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Beyonce Going On Tour, Jay Z Tells Rihanna Not to Come Around Baby? : Matthew Knowles Talks About Blue Ivy
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 theÂ New York PostÂ that Shawn Carter, A.K.A. Jay-Z, Â approached Live Nation about a $150 million deal for Beyonce to tour.Â ”B” currently has a joint management deal with her husband’s Roc Nation and Live Nation.
Over the weekend, the Carter Â family was spotted hitting up aÂ 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.Â Here’sÂ Billboard 2012 Power 100…
In other news BeyoncÃ© is being “politicized” in New Jersey thanks to a doctoral student and lecturer at Rutgers University. Kevin Allred has started a course called “Politicizing BeyoncÃ©” 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