Tag: Jay Z

My First (Real) Concert: Made In America

In 2012, my younger brother and I had never been to a concert before. Embarrassing, I know, because I was 18 years old and was about to show up on a college campus with a million “Brads” who would tell girls at parties about how “this one time I tripped acid at Gov. Ball and proposed

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Meek Mill Goes Mask Off

All things considered, Philadelphia has had a pretty good year. The city won the Super Bowl, NCAA Championship, hosted the DNC, got the first round pick in the NBA draft, and are looking at one of the biggest public works projects in the city’s history. Who would’ve thought another win for the City of Brotherly Love would come from its

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Jay-Z’s ‘4:44’ Is Not a Response to ‘Lemonade,’ But Another Visionary Tale of Empowerment

From word-of-mouth and other reviews, it can seem like 4:44 is just a response to Beyoncé’s Lemonade. Did Jay-Z cheat at some point(s) in their decade-plus long relationship? From his song lyrics, we finally know he did. Was he taking her for granted like she voiced in the up-tempo “Sorry?” Oh yes he did, taking a quick tongue-in-cheek type

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