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Jay-Z’s New Cannabis Ad Campaign Inspired by Slim Aarons

The late Slim Aarons was known as a photographer of the very rich and very white. The mid-century shutterbug became synonymous with pictures of the high society wealthy in extravagant settings of opulence including poolside mansion parties, ski resorts and more. Now, Jay-Z is turning those portraits on their heads in a new ad campaign […]
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DMX obituary

Rap star and actor who embodied the edgy and lawless life depicted in his workThe first rapper to have his first five albums go straight to the top of the US chart, DMX, who has died aged 50 following a heart attack, established himself as the premier exponent of hardcore rap in the aftermath of the violent deaths of the Notorious BIG and Tupac Shakur. He announced himself with his multi-platinum-selling debut album It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot (1998), a stormy survey of greed, violence, crime and ...
Tags: Music, Film, Jay Z, US, US news, Rap, DMX


Designer sorry for mosque T-shirt worn by Jay-Z

An image of a Kenyan mosque was seen on a T-shirt worn by Jay-Z, causing anger among worshippers.
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Kenya Lamu mosque: Anger over T-shirt worn by Jay-Z

An image of a Kenyan mosque was seen on a T-shirt worn by Jay-Z, causing anger among worshippers.
Tags: News, Jay Z, Jay, Kenya Lamu


Mark Romanek Returning to Directing For Lionsgate Horror Mother Land

Mark Romanek returning to directing with Lionsgate horror Mother Land It’s been a decade since filmmaker Mark Romanek was last seen in the feature world with the well-received romantic drama Never Let Me Go and now he’s ready to step back into the director’s chair for the Lionsgate horror-thriller Mother Land, according to Deadline. RELATED: Corin Hardy Set to Helm Sam Raimi Horror Pic Every House is Haunted “To have Mark Romanek board this project says everything you need to know about the ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Lionsgate, Jay Z, Robin Williams, Levy, Connie Nielsen, Justin Timberlake, Naomi Watts, Sam Raimi, Dan Cohen, Shawn Levy, ComingSoon, Mark Romanek


Jay-Z wore a T-shirt depicting a famous mosque. Its clerics aren't happy

The designer of a T-shirt worn by Jay-Z, featuring a historic Kenyan mosque, has apologized to clerics who criticized the use of its image.
Tags: Jay Z, Cnn, Jay


Damson Idris: ‘Mum would dress me in a three-piece golden suit’

Peckham-born Damson Idris is a huge name in the US. But back here his star is still rising. He talks to Tim Lewis about breaking out in Snowfall, his American accent, joking with Jay-Z and the joy of dressing upIn 2015, when he was a young actor from Peckham with a couple of theatre credits and, naturally, an episode of Casualty to his Equity card, Damson Idris somehow wangled a big TV audition in Los Angeles. The part was Franklin Saint, a bright kid in South Central LA during the 1980s who bec...
Tags: Television, Film, Jay Z, US, America, Los Angeles, Culture, Television & radio, Boyz, Franklin, Peckham, John Singleton, South Central LA, Tim Lewis, Idris, Franklin You


More companies are accepting bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment, including PayPal and Starbucks, despite warnings about its volatility

Retailers are recognizing bitcoin's growing popularity. NurPhoto/Getty Images Bitcoin is becoming an increasingly popular payment option among many companies. Fast-food chains, big tech firms, and leading drinks companies are embracing cryptocurrencies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rarely does a news cycle go by without some mention of bitcoin's growing popularity, from fans and skeptics alike. Its prices on trading exchanges tumbled around Thanksgiving last yea...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, Australia, Jay Z, India, Africa, US, Trends, Tesla, Paypal, Bitcoin, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Retail, Venezuela, Starbucks


More companies are accepting bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment, including PayPal and Starbucks, despite volatility warnings

Retailers are recognizing bitcoin's growing popularity. NurPhoto/Getty Images Bitcoin is becoming an increasingly popular payment option among many companies. Fast-food chains, big tech firms, and leading drinks companies are embracing cryptocurrencies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rarely does a news cycle go by without some mention of bitcoin's growing popularity, from fans and skeptics alike. Its prices on trading exchanges tumbled around Thanksgiving last yea...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, Australia, Jay Z, India, Africa, US, Trends, Tesla, Paypal, Bitcoin, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Retail, Venezuela, Starbucks


More companies, including PayPal and Starbucks, are accepting bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment, despite volatility warnings

Retailers are recognizing bitcoin's growing popularity. NurPhoto/Getty Images Bitcoin is becoming an increasingly popular payment option among many companies. Fast-food chains, big tech firms, and leading drinks companies are embracing cryptocurrencies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rarely does a news cycle go by without some mention of bitcoin's growing popularity, from fans and skeptics alike. Its prices on trading exchanges tumbled around Thanksgiving last yea...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, Australia, Jay Z, India, Africa, US, Trends, Tesla, Paypal, Bitcoin, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Retail, Venezuela, Starbucks


