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Jay-Z is now hip-hop’s First Billionaire, According to Forbes

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Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter can officially add “billionaire” to his growing list of titles. According to Forbes, the Brooklyn-born artist-turned-entrepreneur’s business empire is now worth $1 billion, making him “one of only a handful of entertainers to become a billionaire — and the first hip-hop artist to do so.” Together, he and his wife Beyoncé — […]

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 […]

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 […]