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Black History Month Spotlights

Black History Month Spotlights

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is set to receive the NAACP President’s award this year, a prestigious award that is well-deserved for the musician and fashion mogul. After a long and successful musical career with 14 number-one singles on the billboard charts, eight studio albums, and over 250 million records sold, Rihanna dec...

The Nets Make Their Comeback

Mike Nicolini

November 14, 2012

It was July 8, 2010, and every basketball fan was on the edge of their seats, glued to the TV waiting for “The Decision” from LeBron James. This was thought by New Jersey Nets fans as their last chance to build a championship caliber team, after still feeling the effects of finishing a league’s...

Jay Z Mimics Rocky at Philly Made In America Fest

The Associated Press

September 5, 2012

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay-Z’s entrance said it all: He bounced up and down on top of the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, mimicking Rocky before he took the stage in front of nearly 50,000. His song “Made In America” played in the background. Jay-Z, like Rocky Balboa, has a rags-to-rich...

Jay-Z, Coldplay Open iHeartRadio Concert in Vegas

The Associated Press

September 28, 2011

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jay-Z rapped about his beef with corporate radio in the monster jam "99 Problems," noting that stations won’t play his hits if he doesn’t do their shows. But on Friday, he played savior to radio station giant Clear Channel, headlining a two-night concert billed as the largest in radio...

Jay-Z talks World Series, Broadway and DJ Hero

Brittni DeHart

October 27, 2009

From The Associated Press The New York Yankees have been blasting Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind" during their playoff run. Now, the team is having the rap king perform the song live to kick off Game 1 of the World Series. Jay-Z and fellow New Yorker Alicia Keys are set to perform the hit on We...

Jay-Z more than a rockstar at 9/11 concert

Brittni DeHart

September 12, 2009

From The Associated Press Since the collapse of the World Trade Center on 9/11, many people have helped rebuild New York City in different ways. Rapper Jay-Z did it his own way: headlining a star-studded concert at Madison Square Garden. The 39-year-old Brooklyn native performed to a sold-out c...

Jay-Z criticizes scalpers of 9/11 benefit concert

Brittni DeHart

September 9, 2009

From The Associated Press Rapper Jay-Z is criticizing scalpers who are selling tickets to his Sept. 11 benefit concert. The Brooklyn-born rapper will perform at Madison Square Garden on Friday. Proceeds from sales of tickets and merchandise will go to the New York Police and Fire Widows' and Children's B...

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