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Jay Z Is Being Sued for $18 Million Over His Cologne

Complex | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.27.2016 | Black Voices

Jay Z's foray into fragrance could end up costing him millions, according to a new lawsuit. The rapper successfully dropped his Gold Jay Z cologne bac...

Jay Z's Controversial Partnership With Barney's Nets $1,000,000 For Charity

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Amid controversy comes some very good news. Jay Z's holiday partnership with clothing retailer Barney's came under fire in late 2013 after the stor...

3 Ways Jay Z Adds Value for Channel Partners

Jason King | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business
Jason King

During a three-minute commercial break in an NBA finals game, Carter announced that his new album Magna Carta Holy Grail would be available for free download to the first million people who installed his new mobile app of the same name, 72 hours before the album was released for sale to the rest of the world.

R.I.P.

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 07.19.2013 | Celebrity

Hyphen Mark, a punctuation mark who spent decades separating the word "Jay" and letter "Z," died on July 17 in a 134 character tweet that did not cont...

Jay Z Is No Longer Jay-Z

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.18.2013 | Entertainment

Jay Z made a style change to his name years ago, but it's only just coming to light this week. According to Billboard editor Joe Levy, the rap icon, s...

Kelly Rowland: "I Wouldn't Miss The Birth Of Beyonce's Baby"

Posted 11.22.2011 | Black Voices

As the world continues to anticipate the birth of Beyonce and Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter's first child early next year, close friend Kelly Rowland is alread...

Aqueduct Report: Jay-Z Was Clueless

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Matt Sledge

So much for the the savvy, take-charge CEO persona Jay-Z likes to present to the world. A new report suggests that he was little more than a hype man for New York's Aqueduct Entertainment Group bid.

Jay-Z & Warren Buffett Talk Shop On Giving Back

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For the upcoming issue of Forbes magazine, Jay-Z and Warren Buffett sat down to lunch with Steve Forbes to talk money - and philanthropy. The two fina...

Jay-Z To Open An Ad Agency

New York Times | STUART ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

JAY-Z is a Grammy-winning rapper, a club owner, a clothier, a fledgling hotelier, the part-owner of a basketball team and the former president of a re...

Jay-Z Steps Down As President Of Def Jam

New York Times | JEFF LEEDS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After an unusual three-year turn in the corporate suite, Jay-Z, the rap superstar, said Monday that he would step down from his post as president of D...