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Rapper Jay-Z graces the cover of the November issue of Vanity Fair magazine, opening up about the early years of dating now-wife Beyonce and how his daughter, Blue Ivy, is a fan of his music.
In the magazine, Jay-Z, born Sean Carter, says that while his daughter Blue Ivy is only 18-months-old, she watches her mother, pop superstar Beyonce, in various concert videos on a computer nightly and that she enjoys listening to her father's latest album, "Magna Carta Holy Grail."
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After more than a decade since they first collaborated on the hits "03 Bonnie & Clyde" and "Crazy in Love," Beyonce and Jay-Z have proven to be one powerful celebrity couple.
It was announced on Sept. 19 that pop singer Beyonce, 32, and rap superstar Jay-Z, 43, topped Forbes list of highest-earning celebrity couples of 2013. The duo beat out fellow powerhouse couples Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis and pals Kanye West and Kim Kardashian for the title.
Jay Z premiered the video for "Holy Grail," his latest single with Justin Timberlake, on Facebook on Thursday, Aug. 29.
The video, which can be viewed here (Warning: Video contains explicit language and images), will be exclusively on Facebook until noon on Aug. 30, according to Billboard, which also reports that Jay Z is the first major music artist to premiere a music video on the social media site.
Jay-Z's newest album, "Magna Carta Holy Grail," will become available to everyone on Tuesday, July 9, and in an effort to promote his latest work, the rapper took to Twitter for a live chat where he answered questions from fans who used the #MCHG hashtag on Monday, July 8.
The 43-year-old not only answered questions about the new album, but he also answered questions about his favorite cereal, Miley Cyrus and joked with comedian Aziz Ansari about his favorite pasta dish of 2013.
Check out 15 facts Jay-Z revealed during his Twitter chat.
One million lucky Jay-Z fans with a Samsung Galaxy smartphone will have a chance to get the rapper's new album for free starting on July 4.
The album, titled "Magna Carta Holy Grail," will be available for free to the first million smartphone owners who downloaded a special app on their Samsung Galaxy SIII, Galaxy S4 or the Galaxy Note II, according to USA Today.
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.
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.