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Rita Ora Was Distracted By Live Doves During Prince Studio Session

The Black Widow hitmaker admits she was stunned to receive an invitation to collaborate with Prince, although she didn't quite believe the Purple Rain icon was on the other end of the call...

Jay Z And Timbaland To Testify In Court Case

Jay Z and Timbaland will testify in their 'Big Pimpin' court case.The pair sampled a flute line by composer Baligh Hamdi as the hook for their 2000 hit, but the nephew of the composer, Osama...

Damon Dash Launching Streaming Service

Jay Z's former business partner is following in the footsteps of the 99 Problems hitmaker by starting his own venture similar to the rapper's Tidal service. Unlike Tidal, Dash's project will also...

Jay Z And Timbaland To Testify In Big Pimpin' Lawsuit

Jay Z has been embroiled in a California court battle with Osama Ahmed Fahmy since 2007, amid allegations the hit song violates the plaintiff's rights to his uncle Baligh Hamdy's composition, Khosara, Khosara,...

Alexa Goddard: Choosing Album Tracks Was Hardest Thing

Alexa Goddard found choosing just 12 songs ''one of the hardest things'' when making her upcoming debut album.The 26-year-old singer - who is signed to Jay Z's record label Roc Nation - said after spending...

Prince Calls Record Contracts 'Slavery'

Prince has compared record contracts to ''slavery''.The 57-year-old musician has slammed record labels for their tight control of artists, insisting new acts shouldn't sign album deals because they will get turned into ''indentured servitude.''He said:...

Prince To Release His 33rd Album On Tidal

The album HitNRun, which was written and recorded in just three months, will stream on Jay Z's service from 7 September (15), Rollingstone.com announced on Friday (07Aug15). The album, which will feature...

Prince Confirms New Album 'Hitnrun' Will Be Exclusive To Tidal

Prince has announced that his new album, HitNRun, will be coming our way next month exclusively on Jay-Z’s Tidal streaming service. Dropping on September 7th, the record is the first part of an exclusive partnership...

Prince To Debut New Album On Tidal

Prince is to release a new album.The music icon is set to unveil his new LP, 'HITNRUN', his follow up to 2014's 'Art Official Age', exclusively on Jay Z's music streaming platform Tidal.He said: ''After...

Noel Gallagher Brands Apple Music 'Arrogant' And 'Orwellian'

Noel Gallagher has made his feelings pretty clear regarding Apple’s new streaming service ‘Apple Music'. The former Oasis member has called Apple’s latest venture ‘arrogant’ and added that the service's radio feature was ‘some sort...

Taylor Swift Credits Jay Z For New Kanye West Friendship

The Stronger hitmaker became notorious after he rushed the stage and protested Swift's win for Best Female Video, insisting the prize should have gone to his pal Beyonce. West subsequently apologised to...

Taylor Swift Thanks Jay Z For Ending Kanye Feud

Taylor Swift says Jay Z was responsible for her feud with Kanye West coming to an end.The two musicians have a chequered history with Kanye famously interrupting her acceptance speech for Best Female Video at...

Kylie Minogue: I'm Happy In Undies At 47

Kylie Minogue thinks it's ''astounding'' that she's still modelling lingerie at the age of 47.The 'Spinning Around' hitmaker became a brand ambassador for underwear range Sloggi last September and is happy she can take on...

Fight Promoter Sues Jay Z's Sports Firm

Officials at New York-based Star Boxing claim Roc Nation Sports chiefs had agreed to buy out middleweight Demetrius Andrade's contract for $2 million (£1.3 million). In a $10 million (£6.3 million) lawsuit...

Meek Mill: Nicki Minaj And I Are Like Beyonce And Jay Z

Meek Mill has compared himself and Nicki Minaj to Beyonce and Jay Z.The 28-year-old star has admitted he sees similarities between himself and Jay Z and believes rappers shouldn't have to always appear independent.Referring to...

