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Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom – A Closer Look At The Internet Mogul

If you’ve been keeping your ear to the street in the online technology world, I’m sure you’ve heard about the FBI’s confiscation and the website shutdown of Megaupload.  Well, if you wanted to know a little bit more about the person behind everyone’s favorite file sharing website – Kim Dotcom, check out this news report.  Very interesting…

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The Ciroc Rat Pack: Behind The Scenes

Sean Combs and Ciroc Ultra Premium Vodka have continued their partnership with the launch of a new ad campaign. Shot in Las Vegas and starring, alongside Diddy, a cast of up-and-coming actors, the ‘Luck Be a Lady’ campaign aims to represent the future of Hollywood with a modern-day Rat Pack.

Caesars Palace Headliner & Singer/Songwriter Matt Goss, One Tree Hill’s Chad Michael Murray, Jesse Williams of Grey’s Anatomy, Boardwalk Empire/The Wire star Michael K. Williams and Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul are among those shot for the commercial, which features Frank Sinatra’s Luck Be a Lady as the soundtrack.  Check out the behind the scenes above and the finished product after the jump, Read more…

Swizz Beatz – VP of Creative Design for Lotus Cars

After his involvement with Reebok and Aston Martin, super-producer Swizz Beatz expands his creative empire with Lotus as the VP of Creative Design.

Lotus says,

So what makes Swizz Beatz the perfect man to add to the Lotus line-up? Three little facts:

1. Like Group Lotus , he means business: He’s a risk taker with considerable credentials including music producer, rapper, designer AND painter.

2. Like our cars, he’s multi award-winning: This year he shared a Grammy Award with Jay-Z.

3. Like Group Lotus he keeps good company: This man regularly works with the likes of Bono, Kanye West, Beyoncé and Alicia Keys

Hit the jump to watch Swizz and CEO of Group Lotus Dany Bahar talk about the collaboration, Read more…

Bryan “Birdman” Williams Talks The YMCMB Business Model With Forbes Magazine

Cash Money Records Co-Founder/Co-Owner Bryan “Birdman” Williams talks with Zack Greenburg of Forbes Magazine about the Cash Money Records brand, it’s sub-companies, his personal net worth and the business model for all of the companies under the Cash Money Records imprint. Check out the interview after the jump, Read more…

The Smith Family For Architectural Digest Magazine [An Inside Look at their Malibu Home]

Will & Jada Pinkett Smith invited Architectural Digest Magazine into their Malibu, CA estate to take a look inside of the 25,000 square feet abode.  It host 9 bedrooms, fully handmade custom furniture and lake front views with in the mountains.  Check out some shots from the feature.

Rick Ross Experiences The Cannes Film Festival

The biggest bawse touches down in Cannes, France to take in the experience that is The Cannes Film Festival.  Rozay and his entourage take in the scenes, the functions and parties of the annual motion picture event, all while promoting the upcoming album, Self Made, which hits the web now stores May 23rd.  Go cop it.

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A Look At Jay-Z’s $450 Million Empire

Jay-Z has managed to parlay artistic success into financial fortune valued at up to $450 million, according to Forbes. Jay-Z’s many business successes (and few failures) are described in a new book by Forbes writer Zack O’Malley Greenburg, entitled Empire State of Mind: How Jay-Z Went from Street Corner to Corner Office.  [via] The Daily Ticker takes a look at how Shawn Corey Carter amassed his fortune.  Check it out after the jump, Read more…