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How Jay-Z’s Failures Became His Comeback

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Within an hour of Jay-Z’s 4:44 dropping on TIDAL, people were already calling the album “Jay’s Lemonade.” This was inevitable, as some tracks appear to be his most confessional songs to date. For example, “4:44” — arguably the strongest track on the album and one of the best he’s ever written — details in brutally honest lyrics any shortcomings in his relationships with his wife, children, and himself. Ultimately, this album tells the story of how Jay-Z’s failures became his comeback.

MTV Video Music Awards Recap

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This year, the MTV Video Music Awards found its way back to New York City, but instead of using Radio City Music Hall as its classic venue, the show took place at Madison Square Garden for the first time. In recent years, the VMAs has not had a traditional host and this year was no different. Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele were in character as social media mavens (because if you know anything at all, you know the best place to watch an award show is on Twitter) but none of their antics, most of which were impossible to follow, seemed to connect with the audience.

VMAs 2015 Winners

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The 2015 Video Music Awards, hosted by Miley Cyrus, did not disappoint. Between Miley’s many bizarre costume changes and Kanye putting in his bid for President 2020, there was lots to talk about on social media. Highlights from the night include Nicki Minaj opening the show, then being joined by Taylor Swift to sing “Bad Blood” ...

I Am Cait Premiere

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The long-awaited docu-serious I Am Cait premiered on E! on Sunday, July 26, 2015, and it was a pretty emotional one. The series opens with the real-time reaction of the unveiling of Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover, followed by immediate phone calls and tweets from supportive family members. “What a responsibly I have towards this community,” ...

TIDAL: Making Waves in Streaming Music

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Following the 57th Grammys back in February, Kanye West voiced his opinion that today’s music industry does not respect artists or their work enough. Just over one month later on March 30, Jay-Z launched his new music streaming service, TIDAL, which aims to give the power back and “to create a better service and experience ...

2015 Grammys Review

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The 57th Annual Grammy Awards were this past Sunday, February 8th. Were you able to catch the show? If not, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Here’s a rundown of the night’s major winners: Best New Artist Bastille Iggy Azalea Brandy Clark Haim Sam Smith - WINNER Best Pop Solo Performance "All of Me," John Legend "Chandelier," Sia "Stay With Me," Sam Smith "Shake It Off," Taylor ...

Anna Wintour Finally Opens Up About Kimye Vogue Cover

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Remember that time power celebrity couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West posed for the April 2014 Vogue cover, with Kardashian in a white wedding gown? Everyone was debating whether or not these particular celebrities should have been on–or even in–such a well-respected fashion magazine. Well, in an interview with Fashionista, Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour finally opens up ...