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.
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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.
Gerald Washington is a rising star in the world of radio and entertainment television.
In May, Mr. Washington was named president of Steve Harvey’s Radio Network.
The Los Angeles native already serves as president of East 112th Street Productions and Steve Harvey World Group — both wholly owned by Mr. Harvey.
Rapper Future‘s legal trouble with Ciara Harris doesn’t seem to be affecting his money.
The 32-year-old father-of-4- or 5 signed a multi-million dollar deal with Reebok, the 2nd largest athletic footwear company in the U.S.
Wal-Mart is the first major U.S. retailer to capitalize on the hoverboard scooter craze. The skateboard hoverboards were made popular by artists such as rapper Wiz Khalifa who was yanked off his hoverboard and cuffed by airport security at LAX.
Wal-Mart secured the rights from American importer IO Hawk to sell hoverboard scooters stateside this Christmas.
Beyonce’s husband, aging rapper Jay Z, is feeling the pressure to save his struggling music streaming app Tidal.
Adding to the rapper’s increasing anxiety was the mounting pressure to cut a deal with Sony Records to continue streaming the music giant’s catalogue of artists, including his wife. But strapped for cash, Jay Z didn’t have the millions of dollars Sony required.
Braxton sibling Trina Braxton’s business skills are being questioned. The part-time singer and full-time reality personality posted a disclaimer of sorts on her Facebook page distancing herself from her own name brand hair weave collection.