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6 Apr
Music stars Rihanna, Jay-Z and Kanye West, have made their official debut on the 2022 Forbes annual billionaires list.  Rihanna, who was officially certified as a billionaire in August 2021 due to her vast beauty and lingerie empire, debuted at no 1729 on the 2022 Forbes World Billionaires List. Her debut on this list with a…
1 Mar
    Idris Elba is set once more to serenade his fans with a music collaboration with some of America's biggest stars. The actor recently declared he is taking a break from acting and focusing on his music pursuit. This career shift has inspired talks as sources have said ‘he’ is in talks with Jay-Z…
2 Jan
There is doubt that social media is a marketplace, and depending on how you judge the offerings last year served by SM, it was interesting on both sides of the coin. Some were hilarious, no doubt, and some, reflective. Here are some of the exciting stories that made social media memorable; Ponytail Gone Wrong  We…
Jack Dorsey
16 Dec 2021
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has appointed three Nigerians to the board of the Bitcoin (BTrust) trust fund. Dorsey, who resigned as Twitter CEO in late November, formed the Bitcoin trust fund in partnership with American hip-hop star Jay Z. "I'm so grateful for you all and so inspired," Dorsey tweeted on Wednesday while announcing the…
11 Nov 2021
Jay-Z has been cleared by a Manhattan jury in a lawsuit that claimed he breached an endorsement deal for a "Gold Jay-Z" cologne brand by failing to properly promote it, allowing him to avoid $67million in requested damages.  The trial over the soured product deal with Parlux Fragrances LLC took three weeks, and the jury…
4 Nov 2021
Jay-Z has got the whole internet shook after deactivating his Instagram account barely one day after re-joining the social media platform.  The American rapper and Roc Nation mogul had made a profile on the photo-sharing app on Tuesday (November 2nd) to promote The Harder They Fall, a new western released on Netflix. This one post had…
3 Nov 2021
American rapper and Roc Nation mogul Jay-Z has officially joined Instagram. The rapper who rarely surfaces on social media joined the photo-sharing app on Wednesday, following only one account. Despite having a Twitter account since 2008, Jay-Z has only posted 269 tweets in the last 13 years. His last tweet was posted two days ago…
21 Sep 2021
Jay-Z's Team Roc organization on Monday sued the Kansas City Police Department over allegations they covered up instances of police misconduct. The lawsuit was filed in Wyandotte County, Kansas's district court, requesting a look at records of investigators with the department, and specifics such as training and supervision, according to ABC News. Team Roc lawyer…
16 Jun 2021
Jay-Z has filed a lawsuit against hip-hop photographer Jonathan Mannion, accusing Mannion of profiting off the rapper’s likeness without permission. According to legal documents obtained by Rolling Stone, Jay-Z, née Shawn Carter, hired Mannion in the mid-Nineties as a photographe who took “hundreds of photographs” of the rapper. One of those photographs — the rapper…
4 Mar 2021
Digital payments firm Square said Thursday it was buying a controlling stake in the streaming music platform Tidal from a group led by rap star Jay-Z for $297 million in cash and stock. "The acquisition extends Square's purpose of economic empowerment to a new vertical: musicians," said a statement from the finance tech firm led…
Jay Z
22 Feb 2021
Moet Hennessy, the wine and spirits division of luxury conglomerate LVMH, announced Monday the purchase of a 50% stake in rapper Jay-Z’s champagne brand, Armand de Brignac. The company said the purchase, for an undisclosed sum and made through its Moet Hennessy drinks division, also involved a distribution deal and would kick off a partnership…
Jack Dorsey
13 Feb 2021
Twitter chief Jack Dorsey on Friday put out word that he and rap mogul Jay-Z are creating a fund devoted to making bitcoin digital money "the internet's currency."

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