Jay Z News

 
  • Cover of Casey Veggies' Dad Was Jay Z's Security Guard
    Casey Veggies has been gradually making a name for himself without a co-sign. Turns out the young rapper does has some pretty big connections in the industry however, albeit unconventional ones.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: August 11
    We have two new-comers to Charts Don't Lie this week, who come from opposite ends of the spectrum- Robin Thicke and Tech N9ne. Both artists had impressive debuts, with Thicke earning a #1 debut for the first time, and Tech N9ne earning his chart peak as well.
  • Cover of Photos: Jay Z & Dame Dash Reunite
    Jay Z and Dame Dash, former Rocafella partners, reunited last night in NYC when they attended a mutual friend's birthday party.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Revealed For Tech N9ne's "Something Else"
    Tech N9ne has had a long career, which took him through many major label deals, but since going independent the rapper's popularity had been steadily growing.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: August 4th
    Last week we contemplated the low sales for Ace Hood's Trials & Tribulations album. This week, we see a severe drop for Ace's album, at the same time we get a new entry with similarly low sales, Rich Gang.
  • Cover of Jay Z Talks Politics & Harry Belafonte With Bill Maher, Premieres "Picasso Baby"
    Jay Z appeared on HBO yesterday to chop it up with Bill Maher, as well as premiere the new "art piece" accompaniment for "Picasso Baby". Jay spoke with Maher about his political view, his issues with Harry Belafonte, and of course, Obama.
  • Cover of Jay Z Speaks On Losing The Hyphen & How He Used To "Really Suck" Live
    Jay Z has made quite the promotional run in the last few months, and doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon. The rapper called into Big Boy's morning show on power 106 to speak on a variety of topics.
  • Cover of Flavor Flav Says Drake, Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar Make "Great Rap Records But It's Not Hip Hop"
    Flavor Flav may not be at the top of his game when it comes to hip-hop, but he's still keeping up with the current cats in the rap game, and in a new interview, provided his honest opinion on the status of hip-hop.
  • Cover of Kevin Durant Was Booed At Dodgers Game With Jay Z
    Jay Z is trying to sign all the young talented professional athletes he can to his Roc Nation Sports agency.  One of his first major signings was inking a deal with the Thunder’s Kevin Durant, and Jigga brought his client out to a Dodgers game while they were in Los Angeles. Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook was a
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Talks On Why Jay Z Collaboration Hasn't Happened Yet
    2 Chainz has done collaborations with just about everybody in the rap game. However, one rapper who hasn't come calling for a Tity Boi feature is Jay Z. 2 Chainz is promising something big and unique with his upcoming album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time, recently revealing fans will get a cookbook with the deluxe edition.
  • Cover of DJ Khaled Recalls Stories From Working With Rick Ross, Kanye West & Jay Z
    DJ Khaled has made quite a name for himself in the hip hop industry, despite his role in many of his hits being somewhat unclear. He's worked with the biggest names in the industry, and as a result has quite a few stories under his belt.
  • Cover of Tech N9ne Talks Visiting Lil Wayne In Jail, Losing A Jay Z Feature, & Devil Worship
    Tech N9ne is getting ready to drop his new album Something Else, tomorrow, so the eccentric rapper stopped by Power 105's The Breakfast Club to talk about the project as well as working with Lil Wayne, almost getting a Jay Z feature, and the rumor that he is a devil worshiper.
  • Cover of 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."
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: July 28
    Our new entry on Charts Don't Lie this week belongs to Ace Hooooood. The rapper constantly on his grind delivered Trials & Tribulations after months of promotion, a huge hit single, "Bugatti," a listening event, among other things.
  • Cover of Jay Z To Premiere "Picasso Baby" Performance Art Film On HBO
     Looks like #NewRules are still in full effect as Jay Z is set to premiere his new art film on HBO next Friday night.
  • Cover of NBA2K14 Soundtrack Features Jay Z, Eminem, Drake & More
    To decide the playlist for their latest installment, NBA 2K14 handed over authority to cover athlete LeBron James who put together 20 tracks from various genres. The mix includes current and classic hits from hip hop, rock, and even some pop (Phil Collins “In The Air Tonight” to name one).  LeBron grabbed tunes f
  • Cover of Jay Z Feels He's "Helping The Culture" By Being An Agent
    Jay Z (no hyphen) has been doing various interviews after dropping his Magna Carta...Holy Grail LP, and the subject of his Roc Nation Sports Agency keeps coming up.   After relinquishing his minority ownership of the Brooklyn Nets to become a sports agent who can represent NBA players, the Roc Nation guru says in an
  • Cover of Jay Z Rumored Collaboration With Barneys This Holiday Season?
    Jay Z is a business. With one of the largest net-worth in  the rap game, Hov has touched everything, from restaurants to sports management. Now, the mogul is turning his attention to a possible collaboration with Barney's New York, a high end department store.
  • Cover of Jay Z Talks Competition With J. Cole & Drake, Verdict In Trayvon Martin Case
    Jay Z has appeared in one more in-depth interview, following his press run for Magna Carta Holy Grail. This one's with Elliott Wilson, for Jay's own blog, Life + Times. The two-part, hour-long interview was released in full today.
  • Cover of Ace Hood's "Trials & Tribulations" First Week Sales Numbers Revealed
    Ace Hood may have scored a gigantic lead single with "Bugatti," but it seems like going up against heavyweights like Jay Z and J. Cole may have hindered his sales potential.
  • Cover of Timbaland Announces New Nas Record "Sinatra In The Sand" ft. Justin Timberlake & Jay Z
    In a brief preview clip of Timbaland's upcoming interview with REVOLT TV, the super-producer revealed a new Nas record that came about during the Magna Carta Holy Grail recording sessions. 
  • Cover of U-God Talks About Jay Z's "MCHG," Thinks Kanye West "Is Getting Too Far Away" With "Yeezus"
    Before the religious themes in rap music became popular, there was Wu-Tang Clan affiliate U-God. The Staten Island native recently spoke on his rap counterparts, like Kanye West and Jay Z, who have also declared themselves God emcees.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Explains His Criticism Of Jay Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" 
    After a performance at NYC's Ludlow Garage last night, Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt caught up with Miss Info for a conversation included in Vitamin Water’s new "#Uncapped" series with The FADER. During the discussion, Earl addressed the backlash he received for criticizing Jay Z's new Magna Carta Holy Grail album
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: July 21
    Jay Z stays breaking records, literally. The rap superstar is not only seeing plenty of success with his single off Magna Carta Holy Grail, but he is also making Billboard history with the album.
  • Cover of Beyonce & Jay Z Attend "Justice For Trayvon" Rally In New York
    Although the verdict is in for George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin, people are still seeking justice for the act of senseless violence. Thousands of people came together today to rally for justice for the 17-year-old boy, including Beyonce and Jay Z, who attended the New York rally.
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