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Beyonce gave birth to the twins (happy Father’s Day Jay Z!)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

While there has been no official announcement, People and US Weekly are both reporting that Beyonce gave birth to twins earlier this week. (Beyonce announced to the world she was pregnant via Instagram back in February.) “Bey and Jay are thrilled and have started sharing the news with their family and closest friends,”

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Jay Z Makes a Splash at the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Without Even Being There

Source: New York Times » Music

The rapper, who was inducted, tweeted about artists who have inspired him while a video message from Barack Obama played at the ceremony.

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The Meadows fest 2017 lineup & tix: Jay Z, RHCP, Gorillaz, Nas, Future, Weezer, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers & Gorillaz headline, with Future, Nas, Weezer, Run the Jewels, Erykah Badu, M.I.A., LL Cool J, Action Bronson, TV on the Radio, Big Boi, Broken Social Scene, Migos, Blood Orange and more.

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Jay Z added to Austin City Limits 2017 (updated lineup)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jay Z joins Gorillaz, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance The Rapper, The Killers, The xx, Ryan Adams, Solange, Ice Cube, Run the Jewels, Spoon, A$AP Ferg and more at this year’s ACL.

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Win Tickets to Marian Hill at TLA on 5/23!

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image courtesy of the Artist

Marian Hill will be bringing their R&B-infused trip-hop sound to their hometown stage at the Theatre of Living Arts on May 23. We know you want tickets.

Rock On Philly is giving away two pairs of tickets to two lucky fans.

Enter to win in two ways:

  1. Like and tag a friend in our Instagram post.
  2. Comment on this blog post with your favorite Marian Hill song!

Contest ends on May 8th at 5 PM EST. Show us how you get down and enter to win tickets!

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Heavyhitters Jay Z and J. Cole join Solange, Sampha, Lizzo and more at Made In America 2017

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Heavyhitters Jay Z and J. Cole join Solange, Sampha, Lizzo and more at Made In America 2017

Photo by John Vettese

Christmas comes only once a year? False. See: Made in America announcement day. Philadelphia’s Labor Day party is back for another round, and with the announcement of this year’s lineup, we imagine the entire city is excited.

Headlining performances from Jay Z (obviously), J.Cole and The Chainsmokers top of the list of 50+ artists, with featured performances from Run The Jewels, Solange, Lizzo, SamphaMigos, and a heck of a lot more. The local scene is also well represented, as PNB RockBeach Slang, Mannequin Pussy and Queen of Jeans ...

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Made in America Fest 2017 lineup/tix: Jay Z, Solange, Migos, Run the Jewels, Little Dragon & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 edition of the Made in America Festival takes place Labor Day Weekend at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia

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NPR’s Top 100 Songs of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From Oathbreaker to Fifth Harmony to Mitski to Beyonce, here’s NPR’s 100 favorite songs of the year.

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Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor gives us his “Top Ten Homeless Thanksgiving San Francisco Tracks” (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“This is the music I listened to whilst walking around San Fransisco on Thanksgiving, the music I heard in my head, and also some of the tunes various people were listening to on the streets that I ‘Shazammed’.” – Alexis Taylor

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Marshstepper accuse Rocawear of ripping off their designs

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Yesterday (9/25), Marshstepper member, Destruction Unit member and Ascetic House co-owner J.S. Aurelius posted to Facebook with a number of screenshots from the Instagram of clothing company Rocawear (founded of course by Jay Z), which seem to indicate that Rocawear stole a design from Marshstepper for a new line of t-shirts and hoodies…

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All We Got: Day 2 at Made In America

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image + photos courtesy of Derek Brad Photography

There was as much to be excited about as there was to dread heading into day two of Made In America. As previously mentioned, I hadn’t attended the Jay-Z curated music festival before this year but, after the first day, it had more than lived up to its reputation. There were great performances from this year’s line-up with plenty more to look forward to on Day 2. Of course, it was difficult to ignore the segment of the crowd who was rolling in squad deep with their blunts in the air.

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Jay Z says “the war on drugs is epic fail” in new video (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jay Z wrote and narrates a compelling four-minute takedown of the United State’s “war on drugs,” calling it an “epic fail.” Featuring illustrations by Molly Crabapple, “The History of The War on Drugs: From Prohibition to Gold Rush” was produced as an op-ed piece for The New York Times.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Jay Z: ‘The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail’

Source: New York Times » Music

Why are white men poised to get rich doing the same thing African-Americans have been going to prison for?

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