Jay Z News

  • Barneys CEO Mark Lee Offers Apology To Jay Z
    Barneys CEO Mark Lee Offers Apology To Jay Z
    Oct 30, 2013 at 09:50am
    Recently Barneys New York has been under criticism, when in the span of a couple of days two different black shoppers were targeted by the police upon leaving the store. This has led a petition to be created by one avid Jay Z fan, asking Hov to re-neg on his partnership with Barneys for a limited edition Holiday collection.
  • Freeway Ricky Ross Says Jay Z Is "Corny," Rick Ross Is Funded By Police
    Freeway Ricky Ross Says Jay Z Is "Corny," Rick Ross Is Funded By Police
    Oct 25, 2013 at 05:02pm
    Freeway Ricky Ross takes pretty much any chance he can get to throw dirt on the name of the man who stole his. From lawsuits to boxing match challenges, Freeway has gone at Ricky Rozay in every way possible, but has been unsuccessful in his attempts to take the big man down.
  • There's A Petition Asking Jay Z To End His Partnership w/ Barneys After Discrimination Allegations Surface
    There's A Petition Asking Jay Z To End His Partnership w/ Barneys After Discrimination Allegations Surface
    Oct 24, 2013 at 06:16pm
    Barneys New York has been in hot water the past two days for discrimination, specifically against two separate shoppers, both of whom are black. This in turn has led people to petition that Jay Z abandon his capsule collection with the high-end store.
  • Rick Ross Reveals His New Single Will Feature Jay Z [Update: Ross Speaks On Single "The Devil Is A Lie"]
    Rick Ross Reveals His New Single Will Feature Jay Z [Update: Ross Speaks On Single "The Devil Is A Lie"]
    Oct 24, 2013 at 03:58pm
    Rick Ross recently announced the release date for his upcoming album Mastermind, which will be hitting shelves December 17th. The MMG leader let go of a new Future-assisted single last month, but already has plans to drop another big track before the album arrives.
  • Nas Reveals Details Of New Album, Collaboration With Jay Z & Justin Timberlake
    Nas Reveals Details Of New Album, Collaboration With Jay Z & Justin Timberlake
    Oct 18, 2013 at 03:47pm
    2012's Life Is Good was well-received by fans and critics alike, and despite being released almost 20 years after his classic debut, still stands as one of the rapper's strongest efforts. Following the success of the project, the anticipation has grown for its follow-up, though Nas has remained fairly tight-lipped about the record.
  • 8 Iconic Hip-Hop Tours
    8 Iconic Hip-Hop Tours
    Oct 18, 2013 at 02:29pm
    Expectations are high for both Drake's "Would You Like A Tour" and Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour, which kick off this weekend, so we've decided to take a look back at some of the most iconic hip hop tours in history. While there are plenty of festivals and performances that will never be forgotten, we're focusing solely on tours, from Yeezy and Jay Z's Watch The Throne stint, to Diddy's No Way Out, as well as tours including Eminem, Dr. Dre, Lil Wayne, J. Cole and more!  
  • Jay Z To Donate To The Marina Abramovic Institute
    Jay Z To Donate To The Marina Abramovic Institute
    Oct 15, 2013 at 08:34pm
    As reported by Complex, Roc Nation spokeswoman Jana Fleishman has confirmed that Jay Z will be making a donation to the Marina Abramovic Institute (MAI) in New York. Abramovic is a celebrated Yugoslavian performance artist who was seen pressing her forehead against Hov's during his "Picasso Baby" performance piece at The Pace Gallery in NYC a few months ago. 
  • Jay Z, Timbaland, & Chris Martin Took The London Subway To Their Latest Gig
    Jay Z, Timbaland, & Chris Martin Took The London Subway To Their Latest Gig
    Oct 13, 2013 at 02:04pm
    You may remember when Jay Z took the New York Subway to his show at the Barclay's center a couple years back-- well now Jigga has taken to public transportation once again, with a couple friends in tow. The rapper is in London for a four-night stint at the O2 Arena, and yesterday he decided to take the tube to his show. Hov was joined by Timbaland, as well as Coldplay's Chris Martin in his venture, and apparently made sure to talk and interact with fans as he made his way to the venue.
  • Nipsey Hussle Says The Major Label Approach Is A "Dying Business Model"
    Nipsey Hussle Says The Major Label Approach Is A "Dying Business Model"
    Oct 13, 2013 at 12:07pm
    Nipsey Hussle turned a lot of heads (Jay Z's included) when he decided to sell physical copies of his Crenshaw mixtape at $100 a piece last week, but his success at doing so turned out to be the most sur
  • Show Your Grill, Ho: 25 Photos Of Rappers Wearing Grillz
    Show Your Grill, Ho: 25 Photos Of Rappers Wearing Grillz
    Oct 12, 2013 at 01:59pm
    Grills have been a part of hip hop culture for some time. From Flava Flav to A$AP Rocky, and of course Nelly and Paul Wall's famous ode, we're not likely to see this trend dying anytime soon.  Take a look through our gallery of the various rappers and R&B singers who have donned fronts, including Jay Z, Big Sean, Rihanna, and more!
