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Jay-Z Speaks Out About Beyonce's 'Lemonade'

5/26/2016 10:20am EDT
Jay-Z Bites Back At Beyonce's 'Lemonade' With Track Of His Own
Jay-Z has finally responded to his wife Beyonce's scathing attack on him via "Lemonade."

One month after setting the Beyhive buzzing, just wondering whom it was she was talking about in her newest tune, Jay-Z responded to his haters in his own way with a tune titled "All the Way Up."

The track also features Fat Joe, Infared, Rema Ma and French Montana.

"All the Way Up" is the only time the music mogul has officially commented on Beyonce's album and allegations regarding his infidelity.

"Lemonade" pulled the covers back on the troubles within the power couple's marriage.

A source close ...
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Rita Ora Shares Snapchat With Beyonce, Squashing Those 'Becky' Rumors

5/3/2016 10:08am EDT
Beyonce And Alleged 'Becky' Rita Ora Pose For Selfie Together At
Looks like we can finally put those 'Becky' rumors about Rita Ora to rest.

People has the report that Ora and Beyonce posed for a selfie together while attending the 2016 Met Gala in New York City. Ora shared the pic on her Snapchat and captioned the photo with the word "Family" and a heart emoji.

In other words, no Beckys here.

Ora is a singer and actress who recently came under fire from Beyonce fans after a recent Instagram post seemed to imply that she was the "other woman" Bey was talking about in a track on her new Lemonade album. Beyonce refers to the unidentified mistress who ma...
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Rap Albums That Have Stood The Test Of Time

2/28/2016 11:00am EST
30 Rap Albums That Have Stood The Test Of Time
Rap is one of the newer genres of music, compared to the majority of popular music. Often associated with rebelliousness – violence, drugs, money, sex and the streets – rap has garnered its fair share of controversy throughout its relatively short history. Despite the controversies and criticisms associated with the style, there have been plenty of triumphs – important songs and albums – that have built an illustrious history.

This list examines some of the most important albums in rap’s history – what an arduous task to say the least! Even with fewer years under its belt, there have been ...
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10 Songs To Start The New Year

12/31/2015 2:05pm EST
10 Songs To Start The New Year Off Right
To quote A Great Big World, “This is the New Year” (more on them later). Yes friends, enemies, and otherwise, the New Year is upon us and inspiration is essential for making the most of a fresh start. What better inspiration than the gift of music, which is universal? Need a boost for the New Year? Well, we’ve got 10 songs to start the New Year off right…for the most part! DJ, drop that beat!

1) Pentatonix, “New Year’s Day” (Pentatonix, 2015)

“We could be kings of the world / on top of the nation / it’s a celebration of the moments to come / the city’s on fire / we’re holding up lighte...
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Happy Birthday!

12/4/2015 7:00am EST
Jay-Z
Happy Birthday to:

Rapper Jay-Z (1970)

Actor Orlando Brown (1984)

Actress Lindsay Felton (1984)

Actress Lauren London (1984)

Model Brooke Adams (1984)

Singer Lila McCann (1981)

Actor Sean Riggs (1980)

Actress Lola Dewaere (1979)

Supermodel Tyra Banks (1973)

Singer Kate Rusby (1973)

Actor Kevin Sussman (1970)

Actor Fred Armisen (1966)

Rapper Masta Ace (1966)

Actress Marisa Tomei (1964)

Actor Jonathan Goldstein (1964)

Producer Tony Todd (1954)

Actress Patricia Wettig (1951)

Actor Jeff Bridges (1949)

Actress Pamela Stephenson (1949)

Singer Southside Johnny (1948)

Beach Boy...
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Beyonce & Jay Z Live In Separate Areas Of Their Huge California Mansion (Report)

12/2/2015 9:16am EST
Beyonce & Jay Z
Beyonce and Jay Z have been the victims of divorce rumors for years, and a new report suggests they could be true by revealing they are living in separate areas of their new Beverly Hills mansion.

A member of their staff told Radar Online: "Jay Z and Beyonce each have their own bedrooms. They are on opposite sides of a long hallway with Blue Ivy’s room in between them."

