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Jay-Z Talks About Executive Producing The Great Gatsby Soundtrack [VIDEO]

(AllHipHop News) As Jay-Z prepares to release the soundtrack to the upcoming film The Great Gatsby, the Hip-Hop mogul sat down with BlackTreeTV to discuss how he got involved with executive producing the project. The Great Gatsby soundtrack will be released Tuesday, May 7th. The movie will hit theaters May 10th. Watch the interview and a… Read more »

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Preview Jay-Z’s “100$ Bill” and Andre 3000/Beyoncé’s “Back to Black” Cover

(AllHipHop News) Snippets of songs from the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby have hit the net. Two of the most highly anticipated tracks from the project are Jay-Z’s new single and his wife Beyoncé’s duet with Andre 3000 of OutKast. The Beyoncé and Andre track is a cover of Amy Winehouse’s 2006 classic “Back to Black.” Jay’s… Read more »

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Senator Marco Rubio Calls Jay-Z Cuba Trip “Hypocritical”

(AllHipHop News) It appears the controversy over Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s recent trip to Cuba lingers on. Yesterday, Florida senator, second generation Cuban-American, and possible 2016 Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio appeared on several Sunday news shows and repeatedly took the two superstars’ choice to travel to the Communist nation to task. “Quite frankly, I think it’s… Read more »

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Bilal’s Top 5 Hip-Hop Collabos

We loved interviewing and writing about Bilal for our exclusive interview, (Read that here.) That we had to revisit some of our favorite hip-hop songs that featured the soulful singer.  During his long hiatus from recording, some of his best work came from his collaborations with rap artists. From Jay-Z and Jadakiss to Common and Kweli, Bilal has… Read more »

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Inks Partnership with Universal Music Group

(AllHipHop News) Marcy projects bred rapper turned mogul, Jay-Z, has entered into a multi-year, worldwide partnership with his Roc Nation music label and Universal Music Group. Under the new deal, Jay-Z will bring his Roc Nation artists, including Rihanna, and will operate as a standalone label within the UMG family, effective immediately. Several other labels, including… Read more »

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Florida Republicans Call For Feds To Investigate Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Trip To Cuba

(AllHipHop News) Two Republicans from South Florida are calling for an investigation into Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s recent trip to Cuba. Jay-Z and Beyoncé were photographed in Cuba during a trip to the island nation last week, to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary in Havana. Republican representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of the 27th Congressional District and Congressman… Read more »

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Twitter Wars: Talib Kweli and Dream Hampton Battle Over Rick Ross Rape Lyric

(AllHipHop News)  Conscious rapper Talib Kweli for the past 15 years denounced Rick Ross’ highly publicized rape lyric on Huffington Post Live on April 2nd. In the interview, Kweli deems Ross’ rape lyric “unacceptable” however one of Kweli’s solutions was to embrace Ross who he deems  a “misguided 40 year old” (Ross is 37). Acclaimed author and… Read more »

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Hip Hop Mogul Michael Williams’ “Guns 4 Greatness” Begins, Includes Life Mentoring

(AllHipHop News) This Saturday (March 30th), Brooklyn will witness its first-ever public and private sector gun buyback initiative for the New York City public called “Guns 4 Greatness” [ALSO READ: Hip-Hop Mogul Proposes “Guns For Greatness” Program Featuring Tickets To Beyoncé & Jay-Z Concerts] The initiative was envisioned and is spearheaded by legendary Hip Hop manager Michael “Blue” Williams…. Read more »

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