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Meek Mill’s latest album, Championships, dropped today. While I’m not the biggest fan of the Philadelphia yellsmith, I can acknowledge that because of everything that’s transpired in the past, say 18 months of his life, this album release is an event. From a very public feud with Drake (they’re cool now; Drake’s even…

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It’s been almost 15 years to the day since Beyoncé met Nelson Mandela while performing at his foundation’s “Give 1 Minute To AIDS” concert in late 2003. But on Tuesday, the megastar published a poignant letter to the late humanitarian icon, also fondly known as “Madiba,” recalling their time together and Mandela’s…

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  Beyonce is gearing up to perform at the Global Citizens Festival: Mandela 100 in South Africa, and she took time to pen a powerful open letter to the late Nelson Mandela on her website.  In the touching tribute entitled “Dear Madiba,” she recounts first meeting Mandela in 2004. “I first met you in 2004 […]

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If there’s one thing Florida just can’t bring itself to do, it’s put George Zimmerman’s lumpy, sentient-trash-bag ass in jail.

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We called it. Proving, once again, that too much is never enough when it comes to Halloween, Beyoncé debuted a second costume on Wednesday night, this time with a little help from husband Jay-Z.

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  Beyonce is known for dressing up as iconic artists for Halloween and she just did it again. This year, Queen Bey decided to pay tribute to Toni Braxton by dressing up just like her and posing for a re-imagining of Braxton’s debut, self-titled album cover. She shared some snapshots on Instagram along with a […]

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  Beyonce and Jay-Z wrapped their epic On The Run II tour earlier this month but it looks like they’ll be enjoying the fruits of their latest labor of love for years to come. According to reports, the tour grossed over $250 million for the power couple who brought their three children on the road with […]

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  Crestline, Ohio mayor, Allen Moore, was caught using racial slurs during a conversation with police chief Joe Butler and it was caught on his body camera. After the release of the video, residents were outraged and demanded Moore to resign. Moore said the following, “i am greatly saddened that my conduct has in anyway […]

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Imagine one of the biggest rappers in the world standing in front of the president of the United States on live television with free rein to say whatever is on his mind. Imagine that rapper advocating for more mental health institutions to curb black incarceration rates. Imagine he or she arguing for the freeing of […]

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  In a series of Tuesday night posts on Instagram, Beyonce thanked hubby Jay-Z and everyone involved with the “On The Run II” tour as the epic music spree drew to a close. “Thank you to all the brilliant scholarship winners,” Mrs. Carter wrote to the high schoolers in each of the OTR2 tour cities […]

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Beyonce and Jay-Z made a huge contribution to help make an Arizona teen’s college dreams a reality. READ MORE: Activists mark Laquan McDonald’s 21st birthday as trial continues for police officer who killed him While in Phoenix for their On the Run II tour, Bey and Jay gifted Mikayla Lowry with a $100,000 scholarship from the Shawn Carter Foundation and the BeyGOOD Initiative at State […]

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Beyonce revisited “Becky with the good hair” during her concert Sunday in Los Angeles, referring to a hypothetical mistress in the song “Resentment” as a “desperate, mediocre, white b—h,” Blavity and other news organizations are reporting. Beyonce first introduced her fans to the fictional, or not so fictional, Becky, someone who allegedly had an affair […]

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The Carters took over Los Angeles over the weekend when their On The Run 2 tour served up two incredible shows at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Tons of fans and stars clamored to see Beyonce and Jay-Z take the stage and play out their tumultuous marriage and road to recovery in a nearly three-hour […]

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  Forbes has released its annual list of hip-hop’s biggest earners and we were surprised by a few of the rappers on the list. As expected, Jay-Z topped the list by raking in a whopping $76.5 million thanks to the success of 4:44 as well as the Everything Is Love album he dropped with his wifey, […]

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The nominations for the 2018 American Music Awards are in and it looks like Cardi B and Drake are leading the pack with eight nominations each. Kane Brown, Ella Mai, Normani and Bebe Rexha announced the long list of nominees that includes Beyonce and Jay-Z, Khalid, and Migos among others from YouTube Space Los Angeles […]

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In a series of texts, Zimmerman allegedly made threats against power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z.