Perhaps one of them has a snoring problem and the other one really needs to sleep? Separate bedrooms don't necessarily mean there's a relationship problem.

The pair was inundated with divorce rumors during their "On The R...
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Powerful Young Songs (Part 2)

11/14/2015 1:45pm EST
Forever Young: Powerful Young Songs (Part 2)
Youthfulness can’t be bottled up into just one evergreen playlist post. No way Jose! Forever Young: Powerful Young Songs (Part 1) provided just enough youthfully, swag-laden songs to whet the palate, but another installment is necessary. It’s like a meal – dessert just makes things sweeter, finishing off the dining experience. That’s the role of the part deux of Forever Young – to enhance the powerful, youthful listening experience! Hey, who says you can’t vicariously relive youth through song?

1) Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa featuring Bruno Mars, “Young, Wild & Free” (Mac and Devin Go to Hi...
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Is Blue Ivy Carter The Next Albert Einstein?

11/4/2015 9:30am EST
Jay Z and Blue Ivy
If a three-year-old child can add 1+1 and 1+2 does that make her a genius? Beyonce and Jay Z's daughter can do just that, and according to a new report she is showing signs of being a "genius."

An insider told OK! magazine that her musician parents have been bragging about their daughter's intellect and she is "showing very early signs of being a mathematic (sic) genius."

The source added, "It was always a possibility as a lot of kids with innate musical talent are good at math too. Last month she was able to add up 1+1 and 1+2. It’s incredible for a child her age."

In addition to her ma...
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Beyonce And Jay-Z Postponing 'Sham Marriage' Divorce?

10/9/2015 1:33pm EDT
Beyonce and Jay-Z
If you live long enough, you'll likely hear about Jay and Bey divorce rumors. The latest celebrity gossip says Beyonce and Jay-Z are putting a hold on their "sham marriage" to prove the media wrong. Tipsters close to the couple say pride and egos are saving the day for the moment.

Buckle your seatbelts; the rumor mill is alive and well. Back in the day, tabloids were as reliable as the 5 Line in NYC. Today, you can't trash-bin the headlines; some have been on the money many times. So, let's play along with this divorce buzz on Jay and Bey, and see how hit plays out, shall we?

In the lat...
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Is It Over Between Beyonce & Jay Z?

9/10/2015 9:23am EDT
Beyonce & Jay Z Marriage Trouble: Bey Reportedly Wants A Divorce
If a new report is to be believed, Beyonce and Jay Z are the latest celebrity couple on the verge of divorce. Queen B is reportedly no longer interested in keeping up the facade of a happy couple.

For example, during the Made In America Festival when it came time for for Jay Z’s rap verse in Beyonce's hit song "Drunk In Love," the couple had zero chemistry and didn't even try to appear happy together.

Radar Online cites a report from In Touch, calling the marriage "dead." A source claims, "Bey is sick of keeping up the ruse of happiness, and she’s done."

The couple have been married for...
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Star Rumors: Unlikely Celeb Pals Do Shots Together, Rappers End Feud

8/15/2015 4:33pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Ed Sheeran Does Shots With Beyonce, Meek Mill Call
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Ed Sheeran Does Shots With Beyonce And Jay-Z: Rumor has it that Ed Sheeran met up with the first couple of rap and pop during a show in New York and hung out with them, getting them to do shots with him at a local dive bar.

Verdict: True! According to People Magazine, Sheeran had a show at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn and met Jay-Z and Beyonce after the show. His meet up was explained during his...
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Another Celebrity Power Couple To Divorce?

8/8/2015 2:55pm EDT
Beyonce & Jay Z Marriage Discord: Couple Spotted Without Rings,
Beyonce and Jay Z may be the next celebrity couple to call it quits. The pair has been spotted without their wedding rings, prompting speculation that they're having problems in their relationship.

An insider told the National Enquirer: "Jay and Bey’s marriage is blowing up. They’ve living separate lives. They haven’t made an official announcement because Bey isn’t ready. But taking off their wedding rings is the first step in untangling their lives!"

