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Jay-Z says sitting through the “Star Spangled Banner” was absolutely NOT a protest

Jay was at Columbia University Tuesday and addressed the video showing Jay, Bey and Blue Ivy seated as Demi Lovato belted out the National Anthem. A Columbia professor asked him if he remained seated to “convey a signal,” and Jay quickly replied, “It actually wasn’t. Sorry.” He said Beyonce told him she was thinking what …

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Jay-Z Defends His Roc Nation Deal With the NFL, Says He and Colin Kaepernick Are ‘Marching for the Same Cause’

“As long as real people are being hurt and marginalized and losing family members, then yes, I can take a couple rounds of negative press,” going on to insist he is still fighting for people of color — only now, from a position of strength and influence. Case in point … Sunday’s broadcast will apparently …

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JAY-Z Turned Down Super Bowl Halftime Show After He Was Asked to Bring Rihanna and Kanye West

JAY-Z is recalling the time he famously turned down a halftime show performance at the major sporting event. The music mogul, 50, told The New York Times that the NFL had approached him about making sure he would bring Rihanna and Kanye West to perform their collaboration, “Run This Town.” “Of course I would have,” …

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Jay-Z and the NFL teaming up on entertainment events and social activism

The NFL and Jay-Z’s entertainment and sports representation company are teaming up for events and social activism. The league not only will use Jay-Z’s Roc Nation to consult on its entertainment presentations, including the Super Bowl halftime show, but will work with the rapper and entrepreneur’s company to “strengthen community through music and the NFL’s …

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