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Beyoncé Touts Upcoming HBO Special: Be Scared! She Says (watch)

Beyoncé is unsure about how much to give up about herself in her upcoming HBO documentary, but here’s one thing fans never thought they’d hear from her. Sometimes, she’s scared, very scared! The cable movie channel has released the first glimpse, with a 26 second teaser that shows some of the conflicts Beyonce feels. The teaser also includes sequences with husband, Jay-Z, aka Shawn Carter, shots of her performing and a quick look at her emerging baby bump....
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Rihanna Wraps Seventh Studio Album; Is She Being Exploited?

Rihanna has wrapped up her seventh studio album, Unapologetic in seven years, an amazing pace that raises questions about whether she’s being overworked and possibly exploited by her label, headed by rapper Jay-Z. The 24-year-old pop and R&B singer is definitely one of the hottest acts in music and a virtual cash cow. She’s been working almost non-stop since she was 17, despite some health issues and a lot of emotional baggage following her 2009 assault by then boyfriend Chris Brown....
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Jay-Z Makes Mitt Romney His 'Bi*ch' at Obama Ohio Rally (watch!)

Jay-Z made Mitt Romney his bitch in a thundering performance at a rally for President Obama today (Nov. 5) in the crucial swing state of Ohio. The rapper substituted the GOP candidate’s name in his explicit “99 Problems,” which should give “Fox News” plenty to talk about. The rally which also included rocker Bruce Springsteen drew more than 15,000 ecstatic fans who were treated to a concert as well as President Obama’s remarks on his final campaign swing before the election. “They told me no colorful language. So I brought two songs. I have to do it, I’m sorry,” Jay-Z shouted from the stage. ...

Katy Perry Croons for Obama at Hollywood Fundraiser (video)

Katy Perry may have a conservative Christian upbringing, but she’s all Hollywood when it comes to politics. She performed along with Bon Jovi, Stevie Wonder and other groups at a fundraiser for President Obama. Perry’s parents, who are fundamentalist Christians, are backing Republican candidate Mitt Romney. George Clooney, one of the president’s biggest supporters and 6,000 others gathered for the “30 Days to Victory” rally last night (Oct. 7) in Los Angeles....
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Kanye West Cruel Summer Leaks; Raps Mitt Romney (listen)

Kanye West has thrown his hat in the political ring with new song “To The World” off the highly anticipated G.O.O.D. Music compilation. He damns Republican Mitt Romney. Or is he praising him? Check out the album. The song, which also features R. Kelly is about Kanye’s favorite subject. No not women… money. He wants to be like Mitt, "pay no taxes." Listen to the album here....
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Kim Kardashian Desperate for Film Career; Will Hollywood Embrace Her?

Kim Kardashian has everything she could want in life, except credibility and respect. She appears to think she can get both by establishing herself as a film star. But will Hollywood embrace her?Kim wore her ambition on her sleeve at rapper Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival in Philadelphia. She was reportedly scolded by Beyonce for pushing her way in front of cameras there to film a Ron Howard documentary about Jay-Z and lobbying for a movie role. “Kim was desperate for attention in the VIP area and was getting in the way of cameras that were supposed to be filming Jay-Z,” a source at the festival told gossip site radaronline. “Kim kept saying she was a huge fan of Howard and would love to be cast in one of his films.”...
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Kim Kardashian, Beyonce Finally Pals, Or Are They? (photos!)

Kim Kardashian has been on the outs with Beyonce since she started dating Kanye West, may be finally part of Bey’s inner circle. But maybe not. New photos have surfaced of the two together, but they look fishy. A series of photos, taken during a show on West’s and Jay-Z’s Watch the Throne tour appear to show Jay-Z wife Beyonce and Kim standing side-by-side in the audience surrounded by fans...

Rihanna a Bird on a Wire? Rehab Urged on Hard Partying Singer

Rihanna and Chris Brown appear to be on a collision course that could see them reunite as a couple before the end of the year, according to new reports. Her career would take the first hit. Earlier this year, the duo raised eyebrows when Rihanna appeared on Brown's remix of "Turn Up the Music," and Brown was featured on an extended version of Rihanna's song "Birthday Cake."...
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Kim Kardashian Diva Demands Crushing Kanye West

Kim Kardashian is taking over rapper Kanye West’s life. She’s keeping him on a shorter and shorter leash, commandeering his staff as her personal servants and tearing through his money, according to a new report. Those are among the latest reports leaking out of Kanye’s camp, since the 31-year-old reality TV personality moved in with Kanye....

Kanye West Blasts Fan Using Laser Pen at Show (watch!)

Kanye West doesn’t want any sh*t going down at his concerts, unless it’s coming from him. He blasts a fan in the audience at his Paris show for flashing a blue laser light on stage during the performance. West is traveling with rapper mogul Jay-Z on their “Watch the Throne” tour in Europe last night (June 4) when the incident happened....

Beyonce Draws Line on Being a Clown in Kim Kardashian Circus

Beyonce has no plans to be a clown in Kim Kardashian’s media circus. The singer, who was just voted People’s most beautiful woman, reportedly has drawn the line on appearing in public with Kim and boyfriend Kanye West. The report by UK music Web site HeatWorld seems a little to hard to believe, given that her husband Jay-Z and West are close friends....
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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....

Katy Perry Throws Down ‘N****s In Paris’ Rap (watch!)

Katy Perry raps. It could be the day hell freezes over, but the pop princess got down to some serious rapping in London. She covered Jay-Z’s and Kanye West’s hit “N****s In Paris.” Go figure. Perry might be the last person in the world to rap a song. Then, again, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have all adopted rap alter egos. What could be stranger than that?...
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Maya Rudolph Kills on SNL; On Deck, Lindsay Lohan (Watch!)

Maya Rudolph made NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” worth watching with her hilarious send up of Beyonce and the birth of her baby Blue Ivy Carter. A slew of celebrities stop by to pay respects to her and Jay-Z, played by Jay Pharoah. Andy Samberg plays their conspicuous “white butler.” He announces a slew of celebrities like Prince (Fred Armisen), Nicki Minaj (Nasim Pedrad) and Taylor Swift (Kristen Wiig)....
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Beyonce Brings Heat in New Photos; Albums in Works (see!)

Beyoncé and Jay-Z have another mouth to feed with the arrival of baby Blue Ivy Carter, and both are back at work. Beyonce appears in a new spread in the February issue of Spain's DT magazine, and the duo are reportedly mapping out new albums. Lady Bey is already hard at working shedding her pregnancy pounds, and both she and Jay-Z are reportedly anxious to get back in the studio and crank out some new tunes....
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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....

Jay-Z, Kanye Blast ‘N—-s in Paris’ in Strobe Blinding Video (watch!)

Jay-Z and Kanye West reprised their hit “N—-s in Paris,” from their Watch the Throne tour with a video made up of concert footage. It’s so loaded with kaleidoscopic effects and strobe lights it carries an epilepsy warning. The duo dropped the four-minute video on Vevo.com today (Feb. 9). West handled the direction and a run of live shows at the Staples Center in Los Angeles was used to generate the footage. Fans at the concerts had to watch them perform the song 10 times in a row....
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Jay-Z Midas Touch Fades; Hip-Hop, Rap in Financial Crisis

Jay-Z made a fortune on the rise of hip-hop and rap and now that the genre is in decline, his vast business empire is showing signs financial distress. Whether it’s hip-hops fading presence, the bad economy, an inattention to business, or a combination of all three, Jay-Z’s clothing line, Rocawear, is being rocked by financial distress. ...
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