The couple has a daughter, Blue Ivy, 3, and Queen B has reportedly been trying to get pregnant with another baby in a bid to save their mar...
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Do These Rappers Think They Are God?

7/25/2015 1:00pm EDT
13 Songs Representing 'God Status’ In Rap
“I am a god!” Okay then Kanye – If you say so! It is no secret that one of the qualifications to be a rapper is to be cocky and confident. Face it, who wants to listen to a rapper who isn’t at least a little bit conceited? Nobody. So, this list has got the conceited part nailed down firmly, as each of these 13 songs exemplify “god status.”

What is “god status” exactly? It’s this idea that, particularly in rap, of likening oneself to God as far as status or being a figurehead, without asserting to be God himself. Because rappers are often braggadocios creatures, many have released songs...
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50 Songs To Celebrate The 4th Of July

7/4/2015 9:00am EDT
50 Songs About Each State To Celebrate The USA
Ah, the wonderful country that is the United States of America – sigh? What better way to celebrate the great USA than through song? Music moves, and these 50 songs – one for each state – should ‘move’ you. Well, maybe not all of them ‘move’ and maybe not even all are celebratory, but these 50 songs should tickle your fancy and potentially beef up your playlist. There’s also plenty of diversity here – veteran artists, obscurer lesser known artists and a variety of genres. So, here goes nothing!!!

But first, how about a little “Fifty Nifty United States”… “From 13 original colonies!”

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Did Beyonce Really Pour $20,000 Champagne In A Hot Tub?

5/20/2015 3:09pm EDT
Beyonce
Beyonce caused a fan outrage on Twitter on Tuesday after her new video with Nicki Minaj, "Feeling Myself," was released (exclusively on husband Jay-Z's pay music service Tidal, of course).

Queen B fans freaked out when she pours a bottle of Armand de Brignac, aka Ace of Spades, champagne into a hot tub, giving new meaning to the term bubbly.

The champagne brand, which is sold in metallic bottles and can range in price from a somewhat affordable $300 upwards of $100,000 for a specially made 30 liter magnum bottle called "the Midas."

Fans spoke out on social media, one blasted the singer f...
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Jay Z Protects His Wife, Beyonce (Video)

5/13/2015 2:13pm EDT
Jay Z Takes On Paparazzi To Protect Beyonce (Video)
Jay Z and Beyonce are music's biggest power couple, and they attract hordes of crowds everywhere they go. But this week, they got a little too much attention from a pack of photographers, causing Jay Z to step up and protect his wife.

Jay Z and Beyonce were walking to a waiting car in New York with a bodyguard, and the couple's security was trying to clear a path through the paparazzi so the couple could make it through. But one of the photographers was a little too eager to get a picture, and started pushing and shoving others in the area, including one of the bodyguards.

That's when H...
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Jay-Z's Music Service Is An Epic Failure

4/24/2015 11:14pm EDT
Jay-Z
Jay-Z's streaming music service Tidal has been deemed a failure just weeks after the high-profile star gathered a handful of A-list artists to help him launch the brand.

The rapper invested $56 million in the service, which he launched with help from the likes of wife Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Rihanna, Alicia Keys and Madonna.

Upon its launch, the music app maintained a top spot in the top 20 on the iTunes app download chart; however, just a month later the app tanked and fell below the 700 mark.

Music apps Spotify and Pandora maintained their spots in the top five, proving Jay-Z...
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Beyonce Debuts New Song

4/5/2015 10:50am EDT
Beyonce Releases Surprise Song To Launch Tidal
Beyonce surprised fans with a new single and video, which she dropped on Saturday to the Tidal streaming service.

The singer and wife of Jay-Z is also a co-owner of the new music platform.

"Die With You" is a simple, romantic ballad which the singer performs alone, seated behind a black baby grand piano.

"I wake up just to sleep with you," she sings to the cameraman who, at the end of the video, is revealed to be her husband, Jay Z.

