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1) Beyoncé and Jay Z - $95m

Jay-Z and Beyoncé Knowles top Forbes list of highest-earning celebrity couples

The couple earned an estimated $95m from June 2012-2013

Jay-Z to Jay Z

Jay Z drops it, Martha Lane Fox added it: A salute to the humble hyphen

The poor hyphen. With the news last week that rapper Jay-Z was dropping the hyphen from his name to become simply Jay Z, it becomes the latest diacritical mark to come under sustained pressure from modern usage. We’ve not been this upset since Waterstones boss James Daunt ditched the book chain’s apostrophe.

Jay-Z owns Wireless festival

Live review: Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake close Wireless Festival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

"H to the izz-O, V to the izz-A/ For shizzle my nizzle used to dribble down to VA,” Jay-Z maintains on his rousing anthem “Izzo (HOVA)”. The nizzle does feel shizzled at this sizzling, three-day urban festival.

Kenye West is either being deliberately provocative, or unbelievably stupid

From North West to number one: Kanye West continues to fly high by topping the UK album charts with Yeezus

If Kanye West weren't on enough of a high already following the birth last week of his baby daughter North, then the only direction is up as his latest album is at number one.

The Wu-Tang Clan, seen here performing at the V festival in 2007, have announced two UK dates in July 2013

Enter The Wu-Tang Clan: Group announce dates for 20th anniversary UK shows

The Wu-Tang Clan are to reunite on stage in the UK this summer to mark the 20th anniversary of their 1993 debut album Enter The Wu Tang (36 Chambers).

27-year-old Clinton Cohen

Man arrested for 'beating and choking' wife before allegedly pouring perfume over her head and setting fire to her

Incident took place in the Springdale district of Pennsylvania

Wu-Block, Garage, London

In the week London’s Madame Tussauds unveils wax works of P Diddy and Snoop Dogg among other rap stars, a more underground exponent is celebrating its heritage in a more vital way.

LISTEN: Justin Timberlake's new song ‘Suit & Tie’ featuring Jay Z

After the mid-tempo disappointment that was Destiny's Child's long-awaited new single last week, the pressure was on for Justin Timberlake's latest, Suit & Tie' which, as the title suggests, is an ode to the joys of being handsome and well-dressed (a topic close to Timberlake's heart, presumably).

Robert Gifford, right, the chief executive of AIG Global Real Estate, lays down his office Christmas party speech to the tune of Jay-Z’s “Empire State of Mind”

The AIG CEO who puts the C into rap music

One only needs to compare their images to know that old white men with hair the same colour as their suits would do better than to imitate rappers. Which explains the cringeing now greeting a clip posted on the Mother Jones website.

Album review: Wu Block, Wu Block (E1)

A collaborative effort between sundry Wu Tang Clansmen and D- Block inmates – notably Ghostface Killah and Sheek Louch – Wu Block suffers from the absence of a few vital presences, in particular Wu Tang producer the RZA.

Public Enemy, Relentless Freeze Festival, Battersea Power Station, London

"Fight the powers that be," booms the evergreen Chuck D, but it's more a case of fight the weather, as the pioneering hip-hoppers battle the elements, dealing with icy, horizontal rain slicing its way into the giant tent they're performing in, and with a well-heeled audience too young to remember the New Yorkers in their intimidating late 1980s prime.

Flavor Flav held over assault

The Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav, aka William Drayton Jr, has been arrested on suspicion of attacking his fiancé and threatening her teenage son with a knife. He was released after $23,000 (£14,000) bail was paid and he is due in court on Monday in Las Vegas to face charges of assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence battery.

The body: Wyclef, Wyclef, Wyclef, remember what we talked about? You were supposed to put the oil in the bike
The house: This looks like it was taken outside Jean's New Jersey home. We hope it has a gated drive to keep the, er, lust-crazed fans away
The bike: If there's one thing Jean loves more than himself it's his custom-made Ducati. USA! USA!

Celebrity: Looking a bit low on oil, Wyclef

This looks like it was taken outside Jean's New Jersey home. We hope it has a gated drive to keep the, er, lust-crazed fans away

Nas, Under the Bridge, London


“I’m pushing 40, don’t applaud for me, I’m exhausted,” Nas admits disarmingly on his opening number “No Introduction”, and the articulate, provocative 39-year-old New Yorker is in reflective mood for this exuberant gig in Roman Abramovich’s intimate club.

LL Cool J 'breaks intruder's jaw and nose' at LA home

Rapper LL Cool J broke the nose and jaw of an intruder at his LA mansion according to reports.

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