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Meek Mill, Meghan Trainor named NFL Inspire Change advocates
September 5, 2019
The NFL and Roc Nation say artists in various genres will create new music for a Songs of the Season campaign that will help raise money for Inspire Change. ... read more »
Amazon Prime Miniseries ‘Free Meek’ Brings the Insanity of Robert Rihmeek Williams’ Life to Light.
August 23, 2019
This is an unbelievable true story. It’s so outrageous that if a screenwriter had attempted to write this into a screenplay they would be shot down in seconds citing that noone, in their right mind, would believe this story.  ... read more »
Dolphins’ Stills objects to comments by Jay-Z about NFL deal
August 22, 2019
Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills objected Monday to recent comments from rapper Jay-Z about social activism by current and former NFL players, including Colin Kaepernick. Jay-Z and the league last week announced a partnership he characterized as a progressive step to carry on the campaign that Kaepernick began by kneeling during the national anthem to bring attention to police brutality and racial division. ... read more »
Jay-Z Defends NFL Deal with Roc Nation, Talks Kaepernick
August 14, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, the rap icon explained that he still supports protesting, ... read more »
WATCH: Jay-Z and Meek Mill Join Forces to Launch Dream Chasers Record Label and Advocate for Criminal Justice Reform
July 29, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Meek Mill is in a Jay-Z state of mind: The Philadelphia rapper-turned-entrepreneur is launching a new record label in a joint venture with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation. ... read more / watch video »
Jay-Z, Blue Ivy, Kendrick Lamar appear on new Beyoncé album
July 19, 2019
Beyoncé announced Tuesday that "The Lion King: The Gift,'' which will be released Friday, also includes songs with Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Pharrell, Tierra Whack and Jessie Reyez. ... read more »
Meek Mill Seeks New Trial, Judge After Decade-Long Probation
July 19, 2019
Lawyers for Meek Mill will ask an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a celebrity crusader for criminal justice reform. ... read more »
Renowned Art Curator Naima J. Keith Brings Her Magic Touch to LACMA
July 12, 2019
Big, big things are happening at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and one of the biggest is the recent addition of Naima J. Keith as its Vice President of Education and Public Programs. ... read more »
Beyoncé to drop new original song from ‘The Lion King’
July 11, 2019
Beyoncé is dropping a new original song from Disney’s live-action “Lion King.” The song, “Spirit,” will be released later Tuesday and should get a push for Academy Award consideration. A news release says the song comes at a pivotal moment for Nala, the character voiced by Beyoncé, in the film that comes out on July 18. She also co-wrote the song. ... read more »
Jay-Z partners with cannabis company as brand strategist
July 11, 2019
Jay-Z is heading into the legal marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with a California cannabis product company. The rapper said in a statement Tuesday that he entered a multiyear deal with San Jose, California-based Caliva. His role will consist of driving creative direction, outreach efforts and strategy for the brand. ... read more »
New Prince Album Featuring Unreleased Demos out in June
April 26, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — A new Prince album featuring his versions of songs he wrote for other artists will be released in June. The 15-track “Originals” will include “Nothing Compares 2 U,” the No. ... read more »
Beyonce, ‘Black Panther’ win at 50th NAACP Image Awards
April 4, 2019
Beyonce was named entertainer of the year at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards that highlighted works by entertainers and writers of color. ... read more »
Nipsey Hussle: A Legacy That Transcends Rap 
April 4, 2019
The murder of Nipsey Hussle is personal. It is personal to me. It is personal to a generation in looking at social media and news interviews, there was a clear message that his death was felt deeply and hurt immensely, and particularly for anyone who came into contact with him, no matter how brief the interaction.    ... read more »
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