Latest Jay-Z News

Justin Bieber, Lil Baby to headline Made in America festival

Jun. 14, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber and Lil Baby are set to headline Jay-Z's Made in America festival in Philadelphia. Organizers announced Monday that Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Roddy Ricch, Bobby Shmurda and A$AP Ferg will also perform at the two-day event on Sept. 4-5...

Snoop Dogg to join Def Jam label as strategic consultant

Jun. 07, 2021 11:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Snoop Dogg is getting ready to bark out orders at Def Jam Recordings — he's joining the label as an executive creative and strategic consultant. Def Jam announced Monday that newly created role for the iconic rapper “will allow (Snoop) to...

Durant, Irving carry Nets in opener after Harden hurt

Jun. 05, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant knew something was wrong when the Brooklyn Nets were trying to run a play and James Harden wasn't in the right spot. Moments later, Harden wasn't even in the game, forced to leave with a right hamstring injury less than a minute into the...

CBS hitting stride on soccer coverage with Champion's League

May. 28, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

Pete Radovich has directed some of CBS Sports' most memorable openings featuring Jay-Z, John Malkovich and Patrick Stewart. But the most rewarding assignment of Radovich's nearly 20 years at the network comes Saturday when the UEFA Champions League final between Chelsea...

State drops legal action against restaurants over pandemic

May. 26, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has dropped its legal action against more than 40 restaurants that were accused of defying state orders to close indoor dining and maintain social-distancing protocols. The Health Department had filed two...

New this week: 'Friends' again, Mike Tyson doc & 'Cruella'

May. 24, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — No “101 Dalmatians” love is necessary to enjoy “Cruella,” available to...

High-end NYC eateries expand, flourish in Miami

May. 21, 2021 09:38 AM EDT

MIAMI BEACH (AP) — New York chef Mario Carbone has achieved that consummate New York “get” at his new Italian restaurant in Miami — he’s created a restaurant where it’s nearly impossible to get a reservation. His old-world restaurant serves classics like spicy...

Warm welcome for oat milk maker Oatly in Wall Street debut

May. 20, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

Oatly, the world’s largest oat milk company, raised $1.4 billion in an initial public offering Thursday on the Nasdaq stock exchange, capitalizing on a global surge in demand for its products. Oatly priced its shares at $17 apiece ahead of the IPO, giving the company a...

ABC's new 'Women of the Movement' about Emmett Till's mother

May. 18, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC will air a short-run series “Women of the Movement” next season about Mamie Till-Mobley, whose son Emmett Till became a symbol of the civil rights movement after he was lynched in Mississippi in 1955. The network, which announced its plans for...

Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and Go-Go's in Rock Hall on first try

May. 12, 2021 10:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and the Go-Go's were elected Wednesday to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame their first time on the ballot, leading a class that also includes Tina Turner, Carole King and Todd Rundgren. Each will be honored during an induction...