Recalling when Jay offered rights to the trademark name “Roc-A-Fella” in exchange for his Reasonable Doubt masters, Dash expressed his shock in the unexpected request. Jay decided to sever business ties with his fellow founders; their stake in the company was sold back to Island Def Jam for a reported $10 million, while controlling interests […]

According to Forbes magazine’s list of the highest paid musicians, Jay-Z is the highest paid rapper. Landing at a very respectable number 6, Jay-Z raked in $63 million last year thanks to his investments in the 40/40 club, the New Jersey Nets, his Blueprint 3 album and tour, and a ton of other investments that […]

Rap mogul Jay-Z and his wife/singer Beyonce have earned spots on the annual Forbes’ Money Makers list alongside U2, AC/DC, Black Eyed Peas and more. Both Jay and Beyonce landed positions within the Top 10 based on their earnings from June 2009 to June 2010. 1. U2 ($130 million) 2. AC/DC ($114 million) 3. Beyoncé […]

Via: Allhiphop Rapper Jay-Z will headline Alicia Keys’ annual Black Ball charity event this September at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York.

To help celebrate the Keep A Child Alive foundation’s seven year anniversary, co-founder Alicia Keys has summoned Jay-Z and Sade as her musical guests for her annual Black Ball on September 30th at the Hammerstein Ball in New York.

Via: Allhiphop The Black Eyed Peas and Jay-Z are among the top grossing touring acts in the world, according to new data released in Pollstar’s Mid Year Business Analysis.

Beyonce had a lucky escape on the streets of London yesterday, after a black cab missed her ‘by inches’ during a collision outside Harrods. The songstress was travelling with hubby Jay-Z in a blacked-out silver Mercedes when the incident occurred, the Sun has revealed. The pair were on their way for a romantic dinner at […]

Via: Allhiphop Jay-Z is being sued by a private jet company, who claims the rap mogul failed to pay a $250,000 bill for flying.

Say it aint so Hov??? Jay-Z who has been amidst many legal battles continues to keep those court doors open. Jay is being sued by a private jet company after failing to pay a $250,000 bill. According to TMZ, Jay-z spent 55 hours flying on private jets owned by Air Platinum Holding in 2009 but […]

On the extended version of his 1988 single “I Wish U Heaven,” Prince sang “Take this beat / I don’t mind / Got plenty others / and they’re so fine!”

After 12 years of announcing the entrance of the horses at the Belmont Stakes, Frank Sinatra’s classic “New York, New York” is being retired.