'I don't want to fake the funk' – Henry Taylor, the painter of black American life

Adored by Rihanna and Jay-Z, he finds his subjects in supermarket queues – and on the streets of LA’s toughest neighbourhoods. How has the artist found lockdown in a tiny Somerset village?“Other people look; Taylor sees.” That was Zadie Smith’s assessment of the American artist Henry Taylor. Thirty seconds into my Zoom call with him, I begin to understand what she meant, as he joyfully dissects the decor in my room. “Oh, you got a guitar back there?” he says. “What are you going to do, play me a...
Tags: Art, Rihanna, Jay Z, La, Los Angeles, Painting, Culture, Art and design, Exhibitions, Miles Davis, Taylor, Somerset, Zadie Smith, Henry Taylor


Meet the stylist who turned LeBron James into a fashion icon

Stylist Rachel Johnson took LeBron James from NBA all-star to fashion superstar.Johnson's influence spread throughout the NBA and bled into other sports. She has also styled Victor Cruz, Cam Newton, and Amar'e Stoudemire.Johnson's work with athletes has helped add diversity and inclusivity to the fashion industry.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Following is a transcript of the video.Rachel Johnson: My name is Rachel Johnson. I am a celebrity wardrobe stylist an...
Tags: Europe, Milan, Jay Z, Trends, Paris, Nba, Lebron James, Johnson, Rachel Johnson, Diddy, Cruz, Newton, Victor, James, Givenchy, Russell Westbrook


#HollywoodNextGen: How the children of celebrities are working on their own stardom

How in the heck do you live up to being Beyoncé and Jay-Z's firstborn? Here are children of celebs who have also received the fame gene.
Tags: Beyonce, Jay Z, Cnn


Blue Ivy Carter wearing a crown and sipping out of her first Grammy is big energy

When your mom is Beyoncé and your dad is Jay-Z, it's expected that you have to stunt on people at least a little.
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Beyoncé's Grammys mini dress has these unbelievable details you might have missed

With one camera pan around the room, Beyoncé and Jay-Z gave us couple goals as...
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10 Things in Politics: At least 22 governors haven't been vaccinated yet

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott are among nearly half the nation's state governors who hadn't received a COVID-19 vaccination as of mid-March. Spencer Platt/Getty Images, Ronald Martinez/Getty Images, Drew Angerer/Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. It's officially March Madness! Click here to see and print this year's men's bracket before you rip it up in frustration.Sign up here to ...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Politics, New York, Texas, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Maryland, Obama, Mexico, Jay Z, Senate, White House, China, Russia, US


Beyoncé makes surprise Grammys appearance with Jay-Z, tells Blue Ivy she's 'so proud'

After many speculated that the power couple would sit out the Grammys, the duo defied all odds and made a surprise appearance Sunday.        [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Beyonce, Jay Z, Religion, Usa Today, Blue Ivy


Blue Ivy Just Won Her First Grammy Award At The Age Of Nine

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's daughter was among the winners for Best Music Video for "Brown Skin Girl," becoming the second youngest person to...
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Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy lands her first Grammy - and there’s a special meaning behind it

If you need further proof that Beyoncé’ and Jay Z’s daughter is a star,...
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Kanye West Wins His First Gospel Grammy for ‘Jesus Is King’

Kanye West won his first gospel Grammy, and his first honor from the Recording Academy in eight years, for his “Jesus Is King” album. It is his 22nd career Grammy. At least for a moment, it made him the most awarded hip-hop performer in Grammy history. He and Jay-Z went into the 2021 Grammys with […]
Tags: News, Jay Z, Awards, Kanye West, Grammys, Recording Academy


The Product Manager asterisk

Product manager might be one of the most grey roles within a startup. However, as a company progresses and the team grows, there comes a time when a founder needs to carve out dedicated roles. Of these positions, product management might be one of the most elusive — and key — roles to fill. Ken Norton, who recently left his job as director of product at Figma to consult rising PMs, thinks it’s easier to start with defining what they aren’t: the CEO of the product. “Product managers need to reali...
Tags: Startups, TC, Justice, Obama, Jay Z, China, Ipo, Softbank, US, Barack Obama, Tech, Sydney, Mitt Romney, Square, Jack Dorsey, Equity


