Jay Z News

  • Cover of The-Dream Says Jay-Z Is 'More Gritty' After Blue Ivy's Birth
    After Jay-Z's much-talked about "Swap Meet" joke at the Grammys, The-Dream predicted Hov might have to give the R&B singer some work to make up for the comment.
  • Cover of Justin Timberlake Says Timbaland Fully Produced His Album, Speaks On Tour With Jay-Z
    Justin Timberlake is ready to take over pop music once again, and helping him is his long-time collaborator, Timbaland. The producer and artist worked together on JT's last album, FutureSex/LoveSounds, with Timbaland on the boards for almost the entire project.
  • Cover of PETA Criticize Jay-Z & Beyonce For Custom Sneakers Made From 9 Different Animals
    PETA, known for their controversial marketing techniques and speaking out against celebrities, have found new targets in super couple Jay-Z and Beyonce. The two were scolded by PETA for their custom-made kicks that utilize nine different animals.
  • Cover of Drake, Jay-Z, Timbaland, & Swizz Beatz In The Studio Together
    Despite spawning a very successful single and video, not much is known about Drake's Nothing Was The Same. All we can confirm is that the YMCMB rapper is currently in the process of recording it, and it is due out later this year.
  • Cover of Kanye West Disses The Grammys, "Suit & Tie," President Obama [Update: Second Rant Mentions Taylor Swift & Beyonce]
    Kanye West performed in London at the Hammersmith Apollo last night, and during the show he had another rant, which is somewhat becoming his signature. In the first of two back-to-back shows at the Apollo, 'Ye expressed his opinion (sometimes while sing-rapping) on business people, the Grammys, Justin Ti
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Usher, Ludacris, & Nelly At So So Def 20th Anniversary Show
    Last night, Jermaine Dupri organized an event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his label So So def. Many artists from the label performed, including Bow Wow, Da Brat, Anthony Hamilton, Dondria, Jagged Edge, Xscape, and more.
  • Cover of Beyonce Inks Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Following Jay-Z
    Beyonce and Jay-Z are just as close in their personal life as they are in their business life, so it seems.
  • Cover of Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake Announce Summer Tour [Update: Tour Dates Added]
     Rumors have been flying around about the possibility of Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake tour for some time now. Well, it's nearly official as a 12-city stadium tour seems to be in order for the two mega stars titled 'Legends Of The Summer'.It looks to be a hot summer for JT and Jay-Z.
  • Cover of Jay-Z's Roc Nation Signs Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Music
    Jay-Z continues to expand his global reach as his Roc Nation company signed a worldwide publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music.  The current deal will see Jigga’s work from 2008 to present included, and a separate deal is pending which will include the rest of the Roc Nation roster.
  • Cover of Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z To Headline 2013 Wireless Festival In London
    Not too long ago we heard talks of the possibility of a Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake stadium tour to happen, and coming out today is the news of the two headlining for this years Wireless Festival in London. The two stars who worked together on JT's single "Suit & Tie", will b
  • Cover of Shyne Wants Obama & Jay-Z More Involved In Stopping Chicago Violence
    The violence in inner city Chicago has been raising at a geometric rate, and many people are calling for authorities to do more to try to help these teenagers who are dying and killing one another.  Always vocal about his stance on rappers and
  • Cover of The-Dream Speaks On Jay-Z's Comment About His Grammy Outfit
    There were a lot of big moments at Sunday's Grammys, but one of the most talked about events was the acceptance speech from Frank Ocean, Jay-Z and The-Dream for "Best Rap/Sung Collaboration".
  • Cover of Yasiin Bey Addresses Jay-Z & Opposition To The Barclay's Center
    Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, has never been shy to speak out about socio-political situations, even if they don't directly affect him.
  • Cover of Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake Reportedly Planning Stadium Tour
    Ever since Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake dropped "Suit & Tie", they've been spending a lot of time together. Jay has popped up at a number of Justin's performances, and the two even sat together at the Grammys with their respective wifeys, Beyonce and Jessica Biel.
  • Cover of 55th Annual Grammy Awards: Photos
    With performances from Miguel, Wiz Khalifa, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, an ensemble tribute to Bob Marley and Justin Timberlake's return to the Grammy stage, the night saw wins from Frank Ocean, Drake, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Lecrae, Usher and more.
  • Cover of Rap And R&B Grammy Award Winners Announced
    Tonight's 55th Annual Grammy Awards get underway at 8PM EST, but the awards have already been given in the Rap and R&B categories.  Some of the biggest names in the business went away with hardware with Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch The Throne pulling in a couple awards.
  • Cover of Gospel Songwriters Sue Rick Ross, Dr. Dre & Jay-Z Over "3 Kings"
    Rick Ross' celebrity personae has gotten him into quite a bit of trouble throughout his career.
  • Cover of Universal To Release Biggie & Jay-Z Albums On Cassette For Prison Inmates
    Universal music has signed a deal with Sendapackage.com, which will result in the release of a number of classic rap LPs to be released in cassette tape form.
  • Cover of Jay-Z's Roc Nation Signs Deal With Pop Singer Kylie Minogue
    Following the trend of signing cross-genre artists to hip hop imprints and labels, Australian pop icon, Kylie Minogue has signed a deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation imprint.   This comes on the heels of Jigga inking deals with Meek Mill, Timbaland, Jahlil
  • Cover of Justin Timberlake Explains Line "Get Out Your Seat, Hov" On "Suit & Tie"
    Justin Timberlake's new single "Suit & Tie" shows that JT is ready for his come-back, with a new album coming in March.
  • Cover of Justin Timberlake Performs For The First Time In Years, Debuts New Songs, Brings Out Jay-Z
  • Cover of Timbaland Signs With Jay-Z's Roc Nation
    Jay-Z's blog has posted the announcement that legendary beatmaker Timbaland will be signing with Roc Nation.The post bears the title "And I won't surrender it with beats by Timbaland", a quote from the Jay and Tim collabo "Hola' Hovito" off The Blueprint.No further details to report.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z On The Set Of "Suit & Tie"
    Although he maintained a presence in the pop culture spotlight, Justin Timberlake had been absent from music for some time, but recently announced his comeback.  Shortly after he dropped a club friendly, Timbaland produced single “Suit & Tie” which featured Jay-Z.  Now, J-Lake and
  • Cover of It's Yo Birthday: Jay-Z's Top Tracks
    In a career that spans two decades, eleven solo studio albums, a number of chart hits, and years of financial success, Jay-Z is definitely one of the greatest of all time.
  • Cover of Top 90s Era Rappers Who Are Still Relevant
    The 1990’s was the most crucial decade in the mainstream acceptance of hip hop as a viable art form. The genre’s fresh, energetic sound, coupled with an explosion of talent and one very tragic feud, allowed for rap music to assume a dominant position in popular culture. Some of
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