Beyoncé Announces "Formation" World Tour At Super Bowl 50
After shutting down the Super Bowl 50 half time show alongside Coldplay and Bruno Mars, Beyoncé made a big announcement. No, it's not an album, but it's almost as good -- it's a world tour!While the dates haven't rolled in just yet, we know that the presale will begin February 9th, while regular sale will begin on the 16th.The tour is named after Yoncé's new single, "Formation," but we find it hard to believe that there isn't an album somewhere in the immediate future as well.
Jay Z & Beyonce Are Getting The Boot From Their Holmby Hills Estate In L.A.
About eight months after moving into their 16,000 square foot Holmby Hills Estate in Los Angeles, The Carters are having to pack their bags again, and not under their own will.
Courtside Collection: Hip Hop Artists At Basketball Games
When hip hop 'It' couple Jay Z and Beyonce recently showed up courtside at the Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat game amidst major controversies. the buzz of the pairs appearance was carried around swiftly.
Beyonce's First Week Sales Projections For "Lemonade"
Over the weekend, Beyonce pulled a Beyonce, and dropped off yet another surprise (visual) album.
Beyoncé Was Storm From X-Men At Ciara's Superhero Birthday Party
When it comes to Storm from X-Men, it's hard to top Halle Berry's portrayal, but Beyoncé definitely gave her a run for her money last night. It all went down at Ciara's 30th birthday party, which had a superhero theme. Bey's costume was easily the highlight, but Ciara and Russell Wilson came through with some serious Catwoman and Batman costumes as well (bringing us back to Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's getups a couple years back). Not too many photos have surfaced so far, but someone did manage to catch Lala Anthony as Captain America.
BET Awards Announce 2015 Nominees
The 2015 BET Awards go down on Sunday, June 28th, and today, we've got the full list of nominees. Check out the hip hop-related ones below, and the full thing here. Best female R&B/Pop artist BeyonceJanelle MonaeJhene AikoCiaraRihanna Best male R&B/Pop artist Chris Brown Trey SongzThe WeekndAugust AlsinaUsherJohn Legend
Jay Z & Beyonce To Reportedly Go On Summer Tour Together [Update: It's Official, "On The Run" Tour Dates]
Aside from this past weekend’s Coachella festivities, it appears that Jay Z and wife, Beyonce, will be spending a lot more time together this summer. According to Page Six, Hov and Bey are planning a 20-city stadium tour in the US this summer.
Azealia Banks Lashes Out Against Beyonce In Latest Twitter Rant
Azealia Banks has opinions, and she has the habit of sharing said opinions, no matter how controversial on twitter. Her twitter deactivation back in March didn't last long, since hopping back on the social platform, she's had words for Iggy Azalea, Sarah Palin, Wale, and we're probably missing a couple names.
OG Maco Accuses Beyoncé Of Stealing "7/11" Video Concept From Him
Wylin' out in a hotel seems like a pretty universal concept, but when it forms the basis of two music videos released in the last few months, does it constitute copyright infringement? While he doesn't go as far to suggest legal action, OG Maco is now claiming that Beyoncé took the concept of his "U Guessed It" video and used it for her recent "7/11" visuals. On Saturday (one day after "7/11" was released), the Atlanta rapper expressed his opinions in two tweets. Read those below.
Beyonce, Jay Z, Usher & Ja Rule Attend Chance The Rapper's Show In NYC
Chance the Rapper's "Family Matters" tour came through NYC last night, and some celebrity guests were in attendance to watch the young rapper perform with his band, The Social Experiment. Fetty Wap isn't the only young artist Beyonce is rocking with these days, as she, her husband, and Usher were pictured with Chance backstage at last night's show.
Photos: Jay Z, Beyonce & Blue Ivy Vacation In Dominican Republic
Beyonce tends to share personal photos from her adventures, whether that be day-to-day life or travels around the world, on her Tumblr page. This was the case for their vacation to Cuba, which caused quite the stir last year, as well as, more recently,
Beyonce Once Turned Down A Coldplay Song Because It Was "Awful"
We always knew Beyonce doesn’t take anything less than the best from everyone she works with, and that includes her collaborator and Super Bowl 50 co-performer Chris Martin of Coldplay.
