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New York Proposes A Bill That Would Create 'Jay-Z Day' To Celebrate His Feats, Which Include Being An 'Innovative Entrepreneur’

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter could soon have an official holiday in his home state of New York.

Shanique Yates

Dec 28, 2023

Why Jay-Z Didn’t Lend His Cousin $4,800 For A Business — ‘Money Isn’t Free’

Despite being a billionaire, Jay-Z isn’t generously sharing his wealth with everyone.

Samantha Dorisca

Nov 15, 2023

JAY-Z Reveals His Take On The '$500K Versus A Dinner With Him' Debate —'I Wouldn't Tell You To Cut A Bad Deal'

Jay-Z has chimed in on the commonly debated subject of whether fans should take $500,000 over the opportunity to dine with him.

Samantha Dorisca

Oct 23, 2023

Jay-Z And Jack Dorsey's Btrust Acquires African Bitcoin Firm Qala

It looks like Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z are keeping their word on the endowment fund Btrust’s mission.

Ngozi Nwanji

Sep 5, 2023

The Jay-Z Effect Sparks Surge In 14,000 New Brooklyn Public Library Memberships With Limited-Edition Library Cards

The celebration of the life and lasting contributions of Jay-Z is the cause of a new surge at the Brooklyn Public Library.

Samantha Dorisca

Aug 16, 2023

Is Jay-Z Gathering Investors To Purchase Tottenham Hotspur, The Football Club Reportedly Valued At $2.8B?

Jay-Z could be looking to take ownership of Tottenham Hotspur F.C., reports say.

Samantha Dorisca

Jul 31, 2023

Black-Owned Web3 Design Agency Tapped To Bring Immersive Technology To 'The Book Of HOV' Exhibition

Jay-Z’s influence on the Hip-Hop is undeniable and now, it’s landed him in an exhibit.  

Samantha Dorisca

Jul 31, 2023

Jay-Z Dining At Black-Owned Restaurant Leads To Boost After Being 'Up And Down' For 11 Months

A Chicago, IL, soul food restaurant saw a boost in customers after receiving a visit from Jay-Z.

Samantha Dorisca

Jul 27, 2023

New York Court Upholds Verdict That Jay-Z Is Owed $6.8M From Fragrance Company Parlux

Jay-Z has one less problem on his radar. The rapper is still set to receive a major payday that will allow him to pocket $6.8 million.

Samantha Dorisca

Jun 2, 2023

Misha's, The Black-Owned Plant-Based Brand Backed By Chris Paul And Jay-Z, Expands To Walmart's Shelves

A leading plant-based brand backed by Jay-Z has hit the next level.  

Ngozi Nwanji

May 11, 2023

5 Pieces Of Financial Advice Jay-Z Dropped On '4:44' That You May Have Missed

No matter the debate, Sean “Jay-Z” Carter will go down as one of the most influential rappers of all time. While Carter is mainly known today for his business moves, his long-standing music catalog put him on the map. From topics about his upbringing to the cultural nuances of his community, Jay-Z is no stranger to communicating the times and providing classic bops along the way. At this stage in his career, his business acumen and his music have consistently collided. The billionaire gives listeners consistent insight into how he thinks financially and how getting to the bag is more than just a notion. One of the shining examples of this concept is on his last solo project, “4:44.” While some saw it as a response to Beyonce’s “Lemonade,” others tapped into the financial gems he dropped throughout the album. AfroTech previously reported that fellow rapper Bow Wow noted the 2017 album as a piece of financial wisdom, providing him with an improved financial mindset. But the...

Josh Rodgers

May 10, 2023

Hip-Hop's First Billionaire Jay-Z Now Has A $2.5B Net Worth And Not Because Of The Genre

Back toward the beginning of his career, who would’ve imagined the 1998 release of “Hard Knock Life” would become a pit stop on the journey toward billionaire status for Sean “Jay-Z” Carter? Today, although he’s already a part of the club as Hip-Hop’s first billionaire, Jay-Z is still traveling along his journey, increasing his net worth to $2.5 billion, Forbes estimates. Most people have come to know the New York native from his legendary music career. From his early days with Roc-A-Fella Records to the evolution to what the world knows as Roc Nation, Jay-Z is heavily awarded and recognized for his musical contributions — leading to Billboard ranking him as the greatest rapper of all time. Whether or not Hip-Hop fans and enthusiasts agree, very few can argue with his impact on the industry and culture. Even Warren Buffet jumped into the proverbial group chat, saying, “For a young person growing up, he’s the guy to learn from.” In addition to music, Jay-Z is an accomplished...

Josh Rodgers

Mar 30, 2023