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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Jay-Z vs Nas - What Really Happened


The feud between Nas and JAY-Z was a gladiatorial battle between two rap titans. They started off with subliminal jabs and moved up to body sh*ts. Fans cheered on. Crews got in the mix. Digs got so personal that parents had to step in. Thankfully, the battle didn't end in tragedy like Biggie vs. 2Pac. It ended in triumph. And friendship. JAY-Z and Nas would later shake hands and join forces.

Carmen Bryan opened up to VladTV in an exclusive interview about being at the center of Jay Z and Nas' legendary beef. She explained that after breaking up with and moving away from Nas, she started dating Jay Z after first becoming friends.

During the conversation, Carmen shut down rumors that Memphis Bleek started the beef, as she said she feels bad for Bleek and blames Jay Z for ending his career. Carmen also revealed that she confronted both Jay Z and Nas about the beef.

Sunday, August 18, 2019

What NFL Team Is Jay-Z Buying? And Why Is Everyone Mad?


I'm seeing a'lot of bad talk around Jay-Z purchasing a NFL team of his own. People have been talking bad since Colin Kaepernick did not get mentioned to the point it would reinstate him.

In my eyes, If Jay-Z owns the team, that could mean he is calling shots right? So that mean he has the opportunity to give Colin Kaepernick another round at stardom.

JAY-Z is going to buy a “significant ownership interest” in an NFL team at some point in the “near future,” with an unnamed source saying that he wants to “continue to be a change agent for the NFL.”

JAY-Z won’t be able to manage players as an owner, since he is “not an NFL agent and does not take part in the operations of the NFL players in Roc Nation.”

Jay-Z previously had to sell his stake in the Brooklyn Nets NBA team because it conflicted with his work in Roc Nation’s sports management division. Also, once this deal happens, it will make JAY-Z the first Black team owner in NFL history.

The other big wrinkle here is that we don’t know which team JAY-Z is about to procure a “significant ownership interest” in.

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Also, Cardi B is correct, Jay-Z does have the power to bring Colin back if the deal goes through. Jay-Z only said were done went pass the kneeling, he did not say that the player chances were taken away. Colin responding like he is is bad, and i believe if Jay does not bring him back is because of any problems that are being caused.

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Top 5 Stores To Purchase Jay-Z Merchandise

 

Browse the most sought after Jay Z clothing including Short Sleeve T-Shirts, Long Sleeve T-Shirts, Low-Top Sneakers, & more. Check out our Jay Z merch selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from various websites.


Since 1996, Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and 21-time GRAMMY award-winner, Shawn “JAY Z” Carter has been a dominant force in popular culture. Jay-Z is growing his empire. The 50-year-old rapper and music mogul announced that he is launching his first line of cannabis also.


Even in a year without a tour or album release, Jay-Z mints millions from his Armand de Brignac champagne and D'Ussé cognac.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

3 Investing Lessons From Jay-Z


In 2019, Shawn Corey Carter became hip-hop's first billionaire. Better known as Jay-Z, Mr. Carter didn't just make his money by rapping, although he's one of the industry's best-selling artists. Instead, he built a sprawling empire, including a music label, a sports management company, a streaming service, and a high-end sports bar.

With the Brooklyn-born rapper continuing to grow his net worth, there are certainly many investing lessons to learn, both from his business ventures as well as from his lyrics. Here are three of them.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Jay Z Top 5 Best Music Videos


The biggest man in the music industry has had the best of his music videos featured on The Wrap-Up Magazine. Shawn Corey Carter, known professionally as JAY-Z, is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. Watch his Top 5 music videos here.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

#MusicVideosWeLove Jay-Z - Hard Knock Life


Need a ghetto anthem to play at that family gathering? Then Jay-Z's 'Hard Knock Life' is the one to play. Hard Knock Life is the third studio album by American rapper Jay-Z. It was released on September 29, 1998, by Roc-A-Fella Records and Def Jam Records.

The song that made Jay-Z a superstar. Famously sampling “It’s a Hard Knock Life” from the Annie movie. Jay-Z raps about his rags-to-riches story. Jay-Z transposes this into a song about how he overcame life in the ghetto to achieve massive success.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Tupac vs Jay-Z - What Really Happened


Tupac didn’t have as big a feud with Jay Z as he did with The Notorious B.I.G., but the two were definitely at odds at one point.

2Pac's beef with JAY-Z started after 2Pac heard the rumor that JAY-Z was dissing the West Coast. After 2Pac recorded his verses for "Hit 'Em Up" he added a message at the end of the song.
He was dissing JAY-Z before he took it off the record.

