Columbia University Launches Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter Lecture Series In West Harlem

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, Columbia University’s African American and African Diaspora Studies (AAADS) Department launched the Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter Lecture Series, honoring the New York City-born rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur and philanthropist. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British…

Jay-Z And Beyonce Drops More Than $100K At Uptown Club

Patch reports that rapper and business mogul Jay-Z racked up an impressive bar tab at an Inwood club this weekend, according to reports. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.