Forbes: Jay Z and Beyoncé Worth a Combined $1.16 Billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z and Beyoncé are a billion-dollar couple according to one estimate. Forbes puts the combined wealth of the married superstars at $1.16 billion. The magazine estimates Jay Z's fortune at...

Jay Z to Become 1st Rapper in Songwriters Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z will become the first rapper ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame when he enters the prestigious organization in June. The Songwriters Hall announced Wednesday that songwriting heavyweights...

Prince’s Estate Sues Jay Z’s Roc Nation over Tidal Streaming

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's record company is suing Jay Z's company for copyright infringement, saying it streamed Prince's songs on the Tidal music service without permission after his death. Prince's NPG Records says in a...

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