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Reporters’ Roundtable

News analysis of the top stories of the week. Jay-Z, the NFL and the police protests, New York Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo fired… five years after the death of Eric Garner, DC considering early release of some inmates,  Nazi salutes and songs at a California high school and  the 400th anniversary of 1619.

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NFL Teaming With Jay-Z On Entertainment And Social Activism

“Roc Nation is one of the most globally influential and impactful organizations in entertainment,” Goodell said. “The NFL and Roc Nation share a vision of inspiring meaningful social change across our country. We are thrilled to partner with Roc Nation and look forward to making a difference in our communities together.”

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Jay-Z Joins Forces With Netflix

The movie will be directed by Jeymes Samuel, who worked with Jay on The Great Gatsby soundtrack under the pseudonym The Bullits.

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Meek Mill Launches New Record Label With Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

“Of course I had offers to do a lot of business with other people, but the relationship we’ve built from (Roc Nation) believing in me through my whole career, through my ups and downs and the morals they showed to me and my team when it wasn’t in their best interest to have showed it — I feel comfortable going through this right here at home,” Mill said. “We’re ready to work. We’re just starting the beginning of a new chapter, a new page.”

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JAY-Z Becomes Chief Brand Strategist Of Cannabis Company

“Anything I do, I want to do correctly and at the highest level,”said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Jay-Z’s Companies Sue NYC Licensing Company For Fraud

The allegations arise “out of a massive years-long fraud perpetrated by Iconix and its affiliates to amass a portfolio of trademarks under false pretenses, in the process defrauding its licensees and partners, and setting off a colossal accounting scandal the depths of which are still being uncovered,” the suit says.

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Jay-Z Named The First Billionaire Rapper

“Less than a decade later, it’s clear that Jay-Z has accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1 billion, making him one of only a handful of entertainers to become a billionaire—and the first hip-hop artist to do so,” Forbes’ Zack O’Malley Greenburg writes.

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Jay-Z Set To Be First Opening Act At Webster Hall After Years Of Renovation

“When we were thinking about who would be the right choice to open this legendary venue, we knew it had to be a world-famous New York City icon,” Brooklyn Sports Entertainment Global CEO Brett Yormark said in a statement. “No one fits that description better than Jay-Z, who will join an unparalleled list of celebrated performers who have played Webster Hall.”

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Jay-Z’s ‘The Blueprint’ Album Headed To The Library Of Congress

America’s oldest federal cultural institution and the largest library in the world will soon add Jay-Z’s The Blueprint. This will be the first rap album from the 21st century to be added to the archives.

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NYC To Pay $3 Million To Settle Kalief Browder Lawsuit

“I believe this young man, his story, will save a lot of lives,” Jay Z told the Associated Press before the series aired. “What was done to him was a huge injustice and I think people will see his story and realize, man, this is going on.”

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