2Pac wanted to hear JAY-Z' album "Reasonable Doubt" before he decided to diss him.

Sunday, May 10, 2020

What Would You Do If You Met Jay-Z?


How do you think it would feel or how would you act if you met one of the biggest and richest hip-hop stars in our generation Jay-Z?

We all know him as Jay-Z or Hova, but his real name is Shawn Corey Carter. Did you know? Jay-Z is the third best-selling rap artist of all time, after Eminem and Tupac with over 28m sales worldwide. Jay Z is one of the most well-known and highly-regarded rappers in the industry.

He’s also an extremely successful investor and businessman who’s a co-owner of the New York 40/40 Club, the clothing line Rocawear and is the former president of Def Jam Recordings, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records and founder of Roc Nation. On top of all this, he’s also a certified NBA and MLB sports agent.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Our Best Articles About Jay-Z


Jay-Z is another artist that has been on the forefront of our magazine. He is one artist who has remained on top and kept himself relevant.

Below we have listed some of Jay-Z's best articles we have created for you to enjoy. Click any link under the photo to engage with comments and see more about whats going on.

Monday, July 13, 2020

Beyoncé Wins Trademark Battle Over Blue Ivy's Name.


The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) had no time for the efforts of a Massachusetts wedding planner to block Beyoncé in her quest to secure intellectual property rights. In a little-noticed ruling one week ago, Beyoncé won her ongoing trademark battle over her daughter’s name.

For years, Beyoncé has attempted to trademark her daughter’s name, Blue Ivy Carter. She’s filed applications that cover everything from books to pacifiers to shampoo to video games and much more. The problem, though, is that wedding planner Veronica Morales called her business “Blue Ivy Events” – even before Beyoncé’s daughter was born.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Jay-Z Charts His 100th Song On The Hot 100


Jay-Z lands yet another minor hit, and though the song probably won’t stick around for very long, it’s become a very important one for the rapper.

“Mood 4 Eva” marks Jay-Z’s one hundredth solo Hot 100 appearance under that moniker, which is something only a few musical acts have ever managed. In fact, the rapper is now just the sixth musician to appear on the all-genre songs ranking 100 times.

The mogul has now charted 100 songs as Jay-Z, but that doesn’t tell the whole story. Including the work he did as one-half of musical duo The Carters (which was a project with his wife Beyoncé), the rapper reached triple-digit placements a little while ago, as that group sent five songs onto the ranking. That means that Shawn Carter (Jay-Z’s real name) claims 105 Hot 100 hits, but as Jay-Z, he’s just made it to 100.


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Monday, September 14, 2020

Will Kanye West Surpass Jay-Z?


For the better part of hip-hop’s existence, it was solely considered a genre of music. We now recognize the larger cultural movement surrounding the New York-bred art form as a leading force driving growth in fashion, entertainment, food and beverage, and technology. As a result, the top 10 highest earners of 2019 on Forbes’ annual list of hip-hop’s richest account for a staggering $633,500,000 in combined earnings. And for the first time in his career, Kanye West ($150 million) has outpaced the rest of his competitors to take the top spot — leapfrogging JAY-Z by $69 million.

It was certainly a banner year for West, especially considering he claimed to be $56 million in debt just over three years ago. While earning the top spot is certainly noteworthy, his income jumped dramatically between 2018 and 2019, accounting for a net increase of $122,500,000. Although the entire industry had a great year — with the top 20 acts’ revenue increasing by 33 percent since 2018 — the huge financial increase poses an interesting question: with an album on the way, YEEZY accounting for $1.5 billion in annual sales, and a track record of exploring radical projects, will Kanye West be joining JAY-Z in the billionaire’s club?

Friday, April 10, 2020

Jay-Z Net Worth Is $1 Billion In 2020


Jay-Z’s fortune holds flat at $1 billion nearly a year after Forbes first crowned him hip-hop’s first billionaire. He boasts an expansive kingdom encompassing spirits (his Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Ussé cognac), art (including work by Jean-Michel Basquiat), real estate (homes in Los Angeles, the Hamptons, Tribeca) and stakes in companies from Uber to Robinhood.

Jay-Z’s latest banner year of earnings ($81 million in 2019, good for No. 20 on our Celebrity 100) offset more recent declines across the market, helping to keep him on our list of Billionaires. And though the coronavirus has impacted the value of his holdings from ride-sharing to real estate, many of Jay-Z’s core assets are in areas well-positioned to weather the downturn.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Jay Z Splits From Longtime Business Partner

Jay Z has ended his partnership with John Meneilly, a man he once called his ‘consigliere.’
On to the next one. Jay Z and Solange Knowles may have (publicly at least) squashed whatever beef led to their now-infamous elevator brawl, but Hova and his longtime business manager are over.

