Jay Z News

 
  • Cover of #TBT: Eric B. & Rakim
    Eric B. & Rakim had a short 7 years and 4 albums of pure influence before disbanding in 1993. Widely regarded as one of the best duos in rap history, the two didn't release many songs that your favorite rapper didn't like.
  • Cover of Stream Rick Ross' "Hood Billionaire"
    When Rick Ross announced his second album of 2014, Hood Billionaire, just nine weeks ago, he had many people wondering whether he'd be able to rush out a project so quickly during a year that's seen more than its fair share of album delays and push-backs.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Announces New Track With Jay Z, "Movin' Bass" [Update: Artwork Revealed; Single Expected To Drop Later Tonight]
    Having released two tracks, "Elvis Presley BLVD" and "Keep Doin' That (Rich Bitch)," from his upcoming album Hood Billionaire (out November 24th), Rick Ross is back in full-on album promo mode.
  • Cover of Jay Z Acquires Champagne Brand Armand de Brignac
    The last time Jay Z acquired an alcohol brand, we all got an earful of branding in the form of a truly terrible pun that graced (or besmirched?) his and Beyoncé's "Drunk In Love," but with his latest acquisition, he'll have a much harder time incorporating the brand name into some wordplay.
  • Cover of Possible New Beyoncé Album On The Way
    A tracklist began circulating online earlier today for a possible follow up to Beyoncé's self-titled 2013 LP. Titled Beyoncé Vol. 2, the project appears to be a re-release of the latter, featuring all of the original volume's songs plus an additional eleven tracks.
  • Cover of Halloween Photo Recap: The Best Costumes In Hip-Hop
    As you know, last night was Halloween, and while you were out having debauched nights highlighted by outrageous costumes, many of your favorite rappers were doing the exact same thing.
  • Cover of Subliminal Warfare: A History Of The Hidden Diss
    “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War  
  • Cover of Tory Lanez Lists His Top 10 Most Influential Songs
    The other week the kid Tory Lanez stopped by our office for an interview. It was about time the HNHH readers got better acquainted with the rising rapper, who recently debuted his Lost Cause mixtape exclusively on HNHH and wrapped up his "Lost Cause" tour.
  • Cover of #TBT: Deep Cuts From Kanye West's School Days
    Kanye West cut his teeth producing records for the likes of Jay Z, but has since left his mark as one of the greatest rappers of the past 15 years. His influence on rap music and culture top notch, only to be met by the top dogs in the game.
  • Cover of Beyonce & Jay Z Reportedly Renew Wedding Vows
    Remember that rumor over the Summer that Jay Z & Beyonce were heading for divorce? Well just as we thought, it turns out not be true as the Carter’s are indeed "drunk in love". According to People Magazine, music’s most powerful couple have recently renewed their wedding vows while overseas.
  • Cover of Kanye West's "Guilt Trip" Was Originally For "Watch The Throne" And Featured Jay Z
    If you thought the spacey, Kid Cudi-featuring "Guilt Trip" sounded a little out of place on the otherwise aggressive and rough-hewn Yeezus, you're quite perceptive. As it turns out, the song was originally recorded during the Watch The Throne sessions and featured a Jay Z verse.
  • Cover of Ja Rule Recalls Planned Collaborative Album With Jay Z & DMX
    Ja Rule, Jay Z, and DMX have had varying degrees of success since, but in the late 90s, all three of them were pretty much on top their game. It was around that time that the three rappers decided to come together for a supergroup, settling for the menacing name Murder Inc.
  • Cover of Photos: Jay Z & Beyonce Hit Up The Louvre, Pose With The Mona Lisa
    We knew Jay Z and Beyonce were on their way to the Louvre, when this hilarious video from an endearingly unaware tourist popped up, and now we have some more evidence of their visit to the world-renowned art gallery in Paris.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce To Possibly Release Movie Along With Joint Album
    A few weeks back, DJ Skee let it leak that Jay Z and Beyonce are reportedly working on a collaborative album together. While we've yet to receive any official confirmation from the hip-hop power couple, today more details on the rumored joint album arrive, courtesy of Page Six.
  • Cover of 8 Female Artists Rappers Love
    Name your favorite rapper. Eminem, Jay Z or Kendrick Lamar come to mind? What about Lorde? 
  • Cover of Jay Z & No I.D. In The Studio With Jay Electronica
    Jay Electronica has been popping up here and there in the past year, although for the most part, he still remains elusive.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Solange Elevator Incident Partially Inspires "Law & Order: SVU" Episode
    In the past, "Law & Order: SVU" hasn't been shy about incorporating real life news stories into its fictitious plots, adapting the Chris Brown/Rihanna saga into an episode last year, and it seems like this season will be no different.
  • Cover of Watch Jay Z & Beyonce Perform At The Global Citizen Festival In Central Park
    Jay Z and Beyonce have been on tour all summer, but save for some fan-filmed coverage, fans have only been able to see what the two had to offer by buying some pretty pricey tickets.
  • Cover of 10 Sophomore Albums Compared To Debuts
    Kendrick Lamar is gearing up to release the sequel to his debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, as you well know.
  • Cover of Forbes Releases Hip-Hop Cash Kings List, Dr. Dre Tops List
    Forbes unleashed their annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list today, and although Diddy topped the 2013 list last year, he's been dethroned by Dr. Dre in a big way. Of course, most of us knew this was coming as Apple buying out Beats Electronics put a sizeable amount of cash in Dre's pocket.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyoncé Are Working On A Joint Album
    A few days ago, we posted a rumor about Beyoncé being pregnant with her second child, and now even if that's not true, her and hubby Jay Z have some big news in their future.
  • Cover of Jay Z Hints That Beyoncé Is Pregnant Again
    Last night, Jay Z and Beyoncé wrapped up their wildly successful "On The Run" tour in Paris. Nicki Minaj showed up to do her "Flawless" remix, but the biggest news of the night is just being realized now.
  • Cover of Jay Z And Kanye West Are Co-Producing The New Chris Rock Movie
    This is pretty crazy news. Chris Rock's upcoming film Top Five, which he wrote, directed and starred in, is set to be co-produced by two of hip-hop's biggest names.
  • Cover of Jay Z Files To Dismiss Chauncey Mahan's Lawsuit Against Roc-A-Fella
    Back in July, we reported that former sound engineer Chauncey Mahan had (once again) sued Jay Z and Roc-A-Fella Records for the partial ownership of 45 songs recorded with his help between the years 1998-2002. Now, Hova has filed a motion to dismiss Mahan's suit.
  • Cover of 9 Rapper Photoshop Makeovers
    This is what happens when a graphic designer gets bored. We decided to play around with some of your favorite rappers faces and give them a completely unnecessary makeover, thank you Photoshop.
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