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Jay-Z wants everyone to now call him Jay Z.

Your probably wondering whats the big different and so are we.

But according to news out of his label, the Roc Nation honcho has dropped the hyphen from his name and now simply spell it Jay Z.

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The news went viral on social media when Billboard magazine editor Joe Levy sent out the below tweet.

“Breaking: Jay Z has dropped the hyphen from his name, according to his label. I am not kidding. (Wish I was.) Copy editors: take note,” Joe Levy said on Twitter.

On Hov’s new album Magna Carta Holy Grail there is a song called Jay Z Blue.

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