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Jay Z Pulls 'The Blueprint' Albums from TIDAL Competition

Buzz 12:39PM EDT

If you want to listen to Jay Z, you had better subscribe to TIDAL. As fans of Hova have recently discovered, his iconic Blueprint album series has disappeared from a series of streaming services that are in direct competition with his.READ MORE

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Jay Z Allegedly Delaying Paternity Testing of Rymir Satterthwaite

Buzz 12:47PM EDT

A family rights organization is accusing Jay Z of purposely delaying the process of taking a paternity test to officially establish whether he is in fact the biological father of Rymir Statterthwaite.READ MORE


Beyonce Sings Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ at a School's Fundraiser [WATCH]

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Divorce rumors about Beyonce and Jay Z will not stop the stars from taking their careers to the next level as Beyonce has shown with a recent performance at Blue Ivy's school of her own rendition of Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You."READ MORE

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Jay Z, TIDAL Issue a Statement on Lawsuit Over Unpaid Artist Royalties

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By now, the news has spread like wildfire that TIDAL and Jay Z are being sued over unpaid artist royalties. According to Complex, a class-action suit was filed over the weekend in New York City by Yesh Music, LLC and John Emanuele from the American Dollar. The suit is for $5 million. But TIDAL isn't going down so easily. They have finally released a statement.READ MORE

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Mogul Talk: Jay Z, Roc Nation Now Managing DJ Khaled

Buzz 17:30PM EDT

DJ Khaled has gone from being the self-proclaimed king of the anthems to the king of Snapchat. His marketability has offered him new opportunities to win more in 2016 and one big door just opened and closed. The I Changed A Lot artist just announced in a new video that he is changing management and now under the steady hand of a fellow mogul Jay Z and his Roc Nation.READ MORE

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Jay Z, TIDAL Allegedly Not Artist Friendly According to New Lawsuit

Buzz 13:53PM EDT

Despite advertising just how artist friendly the streaming music service TIDAL is, a new lawsuit alleges the exact opposite. Jay Z and his Spotify competitor are being sued by music publishing company Yesh Music, LLC and The American Dollar band member John Emanuele for unlawfully streaming the band's tracks, which were all under copyright. If this lawsuit goes to trial, the main selling point of TIDAL would be highly contested.READ MORE

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Beyonce Extends The Formation World Tour 2016; Tickets Most Expensive in Recent History

Buzz 17:22PM EDT

There's no denying that Beyonce's 2016 Super Bowl Halftime stint earlier this month was one of the most talked about performances in recent history. The show was certainly a strategic attempt to showcase not only her newest single, "Formation," but also the world tour she announced shortly after.READ MORE

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Jay-Z's Tidal Donates $1.5 Million to Black Lives Matter Movement

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Jay-Z's streaming service Tidal has donated $1.5 million to the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as a handful of other charities. The funds were raised at the Tidal X charity concert in October.READ MORE

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Rita Ora Countersued by Jay Z's Roc Nation for $2 Million After Failing to Release New Albums

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The legal saga between Rita Ora and Jay Z's Roc Nation continues. After the "Body on Me" singer filed a lawsuit to leave her label and representation in December, Roc Nation has now fired back and counter-sued Ora for $2.3 million.READ MORE


Rihanna's 'ANTI' Album Goes Platinum Thanks to Advance Purchases

Buzz 14:11PM EDT

Rihanna's new album, 'ANTI,' has already officially gone platinum thanks to advance purchases! RIAA has deemed the album a certified platinum album since Samsung purchased one million copies of the album in advance. Samsung purchased those copies so they could give them away for free to Samsung phone holders.READ MORE

Rapper Jay-Z performs onstage during TIDAL X: 1020 Amplified by HTC at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 20, 2015 in New York City.

Jay Z Lawsuit Rumors: Tidal Mogul Sued by Fragrance Company Over Barneys Cologne Promotions?

Buzz 13:45PM EDT

If you don't remember Jay Z's cologne that was released with Barneys three years ago called GOLD JAY Z, you might agree with a lawsuit claiming that Mr. Beyoncé did not promote the product enough. The company that produced the fragrance, Perfumania Holdings Inc., is allegedly suing Jay Z, real name Shawn Carter, for $18 million due to a huge drop in product revenue last year.READ MORE

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Tidal Free Trial Users Check Your Bank Account, Jay Z's Music Service Might Have Charged You

Buzz 21:38PM EDT

If you're one of the 1 million current subscribers or among the hundreds of thousands of former free trial users, you may want to take a peek at your bank account and make sure you haven't been charged $19.99, the price of one month of Tidal's high fidelity audio service.READ MORE

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Rapper Fabolous Uses Photos to Address President Obama’s Impact on Hip-Hop

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As President Obama finishes up the last few months of his historical time in office, many look to the future and wonder who will be the next leader of the free world, while others look to the past eight years and Obama's time in office. One such person is rapper Fabolous, who has dedicated his last few Instagram posts to the man that he insists has been the only president in history to embrace the hip-hop culture and champion the artists who create music for the masses.READ MORE

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HBO Spotlights J.Cole's 2014 Tour With 'Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming'

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Rapper J. Cole went on tour in 2014, and thanks to HBO, fans got a firsthand look at where the "Crooked Smile" lyricist was born and bred. J. Cole "Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming" is a 90-minute special that shows us around Cole's hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina, filmed during the rapper's stop there while on tour promoting his third studio album, '2014 Forest Hills Drive.'READ MORE

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L.A. Reid Talks New Memoir and How He Almost Underestimated Rihanna

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Epic Records chairman and CEO L.A. Reid's upcoming memoir, "Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who's Next," is sure to have tons of juicy bits about the world that Reid has existed in and helped curate for the past almost 50 years. According to the description, the memoir promises to depict the record exec's "struggles, his success and the celebrated artists that made him a legend." One such artist is Rihanna, the young girl with the "laser eyes" that he met through Jay Z when she was 17 years old. Reid was the chairman of Island Def Jam at the time.READ MORE

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