Friday, December 4

Jay-Z

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Roc Nation partners with LIU of Brooklyn to launch a new school

By The Associated Press. 19 seconds ago Jay-Z's Roc Nation Entertainment Company has partnered with Brooklyn Long Island University to launch the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports and Entertainment. The new school will begin enrolling students for the fall semester of 2021, and 25% of the incoming freshman class will receive the Roc Nation Hope Scholarships. Hope Scholars will graduate without debt. Jay-Z, a 22-time Grammy winner and entertainment mogul, was born and raised in Brooklyn. It launched Roc Nation in 2008 and the company has worked with some of the best musicians including Rihanna, Alicia Keys, DJ Khaled, J. Cole, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Uzi Vert, and more. The company also partnered with the NFL and co-produced this year's Emmy-nominated hal...
Beyoncé, black is king, Jay-Z, Movies, Music, Sir Carter, The Lion King

Beyoncé dedicates ‘Black Is King’ to her son Sir Carter

By Paige Gawley, ETOnline.com. 17 seconds ago BeyoncéThe new project is everything for your child! The 38-year-old singer finished her new visual album, Black is king, with a video of herself dancing sweetly with Sir, 3, while he smiles contently. Along with the video, Beyoncé revealed that she has dedicated her latest project to her only son, who she shares with her husband, JAY Z. "Dedicated to my son, Sir Carter," reads the message. “And for all our sons and daughters, the sun and the moon sow for you. You are the keys to the kingdom. He also appears in "Black Is King", a visual companion to the music of the Lion King: the gift Celebrating the black experience and African cultures and roots: They are Beyoncé's two daughters, Rumi, 3, and Blue Ivy, 8. T...
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Blue Ivy Makes Sweet Cameo In Beyoncé’s New Trailer For ‘Black Is King’

By Liz Calvario‍, ETOnline.com. 9 secs ago Disney+ Blue Ivy Carter has stolen the show in her mom, Beyoncé‘s, new trailer for “Black Is King”. The 8-year-old daughter of the superstar and Jay-Z makes a sweet — and fabulous — cameo in the latest teaser for the Disney+ special. In the clip, Blue is seen smiling wide, wearing an elegant white off-the-shoulder dress with a pearl necklace. Her hair is up in a bun and has a gold and pearl crown. Her moment comes around the 0:51 mark. “To live without reflection for so long might make you wonder if you even truly exist,” Bey begins before a crew of hot pink and orange-dressed people are seen. It then goes into new scenes from the forthcoming Disney+ visual album.“Black Is King” is based o...
Celebs, Charlize Theron, Danroy Henry, Jay-Z, Music

Jay-Z, Other Celebs Ask Feds To Probe Student’s 2010 Killing

By Alanna Durkin Richer, The Associated Press. 47 mins ago Rihanna, Jay-Z, Charlize Theron and other celebrities are calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of 20-year-old Danroy “DJ” Henry Jr., a Black football player at Pace University killed by a white police officer in New York nearly a decade ago. In a letter sent this week to Attorney General William Barr, the entertainers say Henry, who was from Easton, Massachusetts, “lost his life for no good reason and with absolutely no good explanation.” The case remains an “unhealed wound” for Henry’s family and the people of New York, they wrote. “The DOJ must truthfully determine whether a pattern and/or practice of discrimination played a role in the case of DJ Henry — and if it did — deliver the j...