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Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the Made In America Festival with rapper Jay Z (center) earlier this year. (credit: KNX1070)

Garcetti, Jay Z Announce Downtown Summer Music Festival

Mayor Eric Garcetti and Jay Z announced plans for the rapper’s “Made In America” music festival in downtown L.A. Wednesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

City officials are split over a proposed  concert featuring Jay-Z (pictured) and over two dozen other artists at Grand Park in downtown L.A. (Photo credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Garcetti, Jay Z To Announce Plans For ‘Made In America’ Music Festival

The rapper is scheduled to announce plans to launch “Made In America” in Grand Park on Wednesday alongside Mayor Eric Garcetti, County Supervisor Gloria Molina and executives from event sponsor Budweiser.

04/15/2014

City officials are split over a proposed  concert featuring Jay-Z (pictured) and over two dozen other artists at Grand Park in downtown L.A. (Photo credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Councilman Warns Of ‘Major Disruption’ Over Proposed Jay-Z Concert

A City Council member wants to hit the brakes on a proposed concert that some fear could create a traffic nightmare in downtown Los Angeles.

04/02/2014

Rappers Ryan Lewis (L) and Macklemore accept the Best New Artist award onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

BLOG: Backstage At The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards

With jaw-dropping performances and electrifying collaborations from artists such as Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder, the 56th GRAMMY Awards were, once again, a huge hit for CBS.

CBS Los Angeles–01/26/2014

Jay Z, keeping up the decade-long Grammy tradition of rappers leading in nominations, is the night's front-runner with nine. Photo taken December 9, 2013 in Los Angeles. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Could Rap Have Big Night At GRAMMY Awards?

Macklemore believes Kendrick Lamar deserves the best rap album Grammy, but if he and his producer take home the award, he feels it is justified.

01/26/2014

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Beyonce & Jay Z to Perform at the GRAMMYs

Music’s biggest night just got music’s favorite couple to don the stage at this year’s show.

01/21/2014

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GRAMMY Power Rankings 2013: The Fiercest Competitors

Who will walk away with GRAMMY gold at the 56th Annual awards? We rank the top 20 nominees.

01/10/2014

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And the GRAMMY Nominees Are: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar and Justin Timberlake

The nominees for the 2014 GRAMMYs are in and Jay Z tops the list with nine nominations — though you wouldn’t know it from watching the nominations concert.

12/06/2013

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GRAMMY Nominees 2014: The Full List

Jay Z led the nominations with nine nods, followed closely by Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with seven noms each.

12/06/2013

Recording artist Lorde performs onstage during The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! Countdown To Music's Biggest Night at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on December 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Jay Z, Macklemore Take Over Grammy Nominations

Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/06/2013

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Timberlake, Jay-Z Concert Draws Thousands To Pasadena’s Rose Bowl

Thousands of people are expected to descend upon the Rose Bowl in the city of Pasadena on Sunday for the Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z concert.

07/28/2013

Rapper Jay-Z. (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Jay-Z Drops ‘Open Letter’ To Cuba Critics

For days, Jay-Z and Beyonce have been on the receiving end of some pretty bad press for taking an authorized anniversary vacation in Cuba, but now, Jay is coming back swinging.

04/11/2013

US singer Beyonce (R) and her husband US rap singer Jay-Z (L) watch the men's final match between Spain's Rafael Nadal and Sweden's Robin Soderling in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on June 6, 2010, in Paris.  AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

Visiting Cuba For Americans Not The Taboo It Once Was

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s recent trip to Cuba set off a firestorm of protest.

04/10/2013

First lady Michelle Obama waves as the presidential inaugural parade winds through the nation's capital January 21, 2013, in Washington, DC. Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as President of the United States.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Bureaus Freeze Celeb Credit Files Following Hacking Scandal

The three major credit bureaus say hackers who have posted credit reports on stars and government officials in recent days did not breach secure databases but relied on personal information they collected elsewhere on the public figures.

03/13/2013

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Financial Info On Major Celebs, Officials Leaked Online

Authorities were grappling Monday with how to respond to a website that posted what appears to be private financial information about top government officials and stars.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2013

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