Tag: Jay Z

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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