Jay-Z 's business empire, the fact that Rocawear and Roc Nation have similar names is creating a complicated legal battle with a brand manager -- and the music mogul is asking the court to toss several claims filed against him ...