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  • Mummer Accused of Playing Jay-Z in Blackface Is, in Fact, Black

    02/05/2019 5:48:20 AM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 12 replies
    Philadelphia Magazine ^ | 01/02/2019 | VICTOR FIORILLO
    On Tuesday, as the Mummers Parade festivities were moving from your television screen to drunken celebrations down on Two Street, a scandal began unfolding involving a local Mummers troupe and its purported use of blackface. Except — says the performer being accused — there was no blackface. The skit in question came to us courtesy of Finnegan New Years Brigade Comic Club, which previously ran afoul of public opinion with a 2016 routine making fun of Caitlyn Jenner.
  • Jay-Z and Meek Mill pledge $50m to free prisoners

    01/24/2019 9:33:54 AM PST · by Ennis85 · 16 replies
    BBC News ^ | 24th January 2019 | BBC News
    Jay-Z, Meek Mill and sport and business leaders have pledged $50m (£38m) to reform the US criminal justice system. The Reform Alliance, which was inspired by Meek Mill's recent stint in prison for a minor probation violation, hopes to free one million prisoners in five years. The owners of the New England Patriots and Philadelphia 76ers, Robert Kraft and Michael Rubin, are co-founders. Reform says it wants to help people who are "trapped in the system". The group's "mission" is to "dramatically reduce the number of people who are unjustly under the control of the criminal justice system, starting with...
  • Al Sharpton blasts Travis Scott over alleged Super Bowl halftime show hypocrisy

    12/23/2018 2:09:19 PM PST · by ColdOne · 20 replies ^ | 12/23/18 | Jessica Sager
    Jay-Z isn't the only person upset with Travis Scott for agreeing to perform with Maroon 5 at the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show. Rev. Al Sharpton slammed Scott, claiming that Scott essentially turned his back on the Black Lives Matter movement and police brutality against people of color by agreeing to perform at the NFL's biggest night. "I think anyone that goes into the halftime show is in effect directly violating those that want to raise the question that the NFL should come to terms with what they have done and continue to do to Colin Kaepernick and those that...
  • Hollywood Publicist on O’Rourke: I Haven’t Seen LA This Excited About a Politician in Years (tr)

    10/18/2018 5:52:12 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 42 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | October 18, 2018 | David Rutz
    A top Hollywood publicist says the excitement in Los Angeles over Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke is at a level he hasn't seen for a national liberal politician in years. Danny Deraney, whose clientele has included A-listers like Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Beyonce and Madonna, told NBC News in another profile of O'Rourke that he has effectively swept the famously progressive town off its feet: Danny Deraney, a Hollywood publicist who has worked with celebrities like Justin Timberlake and Madonna, said he hasn't seen Los Angeles this excited about a national politician in years. "Barack Obama kind of swept everybody...
  • FLOTUS Friday: Bully For You, Old Bean.

    10/12/2018 5:40:34 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 10-12-18 | MOTUS
    When First Lady Melania Trump said in an interview during her African trip that she “could say I'm the most bullied person on the world,” or at least “one of them, if you really see what people are saying about me,” the media guffawed: what would she know about bullying, being a privileged white woman and all? Of course the media immediately validated her claims by criticizing everything she said - and wore - during her trip: On Saturday, Twitter users compared Melania’s Egypt outfit — a Ralph Lauren jacket, wide-leg pants, and a Chanel blouse — to the clothing...
  • Barack Obama the dad dancer! Former President and Michelle rock out at Beyonce and Jay Z concert

    07/29/2018 3:29:19 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 29, 2018 | Daily Mail
    When Beyonce and Jay Z are performing, all eyes are glue to the stage. Unless, that is, Barack Obama is rocking out behind you. Fans were delighted to spot the former U.S. president unleashing his best dad moves with wife Michelle beside him in a private booth at the FedExField in Landover, Maryland on Saturday. Throwing their arms in the air during Jay's track N****s in Paris, the former first couple were on their feet and clearly loving every moment as their old friends lit up the stage.
  • Jay-Z puts fatwa on George Zimmerman's head, media mum

    06/30/2018 7:48:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/30/2018 | Jack Cashill
    In what may be the most reckless bit of leftist posturing yet, billionaire multimedia mogul Jay-Z has none too subtly asked his followers to kill George Zimmerman, the man acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin five years ago. Jay-Z apparently added a line to a new release by the hip-hop artist Drake. “I got your president tweeting/I won't even met with him/Y'all killed X and let Zimmerman live/Streets is done.” “X” refers to rapper XXXTentacion who was gunned down in South Florida last week. “Drake” was trending on Twitter Friday morning as was “Scorpion” as was “Zimmerman.” The...
  • Beyonce and Jay Z Drop Surprise Album, ... “Apesh*t” — Shot in the Louvre?

