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Beyonce and Jay Z “On The Run” Tour will gross over $100 Million once it’s said and done.
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Government To Take Nas Tour Money For Back Taxes

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Nas and his tax problems may be solved, but probably not the way he wants them to be. The State of Georgia is ready to collect their money and take it right from his tour money. READ MORE

Seems like Beyonce and Jay-Z will have a crazy but great year after news got out that Beyonce might be going on tour, Hov say No more Rihanna, and grand-daddy Matthew is back in B’s life. Sources told the New York Post that Shawn Carter, A.K.A. Jay-Z,  approached Live Nation about a $150 million deal for Beyonce to tour. “B” currently has a joint management deal with her husband’s Roc Nation and Live Nation.

Over the weekend, the Carter  family was spotted hitting up a Nobu a restaurant in Tribeca NYC. READ MORE

Beyonce and Jay-Z are being recognized as two of the most powerful people in music. The R&B and hip-hop super couple rank 13th on the first-ever Billboard Power 100 list.

 

The Power 100 ranks the most influential people in music today. Beyonce and Jay were able to crack the top 15 thanks to their incredible sales figures and partnerships with companies such as L’Oreal, Target, Def Jam Records and Live Nation. The chairman of Live Nation, Irving Azoff, tops the inaugural Billboard Power 100.

 

Other musicians making the list include Cash Money Records CEO Bryan “Birdman” Williams and his brother Ronald “Slim” Williams, who come in at number 25. Jon Bon Jovi checks in at number 50, while Taylor Swift sits at number 78. Lady Gaga also made the cut at number 84. Here’s Billboard 2012 Power 100

In other news Beyoncé is being “politicized” in New Jersey thanks to a doctoral student and lecturer at Rutgers University. Kevin Allred has started a course called “Politicizing Beyoncé” as part of the school’s Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, but he tells “Focus” it has little to do with the singer’s political engagement or how many times she’s performed for President Obama. READ MORE