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Did Jay-Z Misfire on Holy Grail? Trashed for Crass Commercialism 2

Did Jay-Z Misfire on Holy Grail? Trashed for Crass Commercialism

Jay-Z may have scored a coup when he convinced Samsung to pay $5 million to give away his new album “Magna Carta Holy Grail,” but he’s drawing fire from top music critics for his crass commercialism. What’s more, Samsung may have gotten the better part of the deal at the expense of Hov’s fans....
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Beyonce, Jay-Z Share Intimate Family Photos With Fans

Beyonce is welcoming the world to share intimate personal photos that feature her and husband Jay-Z on vacation, in sassy poses, during quiet moments of repose and other memorable moments from their life together. At a time when many celebrities are selling similar photos to tabloid magazine, Beyonce apparently wants her fans to share in the happy moments of her life....
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Jay-Z Steps Up With Ad to Lift Ailing Rocawear Clothing (watch!)

Jay-Z is stepping up and putting his personal reputation on the line to bolster troubled clothing line Rocawear with an ad tying the clothes closely to his own success and rise from poverty. Rocawear hit the skids last year, as global sales fell by $500 million, forcing his flagship Manhattan store to lay off half its 56 employees among other belt-tightening steps....
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Beyonce, Jay-Z First Look at Baby Blue Ivy Carter (photos!)

Beyonce and Jay-Z have posted the first photos of their new baby daughter Blue Ivy Carter. Jay-Z posted the photos on his Web site Life and Times, foregoing a common celebrity practice of selling the photos to a tabloid publication. The baby looks like mom Beyonce, with a think head of black hair. She’s shown in the photos holding the infant in her arms, apparently not long after Blue Ivy’s birth....