Music industry insiders exclusively tell Confidenti@l that Jay Z has cut ties with John Meneilly, who helped build the “Empire State” rapper’s empire. Music industry insiders tell Confidenti@l that news of Meneilly’s departure started making the rounds shortly before Memorial Day weekend.

The former Provident Financial executive is largely credited with navigating the rise of the Rocawear clothing line, which Jay Z sold off for $200 million in 2007 while maintaining marketing and licensing rights. Meneilly is also credited as one of the architects behind Jay Z’s huge deal with Samsung last year, which instantly moved a million copies of the rapper’s “Magna Carta Holy Grail.” Meneilly was also a chief player at Roc Nation, which has grown from a record label to a talent management group that reps Yankee CC Sabathia and former Bronx Bomber Robinson Cano.

The “99 Problems” rapper is having a rough couple of weeks for sure. In addition to a surveillance video that went public of his sister-in-law pummeling him after the Met Ball gala in mid-May, photos of Jay and Bey sufaced in the Hamptons last weekend while his “Watch the Throne” collaborator Kanye West was marrying Kim Kardashian in Europe. Jay Z is also being sued for $7 million by an artist who says the rapper ripped off his Roc-A-Fella records logo design in 1995. Jay Z’s legal team is trying to postpone that case while Mr. and Mrs. Carter are on tour this summer.

Saturday, August 8, 2020

DMX or Jay-Z


DMX doubles down on wanting to go against JAY-Z in a Verzuz battle. “It's a celebration. We're celebrating music,” DMX said.

In the late '90s, Jay-Z and DMX were Def Jam's most successful stars. The friendly rivalry includes several rap battles between the legendary MCs, including their Backstage Freestyle match in 2000. In 1999, they also created the infamous supergroup Murder Inc, which starred both rappers and Ja Rule.

Before DMX and Jay Z became international rap titans, they competed in a classic hip-hop war. Their Bronx battle in the early '90s is the stuff of legends and it's also what sparked their ongoing beef, according to Irv Gotti.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Gansta Marcus Speaks On Jay-Z And Funkmaster Flex Beef


DJ Funkmaster Flex already called Jay Z’s Life + Times website trash, but now the DJ is taking shots directly at Jigga. many stars and celebrities are weighing in the statements on the problem that just won't seem to go away. Now Dame Dash has entered the ring in the Jay Z and Funkmaster Flex beef. Dame says HOV is too corporate to respond. The veteran disc jock also went on to offer a vague challenge to Hov.

New York Dj Funk Master Flex is pretty pissed off with Brooklyn mogul Jay Z. Apparently Funk Flex feels that Jigga is doing shady business and trying to steal the DJ style. Funkmaster Flex had some pent up feelings about Jay Z from years ago, such as Jay’s Magna Carta Samsung app and not being able to play Dipset songs at the 40/40 Lounge.

The producer out of Lima, Ohio also had comments of his own releasing this statement! "The two are giants in the music industry. Jay-Z cannot afford to loose DJ Funk Master Flex while on the other hand Flex cannot afford to loose Jay. I'm sure we can all agree that Jay had to make some decisions to get to the job. Some may not have been his best move, but look at where it got him."

"Also, If I owned a lounge, club, or any kind of bar that let entertainers perform, it would not be Gangster rap. The violence and community that they promote cause people to want to live in that manner which sometimes leads to bad things happening during the show. Which is why I believe Jay did not want music like Dipset being played in the club."

Dame Dash recently sat down with Kenyatta of Hip Hop Motivation and shared his thoughts on Funkmaster Flex calling out Jay Z last week for allegedly stealing an app idea and banning The Dipset’s music from his 40/40 clubs, with Dash acknowledging it’s impossible for him to be unbiased due to affiliations with both Jay and Dipset. He did however say that this was the “coolest” he’s ever seen Funkmaster Flex and admires the DJ’s honesty.

The Hip Hop mogul also feels that Jay won’t be able to respond directly to Flex because of his corporate status, and that the press will have to confront Jay about the allegations, namely that he doesn’t allow Dipset music to be played in his clubs, otherwise these so-called journalists would be “fake” for ignoring the obvious.

Marcus had this to say, "Out of all people to release a statement on this conversation, it had to be Dame? Why not Dipset or other DJ members. What about the wrtiers at Life+Times, what do they have to say about this?"

