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Beyonce and Jay-Z Raise Over $6 Million for City of Hope

The Carters ended the On The Run II tour and they have given away at least over a million dollar in scholarships to students. According to Forbes, Bey and Jay recently attended the City of Hope Gala event and raised over $6 million dollars for charity.  The non-profit organization held a gala in Santa Monica, California to where it specializes in cancer treatment and many more. The Carters partnered with Warner CEO Jon Platt to make this event splendid with well-rounded players. Beyonce performed at the event with over 1200 attendees.

Bey and Jay released their joint album back in June in the middle of the tour called Everything Is Love, but it appears that Beyonce is back to work on a new project. The Internet believes Queen Bey and Kelly Rowland have hinted at new music on the way by a 10-second snippet of a rose with a rose is going around, hopefully, we should hear something from them soon.

You can donate to the City of Hope organization by clicking the link here.


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JAY-Z and Emory Jones, photographed as they prepared for the annual City of Hope Gala in Santa Monica by Lenny “KodakLens” Santiago on Thursday evening. “No jewels in this Patek Philippe, it’s complicated, three million apiece; sheesh, that’s how we do time…” Hov is wearing a 2017 Patek Philippe “Grandmaster Chime Reference 6300G” reversible timepiece that comes with a $3 million price tag. One of the most complicated timepieces ever produced, it is known as the world’s greatest mechanical strikework marvel. The Roc Nation family is currently in the city’s Barker Hanger to watch the rap mogul present the medical center’s “Spirit Of Life Award” to his longtime friend “Big Jon” Platt. The award is the highest honor that the leading cancer research and treatment center bestows to recognize a philanthropic leader in music, film or entertainment. This year’s award will be presented to Platt, who is the Chairman and CEO of Warner/Chappell Music. Platt serves as a board member of the Songwriters’ Hall Of Fame, the Living Legends Foundation, and the Motown Museum; and has launched a scholarship program which awards scholarships to high school students from his hometown. Platt has been the longtime publishing agent for Shawn Carter, entering the role during the release period of Reasonable Doubt when he helped Jaÿ signed with EMI Publishing. At the time Platt had just created a system in which producers foot the entire bill for samples they use in his clients’ work—the traditional model had the producer and songwriter both share the licensing expense. When Jon left EMI in June 2012, he began to work overtime to bring Jay over to Warner/Chappell with him. In February 2013 they finalized a deal that meant W/C would administer the copyrights of both his own songs and those on the music publishing roster of Roc Nation. #JAYZ @vegas_jones @kodaklens

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Drake Shares Priceless JAY-Z Moment: “Guest List W/ Goats On It”


OVO Sound boss Drake is sort of a big deal. The 6 God hit up social media this week to flex an epic-looking pic of himself alongside rap icon JAY-Z.

Drizzy jumped on Instagram Wednesday (October 17) with a shot of himself alongside Young Hov.

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Guest list with goats on it.

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Jay-Z & Beyoncé Raise $6 Million For City Of Hope

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Jay-Z & Beyoncé have lent their talents once again for good cause. Last week the power couple helped secure a sizable monetary donation towards cancer treatment.

On October 11, industry veteran Jonathan Platt was recognized for his many years of work in music publishing. Naturally the honors attracted the who’s who in entertainment. In the house were the likes of Dr. Dre, Usher, Wiz Khalifa, Tiffany Haddish, Kelly Rowland, Timbaland, Rita Ora, Quincy Jones and more.

Both Jay and Bey were in attendance with Hov presenting Platt with the Spirit Of Life Award and Knowles taking to the stage for an intimate live set. She performed a wide array of her ballads including “Ave Maria” and “Halo”.

The VIP affair partnered with City Of Hope for a philanthropic tie in to the night’s festivities. Founded in 1913 the private, not for profit clinical center specializes in cancer research. Their CEO Robert Stone detailed how they secured The Carters.

“We find partners in the honorees and the honorees help arrange the talent. So Jon Platt is a tremendous partner and compassionate and passionate person who’s joined this fight all in. And Jon’s the one who made the call to Beyonce and Jay-Z, who said yes immediately” he explained. Between donations and ticket purchases the event raised over six million dollars for the program.

