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JAY-Z’s Legacy Celebrated in ‘The Book of Hov’ Exhibition at Brooklyn Public Library

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JAY-Z's Legacy Celebrated in 'The Book of Hov' Exhibition at Brooklyn Public Library

The Brooklyn Public Library is set to unveil a tribute to one of hip-hop’s most influential figures, JAY-Z, in a temporary exhibition aptly titled ‘The Book of HOV.’ This display promises to be an immersive experience, showcasing the life and career of the legendary rapper and entrepreneur. With a sprawling collection of thousands of archived objects, the exhibition aims to provide visitors with an intimate glimpse into the multifaceted world of JAY-Z.

According to the official website of The Book of HOV, the exhibition will feature an array of artifacts, including never before been seen photos by the public. Among the highlights are original recording masters, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of some of JAY-Z’s most iconic songs. In addition, attendees can expect “iconic stage wear, prestigious awards and recognitions, as well as videos and artifacts from every facet on JAY-Z’s professional life.”

Scheduled to open tomorrow, anticipation is running high as fans eagerly await the opportunity to explore ‘The Book of HOV’ firsthand. Even before its official debut, the exhibition’s website has provided a tantalizing glimpse into what awaits visitors, including audio clips, descriptive texts, and captivating photographs that will cover the 352,000-square-foot Brooklyn Public Library.

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The New 1017 Rapper Enchanting Passes Away; Coi Leray, Gucci Mane and More Respond to Her Passing

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After being placed on life support, 26-year-old rapper Enchanting has tragically passed away.

The Texas native signed with Gucci Mane’s The New 1017 label in 2020. She released her debut project, No Luv, in 2022, featuring the singles “Want Sum” and “Track & Field” with Kaliii. Her latest project, Luv Scarred / No Luv (Deluxe), was released in 2023.

A representative from her management team informed The Shade Room that Enchanting was struggling with withdrawals, saying, “She came to my house the last four days to get clean. She tried her best, and I did everything I could to help her. She tried.”

Coi Leray, Monaleo, and others confirmed her passing on social media.

“I’ll see you later, sister. Save me a spot, baby! I love you 4L and after,” Monaleo wrote on X (formerly known as Twitter).




“They pulled the plug, bro. This shit is so fucked up. I just knew you were gonna pull through, @luvenchanting. You’ll forever be Stop6 Princess and Kasino First Lady,” wrote Lil CJ Kasino on Instagram.


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Kendrick Lamar Announces ‘Ken & Friends’ Concert

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Kendrick Lamar has announced a one-day show titled ‘Ken & Friends,’ scheduled to occur at The Forum in Inglewood, California. This event is being presented by pgLang and Free Lunch, and is billed as “The Pop Out” show. The show is scheduled to take place on June 19th and will feature some special guests.

General ticket sales for the event will start this Friday at 10 a.m. PT on Ticketmaster. However, Cash App Card customers will have the opportunity to purchase tickets one day earlier, giving them first priority. The Pop Out show will be Kendrick Lamar’s first live performance since his recent back-and-forth with Drake, during which the two rappers exchanged diss tracks for two weeks straight.

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Megan Thee Stallion Announces New Album ‘MEGAN’

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After releasing singles like “Hiss,” “Cobra,” and “BOA,” Megan Thee Stallion has announced the title of her forthcoming album. Titled MEGAN, the project is scheduled to drop on June 28.

MEGAN will be Thee Stallion’s third album, following her sophomore project, Traumazine.

“We don’t just stop at the snake,” she told L’Officiel. “This is just what everybody sees right now. Renewal, rebirth: that is the whole concept of this album,” she continued. “We started with the snake because, first of all, I love snakes, but I feel like snakes are so misunderstood, especially in Western culture. Snakes represent rebirth, spirituality.”

Megan Thee Stallion is currently embarking on her Hot Girl Summer Tour with GloRilla.

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