    06/16/2018 4:26:44 PM PDT · by boycott · 54 replies ^ | 6-16-2018 | ROGER FRIEDMAN
    Surprise! Beyonce and Jay Z have dropped a surprise album and single. It’s available on their Tidal service, but the single and video are here. “Ape-sh*t” is terrific. What a nice summer surprise. But why a Saturday at 6pm? Just to see who’s paying attention? It does like the Louvre Museum in Paris let them shoot the video there. If so, that would be history making. But money talks, and even the Louvre needs surprise cash.
  • Beyonce and Jay-Z tickets given away for free in a car park as On The Run II tour flops

    06/13/2018 10:45:31 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 27 replies ^ | Updated: 13th June 2018, 8:27 am | By Howell Davies
    The superstar couple are struggling to get bums on seats and UK fans are being handed freebies and upgrades The superstar couple have thousands of unsold tickets for their UK dates, forcing them to cover large sections of seating in the stadium venues. Fans outside their Glasgow concert reported being handed freebies while others said they were offered upgrades for nothing. One wrote on Twitter: “If you are near Hampden Park go to the main parking lot they are giving out free tickets for the Beyoncé & Jay Z concert because of empty seats.” Another tweeted: “Met Beyoncé’s security in...
  • Tomi Lahren Goes After Jay-Z: ‘Go Back to Rapping Filthy Lyrics & Celebrating a Drug Dealing Resume’

    04/09/2018 2:44:10 PM PDT · by ethom · 29 replies ^ | | 10:27 April 9th, 2018 | by Joe DePaolo
    Tomi Lahren is going after Jay-Z for comments he made criticizing President Donald Trump. “[Trump]’s bringing out an ugly side of America that we wanted to believe was gone,” Jay-Z said, in an interview David Letterman on Netflix — which premiered Friday. “And it’s still here. And we’ve still gotta deal with it.” In a two-and-a-half minute “Final Thoughts” commentary posted to the Fox News Insider page on Facebook, the conservative Fox News contributor blasted Jay-Z for charging Trump with what she deemed to be “made up racism.” “Sad thing is, you know this president is winning for the American...
  • Jay-Z: Trump Forcing Us to ‘Talk About Why White Men are So Privileged in this Country’

    04/06/2018 12:59:15 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 81 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/5/2018
    Rap mogul Jay-Z sat down with David Letterman for his Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction and told the former late-night host that election of Donald Trump is a “good thing” because it’s “bringing out an ugly side of America that we wanted to believe was gone.” “I’ll be honest with you,” Letterman began, “I’m beginning to lose confidence in the Trump administration.” After some nervous laughter, Jay-Z replied, “I think it’s actually a great thing.” “We have to talk about the N-word and we have to talk about why white men are so privileged in this country,”...
  • Blue Ivy bids $19,000 at art auction

    03/18/2018 11:19:03 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    NY Post Page Six ^ | Taylor March 18, 2018 | Derrick Bryson
    Beyoncé and Jay-Z have taught their daughter, Blue Ivy, the importance of investing in art. On Saturday night, the 6-year-old made several bids on art while sitting between her mega-star parents at the Wearable Art Gala in Los Angeles. The second annual event, put on by Tina Knowles and husband Richard Lawson, benefits the WACO Theater Center. During the swanky event, little Blue Ivy, who was wearing a matching gold dress like her mother, bid $17,000 on an acyclic painting of Sidney Poitier, reports Vanity Fair. Excited to make another bid, she lifted her paddle again raising the bar to...
  • Watch Jay-Z Speak at Trayvon Martin Peace Walk in Miami

    02/11/2018 4:58:05 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 46 replies
    Rolling stone ^ | 2/11/18 | Dan Kreps
    Watch Jay-Z Speak at Trayvon Martin Peace Walk in Miami "That’s the intention that we set, that his name serves as a beacon of light and hope to push us in a better direction," rapper says at rally Jay-Z made a surprise appearance alongside the parents of Trayvon Martin at a Miami event that honored the late teenager Saturday. Standing next to Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton and father Tracy Martin at the Betty T. Ferguson Amphitheater, Jay-Z delivered a short speech to the hundreds of marchers at the sixth annual Peace Walk & Peace Talk, the Miami Herald reports. "We...
  • Vanity - Watching & Listening to POTUS, Trump's SOTU.