Beyoncé took to Instagram to share her gratitude for being able to participate towards such a special moment for their friend and raise awareness for the cause.

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You can find out more about City Of Hope here.


Jermaine Dupri Shares Epic Moment Alongside JAY-Z & Timbaland

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Atlanta producer Jermaine “JD” Dupri is surrounding himself with greatness. The hip-hop veteran has treated fans to a look at himself hanging out with music mogul JAY-Z and Timbaland.

On Friday, Dupri hit up his Instagram page to share the priceless hip-hop moments.

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Shit is just different with me and Hov

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Me and the king @cityofhope

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Back in August, JD and JAY-Z reunited at an On The Run II Atlanta tour stop.

Dupri also went to IG with footage of himself performing at JAY’s On The Run II Atlanta stop.

A few years ago, JAY and JD reunited to perform “Money Ain’t A Thing” at a So So Def 20th Anniversary concert.

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Lost One: Jay-Z & Beyoncé Cut Ties With Kanye & Kim Because Of Trump Support?

Source: 2016 MTV Video Music Awards – Red Carpet Arrivals Featuring: Kanye West, Kim Kardashian Where: New York, New York, United States When: 29 Aug 2016 Credit: Ivan Nikolov/

Don’t get your hopes up for Watch The Throne 2. Rumors are that The Carters have cancelled The Wests for good.

As per Hot New Hip Hop several media outlets are saying that Jay-Z and Beyoncé have cut all ties with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. The reason you ask? Donald Trump. The speculation originally stems from an exclusive report by Radar Online. The gossip site claims they spoke to a source close to the power couple who said they are “sick” of KimYe’s ongoing support of the President.

Their source spilled more tea regarding the sunken place rapper’s recent antics and clout chasing. “They are outraged over Kanye’s recent political rants. They think Kanye is a disgrace, and is only doing this for attention. Beyoncé and Jay-Z know that Kanye is seeing a future in politics, but they feel that they cannot associate themselves with them from this point forward. They want nothing to do with either one of them.”

This is not the first time they have reportedly put Kanye and Kim on ice since Jay and Bey skipped out on their wedding in 2014. In November of 2016 Yeezy went on one of his most infamous tirades ever essentially confirming the rumors of a rough patch with his former big brother and big sister.

Back in September ‘Ye hinted that he and Hov would soon link up to a sequel to their 2011 Throne album but at this rate it looks like a Neveruary release date.

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Usher Set to Release New Album ‘A’ at Midnight

Usher has been quiet for quite a while but that looks to be no longer the case as he will reportedly drop a new album tonight. Not only is the R&B legend gearing up for another run, but he will also be doing so with the assistance of Zaytoven who produced the project that is titled A.

A was revealed on Usher’s Instagram and will have a compact eight tracks. There are not any listed features to the album, however, earlier this week there was an image of JAY-Z joining Usher in the studio prompting many to believe that he could make an appearance.

A will be Usher’s first album since the 2016 release Hard II Love.


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50 Cent Flips Switch On Hot 97, Pete Davidson Covers Up Ariana Grande Tattoo, JAY-Z & Beyoncé Done-Done W/ KimYe?

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Working Wednesday. We’re putting in that work-work today SOHH why not get things going with 50 Cent flipping the switch on Hot 97? Speaking of switching things up, how about “Saturday Night Live” star Pete Davidson covering up his Ariana Grande-inspired tattoo? On a slightly random note, have JAY-Z and Beyoncé completely cut off KimYe? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

1. Done-Done

Is 50 Cent trolling or is he really done messing with Hot 97? Turns out an issue with Hot 97 radio personality Ebro Darden has him showing full support to crosstown rival station Power 105.1? 50 Cent’s Twitter is on it:

Is 50 Cent going too hard? Do you think this is real? Could this all be a super PR stunt? #SOHHWhatchaThink?

