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Jay-Z Foundation Buses Students to Tour HBCUs

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Jay-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation plans to partner with Toyota for the non-profit organization’s annual Black college bus tour. On Wednesday (April 24), the program’s 12th annual Black college bus tour kicked off with a trip to Georgia-based Historically Black Colleges, Morehouse College and Spelman College. Since the tour was established in 2007, the Shawn Carter […]

Damn! Jay-Z & Beyonce Worth $1.25B Combined

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Jay-Z and Beyonce have made it their business to build their portfolios over the years and it has paid off tenfold. The music power couple is worth a combined $1.255 billion combined, according to the latest figures from Forbes. In the magazine’s annual list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women, Beyoncé lands at No. 53 with […]

The New Creative Director For Puma Basketball Is Jay-Z

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According to ESPN, Jay has been officially named Creative Director at PUMA Basketball. The news follows PUMA signing three major NBA prospects — Deandre Ayton, Marvin Bagley III and Zhaire Smith — to multiyear footwear and apparel endorsement deals. All three are expected to be first-round picks in this year’s Draft and also serve as the […]

Jay-Z To Release New Prince Album Next Year

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Hip-Hop music mogul Jay-Z is said to be working on a curating full-length album of previously released music from Prince’s vault, and will release it on Tidal, Pitchfork.com is reporting. The announcement signifies a resolution of the 2016 lawsuit Prince’s estate filed against Jay-Z’s Roc Nation over Tidal’s claim that it owned exclusive streaming rights of […]

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation and First Round Capital invest $3 million in bail reform startup Promise

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Nationwide, 62 percent of the jail population accounts for people who can’t afford bail, according to the Vera Institute of Justice. A lot of these incarcerated individuals are behind bars because they committed crimes at the misdemeanor level or lower. This is a significant statistic from a human rights perspective, as well as an economic one. […]

Backing Robinhood, JAY-Z’s Roc Nation invests in would-be Rockefellers

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Roc Nation, the full-service entertainment management company created by the music impresario Shawn Carter (better known as JAY-Z), is making an investment in financial trading platform Robinhood. The investment, through Roc Nation’s  Arrive subsidiary, is the latest instance of a celebrity rapper plowing cash into Robinhood’s free-to-trade investment platform. The company also counts Snoop Dogg and Nasir Jones (also […]

Jay-Z & Beyonce Add More Dates to the “OTR II Tour”

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After announcing the initial run of tour dates last week for their “OTR II Tour”, Jay-Z and Beyonce has received an overwhelming response and announced even more dates. The music power couple have added new dates in the U.S. and Europe this summer. Three new North American cities will get a chance to see Jay-Z — including […]

JAY-Z and Beyoncé Announce ‘On the Run II Tour’

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Rumors have been swirling for a minute now, but JAY-Z and Beyoncé have finally announced their upcoming joint tour, ‘On the Run II.’ Hov and Bey will be touring across Europe and North America in June, July, August, September and October, with stops in Manchester, London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris, Washington, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Los Angeles and many other […]