Rihanna's Former Publicist Says He Spread Jay Z Affair Rumors To Break Her Single
You may remember a rumor going around that Jay Z had cheated on Beyonce with Rihanna right around the beginning of the Barbadian singer's career. While it hasn't been a hot topic for years, the subject recently resurfaced through reports that the rumors had actually caused a year-long rift in Jay Z and Beyonce's relationship, which came to light through an upcoming unofficial biography Becoming Beyoncé.
Beyonce Shows Off Blue Ivy's Face In Upcoming Documentary
Beyonce has been very protective of her baby girl, Blue Ivy, since her birth last year. However, she will be showing baby Ivy off in her upcoming HBO documentary 'Beyonce: Life Is But A Dream', which airs tomorrow night at 9PM ET. And surfacing the internet tonight is this still frame picture from the film of the adorable 1 year old baby and Beyonce (below).
Harry Belafonte Requests Sit-Down With Jay Z & Beyoncé To Resolve Issues
Social activist Harry Belafonte criticized Jay Z and Beyonce last year, arguing that for a couple with so much influence, they have decidedly "turned their back on social responsibility." Jay later addressed the criticism on record, responding to Belafonte on Magna Carta Holy Grail's "Nickels & Dimes". "I'm just trying to find common ground / 'fore Mr. Belafonte come and chop a nigga down / Mr. Day O, major fail / Respect these youngins boy, it's my time now / Hublot homie, two door homie / You don't know all the shit I do for the homies."
Beyoncé Sued By Fans Who Were Allegedly Trampled At Her Show
Two women are suing Beyoncé after they were trampled by a mob of fans at her concert in Chicago last December. According to the suit, Raquel Castellanos and Gabriella Davidson arrived early United Center in hopes to get as close as possible to the stage in the general admission section. When the gates opened, there was a mad rush to the front of the venue, during which the two women were knocked to the ground and trampled, leaving them unconscious and with bones broken.
Top Tracks Of The Week: March 11-17
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
Beyoncé Co-Signs Fetty Wap, Poses With American Flag For Beat Magazine
While Beyoncé generally keeps a strict "no interviews" policy, she's shared a few brief thoughts (most likely by email) in her new BEAT magazine feature. The questions weren't exactly controversial, but we did learn a few things, such as her thoughts on the relationship between success and fear. "What does fear taste like? Success. I have accomplished nothing without a little taste of fear in my mouth," she offered.
Jay Z & Beyonce Sit Courtside At Nets Vs. Heat Game Monday Night
Beyoncé and Jay Z are taking on the headlines with a smile. Despite the footage of Jay Z’s elevator scuffle with Beyonce’s sister, Solange, leaking earlier on Monday, the superstar couple were back on the court for Game 4 of the playoffs between the Nets and Heat at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Monday night.
Jay-Z & Beyonce's Trip To Cuba Was Sanctioned By United States
More details have emerged concerning Jay-Z and Beyonce's recent highly publicized vacation to Cuba.
Kid Rock Is Attacked By The "Beyhive" After His Comments On Beyonce
In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Detroit rock artist Kid Rock stated that he, unlike the rest of the world, is "flabbergasted" by Beyonce's massive popularity. He doesn't understand why Bey is, admittedly, "the biggest thing on Earth", as, in his opinion, she "doesn't have a fucking Purple Rain".
Jay Z & Beyonce's Album Reportedly "Nearing Completion," Will Be TIDAL Exclusive
Tidal is not doing well. Earlier today, it was reported that Kanye West may actually be distancing himself from the celebrity-owned streaming service due to its poor performance on the app store. Certainly, the "exclusive" content they've been offering hasn't been enough to sway users into paying for a subscription, or perhaps, the content simply hasn't met the desires of its audience.
Jay Z And Beyonce Rent Out Theme Park For Blue Ivy's Birthday
Blue Ivy Carter celebrated her second birthday in spectacular fashion this past Tuesday (1/7). Jay Z and Beyonce decided to rent out Miami’s Jungle Island, which is an amusement park that includes a wildlife park and botanical garden, for their daughter’s once-in-a-lifetime occasion. Park officials are keeping their costs under wraps, but it's gotta be pretty damn pricey to close down the entire park. Look at it this way, the VIP safari tour for just one person costs $240.
Beyonce’s Rep Says Singer Is “No Way Tied” To The Saartjie Baartman Film
Rumors have been swirling this past week that Beyonce was reportedly set to be writing & starring in a movie about Saartjie Baartman, a South African woman who was displayed in London freak shows during the 1800s and nicknamed "Hottentot Venus" because of her large bottom and body shape. Well it turns out, this alleged story happens to be another case of an internet troll job, because Bey’s reps have quickly shut down the rumors.
Pulling A "Beyonce": The Surprise Album Phenom
The trend of surprise albums has definitely caused a shift in the traditional method of releasing music. Interviews, music videos and singles are still protocol (well, usually), but we’ve watched the likes of Jay Z, Beyonce, Kanye West, Skrillex, J. Cole etc. trade customary release dates for something a little more exciting and spontaneous.
Jay Z And Beyonce Are Moving To Los Angeles
The Carters are moving out West, and relocating their family to the sunny skies of Los Angeles.
Jay Z Put On Blast For All-White TIDAL Staff
Two weekends ago, Jay Z made headlines for a freestyle that dissed YouTube and Spotify, and called out the black community for not supporting TIDAL. A sampling of the lyrics:
Photos: Jay Z, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Diddy, OutKast & More At Coachella 2014
Coachella 2014 is almost coming to a close this year, after a jam packed three days of all different kinds of music.
Beyoncé's "Formation" Causes Red Lobster Sales To Skyrocket
The power of Beyoncé can be quantified. Red Lobster has seen its sales spike 33% since getting Beyoncé name-dropped the seafood chain restaurant in her "Formation" video, reports CNN Money.
Hip-Hop's Power Couples
It's that time of the year again - Valentine's Day! The romantic holiday is upon us and we thought we'd share some of the love in the hip-hop community. Love and hip-hop doesn't have to be synonymous with ratchet behavior and baby daddy / momma drama, although you may be under a different impression if you've ever watched a full episode of VH1's Love & Hip-Hop.
Possible New Beyoncé Album On The Way
A tracklist began circulating online earlier today for a possible follow up to Beyoncé's self-titled 2013 LP. Titled Beyoncé Vol. 2, the project appears to be a re-release of the latter, featuring all of the original volume's songs plus an additional eleven tracks. Print at the bottom of the leaked document seems to imply that the new release will be available in a four-disc format, including three DVDs loaded with music videos, live performances, and footage from the "On The Run" tour with Jay-Z.
Two New Beyonce Songs Surface Online
Beyonce is just about ready to re-release her self-titled album Beyonce, but before it arrives next week the internet got their hands on a couple new leaks tonight called “7/11” & “Ring Off”.