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Rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z has picked up yet another local investment. (As you’ll recall, he’s not a businessman but a business, man, so this makes some sense.) His latest find is mobile automated pizza delivery startup Stellar Pizza, a “restaurant on wheels” that can fully prepare a pizza in five minutes and churn out around 420 total pies per day. Hova led Stellar’s latest $16.5 million funding round through his company, Marcy Venture Partners (MVP).

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"I am Black ambition, I am always whisperin'," begins the new Pharrell Williams and Jay-Z collaboration, "Entrepreneur."

The song, released on Thursday to coincide with a Time magazine cover package on "The New American Revolution," is a tribute to the Black entrepreneurs across the world who push on in the face of systematic disadvantages.

Williams and Jay-Z, both entrepreneurs and investors themselves, use the video to highlight Black founders and their hustle from Adé Neff, owner of Ride On in Leimert Park, to Denise Woodward, the founder of Partake Food, which Jay-Z's Marcy Venture Partners help lead a $1 million investment.

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