Jay Z News

 
  • 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.
  • Cover of Jay Z Talks Blue Ivy's Influence On His Music & Kanye West
     Jay Z's interview with BBC1 Radio's Zane Lowe was released in its final part yesterday, where Hov discussed fatherhood, his future, his wifey Beyonce, and his relationship with Kanye West.
  • Cover of Jay Pharoah's Funny Jay Z Impression At ESPYS
    Saturday Night Live performer and impressionist, Jay Pharaoh, was at last night’s ESPY awards and did a hilarious Jay-...sorry, Jay Z (no hyphen) impression as Jay the Sports Agent.  He had some great lines poking fun at Jigga running Roc Nation Sports, and how he has split his time between what seems to be innumera
  • Cover of Jay Z Officially Drops Hyphen From Name
    Jay Z keeps the #NewRules coming, with the latest involving the spelling of his name. Hov is reportedly 'officially' no longer using a hyphen in his name, thus going from Jay-Z to Jay Z.
  • Cover of Timbaland Pens Apology To Jay-Z On New Song "Sorry"
    Throughout the many interviews we've seen from both Timbaland and Jay-Z leading up to, and following the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail, we've learned that they were not on good terms until shortly before the recording process.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Covers NME Magazine
    Jay-Z is doing quite the press run, we've already seen him interviewed on Hot97, The Breakfast Club, Twitter, and then most recently on BBC1. The rapper now shows up on the cover of the NME, who also spoke to artists about the iconic emcee, including REM singer Michael Stipe, whose lyrics were quoted on the record.
  • Cover of Privacy Group Requests FTC Investigation On Jay-Z's "Magna Carta" App
    Jay-Z's Samsung app may have got him the platinum plaque he was looking for, but it has also made a lot of users (and Killer Mike) uncomfortable with the data it collects.
  • Cover of Jay-Z's First Week Sales For "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Surpass Projections
    The numbers are in, and Jay-Z pulled through, as expected, with the #1 debut on the charts this week. Magna Carta Holy Grail actually moved more units than expected-- selling a whopping 528,208 copies opening week, according to HitsDailyDouble.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Speaks On "Holy Grail," Fame & The Polarizing Nature Of "Yeezus"
    In the first part of Jay-Z's interview with BBC Radio 1, he revealed that two of the tracks from Magna Carta Holy Grail actually date back to the Watch The Throne sessions, and that he and Kanye argued for four days over where they would end up.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: July 8-14
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out and left room for discussion.
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