Black British Internet radio station Bang Radio has announced that they will wipe Jay Z’s lyrics (“eat the cake Anna Mae I said eat the cake Anna Mae”) from Beyonce’s new single ‘Drunk In Love’. After discovering that the rapper’s verse references the abuse that singer Tina Turner suffered at the hands of her former husband Ike Turner, station executives decided to ban the verse. Bang Media CEO Jennifer Ogole said in a written statement: The lyrics derive from the film What’s Love […]
Shawn Carter aka Jay Z has announced via his website that both he and his wife (superstar Beyonce) will embark on a 22 days challenge to go completely vegan. On December 3rd, one day before my 44th birthday I will embark on a 22 Days challenge to go completely vegan, or as I prefer to call it, plant-based!! This all began a few months back when a good friend and vegan challenged me to embrace a “plant-based breakfast” everyday. It was surprisingly easier […]
Well as expected the former waste man from Marcy Projects is falling in to line and has decided to still pursue his business relationship with those kings of racial profiling Barneys, all in the name of “charity”. Click here to read the original news report. Last night Shawn Carter aka Jay Z issued the following statement via his website: In the past several weeks two separate investigations were launched as a result of the wrongful detention of Trayon Christian and Kayla Phillips. […]
VIDEO: THE DAILY SHOW TEARS IN TO JAY Z OVER HIS DECISION TO STILL SUPPORT ‘BARNEYS’ AFTER RACIAL PROFILING CONTROVERSY
Daily Show host Jon Stewart discussed the Barneys department store racial profiling controversy on Wednesday night, and along with senior black correspondent Larry Wilmore, tore into Sean Carter aka Jay-Z for refusing to address the situation head-on and his refusal to cut ties with the company.
‘BARNEYS NEW YORK’ ACCUSED OF RACIAL PROFILING, JAY Z ISSUES STATEMENT AND DEFENDS HIS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE STORE
The WAKE UP calls just keep on coming folks! Last week it was reported that 19 year old African-American student Trayon Christian is suing department store Barneys for “allegedly” calling the police on him after he purchased a $350 designer belt in April. While leaving the store undercover detectives “allegedly” stopped him and asked, “how a young black man such as himself could afford to purchase such an expensive belt,”. The student was then handcuffed and held for 2 hours before being released […]
Bodyguard to the stars Norman Oosterbroek who died in Florida this year during an alleged break-in, was fired from his job protecting Jay Z and Beyoncé due to inappropriate behaviour. Oosterbroek who also worked for Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Nelson Mandela allegedly forced his way into a neighbour’s mansion naked, punched the resident and swallowed drugs, according to investigators. The 43-year-old died after Miami-Dade police shocked him with a Taser. According to the NY Daily News Oosterbroek’s life spiralled out of control in the months after he lost his job. […]
For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Jay Z and Harry Belafonte controversy here is a brief run down of what happened. Last year the legendary singer, songwriter, actor and Civil Rights activist Harry Belafonte accused Jay Z and his wife Beyonce of turning their backs on social responsibility. This rattled the Jigga man’s cage and he responded by calling the 86 YEAR OLD a “boy” on the track called Nickles And Dimes (featured on his new album Magna Carta Holy Grail). CLICK HERE to […]
Quote via Rap Radar comments section. This is what you call bringing art to life. Jay Z New Rules. That’s why he is the greatest ever. Oh please! The man is just rapping nonsense in a gallery in front of a bunch of well known industry faces and the Manhattan elite. Seriously people really need to stop drinking Shawn Carter aka Jay Z’s batty juice. … *cringing* Your thoughts please….
VIDEO: THE LEGENDARY HARRY BELAFONTE TALKS ABOUT TRAYVON MARTIN AND JAY Z / JAY Z – “MY PRESENCE IS CHARITY”
Legendary singer, songwriter, actor and Civil Rights activist Harry Belafonte talks about the death of Trayvon Martin, the occupation in Florida and Jay Z. For those of you who don’t know last year Belafonte accused Jay Z and his wife Beyonce of turning their backs on social responsibility. This rattled the jigga man and he responded by calling the 86 YEAR OLD a “boy” on the track called Nickles And Dimes (featured on his new album Magna Carta Holy Grail). Check out […]
This is for all you Jay Z fans out there and budding producers. Check out Zane Lowe interviewing the love of his life Jay Z. But to be fair this interview does not tip the licky licky scales like the interviews with Hot 97 (yeah I am looking at you Angie Martinez) and the Power 105 Breakfast Club Show. It is clear though that Zane is Jay’s head cheerleader (poms poms and all) and excited to be in the ‘presence of his […]