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Jay-Z's "Open Letter"-gate finally appears to be coming to a close.
President Barack Obama told NBC's "Today" show on Wednesday that he did not approve or have any advance knowledge of the rapper and his wife Beyonce's controversial trip to Cuba.
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Jay-Z is speaking out about he and wife Beyonce's recent trip to Cuba -- through song.
The 43-year-old rapper released his new track, "Open Letter," on April 11, seemingly defending his recent visit to the country. The song has racked up over 550,000 listens in 10 hours.
Legendary music producer Paul Anka isn't too happy with Jay-Z.
The 71-year-old singer, actor and songwriter is set to release his upcoming album "Duets," which features collaborations with Willie Nelson, Michael Jackson, Dolly Parton and more. One artist who is not on the album? Jay-Z -- after he wouldn't return Anka's calls.
Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter has joined forces with director Baz Luhrmann to executive produce and perform on the soundtrack for the upcoming film "The Great Gatsby," Warner Bros. Pictures, the studio behind the film, announced on Thursday, March 14.
According to a statement from Warner Bros. Pictures, Jay-Z will "bring the modern 'Jazz Age' energy of F. Scott Fitzgerald's original text to the big screen, procuring, performing, producing and arranging for a soundtrack featuring some of the world's top musical artists."
Kanye West recently took the stage to rant about Taylor Swift and Jay-Z while performing at the Hammersmith Apollo in London on February 23.
The 35-year old rapper, who is known for his outlandish and often revealing performances, took to the stage to get some things off his chest while crooning his new G.O.O.D. music song, "Clique." This time, he took aim at his peers in the music industry ... again.
Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z are bringing their "Suit & Tie" act on the road.
Timberlake and Jay-Z announced on Friday, February 22, that they will go on a North American tour together and will appear in 12 cities including New York, Chicago, Toronto and Los Angeles.
Two celebrity power couples attended President Barack Obama's Presidential Inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Monday, January 21 -- Beyonce and husband Jay-Z and Katy Perry and boyfriend John Mayer.
Beyonce, who has voiced her support for the U.S. leader and his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama, many times in the past, sang the national anthem at Obama's second inauguration ceremony (watch video). The R&B singer sang at his first, which took place months after he was first elected, in January 2009.
Barack Obama was asked in a hard-hitting interview with The Atlantic whether he preferred rapper Jay-Z or Kanye West.
Obama said, "Jay-Z," which wasn't too surprising as he once called West a "jackass" and first lady Michelle Obama recently collaborated with Jay-Z's wife Beyonce Knowles for her campaign against childhood obesity.
New parents Jay-Z and Beyonce took a break from diaper duty Sunday and enjoyed a night out together at a concert by R&B singer The-Dream in New York City.
The-Dream, whose real name is Terius Nash, co-wrote Beyonce's hit song, "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)."
Beyonce and Jay-Z have revealed the first images of their first child, Blue Ivy Carter, on a new website dedicated to the 4-week-old baby.
In a note featured on a Tumblr page called HelloBlueIvyCarter, the couple states, "We welcome you to share in our joy. Thank you for respecting our privacy during this time in our lives."
Beyonce wants stop people from profiting from the name of her and Jay-Z's 1-month-old baby, Blue Ivy, who is their first child.
The R&B singer is trying to get her name trademarked, following similar attempts made weeks after she was born. A boutique named Blue Ivy, located in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, may pose an obstacle. Its owner talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com about how she feels about possibly giving up the rights to the name.