Jay Z News

  • Cover of Jay-Z Says Obama Said "Give Me The Ball" At End Of 2nd Election
    Barack Obama's love for basketball is a subject that comes up fairly regularly as the President loves to play hoops, and doesn't even mind if he catches an errant elbow, or is off on a day and throws up some bricks in front of onlookers, he just likes to ball.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Is Doing A Performance Art Piece Of "Picasso Baby" Today In NYC
    Jay-Z's extended Twitter session the other day revealed a lot of #facts about the rapper, including that there are "6 pieces of art" off Magna Carta Holy Grail. It looks like one of those pieces is in motion today, as Hov is doing a performance art piece at the Pace Gallery in NYC at this very moment.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Talks "MCHG" App, Kanye West's Growth, Almost Signing Lil Wayne, Timbaland & More In Breakfast Club Interview
    Jay-Z blessed Power 105's The Breakfast Club with a morning visit, and the almost-hour-long interview touched on just about everything-- from life back in the day, to his current endeavors like sports management, and of course, Magna Carta Holy Grail.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Speaks On Fatherhood, Miley Cyrus, "Yeezus," Dame Dash & More
    And the Jay-Z content keeps coming. With Hov's album Magna Carta Holy Grail having officially dropped today, the Jay-Z-related posts on the web are at an all-time. It's not stopping just yet, as Hov sat down for an interview with Hot 97's Angie Martinez today, doing some conventional promo for the album.
  • Cover of The-Dream Says The Bulk Of "Magna Carta" Was Completed In 2 Weeks
    The-Dream showed up on the writing credits for Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail, on both the Justin Timberlake-assisted "Holy Grail," as well as "Heaven", but his contributions have been less recognized as he has not been a visble part of the promotion for the album.
  • Cover of 30 Things We Learned From Jay-Z Twitter Q&A
    In light of the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail, Jay Z decided he would take some time to answer questions from his fans via Twitter. Peep the list of some answers he tweeted out to his fans and maybe you'll learn something new about our good friend Jay.
  • Cover of Review: Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail"
    Two years ago, Jay-Z and Kanye West joined forces and crowned themselves the kings of rap. After an extensive worldwide Watch The Throne tour, the two went back to their separate careers to work on solo projects.
  • Cover of Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" First Week Sales Projections [Update: Jay Gets Platinum Plaque]
    Jay-Z has already acheived platinum status for Magna Carta Holy Grail, even before the LP dropped with the RIAA changing their regulations to accomodate the legendary rapper.
  • Cover of Full Album Stream For Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail"
    Jay-Z did some quick promo for Magna Carta Holy Grail yesterday, on its official release date, by chatting with fans on Twitter about the album (and other stuff).
  • Cover of Jay-Z Is Responding To Random Questions From Fans On Twitter
    Well, we though Jay-Z's "yearly allotment" of tweets was up after the #NEWRULES rant, but it seems like Hov is back on his Twitter tip.
  • Cover of Roc-A-Fella Records Co-Founder Dame Dash Facing $2.8M Tax Lien
    As reported by the infallible TMZ, it seems the IRS has hit Roc-a-Fella Records co-founder Dame Dash with a $2.8 million tax lien. Also a co-founder of the Rocawear clothing line, Dash has been open about his financial troubles, having recently stated that he owes back taxes in both New York and New Jersey, and has l
  • Cover of Timbaland Discusses Reconciling With Jay-Z For "Magna Carta", Calls It His Best Album
    There were a lot of producers recruited for Jay-Z's latest event-album Magna Carta Holy Grail, but no one is as prominent on the album as Timbaland.
  • Cover of Producer Mike Dean Confirms Watch The Throne Sequel
    It's hard to believe it's been nearly two years since Jay-Z and Kanye West released Watch the Throne. Last year, Grammy Award winning Hip Hop producer Mike Dean, who was heavily involved in the recording of the album, revealed plans for a sequel, but we hadn't heard much else until today. 
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: June 28 - July 4
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of Jay-Z's recent "leaks"). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. 
  • Cover of Dame Dash Praises Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail," But Calls It "Bittersweet"
    Dame Dash and Jay-Z were an unstoppabled duo for a time. Years have past, and much has changed, but Dame is still impressed by Jay's output, even if it is paired with feelings of regret.
  • Cover of Photos: Jay-Z's Album Release Party For "Magna Carta Holy Grail" In NYC
    Jay-Z's highly anticipated album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, was supposed to drop at midnight for Samsung users, although a fair share of technical glitches delayed the album's release through the app, which left many users extremely frustrated. 
  • Cover of Jay-Z Previews "Holy Grail" Lyrics Featuring Justin Timberlake [Update: Jay Previews "FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt" Lyrics]
    Jay-Z continues to do things differently for the rollout leading up to his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail. In anticipation of a Justin Timberlake collaboration titled "Holy Grail," which we'll be receiving in full tomorrow, Hov has decided to let go some of the track's lyrics.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Is Reportedly Planning A Surprise Concert In NYC [Update: Show Is Cancelled]
    Jay-Z, who is dropping a new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail with what he calls #newrules in just over a week, continues to think of innovative and different ways to get the attention of his fans.
  • Cover of Cover Art Revealed For Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" [Update: Official Cover Art Revealed]
    Dropping in a few days, the hype for Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail continues to grow, and after previously giving us the tracklist and features, Jigga drops off the cover art. 
  • Cover of Two More Songs Added To Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail?
    According to DDotOmen, it seems Jay-Z may be adding two new tracks to his imminent Magna Carta Holy Grail album. The official tracklist was originally 15 songs in length, but "a very reliable source" has revealed that two extra tracks will be added to the final version of the project.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: June 21-27
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of redacted lyric leaks from Jay-Z). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. 
  • Cover of Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Will Be Certified Platinum Upon Release
    Jay-Z has been talking about making "new rules" in the industry recently, and now it seems like the industry is following suit.
  • Cover of Kevin Durant Says Signing With Jay-Z Not Sign Of Him Leaving OKC
    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Kevin Durant told The Oklahoman that switching his representation to Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports is not a sign that he will leave the Thunder once he is eligible for free agency."He has nothing to do with if I'm going to leave OKC or none of that," Durant said.
  • Cover of Game Changers: Nas Edition
    Of the dozens of rappers debated as the G.O.A.T dead or alive, Nas's name probably comes up with the most frequency behind The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac (maybe ahead depending on the source).
  • Cover of Jay-Z Explains How "Jay-Z Blue" Is About The "Paranoia Of Not Being A Good Dad"
    Jay-Z has been pretty active in the promotion for his upcoming album Magna Carta Holy Grail, for which he revealed the features for yesterday. The Roc leader has been posting both lyrics, and short videos explaining each of the songs on the new project, through his "game-changing" Samsung app.
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