Jay Z Adds German Soccer Ace Boateng To His Roc Nation Sports Roster

The Empire State of Mind hitmaker personally sealed the deal by inviting the 26-year-old Bayern Munich defender to his Los Angeles villa to complete the contract. Boateng, who shared a photo of...

Gwyneth Paltrow Launches Range Of Rapper-inspired Bags

Gwyneth Paltrow has launched a range of rap-themed clutch bags.The 42-year-old actress' two Edie Parker-designed bags - which also have a mirror inside - cost $1695 and are inscribed with the nicknames 'Hov' and 'Shady'...

Gwyneth Paltrow Designing Hip-hop Inspired Clutches

The Iron Man star is teaming up with designer Edie Parker for the collection, which features clutches emblazoned with the monikers of rappers including Tupac Shakur, Notorious B.I.G., Jay Z and Eminem....

Madonna: We Didn't Make Tidal Because We're Broke

Madonna has promised ''it's just the beginning'' for streaming service Tidal. The 56-year-old singer thinks it's ''important'' people know herself and the stars who signed a contract with Tidal - including Jay Z, Beyonce and...

Madonna Defends Tidal Music Streaming Service

The Material Girl hitmaker joined stars including Jay Z, Beyonce, Rihanna and Kanye West in March (15) to announce their partnership in the company, and last month (Jun15), the 56 year old used...

Taylor Swift And Calvin Harris Planning Collaboration

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris are planning a collaboration.The couple began dating earlier this year and have now started working together in the hope they can create a ground-breaking hit by combining their distinctive sounds.A...

Jay-z And Will Smith Are Teaming Up For Hbo Miniseries

Rapper Jay-Z and actor Will Smith are reportedly teaming up to produce a new miniseries for HBO telling the tragic story of Emmett Till, a 14 year old whose murder in 1955 is remembered as...

Jay Z And Will Smith Re-teaming To Executive Produce Emmett Till Miniseries

The untitled production is currently in development and it will explore the story of the African-American teenager, who was murdered after allegedly flirting with a white woman in Mississippi in 1955. The...

Busta Rhymes Pays Tribute To Tragic Celebrity Jeweller

Aron 'Eric' Aranbayev co-owned diamond merchants Rafaello & Co. and boasted star clients including rappers Sean 'diddy' Combs and Jay Z, as well as boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. He died on Monday...

Jeweller To The Stars Dies In Hit-and-run

Aron 'Eric' Aranbayev, co-owner of family-run diamond merchants Rafaello & Co., was struck by a vehicle in Queens, New York on Sunday night (19Jul15) after reportedly getting involved in an altercation with the...

Birdman Suing Jay Z's Tidal Firm Over Lil Wayne Music Release

Lil Wayne has been fighting to be released from his contract with his Cash Money Records mentor Williams since January (15), when he initially filed a $51 million (£31.88 million) lawsuit over royalties...

Beyonce For Global Citizen Festival

Beyonce and Pearl Jam will headline Global Citizen Festival.The 'Crazy in Love' hitmaker and the iconic rockers are just two of the huge names announced for the fourth annual benefit concert, which will take place...

Beyonce Inspires Sky-scrapper Design

Beyonce is the inspiration behind a new 226-metre high skyscraper in Melbourne, Australia.The 33-year-old singer's curvaceous figure, as seen in the 'Ghost' music video, has provided the basis of Australian firm Elenberg Fraser's latest design.The...

Tom Cruise Wanted To See Fireworks

Tom Cruise had his private jet fly to Nashville to watch a firework display at the weekend.The 53-year-old actor has been filming 'Mena' in Atlanta but didn't want to miss out on Fourth of July...

Jennifer Lawrence Looking For Family Home

Jennifer Lawrence is looking for a home to share with Chris Martin and his children.The 'Hunger Games' actress has been house-hunting in New York's Tribeca district and insiders told the New York Daily News newspaper...

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