The couple are co-owners in Tidal, a paid-for service that describes itself as "the first artist-owned global music and entertainment platform" and promises...
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Jay Z's High Quality Music Streaming App

3/31/2015 11:54am EDT
Tidal Streaming Service Stands To Make Jay Z Even Richer Than Be
Jay Z stands to become one of the richest men in the music business after his purchase of Tidal, the music streaming service that directly benefits artists.

The mogul and several of his famous friends were in New York in a show of support for Tidal. Jay Z purchased Tidal's parent company Aspiro for $56 million, according to PC Magazine.

Tidal calls itself the "first artist-owned music-streaming service," with a focus on high-quality audio.

Alicia Keys, one of the company's backers, remarked that, "The goal is to create a better service and better experience for both the fans and artists....
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Music You'll Never Run From

3/13/2015 2:02pm EDT
21 Songs You Don’t Wanna ‘Run’ From!
Some music turns you off the first time you hear it makes you wanna run from it, never to be annoyed or turned off by it again. And then there’s the good stuff, those songs that you would never, ever run from. This list is filled with the good stuff – songs that you embrace, and spin over and over on your iPod. Here are 21 songs you don’t wanna ‘run’ from!

1) Pink Floyd, “Run Like Hell” (The Wall, 1979)

Doesn’t the title say it all, honestly? “Run, Run, Run… you better run all day / and run all night.” It’s like “Run Forrest, runnnnn!”

2) Kelly Clarkson featuring John Legend, “...
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Jay Z Forced To Pay Out Royalties

3/13/2015 11:58am EDT
Jay Z Will Pay Royalty Money To Swiss Jazz Artist After Copying
Many music industry experts predicted there would be fallout from the ruling requiring artists Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to pay millions of dollars to Marvin Gaye's family for copying one his songs on their hit "Blurred Lines." It now appears that the first artist who might have agreed to a settlement in the aftermath of the court ruling is rapper Jay Z.

Hova has agreed to pay 50 percent of the royalties from his song "Versus" to a Swiss jazz musician named Bruno Spoerri. Jay Z had originally denied copying Spoerri's instrumental "Lilith - on the way" on his 2013 song "Versus".

B...
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Does Jay Z Have A Long Lost Son?

2/20/2015 7:39am EST
Does Jay Z Have A Long Lost Son? And Why Is That Son Suing Him?
Nothing ruins a celebrity's day worse than a love child from 20+ years ago showing up at your doorstep. Or suing you, for financial and emotional damages.

Both just happened to Jay Z- a man named Rymir Satterthwaite now claims that the megastar rap mogul is his father, and had slept with his mother years before he was ever famous.

Jay-Z refuses to acknowledge Satterthwaite's claim to the Carter family name, so Sattherthwaite hit back with a lawsuit. According to the suit, Jay-Z used "fraudulent" information to get Sattherwaite's paternity claim thrown out and to dodge a DNA test.

Amazing...
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Kanye West And Taylor Swift Plan To Collaborate?

2/12/2015 7:45pm EST
Kanye West And Taylor Swift
Now that all is good between Kanye West and Taylor Swift after that MTV Video Music Awards incident in 2009, the two stars are planning a collaboration together.

The two artists were spotted backstage at the Grammys on Sunday smiling and laughing, and Kanye recently told Ryan Seacrest that he's eager to work with Taylor now that the incident when he stole the microphone from her at the VMAs while she was accepting the Best Female Video award to say that it should have gone to Beyonce for having one of the "best videos of all time" is water under the bridge.

"She wants to get in the studio...
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Beyonce Flaunts Some Major Cleavage At The Grammys

2/9/2015 8:48pm EST
Best Of The Grammys Red Carpet: Beyonce Flaunts Some Major Cleav
Beyonce was one of several women on the red carpet at Sunday night's 57th Grammy Awards showing off lots of cleavage. The singer wore a Proenza Schouler custom gown with lots of see-through lace cutouts.

The singer, who picked up three more Grammy to add to her growing collection, performed "Take My Hand Precious Lord" to begin a tribute to the film "Selma" before John Legend and Common performed "Glory," their Golden Globe-winning single from the movie.

