You Go Girl: Singer Kaash Paige Becomes The First Female Artist To Invest In An Esports Organization

R&B singer Kaash Paige became the first female recording artist to invest in an esports organization. According to Afrotech, on September 2 Paige invested in Team 33, which is a Hollywood-based invite-only esports team. Aside from making infectious R&B music, the Texas singer is a seasoned gamer. She believes the future of music will tie into the world of gaming and hopes […]

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Beyoncé And JAY-Z Partner With Tiffany & Co. To Provide Scholarships For HBCU Students

Applications for the scholarship will open at each school on Friday and close on Sunday. Beyoncé and JAY-Z, who were recently featured in an ad for Tiffany & Co., are now teaming up with the jewelry company to provide scholarships for historically Black colleges and universities.  Beyoncé’s BeyGOOD and JAY-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation joined Tiffany & Co. to pledge $2 […]

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NATION’S SECOND-LARGEST BLACK-OWNED BANK RECEIVES $3M DEPOSIT TO HELP MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESSES

Mechanics and Farmers Bank (M&F Bank), one of the country’s largest Black-owned banks, has received a $3 million deposit from ChannelAdvisor Corp. to help minority-owned businesses grow and reach sustainability. ChannelAdvisor, which provides cloud-based e-commerce technologies, and M&F, a historic community bank located in Durham, North Carolina, have partnered to increase support to North Carolina-based minority-owned businesses, according […]

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21 SAVAGE MAKES ‘MORE MONEY OFF ALBUM SALES THAN TOURING’ THANKS TO OWNING HIS MASTERS

ATLANTA, GA – JAY-Z, Yo Gotti and Russ aren’t the only rappers who own their masters. 21 Savage is also part of that elite club of shrewd MCs — and as a result he’s making bank from his music. During a recent appearance on Gillie Da King and Wallo’s Million Dollaz Worth Of Game podcast, the Slaughter Gang rapper explained the importance of his […]

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Jay-Z Joined by Megan Thee Stallion, Swizz Beatz & More at 40/40 Club’s Anniversary Celebration

A ton of celebs hit the party, including Megan Thee Stallion, Swizz Beatz, Quincy Jones, Meek Mill, Remy Ma, Lil Uzi Vert, Van Jones, Pusha T, Joe Budden, Belly, Fabolous and Victor Cruz Nearly two decades ago, the iconic 40/40 club opened its doors in downtown Manhattan for the first time and has been the go-to spot for some of music’s most memorable nights ever since. Hip-hop icon Jay-Z threw […]

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Beyoncé Reportedly ‘Disappointed and Angry’ After Critics Bash Her for Wearing a Tiffany’s ‘Blood Diamond’

It’s rare for “Queen Bey” to be involved in controversy, and she certainly doesn’t normally let on that there’s a problem. But there is much controversy surrounding Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s camp after she made history posing alongside a rare art piece from the late, great artist Jean-Michel Basquiat as the first Black woman to wear an iconic Tiffany & Co. Yellow Diamond. According […]

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Rihanna officially becomes a billionaire: Forbes names her the ‘richest female musician’

Rihanna shines bright like a diamond, or several diamonds: The multi-hyphenate star is now a billionaire.  Forbes announced Wednesday that Rihanna joins the ranks of Oprah Winfrey as one of the richest entertainers in the world. The publication estimates her net worth at $1.7 billion, with most of it coming from her cosmetic brand Fenty Beauty.  In lieu of […]

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LeBron James sends message to ‘Space Jam 2’ critics after scoring the No. 1 movie in the U.S.

