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Jay Z Applauds NY Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Announcement To Close Rikers Island Prison

Jay Z, the executive producer of the the powerful “Time: The Kalief Browder Story” documentary on Netflix, applauded New York mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement Friday that the city plans on officially shutting down its Rikers Island prison facility. Check out the details below…

Dame Dash Says Biggie “Planned To Sign To Roc-A-Fella” Before He Passed Away [VIDEO]

In a recent interview with Hip Hop Motivation, Dame Dash says that Biggie was in the midst of cutting his ties with Puffy and Bad Boy to join his boy Jay Z at Roc-A-Fella Records! Check it out below…

Kanye West’s Epic Rant Against Beyonce & Jay : “Jay Z, I Know You Got Killers. Please Don’t Send Them At My Head!” [VIDEO]

Kanye West went on one of his epic rants at his Sacremento concert and even his most die-hard fans are calling it the official mental breakdown. Kanye ended his performance after only 15 minutes, leaving concert goers highly upset, but not before ranting about Jay Z and Beyonce! Right before storming off stage, Kanye casually mentioned that Jay allegedly has “killers” who could come after him! Check it out below…

Jay Z Hosting Concert for Hillary Clinton To Attract Young, Black Voters In Cleveland

Jay Z is reportedly using his star power influence to help Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton win over young, black voters and hosting a concert for her in Cleveland. Check out the details below…

Jay Z Becomes the First Rapper Ever Nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Jay Z just added another notch to his already successful belt. He just became the first rapper ever nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame! Check out the details and let us know if you think he is worthy of the award below….

Kanye West Upset At Jay Z for Not Visiting Him After Kim Kardashian’s Robbery [VIDEO]

Wordondastreet is that a certain portion of Kanye’s epic rant last night at his concert was directed at his “brother” Jay Z for not coming by his house to check up on him and his wife Kim after her Paris robbery. Check it out below and let us know what you think….

Jay Z Producing Docuseries On Kalief Browder, Bronx H.S. Student Who Committed Suicide After Being Trapped On Rikers Island for 3 Years [VIDEO]

Jay Z, in conjunction with the Weinstein Co., are set to produce an imortant docuseries detailing the story of Kalief Browder, the Bronx high school student who killed himself in 2015 after being trapped for three years on Rikers Island after being snatched off of the street by police over an alleged stolen backpack. Check out the details below…

Dame Dash Calls Jay Z & Beyonce “Cowards” for Not Defending His Ex Rachel Roy a.k.a. ‘Becky With the Good Hair’ from the BeyHive

Dame Dash is coming to his ex-wife Rachel Roy’s defense and blasting Jay Z and Beyonce for not correcting fans who accused her of being the “Becky with the good hair” mistress that Beyonce mentioned in her hit song “Lemonade”. Dame called Jay and Beyonce “cowards” while also admitting that the rumor could be true?! Check it out below..

Tyrese Calls Out Jay Z, DJ Khaled & Future: “They Scheduled a Video..I Hope They Scheduled Meetings About Black Men..”

Tyrese is doing some backtracking after calling out Jay Z, DJ Khaled and Future for having the time schedule a video shoot and not scheduling a meeting about the issues currently affecting the black community. Check it out below…

Memphis Bleek Files for Bankruptcy, Says He Only Has $100 In Cash

Guess Memphis Bleek wasn’t lying in that Breakfast Club interview when he said that Jay Z line in “Diamonds Are Forever” about Bleek never having to rap again because he Jay would always financially take care of him was b.s.! Check out the story below…

Hot or Not? Joe Budden Releases Diss Track Dissing Drake, Meek Mill & Jay Z “Making a Murderer (Part 1)” [AUDIO]

Joe Budden and Drake’s simmering beef has boiled over with Joe finally releasing a diss track aimed at the Toronto emcee. It all started when Joe made some criticisms of Drake’s new album “Views from the 6” on his weekly podcast show. According to Joe, Drake threw some subliminal response shots at him on “4pm In Calabasas”. Joe has now responded with a 6-minute diss track called “Making a Murderer (Part 1). Joe also threw in some shots at Meek Mill and Jay Z in the diss track as well. Check out the story below…

Forbes’ ‘Top 5 Wealthiest Hip Hop Artists” List Has a New Member!

Forbes just released their “Forbes Five” list for 2016 which ranks the 5 wealthiest hip-hop artists of the moment. There are a few familiar faces in there but there is a newcomer gunning for the #1 title! Check it out below….

Azealia Banks Accuses Beyonce of Hopping on “The Blackness Trend” & Says “She Needs To Stay Under Jay Z’s Foot Where She Belongs”

Azealia Banks, who is definitely more known for her Twitter beefs than her actual music, once again stirred up some controversy with some recent criticisms she made about Beyonce and her “Lemonade” video. Azealia blasted Beyonce for being an opportunist who was known for “avoiding blackness” throughout her career and accused her of trying to capitalize on the national conversation going on now with her recent Super Bowl performance & “Lemonade” video. Azealia stated that Beyonce is only showing any type of black consciousness now only because its a trend and said that “she needs to stay under Jay Z’s foot where she belongs”! Check it out below and let us know if you agree with Ms. Banks or not….

Jay Z & Harry Belafonte Settle Their 3-Year Feud Over Activism

It looks like Jay Z and Harry Belafonte have put aside their differences after their public spat with eachother a few years ago when Belafonte criticized Jay for “turning his back on social responsibility” [click here if you missed it]. Check out the details on their reunion below….

DJ Clark Kent Reveals Jay Z Had a “Scathing” Tupac Diss He Was About To Release Before He Died

According to legendary producer DJ Clark Kent, there Meek and Drake’s beef was nothing compared to the battle that almost happened between Jay Z and Tupac! The famed producer was a guest on the podcast A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, where he revealed that Jay Z once wrote a diss track aimed at 2Pac. Clark Kent told the hosts that the song was never released due to Pac’s death, but he revealed that Jay performed the song at the Apollo. Check out the song and the details below…

Taylor Swift Says Jay Z Helped Squash the Beef Between Her and Kanye

Taylor Swift says Jay Z was responsible for her beef with Kanye West finally coming to an end….

Will Smith & Jay Z To Produce HBO Miniseries On Emmett Till

Will Smith and Jay Z found success when they signed on as producers for the Broadway musical Fela, and now the two will team up again to produce an HBO mini series about Emmett Till. Check out the details below…

Lil Wayne Joins Jay Z as Co-Owner of Tidal

Lil Wayne just announced that he is now a co-owner of the Jay Z’s new Tidal music streaming venture! He’s also dropping an exclusive track for Tidal to celebrate entitled, “Glory”. Check out the details below…

50 Cent Explains Why Jay Z’s Tidal Service Was a Bad Idea

Rapper 50 Cent is the latest musician to speak out against Jay Z’s $9.99-per-month artist-owned music-streaming service, Tidal. Check out what 50 had to say about it below…

Jay Z Criticized for Having No Minorities In His Tidal Staff

Jay Z’s public plea for minorities, specifically African Americans, to support his new Tidal music streaming business venture caught a snag after this picture was released. Last week, we told you how Jay blasted critics of Tidal and the lack of support black-owned businesses receive from the black community (click here if you missed it). Well, after Beyonce innocently posted a picture of her and Jay Z with the staff of Tidal, critics were quick to point out that they noticed that not one staffer was black! Check out the story below and let us know if its fair or foul that Jay is getting criticized…