Tag: Jay-z

Jay-Z: 'You Treat People Like Human Beings'

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter had a powerful message for the president this weekend: you can’t put a price tag on happiness. “Money doesn’t equate to happiness. It doesn’t. That’s missing the whole point,” he said. “You treat people like human beings. That’s the main point. It goes back to the whole…

Jay-Z Feuds with Zimmerman over Upcoming Trayvon Martin Documentary

A new six-part documentary series about the life and controversial death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin has pitted the man who was acquitted of the unarmed Florida teen’s death against the venture’s producer. Claiming that the production team and film crew have harassed friends and family members, including his parents, George…

Jay-Z: Probation Is 'A Land Mine' for Blacks in America

Businessman and rapper Jay-Z on Friday spoke out about America’s prison system that serves as a revolving door for parolees. Jay-Z was reacting in response to the news that rapper Meek Mill was sentenced to prison for two to four years following several parole violations. Mill is signed to Roc…

Jay-Z Slammed Over Lyrics Perpetuating Jewish Stereotypes

Since releasing his new album on June 30, Jay-Z has managed to do two things in less than a week gain platinum status and stir up anti-Semitic controversy. While the former sounds great, there are some who are less than enthusiastic about the lyricist’s accomplishment, including the Anti-Defamation League. The…