2. Gone Girl

Is there trouble in paradise for Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande? The engaged couple have really stayed out of the public spotlight notably once Grande’s ex-boyfriend Mac Miller died in California from a reported overdose. But now the Internet has spotted Davidson donning a covered up Grande-inspired tat on his neck. Page Six is on it:

Pete Davidson has done away with his “Dangerous Woman”-inspired neck tattoo. What once was Ariana Grande‘s famous bunny ears and mask combination is now a large heart with a small “A” next to it, but a source close to the couple told Page Six that this isn’t cause for concern about their relationship status. Our source told us that the “Saturday Night Live” star had it transformed to match a tattoo Grande had inked on her body. It’s unclear where Grande’s giant heart is located. (Page Six)

Could this be for a movie role? Think they’re done-done? Should fans start panicking? #SOHHWhatchaThink?

3. Cancelled

Have JAY-Z and Beyoncé really cut off KimYe? The latest rumor is the couple aren’t messing with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian – at all. RadarOnline is on it:

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❤We Got Love ❤

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Can you believe this? Does this mean there is no JAY collabo coming anytime soon? Should KimYe address this rumor? #SOHHWhatchaThink?

That wraps it up for today. This is SOHH On The Spot giving you the scoop from your fave gossip sites.

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The Carters Reportedly Want Zero Association with KimYe

Remember when Kanye West tweeted that Throne 2 was coming? Yeah, don’t hold your breath for that to come if it has to include JAY-Z. The Daily Mail reports Hov and Beyoncé have are “severing all ties” that lead to a relationship with Kanye West, in addition to Kim Kardashian.

Jay and Bey’s pullout from any interaction with the West-Kardashian union comes from their support and interaction with President Donald Trump. The mail stated the two believe that Ye’s political views are “bullshit” citing outrage at his latest political statements.

Recently, Kanye West has ruffled a ton of feathers. He placed the MAGA hat back on his head, made a controversial statement about the 13th Amendment, doubled down on his Donald Trump support and will be meeting with the President over lunch.

The Kardashians were on hand at the On The Run II tour when it swept through the West Coast but there were no known reports of any interaction with The Carters.

Don’t look for any reunions between these couples anytime soon.

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Beyoncé Celebrates OTRII Ending with Touching Message to JAY-Z

They came, they say, they conquered. The Carters latest run across the country for the On the Run II tour is officially wrapped and it was a highly successful trek bringing together 2.1 million fans across 48 shows in 39 cities. Beyoncé expressed appreciation messages on her Instagram but the biggest “Awwwwwww” message came from the one scribed to her husband JAY-Z.

“To Shawn Carter, my Clyde, my best friend: this journey on OTR2 has been a highlight of my life. Thank you for every moment. I’ll be your hype man any day! To the Hive and all the fans who supported OTR2, cheers to you and I. Salud!”

The post came with a video recap of the various shows and fun the two shared on stage and has racked up over 2 million likes thus far. Check out the post below and keep your eyes peeled for what could be coming from The Carters next.

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Beyoncé To JAY-Z After Epic On The Run II Run: “I’ll Be Your Hype Man Any Day!”

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Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé can finally exhale. The crooner is celebrating her epic summer On The Run II tour run with handfuls of pics and reflections.

Queen Bey went to Instagram Tuesday (October 9) with shots of everyone from her co-headliner JAY-Z to dad Matthew Knowles. The Houston native also made sure to shout out the support her diehard BeyHive have delivered.

According to JAY’s Roc Nation, the 48-show tour brought in well over 2 million attendees.

In late September, Bey hit up IG to share some West Coast shots from the tour’s Los Angeles stop.

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Lucky number 4! Lets go San Diego!

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In-between L.A. shows, footage surfaced of Bey and JAY looking stunned during a breakdance performance.

Jay & Bey were seen at an after-party thrown on the heels of their show in Pasadena, where they sold out the Rose Bowl for night 1 of 2 of their last couple performances in L.A. Their ‘On The Run II’ summer tour wraps in Seattle next week. During the shindig, two break dancers were putting on their best moves in front the couple … and they did not disappoint. Check out Beyonce’s reaction — she’s definitely into it. Never hurts to impress Queen Bey … we know she could always use more dancers. (TMZ)

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