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Jay-Z Pens Opt-Ed for New York Times about Meek Mill and Racist Criminal Justice System

Jay-Z has been using his platform to speak his mind very openly as of late. Whether it be his latest album, 4:44, or the various open letters/op-eds he's penned, Jay-Z, who's been active in fighting for social justice behind the scenes, has been more in the forefront as of late. In his latest piece for…

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Jay-Z Attacks Exploitative Bail Industry, Bails Out Dad’s for Father’s Day

As Father's Day approaches, Jay-Z and Beyonce celebrate parenthood with the birth of twins. Still, as Jay's family grows bigger, his concerns are not just about protecting and looking out for his family, he's looking out for others'.Read More

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Jay-Z to Produce NBC Drama about First African American Sniper

As always, Jay Z is consistently making moves and now he has ventured into the world of television. Shortly after signing a first-look deal with the Weinstein Company, Jay Z will produce an NBC drama about Nicholas Irving — the first African-American to serve as a special ops sniper in his battalion, according to PageSix.…

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Jay-Z Talks About the Failure of the War on Drugs (Video)

In a New York Times animated opinion piece, Jay-Z provides a summary of the war on drugs and as he says, its "epic failure." With artwork by Molly Crabapple providing visualization of Jay-Z's narration, the video details the policies and politicians that have not only harshly sentenced and targeted black men, but ultimately failed in…

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RisR Radio: The 20th Anniversary of Jay-Z’s ‘Reasonable Doubt’

The 20th Anniversary of Jay-Z's debut album, Reasonable Doubt, has prompted many discussions regarding it's impact and why it is considered a classic. However, Bruce and Vida take a different approach. The RisR Squad dissects the conversation regarding whether or not an album that details the lifestyle, circumstances, and mentality of a drug dealer can…

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‘Reasonable Doubt’: A Conscious Hip-Hop Classic Brought to You by Jay-Z and Ronald Reagan

Consciousness has seriously become a cliche buzzword as of late. It’s become very apparent to major corporations that the appearance of “social consciousness” or affiliation with it, sells. Want to create a buzz for your comic book series? Attach social justice, socially conscious "super writer" Ta-Nehisi Coates to it. Want to create buzz around your…

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Fat Joe & Remy Ma “All The Way Up (Remix)” f. Jay-Z and French Montana

Fat Joe and Remy Ma drop the official remix to their track "All the Way Up" and the new version includes a dope new verse from Jay Z where he comments on Beyonce's Lemonade album. The track is available exclusively through Tidal for now. So log in and check it out below.

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Kanye West and Tidal Face Class Action Lawsuit over ‘The Life of Pablo’ not being Exclusive

Kanye West and Tidal have been the target of much criticism for a while, but now, they are facing a class action lawsuit led by consumer tech privacy law firm Edelson PC and representing Plaintiff Baker-Rhett. The suit claims that consumers were tricked into subscribing to Tidal by Kanye's announcement on twitter that his album, The…

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