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Jay-Z, Beyoncé relationship 'not built on the 100% truth'

The rapper continues to tell his version of his wife's "Lemonade" confessions with a deeply personal video in which he takes us behind the scenes of their relationship.

"Footnotes for 4:44" is an 11-minute video in which Jay-Z builds on the coming clean he's done on a few tracks from his new "4:44" album.

The rapper thought that meeting his estranged father would teach him to love, only to discover it left him feeling inadequate when it came to relationships.

Have JAY-Z and Beyonce revealed the names of their twins?

American website TMZ is reporting that the couple filed a trademark for the names Rumi Carter and Sir Carter last Monday.

The site reports that the documents were filed under a company owned by the American musicians.

The same company filed documents to trademark the name of their first child, Blue Ivy, earlier this year.

Blue Ivy raps on JAY-Z's new track

The song, called Blue's Freestyle/We Family, is one of three bonus tracks released with the physical edition of JAY-Z's platinum-selling album.

Other bonus tracks on the CD of 4:44, out today, are called Adnis and ManyFacedGod (featuring James Blake).

But it was the 45-second clip of five-year-old Blue's rapping that sent Twitter fans crazy.

Not all of Blue's lyrics are that clear - but that didn't matter to most fans.

This student did her final year essay on Beyonce

But it's also the basis of a sociology dissertation, written by a student from the University of Warwick.

For the past year, 20-year-old Molly Inglis has been analysing 10,000 words' worth of Beyonce lyrics and now she's submitted a 66-page essay to her tutors.

"She promotes very sex-positive messages," Molly tells Newsbeat.

The most interesting thing Molly found out from her study, was how Beyonce views women and sex, and how the last few years have seen the singer embrace feminism in her own way.

Beyoncé's latest drop is four college scholarships

The pop star has announced four college scholarships in honor of the one-year anniversary of her "Lemonade" album.

The Formation Scholars program will give awards to "young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident," according to the announcement.

Four schools are participating: Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design and Spelman College. Both Howard and Spelman are historically black universities.

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'Beyonce deserves to beat my Grammy record'

They recognise the bluegrass singer for her work with Union Station, as a solo artist, as a contributor to O Brother, Where Art Thou? and as Robert Plant's foil on Raising Sand.

Earlier this year, it looked like she would be overtaken by Beyonce - who went into the Grammys with nine nominations on top of her 22 previous wins.

As you might have heard, though, Adele denied her the title, beating Beyonce in multiple categories.

Beyonce's pregnancy picture painted on lips

Make-up artist, Jazmina Daniel was inspired by the most-liked Instagram photo ever, and spent more than four hours painting it onto her own mouth.

She created the entire portrait using a tiny brush and it includes the blue background, green veil, and floral wreath around the mother to be.

'I know I have a lot of Queen (Bee) Fans out there!'

The photo has sparked huge interest, with 60,000 likes and 2,400 comments.

Jazmina, from Los Angeles, captioned the photo of her lips saying, "This one is for you! @beyonce Tag the Queen if you think she'd approve ��."

Blue Ivy channels Beyoncé at NBA All-Star Game

Beyoncé and Jay Z's five-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy Carter appears to be transforming into her mother's mini-me.

The child sat courtside with her superstar parents at the NBA All-Star game Sunday and stole the spotlight.

From her style to her mannerisms, Blue Ivy had Beyoncé fans doing a double take.

Is racism why Adele beat Beyoncé at the Grammys?

When the British pop star tearfully accepted the ceremony's top award Sunday night, she shined a spotlight on the woman she said she has loved since she was 11 years old.

"The artist of my life is Beyoncé, and this album to me, the 'Lemonade' album, was just so monumental," Adele said.

Certainly for her diehard fan base known as the Beyhive -- and for many music critics -- Beyoncé's "Lemonade" was a creative masterpiece.

But with its racial themes and imagery, some are questioning if the project was "just too black" for Grammy voters.

Beyonce facing legal action from family of late YouTuber Messy Mya

Messy's relatives claim the opening sample, and another during the track, were taken from his videos.

They are said to be seeking $20m (£16m) in damages from Beyonce, Jay Z and Sony Music, according to US reports.

Messy, from New Orleans, was shot dead in 2010 and had spoken about young men being killed because of gang violence in his videos.