Photos: Jay Z Celebrates His 45th Birthday In Iceland With Beyonce
To celebrate Jay Z’s 45th birthday earlier this month, Beyonce & Hov decided to cross the pond and takeover Iceland for some fun in the sun snow. Barring the freezing cold, hip-hop’s most powerful couple rode snowmobiles through the artic, jumped in a helicopter, and then later warmed up with a dip in the Hot Springs. Amongst all their fun though, the couple made time to pay tribute to Mike Brown and pose for a picture with their hands up on the snowmobiles.
Top 10 Hip Hop Tracks That Sample Prince
What would hip hop even look like if we lived in a world where Prince never existed? It'd be much less colorful and funky, I"m sure, and some of its most vibrant artists would never have had the courage to step out of the box were it not for one of the weirdest artists of all time. André 3000, Kanye West, Pharrell, The-Dream, and Young Thug (so basically, all of The Life Of Pablo's squad) in particular have Prince to thank for some, if not most, of their musical and/or fashion styles, and the rest of the rap game isn't far off either.
Rihanna's Former Publicist Says He Spread Jay Z Affair Rumors To Break Her Single
You may remember a rumor going around that Jay Z had cheated on Beyonce with Rihanna right around the beginning of the Barbadian singer's career. While it hasn't been a hot topic for years, the subject recently resurfaced through reports that the rumors had actually caused a year-long rift in Jay Z and Beyonce's relationship, which came to light through an upcoming unofficial biography Becoming Beyoncé.
Beyonce Shows Off Blue Ivy's Face In Upcoming Documentary
Beyonce has been very protective of her baby girl, Blue Ivy, since her birth last year. However, she will be showing baby Ivy off in her upcoming HBO documentary 'Beyonce: Life Is But A Dream', which airs tomorrow night at 9PM ET. And surfacing the internet tonight is this still frame picture from the film of the adorable 1 year old baby and Beyonce (below).
Louis Farrakhan Promises Beyoncé Will Be Protected By Nation Of Islam If Not By Cops
Beyoncé's Super Bowl performance somehow managed to anger police to the point that certain police unions have voted to boycott her upcoming tour. As far as we know, that won't actually affect the police presence at her shows, but if it does, the Nation Of Islam has her back.
Harry Belafonte Requests Sit-Down With Jay Z & Beyoncé To Resolve Issues
Social activist Harry Belafonte criticized Jay Z and Beyonce last year, arguing that for a couple with so much influence, they have decidedly "turned their back on social responsibility." Jay later addressed the criticism on record, responding to Belafonte on Magna Carta Holy Grail's "Nickels & Dimes". "I'm just trying to find common ground / 'fore Mr. Belafonte come and chop a nigga down / Mr. Day O, major fail / Respect these youngins boy, it's my time now / Hublot homie, two door homie / You don't know all the shit I do for the homies."
Beyoncé Sued By Fans Who Were Allegedly Trampled At Her Show
Two women are suing Beyoncé after they were trampled by a mob of fans at her concert in Chicago last December. According to the suit, Raquel Castellanos and Gabriella Davidson arrived early United Center in hopes to get as close as possible to the stage in the general admission section. When the gates opened, there was a mad rush to the front of the venue, during which the two women were knocked to the ground and trampled, leaving them unconscious and with bones broken.
Beyoncé Co-Signs Fetty Wap, Poses With American Flag For Beat Magazine
While Beyoncé generally keeps a strict "no interviews" policy, she's shared a few brief thoughts (most likely by email) in her new BEAT magazine feature. The questions weren't exactly controversial, but we did learn a few things, such as her thoughts on the relationship between success and fear. "What does fear taste like? Success. I have accomplished nothing without a little taste of fear in my mouth," she offered.