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After Sluggish Start, Summer Concert Season Finishes Strong

September 17, 2014

At the beginning of the summer, the megastar concert business looked grim — Paul McCartney was sick and had to cancel shows, the Rolling Stones weren't touring in the U.S., none of the biggest superstar acts from U2 to Madonna were...

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See Beyonce and Jay Z's 'Bonnie and Clyde'-Like 'Bang Bang'

September 15, 2014

Beyoncé and Jay Z have posted the first of a three-part, Bonnie and Clyde–themed mini–art house film, Bang Bang, that they made while filming scenes for their recent On the Run tour. In stark black and white, the couple meet at a Beyoncé...

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Jay Z, Kanye West Attached to New Chris Rock Film

September 11, 2014

Top Five, a new movie that Chris Rock wrote, directed and starred in, picked up a major distribution deal with Paramount at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. Kanye West and Jay Z both received co-producer on the project, while Roots and...

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Miley Cyrus Sends Homeless Youth to Accept Video of the Year

August 24, 2014

When Jimmy Fallon announced Miley Cyrus' name as winner of Video of the Year for "Wrecking Ball," the singer stood and directed a young man with long, blonde hair to the stage. "Thank you, all," he said, as Cyrus looked on. "My name is Jesse." He explained...

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Watch Skrillex Teach Ron Howard How to DJ

July 22, 2014

Over the past two years, Jay Z's Made in America festival has brought together diverse lineups including Pearl Jam, Beyoncé, Haim and Skrillex. But what happens when these artists actually get a chance to mingle backstage? In a clip from a...

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Beyonce and Jay Z's Tour to Air on HBO

July 11, 2014

UPDATE: HBO announced that the show will premiere on Saturday, Sept. 20th, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Beyoncé and Jay Z's ongoing love affair with HBO, which has been running clips of Beyoncé's Mrs. Carter World Tour after True Blood and previously...

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Beyonce and Jay's New Tour: Opening Night

June 26, 2014

The most powerful couple in music could have easily just coasted on their names, performing a sparse half-Jay/half-Bey concert before cashing the Roc Nation checks. Instead, over the course of two-and-a-half hours and 42 songs, the Carters opened their...

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Jay Z Gets in on Beats by Dre Ad Game

June 16, 2014

Jay Z is changing the game again, adding his spin to World Cup fever. The rapper has contributed lines about soccer stars and Rio de Janeiro to "Jungle," the heavy-hitting anthem by British rocker Jamie N Commons and Brooklyn group X Ambassadors that...

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Kanye West, Kings of Leon Will Headline Made in America Fest

May 22, 2014

Kanye West and Kings of Leon will headline this year's Budweiser Made in America Festival at Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Curated by Jay Z, the festival will go bi-coastal this year, with a Los Angeles event occuring for the first time. Both...

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Jay Z, Beyoncé, Solange Issue Statement After Met Gala Fight

May 15, 2014

Jay Z, his wife Beyoncé and her sister Solange are once again a "united family," following an incident where Solange attacked the rapper in a hotel elevator, a scene that was caught by security camera and sold to TMZ. "As a result...

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The Everything Index: Slightly Less Terrifying Than Solange Knowles

May 13, 2014

It's time for another installment of the Rolling Stone "Everything Index," our weekly guide to pop-culture's rule breakers, deal makers, movers and shakers. The"Everything Index:" The Week's Pop-Culture Power Rankings Using advanced algorithms and a...

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Watch Beyonce Sing Every Song on New Album at VMAs

August 25, 2014

Beyoncé was an obvious choice to receive this year's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards: In addition to classic clips ranging from the Destiny's Child-era to "Crazy in Love" and "Single Ladies," the singer...

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Beyonce Channels Nancy Sinatra' in 'On the Run' Trailer

August 17, 2014

Beyoncé and Jay Z promoted their On The Run tour with a star-studded trailer for a non-existent action film, and they're harnessing a similar vibe in a new preview for their upcoming HBO special.  The...

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Jay Z Joins Jay Electronica in Brooklyn

July 13, 2014

Jay Z's On the Run Tour with Beyoncé happened to hit the New York metro area just as the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival was celebrating its 10th anniversary this weekend. A break between two shows at New Jersey's MetLife stadium offered the rapper the...

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Jay Z Joins Young Jeezy to Proclaim 'Seen It All'

July 1, 2014

Jay Z and Young Jeezy expound on all that's happened in their lives, from cruising the block to trotting the globe, on "Seen It All," the latest song from the Atlanta rapper's upcoming album of the same name. Both MCs recall their seedier days slinging...

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Beyonce Concert Series Coming to HBO

June 19, 2014

HBO will air 10 live clips taped during Beyoncé's Mrs. Carter World Tour ahead of each episode of the seventh and final season of True Blood starting June 29th at 9 p.m. ET, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Titled Beyoncé: X10,...

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The World Cup: Wondo is Tired of Talking About Landon Donovan

June 9, 2014

The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins Thursday, when host nation (and prohibitive favorite) Brazil kicks off against Croatia. The United States will send its 23 into the fray, too, and our relatively inexperienced side will be tested early, thrown into a group...

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Jay Z and Beyonce Tease 'Run' Action Film

May 18, 2014

The collaboration between Jay Z and Beyoncé shot off in a thrilling new direction Saturday night as the superstar couple released a trailer for an action movie called Run. Packed with rapid-cut flashes of guns, cash, heists and explosions, the...

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Solange Deletes Beyonce Photos From Instagram After Jay Z Fight

May 13, 2014

UPDATE (5/13): Beyonce posted four pictures of her and Solange Wednesday morning, presumably to quell any speculation of tension between the two singers. Solange Knowles has deleted numerous Instagram photos of her sister Beyoncé following...

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