  • Cam'ron Talks Origins Of Jay Z Beef, Wearing Pink & Upcoming "First Of The Month" Series
    Cam'ron Talks Origins Of Jay Z Beef, Wearing Pink & Upcoming "First Of The Month" Series
    Oct 11, 2013 at 12:52pm
    Cam'ron visited The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 in his native New York to promote his new mixtape Ghetto Heaven Vol. 1. While at the show he reminisced on past history and beefs with Jay Z and Ma$e, his affinity for wearing pink and how that all started, as well as upcoming projects he's working on including a series called "First of the Month."
  • Cam'ron Says That Dipset Music Isn't Allowed In Jay Z's 40/40 Club
    Cam'ron Says That Dipset Music Isn't Allowed In Jay Z's 40/40 Club
    Oct 10, 2013 at 04:56pm
    Cam'ron's been in the news a lot recently, for his fashion collaboration problems and Jay Z shouting him out on "Pound Cake." The latter received a response from Cam'ron, and although the rapper says he
  • Nipsey Hussle Talks On Jay Z Copping 100 "Crenshaw" Albums
    Nipsey Hussle Talks On Jay Z Copping 100 "Crenshaw" Albums
    Oct 10, 2013 at 10:18am
    Yesterday we reported how Jay Z copped 100 copies of Nipsey Hussle's $100 album Crenshaw. Jay had posted an image of all the 100 hard copies he received, while Nipsey posted an image of the receipt for S. Carter Enterprises.
  • Jay Z Purchases 100 Copies Of Nipsey Hussle's "Crenshaw"
    Jay Z Purchases 100 Copies Of Nipsey Hussle's "Crenshaw"
    Oct 9, 2013 at 01:47pm
    Yesterday Nipsey Hussle tweeted that he made $100,000 off selling hard copies of his Crenshaw mixtape for $100. Now we find out where some of that $100k came from-- none other than Jay Z.
  • Eminem’s "Berzerk" & Drake’s "Hold On" Go Platinum, Jay Z’s "Holy Grail" Goes Double Platinum
    Eminem’s "Berzerk" & Drake’s "Hold On" Go Platinum, Jay Z’s "Holy Grail" Goes Double Platinum
    Oct 9, 2013 at 12:50pm
    The numbers are in, and these rap game heavyweights are still killing it.  Eminem's Marshall Mathers LP II single "Berzerk" sold 115,000 copies this week, which put him at 1,110,000 total copies sold, solidifying the track's platinum status. The album is scheduled for release on November 5th.
  • Cam'ron Reveals His Reaction To Jay Z's "Pound Cake" Line & Slams DOPE Capsule Collection [Update: DOPE Responds]
    Cam'ron Reveals His Reaction To Jay Z's "Pound Cake" Line & Slams DOPE Capsule Collection [Update: DOPE Responds]
    Oct 3, 2013 at 10:47pm
    Cam'ron recently dropped a new mixtape, Ghetto Heaven Vol. 1, which put him back on the blog radar.
  • Jay Z's Roc Nation Signs Steven Spielberg's Children
    Jay Z's Roc Nation Signs Steven Spielberg's Children
    Oct 3, 2013 at 09:27pm
     Steven Spielberg is one of the most acclaimed writers, producers and directors in Hollywood, but today, it’s his children that are making the headlines. Well kinda. According to the Hollywoodreporter.com, Steven Spielberg’s two children, Thoe and Sasha, have been picked up and signed to Jay Z’s Roc Nation imprint.
  • Jay Z Says Drug Dealer Past Helps As Sports Agent
    Jay Z Says Drug Dealer Past Helps As Sports Agent
    Oct 2, 2013 at 12:25pm
    Jay Z continually pushes to expand his business reach.  Not satisfied with only being a rapper/entertainer he bought a minority share with the then New Jersey Nets.  After helping the team move to Brooklyn, and being an integral part of the franchise's re-branding, he was ready to move onto his next venture, sports management.  
  • Jay Z Covers Vanity Fair [Update: Jay Talks On Drug-Dealing Past, Blue Ivy & More]
    Jay Z Covers Vanity Fair [Update: Jay Talks On Drug-Dealing Past, Blue Ivy & More]
    Oct 1, 2013 at 10:34am
    Jay Z's stylist, June Ambrose, decided to reveal on Instagram today that her client will be on the cover of Vanity Fair's upcoming issue. Hova, who recently announced an upcoming collection with Barneys New York, continues to step up his fashion game on the cover of the magazine, rocking a white suit and black bow tie.
  • Wale Says Jay Z's The Greatest To Ever Do It .... Hands Down
    Wale Says Jay Z's The Greatest To Ever Do It .... Hands Down
    Sep 30, 2013 at 10:03pm
     With Jay Z’s third album, Hard Knock Vol. 2, turning 15 years old already yesterday, XXL Magazine decided to have MMG’s own Wale write a review on the album. That's right, Wale wrote the review. The MMG rapper started his review with a rather bold, yet valid point. “Jay Is the greatest to do it -- hands down." He says your really just mad if you debate that Jay isn't the greatest. Talking further about the album, Wale wrote the following review:
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