Despite negative reviews on sites like Rotten Tomatoes, the Space Jam sequel exceeded the $20 million projection it was expected to pull in during its first week in theaters. Getty Images The Tune Squad has won again. LeBron James and the Looney Tunes not only conquered the server-verse but they’ve also bested every other movie on box […]

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$1.19 billion worth of marijuana seized in massive drug bust in California

Authorities in Southern California have seized more than 16 tons of marijuana worth an estimated $1.19 billion, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said Wednesday. The 10-day sting is the largest eradication of illegal marijuana cultivations in the history of the department.  The operation, which began on June 8, resulted in 22 felony arrests, 109 misdemeanor arrests, […]

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Jay-Z’s Potent CBD Line Is Changing Lives, And Drug Companies Are Furious

Health • THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2021 In an emotional 1-on-1 interview, one of America’s most recognized rap icons reveals how he “wouldn’t be here without CBD.” Popular rap music icon Jay-Z made headlines after revealing how he has been collaborating with Greens of Bliss on Live TV last week. Aside from being the popular rapper we […]

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Jay-Z sues Damon Dash to stop NFT sale of debut album ‘Reasonable

Attorneys for Jay-Z allege that Damon Dash was trying to sell the album as an NFT without permission.Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Damon Dash Studios; Robert Kamau/GC Images Jay-Z is suing Damon Dash, alleging his former Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder is trying to steal and sell the copyright to Jay’s debut album “Reasonable Doubt.” Attorneys for Jay […]

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8 Clever Moves When You Have $1,000 In The Bank

INVESTING  –  INVESTING BASICSKeeping tons of money in your checking account means you’re missing out.Last updated Jun 17, 2021 | By FinanceBuzz Editors FinanceBuzz is reader-supported. We may receive compensation from the products and services mentioned in this story, but the opinions are the author’s own. Compensation may impact where offers appear. We have not included all available products or […]

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JAY-Z Files Lawsuit Against Hip-Hop Photographer Jonathan Mannion in Likeness Dispute

The rapper claims Mannion, who shot the iconic cover for Reasonable Doubt, is exploiting his likeness without permission JAY-Z is suing Jonathan Mannion in a lawsuit concerning the use of his likeness in photographs sold and used by the hip-hop photographer, as TMZ reports and Pitchfork can confirm via court documents. The rapper is accusing Mannion, who shot the iconic […]

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JAY-Z RECORDED A REMIX TO JUVENILE’S ‘HA’ WITHOUT TELLING CASH MONEY RECORDS

Kevork S. Djansezian/Getty Images, Prince Williams/Wireimage Juvenile’s third studio album 400 Degreez is a Cash Money Records classic. It’s the best-selling album in Juvenile’s solo career, and it made the New Orleans legend a household name thanks to songs like “Back That Azz Up” and “Ha.” However, one of the most memorable moments about the album comes on the last […]

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Soulja Boy Is The First Rapper To Own A Lamborghini Phone

https://content.jwplatform.com/players/8XGRZkAF-Ypvq03GA.html?search=Soulja%20Boy%20Is%20The%20First%20Rapper%20To%20Own%20A%20Lamborghini%20Phone&isAMP=trueSoulja Boy flexes his rare Lamborghini phone. Soulja Boy has been plotting his comeback for years but with a newly signed deal with Virgin Music and the #1 single on TikTok, it feels like it’s fully in effect. His latest press runs have centered around his innovative approach to rap. There’s a long list of accomplishments that Soulja […]

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Nas Signs Deal With Sony Music For A “Full Circle” Moment In His Career

Nas commemorates a “major milestone” in his career after Mass Appeal ink a brand new deal with Sony Music. Nas continues to make power moves both in and out of the music industry but his efforts behind Mass Appeal have been especially impressive. The rapper’s company recently announced its partnership with Showtime for Hip Hop 50, a series highlighting the […]

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Long overdue’: Rap royalty gathers in the Bronx at groundbreaking ceremony for Hip Hop Museum

Hip hop, hooray. Rap royalty gathered in the Bronx for a Thursday groundbreaking of the Universal Hip Hop Museum in the genre’s birthplace and home borough of rap icons like Grandmaster Flash, Slick Rick and Fat Joe. Hip hop “came out of the Bronx like Vietnam,” recounted Fat Joe, who grew up in NYCHA’s Forest […]

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