Jay-Z is baffled by the overwhelmingly negative response to his lucrative new deal with the National Football League to provide halftime entertainment and launch a social justice campaign. Friends say Jay-Z, 50, believed using the USA's biggest sports platform to advance a worthy cause - social injustice - would be well received by everyone. He was wrong.
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The backstabbing continues over Jay-Z's new deal with the NFL that opens the door for the aging rapper to become part owner of a NFL team. Music producer and DJ Jermaine Dupri, 46, was surprised to hear about Jay-Z's lucrative deal with the NFL, because the 50-year-old rapper urged him not to sign a similar deal last year.
Controversy continues to swirl around rapper Jay-Z's lucrative partnership deal with the National Football League (NFL) for halftime entertainment consolation and social justice causes. Many say Jay-Z - a former drug dealer - sold out free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick for a quick buck.
The NFL has entered into a longterm partnership with Jay-Z and Roc Nation, and Jay-Z's fans are furious. Internet activist Shaun King threw subtle shade at Jay-Z on Wednesday for teaming up with the NFL after he threatened to boycott the NFL for blacklisting Colin Kaepernick.
Rihanna's days of booking studio time and singing off-key are over. LVMH, the world's largest luxury goods company, is launching a new fashion brand with the "Work" singer.
Last week, Beyonce's fans were in a frenzy when a portrait of Beyonce and Jay-Z's rarely seen twins, Rumi and Sir, surfaced on a fan page dedicated to the twins on social media. Sandrarose.com readers guessed that Beyonce leaked the portrait herself to promote her new Adidas deal to distribute her Ivy Park line.
Jordyn Woods may have been kicked to the curb by Kylie Jenner, but she just signed a lucrative new business deal to market various product lines overseas.
One of the most recognizable voices in Atlanta radio returns to the airwaves after a 9 month hiatus. Ryan "The Lion King" Cameron announced his return to radio with 2 words on Instagram.com on Tuesday: "I’m BACK!!"
Fans of the Versace brand were dismayed to learn the iconic design house has been sold and the name changed to a tourist destination.
Nike's stock price took a hit in early morning pre-market trading on Tuesday after the sportswear giant debuted a new ad campaign featuring NFL free agent Colin Kaepernick.
Yesterday in St. Louis, Grammy-nominated, multi platinum rapper Jeezy threw out the first pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Jeezy, who turns 40 today (Sept. 28) threw out the 1st pitch in celebration of expanding his business portfolio with his new partnership with Defiance Fuel.
Beyonce Knowles-Carter's hopes of buying the Houston Rockets NBA team have been dashed. Unfortunately, Beyonce's money wasn't long enough to purchase the team, which she lost to CNBC star and billionaire restaurateur Tilman Fertitta.
Shonda Rhimes is leaving ABC Network after inking a lucrative new deal with online streaming network Netflix. She will be joined at Netflix by fellow executive producer Betsy Beers.
Former UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball and his father LaVar Ball paid a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live! TV studios in Los Angeles on Monday. The 20-year-old and his equally talented brothers LaMelo Ball, 15, and LiAngelo Ball, 18, arrived bearing gifts -- a pair of unreleased Big Baller Brand sneakers for Kimmel.
A loyal reader sent in this video of rap kingpin Yo Gotti dropping $200,000+ cash on the table to sign 24-year-old Memphis rapper MoneyBagg Yo to his CMG record label.