Top cannabis stock picks for 2021

Welcome to Insider Cannabis. AP Photo/Steven Senne, File Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Happy Friday readers,Never a dull week in the cannabis (and psychedelics industry). The biggest headline news this week is Atai's monstrous $157 million raise. CEO Florian Brand told Yeji the company is "do...
Tags: California, Jay Z, Virginia, US, Trends, Bloomberg, South Dakota, House, Nba, Seth Rogen, New Mexico, Chris Webber, Walgreen, Charlotte, Monogram, SVP


Mike Novogratz says Mark Cuban is making a 'mistake' by backing Dogecoin - and says banks piling into bitcoin could send it to $500,000

Mike Novogratz, pictured here with rapper Jay-Z, is a major investor in bitcoin Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images Mike Novogratz said Mark Cuban's plan for the Dallas Mavericks to accept Dogecoin is a "mistake."He said the focus should be on bitcoin - which banks are "frantically" getting involved with.Yet many seasoned investors remain skeptical about bitcoin's uses and volatility.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Mike Novogratz has said he thinks Mark Cuban...
Tags: Jay Z, Dallas Mavericks, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Bitcoin, Mark Cuban, Nba, Goldman Sachs, Cryptocurrencies, Jpmorgan, Mark, Mavericks, Elliott Management, Paul Singer, Bloomberg TV


Advertisers prepare for Apple's changes

Good morning and welcome to Insider Advertising for March 5. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:First, our reporter Ashley Rodriguez is hosting an hour-long chat with execs from Molson Coors, Roku, and UTA Marketing about the future of advertising-supported TV on March 10. Register for the event here. The Wall Street Journal pushes SEO-driven stories.Top boutique PR firms.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to ad...
Tags: Apple, Google, Media, Jay Z, Advertising, Marketing, Trends, Digital Media, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Cnbc, Ad Tech, Ashley Rodriguez, WWD, Advertising Agencies, Trade Desk


Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye: How Much Do Tidal’s Artist Partners Stand to Make?

The New York press conference announcing Tidal and its 16 artist stakeholders in March 2015 proved to be a prescient sign of the streaming service’s trajectory. Jay Z, Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Jason Aldean, Madonna, Jack White, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler & Régine Chassagne, Usher, Nicki Minaj, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Calvin Harris, deadmau5, […]
Tags: New York, News, Jay Z, Tidal, Jack Dorsey, Jay, Chris Martin Calvin Harris, Beyoncé Rihanna Kanye, Nicki Minaj Coldplay


Jay-Z is joining mobile payment giant Square after it acquires Tidal for $300 million - here's what the superstar musician will do in his new leadership role

Shawn Carter, also known as Jay Z. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Jay Z's music streaming company Tidal is being acquired by payment company Square for $300 million. As part of the deal, Jay Z will, "now help lead our entire company," Square CEO Jack Dorsey said.  Rather than taking on an executive role, Jay Z is joining Square's board of directors. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In a surprise announcement on Thursday morning, Jack Dorsey's Square revealed that ...
Tags: Twitter, Music, Board of Directors, Jay Z, Trends, Square, Tidal, Jack Dorsey, Jack, Jay, Dorsey, Shawn Jay Z Carter, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Shawn Carter, Jay Z Alberto E Rodriguez Getty


Jack Dorsey's Square is now a majority owner in Tidal, the music streaming service owned by Jay-Z. Here's where their friendship started and everything that's happened since.

Jay-Z, left, and Jack Dorsey. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for City of Hope; David Becker/Getty Images Jack Dorsey's Square has taken a majority stake in Tidal, the streaming platform owned by Jay-Z. The two moguls have met multiple times in the last year, including in Hawaii and the Hamptons. Following the announcement of the deal, they praised each other on Twitter as visionary leaders.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z are officially in business ...
Tags: Twitter, Beyonce, Rihanna, Jay Z, India, Africa, NFL, Trends, Bloomberg, Features, Hawaii, New York Times, Alicia Keys, The Times, Square, Tidal


Jack Dorsey’s People Send Jay-Z’s People $297 Million

Spotify and Apple Music are the two biggest players in the streaming music game, but thanks to a new deal valued at $297 million, Square is looking to change that tune by acquiring a majority stake in Tidal. Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Spotify, Science, Jay Z, Kanye West, Musicians, Tidal, Jack Dorsey, Apple Music, Jesse Dorogusker, Dorsey, Business Finance, Businesspeople, Cash App, Proprietary Software, Industry Economics


Jay-Z Sells Majority Stake In Tidal To Twitter’s Jack Dorsey For $297 Million

The deal also gives him a spot on Square's board.
Tags: News, Jay-z, Jazz, Tidal, Jack Dorsey, 2dope


Square to acquire majority stake in music service Tidal for $297 million

Jay-Z has 99 problems but figuring out a buyer for his struggling music streaming service is no longer one.
Tags: Jay Z, Cnn