    01/30/2018 8:59:51 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 12 replies
    Yep....folks, tonight you just might witness, the Democrat "Three Ring Circus", an "out-of-control, Chinese Fire Drill", and the nutcases escaping from the Insane Asylum" all in a one hour drama. Only our gracious Lord residing in God's heavenly paradise knows how this will play out. Will Kennedy & Waters draw millions of "Trump Hater Lunatics", to cheer, rant & rave over their insane rants & raves. I suspect, not. Will the "DACA Kiddies" go wild with hate in the Senate gallery and interrupt out POTUS, Trump from speaking. I suspect these "Kiddies" will do all they can to tear down...
  • Grammy Awards Shocker for CBS...[Fake Awards Show Goes RAP]

    11/28/2017 12:35:08 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 47 replies
    Showbiz411 ^ | 11/28/17 | Roger Friedman
    The Grammys in New York took a weird turn this morning as the nominations were a shocker: Ed Sheeran’s best selling “Divide” did not get an Album of the Year nod, neither did albums by Lady Gaga or Kesha. Instead, the Grammys went mostly for R&B and rap: Jay Z, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino.... ...all the acts they want on the show– the white pop acts– have been relegated to the Pop Vocal category... How the Grammys became the R&B/Hip Hop Awards will be the subject of much discussion at Black Rock today. Their traditional country nominee...
  • Marina Abramovic raised $2M for canceled art project, hasn’t given money back

    11/13/2017 6:40:16 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 19 replies
    Performance artist Marina Abramovic has backed out of her grandiose plans for her upstate arts institute and questions loom over what happened to the $2.2 million she raised over four years for the project, including donations from the likes of Jay-Z and nearly 5,000 donors in a Kickstarter campaign. The edgy artist, who became world famous for staring down people in her blockbuster 2010 MOMA show, The Artist is Present, touted her multi-million dollar Marina Abramovic Institute for the Preservation of Performance Art as a place for artists to conduct grand experiments
  • Could Jay-Z win the 2020 Democratic nomination

    09/07/2017 8:40:20 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 26 replies
    Guava Cheese Puff | September 7, 2017 | Guava Cheese Puff
    Could Jay Z win the Democratic nomination? Would the Clintons go after him?
  • Jay Z to run for president in 2020?

    09/07/2017 4:43:48 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 47 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | JAMES VITUSCKA
    Jay Z couldn’t get Hillary Clinton to the White House, but has exclusively learned that the 46-year-old rap mogul hubby of superstar Beyonce is getting ready to run for his own political office! As fans know, the rapper and his 32-year-old “Lemonade” singer wife openly support the Democratic party. Aside from Beyonce performing the National Anthem at President Obama ‘s inauguration in 2012, both also performed at a last-minute rally for Clinton in Cleveland during this presidential campaign
  • Trayvon Martin film, docuseries in the works from Jay Z, Weinstein Co.

    03/24/2017 1:59:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | March 23, 2017 | Oliver Gettell
    Jay Z and the Weinstein Co. are partnering to tell Trayvon Martin’s story on the big and small screens. EW has confirmed that the rap mogul and the studio have secured the rights to two books about Martin, the unarmed black Florida teenager who was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer in 2012, igniting a national debate about racial profiling and civil rights. The plan is to develop a narrative film and a six-part docuseries about Martin based on the books Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It, by...
  • Rained Out! Hoarse Hillary Clinton Cuts Rally Short Due to Florida Storm

    11/05/2016 2:26:53 PM PDT · by kevcol · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 5, 2016 | Charlie Spiering
    Her speech was only about about seven minutes long, but she fled after she started getting wet. . . . “I was with Jay-Z and Beyonce,” Clinton bragged, calling it “the most extraordinary show.” She also appeared delighted that Beyonce’s dancers were wearing pantsuits during the performance.