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Jay Z Nets $200 Million Live Nation Deal

Jay Z has officially secured the bag, signing a new deal with Live Nation. Reportedly, the deal is 10 years and is said to be worth $200 million. Jay Z said in a statement, “Live Nation and I entered unchartered territory in 2008” and added, “For the next 10 years, we will continue redefining the live event landscape”.

Jermaine Dupri Presents SoSosummer 17 Tour !

Atlanta, GA – Grammy-winning producer, songwriter, recording artist, and reality tv star Jermaine Dupri in association with Scream Nation and Live Nation, will see 20 cities in North America this summer with Jermaine Dupri Presents: SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour, announced today.  The tour begins May 25 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace, with stops in Detroit, Chicago, Baltimore, Memphis, and many more. Complete itinerary below and more information on tickets at

A press conference was held at Top Golf Atlanta to introduce the SoSosummer 17 Tour. Cast member winners from season 1 and season 2 were in the building sharing their success stories of how they made it to the top. Influential members of the press were also in attendance to chime in with their thoughts and questions on what’s in store for cast members etc. We are so glad that Jermaine is creating a Hip Hop lane geared towards kids and teens to have something to listen to whether it being a teen party because not all hip hop is appropriate for kids.


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

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