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JAY-Z's New Album '4:44' Is Out

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The Beyhive Can Rest...  Hova has confessed: 4:44


Jay-Z dropped his long awaited new album “4.44” exclusively through TIDAL on Friday. The first since 2013’s “Magna Carta, Holy Grail,” it’s a 10 track mini-odyssey of introspection and new found maturity, that frequently addresses his emotional shortcomings in his relationship with Beyoncé. The pair officially became an item in the early 2000s and married in 2008. It’s the response that fans of both artists have been waiting for since Beyoncé released her groundbreaking visual album “Lemonade” in April 2016, which hinted strongly at Jay’s long-rumored infidelities. Here are the key lyrical moments on “4.44” where the Brooklyn hip-hop legend spills the beans and owns up to the turmoil he created in their lives. “I apologize, often womanize/Took for my child to be born to see through a woman’s eyes.” (“4.44”)

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Jay told iHeartMedia that the title-track is the crux of the album, and described it as “one of the …

EU slaps Google with record $2.7 billion fine

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BRUSSELS—The European Union’s antitrust regulator on Tuesday fined Alphabet Inc.’s Google a record €2.42 billion ($2.71 billion) for favoring its own comparison-shopping service in search results and ordered the search giant to apply the same methods to rivals as its own when displaying their services.


The European Commission found that the U.S. tech giant denied "consumers a genuine choice" by using its search engine to unfairly steer them to its own shopping platform. Regulators said that Google must change its behavior within 90 days or face additional penalties.

"What Google has done is illegal under EU antitrust rules," said Margrethe Vestager, the bloc's top antitrust official. "It denied other companies the chance to compete on the merits and to innovate. And most importantly, it denied European consumers a genuine choice of services and the full benefits of innovation."

Google(GOOGLTech30) said in a statement that it tries to show ads in ways th…

The daughter of Music Icon Ray Charles; Sheila Raye Charles succumbs to Breast Cancer

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"I know some of you out there are thinking, 'Oh, she's Ray Charles's daughter; what could she have possibly been through?' It is only by the grace of God that I'm not sitting in that chair right now."
Sheila Raye Charles SARASOTA, Fla. - June 15, 2017 -  American Vocalist, Songwriter, and National Recording Academy Member, Sheila Raye Charles; the daughter of the music icon, the legendary Ray Charles and Sandra Jean Betts has passed away after a gallant battle with breast cancer. Sheila Raye was 53.

Sheila Raye has traveled across the United States and abroad spreading her message of love and redemption while also keeping her legendary father's memory alive through song, worship, and praise.

Having spent much of her life watching her famous father, Sheila Raye embarked on her own music career as an adult. Her debut album, Introducing Sheila Raye Charles, was released in 2005. This R&B singles collection included traditional standards and a touching tr…

DJ Khaled, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, New Edition to Perform at 2017 BET Awards

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BET is set to orchestrate the turn-up for the upcoming BET Awards later this month. The latest performers slated to take the stage include DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Big Sean, New Edition, Post Malone, Jessie Reyez and Roman Gianarthur. In May, it was announced that Migos, Bruno Mars, and Future will be performing at BET's annual awards show on June 25. Comedian Leslie Jones will be hosting the ceremony. Beyoncé leads the pack of nominees with seven nominations for Lemonade. Chance the Rapper, who has four nominations, is going to be receiving the BET Humanitarian Award for “positively impacting both local and national communities.” Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones will host the ceremony, now going into its 17th year. The BET Awards will air live from Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater at 8 p.m. ET on June 25, wrapping up the annual BET Experience taking place from June 22-25.
The star-studded lineup comes after previously announced performers Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, T…

American Theatre Wing’s: 2017 TONY AWARDS COMPLETE WINNERS LIST

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BEST PLAY Oslo
How did the 1993 Middle East peace talks come to be held secretly in a castle in the middle of a forest outside Oslo? Author: J.T. Rogers BEST MUSICAL Dear Evan Hansen
All his life, Evan Hansen has felt invisible. But when a tragedy thrusts him into the center of a rapidly evolving controversy, he is given the opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to be somebody else. BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY August Wilson's Jitney
Only one of the plays in August Wilson’s masterful American Century Cycle has never been seen on Broadway—until now. BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL