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Jay-Z‘s Made in America festival has been canceled. The 50-year-old hip-hop legend has made the decision to ax the popular event, which was due to take place between Sept. 5 and Sept. 6 at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia because of the COVID-19 crisis in the U.S. The hitmaker is instead encouraging everyone to…

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Angelica Vila is poised to be the next to blow in terms of music. The Bronx, New York native gained national attention by using YouTube and Instagram as a way to share her singing capabilities. In 2016, Vila released a response remix to Justin Bieber’s hit “Sorry,” which set the stage for Vila’s own music…

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Jay-Z has taken out a number of newspaper advertisements in honor of George Floyd. The 50-year-old rapper and his company Roc Nation have had the full-page ads published in the likes of The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Denver Post, and  Philadelphia Enquirer, with more still to be printed over the…

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Jay-Z is “determined to fight for justice” for George Floyd. The 50-year-old rap star has personally called Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz to express his pain over Floyd’s death on the streets of Minneapolis and to stress that justice needs to be served. Jay-Z said in a statement: “After our very earnest conversation, thank you to…

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A 28-year-old woman, La’Teasha Macer, born in Cambridge, Maryland, claims to be the daughter of hip-hop mogul Jay-Z. Macer alleges her mother met the Roc Nation boss, born Sean Carter, in Cambridge where the two were introduced by Macer’s aunt, according to BOSSIP. Macer asserts she was the product of a relationship that centered around…

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One of the silver linings of the self-quarantine era spurred on by the pandemic was the masterful creation of the Verzuz challenge by iconic producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland. The Instagram Live battle, Verzuz, has been a phenomenal international success and has already featured the record-breaking pairings of Babyface vs. Teddy Riley and Jill Scott…

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Beyoncé’s family has all been tested for COVID-19. The 38-year-old singer’s mother Tina Lawson has revealed that the entire family was tested for the virus and all were negative, so they are hoping to get together to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend. Lawson — who also has daughter Solange, 33, with ex-husband Mathew Knowles —…

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Megan Thee Stallion is eyeing a collaboration with Rihanna. The “Hot Girl Summer” rapper has just dropped a remix of her hit single “Savage” featuring Beyoncé and after teaming up with the Destiny’s Child star and Nicki Minaj, who features on the former track, her dream collaborations wish list was complete. However, when asked whether…

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Megan Thee Stallion’s new music is an introduction to her “newest persona.” The 25-year-old rapper has just released her new album, Suga, and Megan has explained how it differs from her earlier work, saying it’s a personality-driven record. Asked how her new album compares to her previous music, Megan explained: “This one is just gonna…

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Megan Thee Stallion has accused her record label of blocking the release of her new music. The “Hot Girl Summer” rapper has explained that she tried to negotiate aspects of her contract with 1501 after signing a deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation management — who she praised as “real” — who enlightened her to some…

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More than 150 inmates are suing the Mississippi Department of Corrections, citing “barbaric” and horrific conditions at the state’s prisons. Specifically, rappers Yo Gotti and Jay-Z have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of 152 individuals, with the focus being on the infamous Mississippi State Penitentiary, commonly known as the Parchman prison, where at least…

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Jay-Z revealed one of the last things Kobe Bryant said to him. The 41-year-old basketball legend and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among those who perished when his private helicopter crashed last month, and the “Anything” hitmaker recalls seeing the star over the new year when Bryant urged him to go and see the aspiring…

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The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into the four Mississippi state prisons following a spate of inexplicable deaths and reports of deplorable and dangerous conditions. The Civil Rights Division of the DOJ will probe the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, the South Mississippi Correctional Institution, the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility and the…

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