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Jay-Z or Lil Wayne?

 


Two of hip-hop biggest superstars are being compared together. This time Celebrity Match-Ups would like to know who is your favorite rapper out of Jay-Z and Lil Wayne?


Leading the way among all rappers when it comes to top 10s is Drake, who has accrued an incredible 35 smashes throughout his career. Behind the Canadian powerhouse comes Lil Wayne with 24 top 10s, then Eminem and Jay-Z with 21 apiece.


Lil Wayne has always enjoyed a competitive friendship with Jay-Z when it came to rap. Depending on the age or region, the “best rapper alive” title can arguably go to Jay-Z or Lil Wayne.

Friday, May 1, 2020

The Lifestyle Jay-Z And Beyonce Kids Live


It shouldn’t surprise any of us that the lives of Beyonce and Jay-Z are super lavish. They’re self-made billionaires who entertain the whole world! The couple collectively has a worth of over a billion dollars and they’re making money as we speak. Right now, they just made more money. 

Can you believe that? But does it surprise you to know that their kids, Blue Ivy, Rumi, and Sir live lives SO luxurious that we’re all seriously jealous? Yeah, these kids have got it made. 

They’re probably set for literally the rest of their lives thanks to their hard-working parents. Exclusive schools, sure. Fancy nurseries? Obviously! But it goes so much farther than that. They get to live in the many, MANY, homes that Beyonce and Jay-Z own all over the country, they get to take lavish vacations, and they don’t lift a finger. 

Monday, December 9, 2019

Jay-Z Returns To Spotify Music


Rap icon Jay-Z brought his music discography back to the world’s largest streaming platform Spotify, leaving Tidal subscribers scratching their heads. The service he bought for $56 million in 2014 has struggled to gain any real market share against major players like Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music.

Is it genius marketing for the Tidal owner, or does this show he’s throwing in the streaming wars towel, as his company continues to struggle with growth?

The Breakdown You Need to Know: Even with Tidal’s exclusive music offerings and a $200 million investment from Sprint, it still doesn’t seem to be enough to keep the ship afloat, and Jay-Z may be jumping off the boat.

Also See: Sprint To Buy Parts Of Tidal

Jay-Z has been a vocal critic of tech companies in regards to the issue of compensating artists, so it’s a bit odd that he’s back in bed with them. Especially, when you consider Tidal markets itself as a “more equitable [business] model for artists” to make money while streaming their music.

In the beginning it was all good at Tidal, with artists like Beyoncé, Kanye West, Madonna and Chris Martin to name a few, who all had an ownership stake in the company. Each of the artists reportedly were given 3% equity in the platform, with Jay-Z holding the remaining stake.

The onset of streaming has poured new life into the music industry, with revenue hitting $5.4 billion earlier this year, $4.3 billion just from streaming services. Apple Music and Spotify boasts 113 million and 60 million subscribers respectively, which is massively hard for Tidal’s 2016 self-reported 3 million subscribers to compete with.

Also See: Tidal CEO Steps Down

Tidal’s offering is the most expensive option on the market at $20 per month. Amazon Music and Apple Music come in at $14.99 and $9.99 respectively, just another reason subscribers have been few and far between for Jay-Z’s company. They have tried other ways to grow subscribers by heavily discounting its subscription service for first responders. So if you consider yourself to be a hero, the company was offering a 40% discount for its Premium and Hi-Fi plans.

Jay-Z seems to be taking a “if you can’t beat them, join them” approach to music streaming and social advocacy. Let’s not forget he has now partnered with the NFL on it’s social justice mission, while also curating their halftime show.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Is Jay-Z Or Eminem The Best Rapper Right Now?


I know Lil Wayne say's he is the greatest rapper alive, but Fans Favorites wants to know is Jay-Z or Eminem the best right now?

Eminem was named to have the hottest album of the year, but Jay-Z business ventures keeps him in the billionaire eye.

Jay-Z was neck on neck with Eminem on Renegade and about 80% of his albums are number one albums. He didn't write his verse on Brooklyn's finest and as for the Blueprint and the black album, what more can I say. His flows are sick and he has stayed relevant to the game for the past twenty years.

Jay-Z is not the best rapper alive. There are so many rappers around, it is hard to choose the best. I personally enjoy Eminem and I think he is the best, but that is my personal opinion.

Eminem and Jay-Z are proving that longevity is possible within hip-hop as the two are now tied for the rapper with third-most top ten hits in Billboard history.

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