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Get On My Level. Beyoncé Lands $60M Deal With Netflix

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Beyonce can ADD this to her lengthy list of bragging rights. That she’s taking over Netflix.

The Grammy Award-winner just released her new documentary, “Homecoming,” which chronicles her historic Coachella performance in 2018, and now fans can expect two more projects from the entertainer on the streaming service.

The singer reportedly signed a three-project deal for a whopping $60 million, according to Variety.

Netflix has become a destination for television visionaries like Shonda Rhimes and Ryan Murphy, with deals worth $100 million and $250 million, respectively, and top comedians like Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle ($40 million and $60 million, respectively). The streaming giant, which just announced it’s added nearly 10 million subscribers in Q1, is honing in on music, too, landing a three-project deal with Beyoncé worth a whopping $60 million, sources tell Variety.

Jay Z Set to Re-Open Webster Hall

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Jay-Z will re-open New York’s Webster Hall with a rarities concert on Friday, April 26. His “B-Sides 2” show will be the first concert at the long-running East Village venue after an extensive renovation. The veteran MC played his first “B-Sides” concert at New York’s Terminal 5 in 2015 as an exclusive show for members of his Tidal streaming service.

A limited number of tickets will be made available for purchase to American Express Card Members beginning Thursday, April 18 at 10AM through 10PM ET.  The general public on sale begins Friday, April 19 at 11AM ET and tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com.

Other acts announced for the venues first run of shows include Patti Smith and Her Band, Broken Social Scene, MGMT, Empire of the Sun, Old Dominion, Sharon Van Etten, Built to Spill, Real Estate, Chromeo and Big Thief. The building, which has operated as a venue since 1886, has undergone several transformations over the past century. In the 1920s, Webster Hall notoriously held masquerade balls and was nicknamed the “Devil’s Playhouse.” RCA Records purchased Webster Hall in 1954 and renovated the venue to include a state-of-the-art acoustically treated ballroom. Notable artists who recorded in Webster Hall’s studio during this time included Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan (his recording debut), Harry Belafonte, Perry Como, Tony Bennett, and Julie Andrews.

Sneak Peek Alert. Beyoncé’s 2018 Coachella Set Coming to Netflix in New Movie ΗΘΜΣCΘΜΙΝG

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Netflix releases a full trailer of Beyonce’s new movie Homecoming.

 Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé will mark the first time the full performance will be available for viewing since its initial live stream from the festival. It premieres on Wednesday, April 17. Watch the trailer, featuring a voiceover by Maya Angelou, below.

Queen Bey’s Coachella set was iconic for many reasons: It marked the first time a black woman had headlined Coachella in the festival’s history, and was punctuated by cameos from JAY-Z and Solange. Most notably, Bey was also joined by Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland for a legendary Destiny’s Child reunion.

Rumor Alert. #Beychella Is Coming to Netflix With New Documentary Titled ΗΘΜΣCΘΜΙΝG

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On Sunday, Netflix revealed the release date of the star’s upcoming concert documentary “Homecoming,” which will follow her acclaimed performance at Coachella 2018 and will be released on April 17.

The yellow teaser poster, which contains Greek letters in the film’s title, is a nod to one of the outfitsBeyonce wore during a performance that made her the first black woman to headline Coachella. The outfit was a tribute to historically black colleges and universities, for which Beyonce launched the Homecoming Scholars Awards Program the night of the event.

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Rumor Failed. Roc Nation Shuts Down Reports JAY-Z Created A Trust Fund For Nipsey Hussle’s Kids

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Word on the streets, Music mogul has quietly put together a $15 million trust fund for late rapper Nipsey Hussle’s family.

According to reports, JAY-Z and his Roc Nation team are putting together the fund for Hussle’s kids.

It turns out to be completely false.

A rep from Roc Nation quickly shuts down the fake story via social media.

Cardi B, Travis Scott to Headline Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival in Philly

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Cardi B and Travis Scott are heading to the City of Brotherly Love to headline Jay-Z’s annual Made in America music festival.

Live Nation and Roc Nation announced Tuesday that the festival will return to Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Aug. 31-Sept. 1 for Labor Day weekend.

Other performers include Juice WRLD, James Blake, Kodak Black, Kaskade, Tierra Whack, Blueface, Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals, Jorja Smith, Jacob Banks, KAYTRANADA, Grace Carter and Pink Sweat$.

Tickets for general public go on sale Friday. Subscribers of Jay-Z’s streaming service, Tidal, will have access to purchase tickets through a presale on Tuesday