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Jay Z’s ‘Moonlight’ Video Goes Deep into Race Politics

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Even though Jay Z is an incredible rapper, he knows when to let others take the spotlight. Last week, he released a music video for the song “Moonlight” off his new album 4:44. The video looks oddly familiar at first glance–and it’s supposed to. Jay Z recreated scenes from Friends with an all-black cast. Interestingly enough, this video is shedding light on ...

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JAY-Z Announces North American Tour for ‘4:44’

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Feuding with Kanye West? That’s no big deal for JAY-Z. The rapper may have some business concerns to take care of, but that’s not going to stop his 4:44 tour from being massive. JAY-Z just announced a 31-date tour through North America to coincide with the launch of his EP 4:44. The tour will kick off on October 27th in Anaheim, California. After ...

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Kanye West Threatens to Break Exclusivity Deal with Tidal

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Is Kanye West’s feud with Tidal escalating? It’s looking like that could be the case. The rapper’s previous releases have been exclusive to Jay Z’s platform, but that probably won’t happen again in the future. Apparently, Tidal owes Kanye’s team money for marketing efforts, video production, and subscriber bonuses for The Life of Pablo. Thanks to West’s most recent album, Tidal ...

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Anticlimactic: Jay Z Changes His Name…to JAY-Z

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The artist formerly known as Jay Z is now going to be called JAY-Z. Hear a difference? Neither do we. For whatever reason, the rapper is changing the way he stylizes his name. But fear not–unlike Prince, who changed his name to an indecipherable symbol for a while, JAY-Z’s moniker is still pronounced exactly the same. In fact, he’s even ...

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Where to Stream Beyonce’s Megahit Lemonade Now

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It’s been out for almost a year, but we still can’t stop streaming Beyonce’s Lemonade album. Unfortunately, it can be kind of confusing to find online. If you want to stream Beyonce on Spotify, you’ll have to skip Lemonade. When you go on Beyonce’s Spotify page, you’re greeted with a message saying, “Sorry, no Lemonade!”  Obviously, people are wanting to stream Lemonade on Spotify if the ...

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Jay Z Ditches Spotify – Power Play for Tidal?

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If you weren’t clear about Jay Z meaning business, you can rest assured now. The rapper just totally yanked his entire music catalog off Spotify. As fans of Jay Z know by now, he’s the main owner of Tidal, another subscription based streaming service. Tidal has been having its ups and downs. Yes, they have content that isn’t available anywhere ...

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Kanye West’s ‘Life of Pablo’ 1st Album to Go Platinum from Streams Alone

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Just after Kanye West’s album The Life of Pablo vanished from Spotify, it hit a major success. It just became the first album to go platinum with streams alone. It’s been out for over a year, but The Life of Pablo hasn’t slowed down at all. So far, fans have streamed it over 3 billion times across the world. In the United States, ...

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Kanye West’s ‘Life of Pablo’ Vanishes from Spotify – War with Tidal to Blame?

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We get it–sometimes artists want their music to only be available in certain ways. But shouldn’t they tell people trying to enjoy their music what’s going on? Kanye West‘s hit album The Life of Pablo mysteriously went missing from Spotify this week. Fans looking for the album ended up having a whole lot of technical difficulties. When they’d search for it ...

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Lady Gaga Was Coachella’s 5th Choice – Who Would They Rather Have?

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Here’s the big question: If you get to headline Coachella, does it matter that you were the fifth choice to do it? Lady Gaga is taking over for Beyonce, but the Coachella planners would rather have had four other artists! Apparently, Coachella asked Adele, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Nine Inch Nails to headline before they turned to Gaga. Maybe the ...

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Lady Gaga Takes over Beyonce’s Coachella Gig

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It seems impossible to fill Beyonce‘s shoes, but someone’s got to do it. Beyonce pulled out of Coachella last month, but Lady Gaga is here to save the day. It’s impossible to have missed this news, but Beyonce is pregnant with twins. This is awesome news, but unfortunately, it means she’ll be too far along in her pregnancy to headline ...

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