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A series of text messages sent to a private investigator appears to show George Zimmerman threatening Beyoncé over the recently premiered docuseries, Trayvon Martin: Rest in Power, produced by Jay-Z.

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You’ve seen them on screen, on the red carpet and often, right here on The Glow Up. And now, just in time for New York Fashion Week, several of our favorite fashionable celebs have landed on Vanity Fair’s Best Dressed 2018 list!

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Tom Ford has always had a flair for the darkly dramatic—the type of striking statements that get shoutouts by Jay-Z or Oscar nominations (for each of two films, so far). From his 1996 reinvention of Gucci (which spawned the memorable white cutout dress in Toni Braxton’s “Unbreak My Heart” video) through launching his…

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Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter are already well known for their philanthropy, especially as it pertains to contributing toward the higher education costs of college-bound students. They are continuing that legacy this year with a new scholarship program.

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The fan who created pandemonium at the Atlanta stop on Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s On the Run II tour when he ran on stage after the two stars is now facing criminal charges.

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Music power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z have decided to help high school students by giving away […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — Police say they are pursuing more charges against a man who rushed […]

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  The concert tour of the year took an unexpected turn in Atlanta over the weekend when a fan rushed the stage where Beyonce and Jay-Z were performing for their OTRII tour. The crazed man, who was identified by Atlanta Police as Anthony Charles Thomas Maxwell, could be seen on video posted by fans jumping onto […]

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  Beyoncé and husband Jay Z may be raking in the dollars with their highly acclaimed On The Run II tour, but they are pouring those dollars back into communities all over the country, too. The Carters announced a new scholarship program that will award $1 million in scholarships to “exceptional” high school seniors with […]

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The “Beygency” and all related people are reported to be OK Sunday after a fan ran up on stage during an “On The Run II” performance Saturday in Atlanta and bolted toward the power couple, CNN is reporting. Beyonce and Jay-Z were walking off stage after a 2.5-hour performance at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium when a […]

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The 2018 MTV VMAs are finally upon us and we’re keeping track of the night’s big winners. With Cardi B leading the pack of nominees with 10 nods and The Carters following close behind. Jay-Z and Beyonce, now known as The Carters, nabbed eight nominations for their latest single, “APES**T.” The power couple is up […]

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The world is still praying for Aretha Franklin and a few of her famous friends have stopped by to see the singer who is reportedly receiving hospice care at her home in Detroit. Stevie Wonder visited the Queen of Soul on Tuesday according to her longtime publicist Gwendolyn Quinn confirmed to Us Weekly. Rev. Jesse Jackson and Franklin’s […]

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By now, we have all seen the stunning photos of Beyonce in VOGUE‘s September issue but the magazine isn’t done serving up gems from Bey. Tyler Mitchell is the 23-year-old photographer who captured the sexy snapshots for the cover and accompanying spread, making history as the first Black photographer to score the coveted gig. Now, […]

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  Pop the champagne, because Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) on Thursday declared Aug. 8, Beyoncé and Jay-Z Day, The Hill reports. “Beyoncé and Jay-Z have taken home numerous awards from platforms such as the Grammy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and NAACP Image Awards, among others and have sold millions of records worldwide,” the Minnesota […]

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Beyoncé and Jay Z made a stop in New Jersey at MetLife Stadium on Thursday night but the show hit a snag because of impending thunderstorms, Page Six reports. According to the outlet, the show was supposed to begin at 7:30 p.m. with openers Chloe x Halle and DJ Khaled. But both acts were stalled because lightning and thunder stole the spotlight at about 10 p.m. New […]

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Even severe weather couldn’t stop Beyonce and Jay-Z from performing […]

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mayor of Philadelphia and Jay-Z have apparently made up after the […]

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