Related: Beyonce Sparks More Pregnancy Rumors With New Instagram Snap

One thing that did catch our eye is that she appears to look a li...
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Beyonce Set To Share Her Diet Secrets

2/3/2015 8:06am EST
Beyonce
Beyonce is launching a new home delivery vegan diet program.

The singer and husband Jay-Z both changed their eating habits in 2013 after taking a 22-day challenge to give up meat and dairy, and now the singer has teamed up with vegan delivery service 22 Days Nutrition.

Related: Beyonce Sparks More Pregnancy Rumors With New Instagram Snap

Beyonce and fitness trainer Marco Borges, who created the service based on a concept that it takes 21 days to "make or break a habit," have teamed up to offer a line of organic, gluten, soy, GMO and dairy-free meals.

"I am so grateful that I took the ch...
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How Much Money Did Jay Z Bid On Swedish Streaming Music Company?

1/30/2015 1:00pm EST
Jay Z Places Bid On Swedish Streaming Music Company
Music mogul Jay-Z is getting into the streaming music business, with a $56 million offer for Aspiro, a Swedish streaming music company that owns two music services, WiMP and Tidal.

According to The New York Times, Jay-Z’s bid was made through his company Project Panther.

The offer was revealed in a statement by Aspiro, which is a publicly traded company in Sweden.

In the statement negotiations for the purchase began in December, and Jay-Z’s offer has already received preliminary acceptance by Aspiro’s board.

The deal would give the rapper a major foothold in the world of streaming music...
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10 'All Time Low' Songs In Musician’s Careers

1/25/2015 2:00pm EST
10 'All Time Low' Songs In Musician’s Careers
“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” Yep, that’s the sentiment of these songs that mark the ‘all time lows’ – the bottom of artist’s career as far as the objectionable, horrific song. No, it doesn’t mean that the album wasn’t successful (though in some instances, that’s the case), but these songs could be described as detritus (fun word) aka GARBAGE! Why couldn’t these musicians have avoided such a mess? Here are 10 head shakable moments for your listening pleasure worth scrutinizing.

1) Chris Brown, “Don’t Judge Me” (Fortune, 2012)

Let’s just keep it all the way real. There were plen...
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Beyonce Hints At Being Pregnant With Latest Selfie

1/12/2015 10:26am EST
Beyonce Sparks More Pregnancy Rumors With New Instagram Snap
Rumors that Beyonce is pregnant with her second child have begun circulating once again because of a photo she posted on Instagram.

The singer and daughter Blue Ivy Carter spent some time at the beach on Sunday, and the tot buried her mom in the sand, peculiarly shaping it into what appears to be a baby bump over the singer's tummy.

Could she be expecting her second child?

Considering that the sand the singer is buried under is anatomically shaped, including her breasts to go with the baby bump, this could be her announcement to the world.

Related: Which Celebrities Are Rumored To Be In...
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Is Jay Z Exploiting Beyonce?

1/10/2015 8:09pm EST
Beyonce & Jay Z
Former Arkansas Governor and ex-Fox News talk show host Mike Huckabee has accused hip-hop star Jay Z of exploiting his wife Beyonce.

In his new book "God, Guns, Grits and Gravy," the politician writes: "Beyonce is incredibly talented - gifted, in fact. She has an exceptional set of pipes and can actually sing. She is a terrific dancer - without the explicit moves best left for the privacy of her bedroom.

"Jay Z is a very shrewd businessman, but I wonder: Does it occur to him that he is arguably crossing the line from husband to pimp by exploiting his wife as a sex object?"

Huckabee, who...
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Stars Who Grew Up Living In Poverty

1/7/2015 1:15pm EST
12 Celebrities Who Used To Be Poor
Some of Hollywood's biggest and most successful stars come from humble beginnings. The following rags-to-riches stories include stars who lived in their cars, one who wore a dress made out of a potato sack, and another who took a janitorial job at age 15 to support his family.

Leonardo DiCaprio's parents divorced when he was one, and he stayed mostly with his mother in Los Angeles, Calif. He lived in a rough neighborhood and was exposed to drugs, crime, prostitution, and violence near Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue. His mother took several jobs in order to support them. The actor t...
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