Last Lap: Jay-Z Cashes In On Occupy Wall Street With A New Line Of T-Shirts

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Jay-Z Launches A New Line Of T-Shirts Inspired By Occupy Wall Street
Rapper Jay-Z is about to launch a line of t-shirts inspired by the Occupy Wall Street protests. The t-shirts are emblazoned with the slogan “Occupy All Streets,” however, Jay-Z has yet to pledge any of the proceeds to the cause. [Huffington Post]

The Big Four In The Music Industry Are Now Just The Big Three
After being on the block for nine months, it was announced today by Citibank that EMI, one of the last four of the “major labels” in the music industry, is being sold off. In a confusing twist, the recorded music division of EMI will soon become a part of the Universal Music Group, while the publishing arm will become part of Sony. [NPR]

Kylie Minogue Announces The Release Of A New Album In 2012
The pop-veteran that just wont quit, Kylie Minogue, has announced that she will be releasing an album in 2012 to celebrate the 25 year anniversary of the release of “Locomotion.” Move over Madonna! [NME]

50 Cent Promotes His New Book On Rachel Ray, Wears Suit
50 Cent looks weird on Rachel Ray wearing a suit. He’s promoting his new book, Playground, and apparently flaunting his impeccable business acumen. [Popdust]

WATCH THE CRADLE
The most awesome new Tumblr we’ve seen all week, Watch the Cradle is a hilarious and timely parody of Watch The Throne. Pairing pictures of adorable babies with inappropriate lyrics from the album, this is the perfect meme to send you giggling into the weekend. Happy Friday! [Watch The Cradle]

[Photos: Getty Images]

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