Jay Z News

  • Cover of Jay-Z Covers TIME Magazine With Write-Up From Mayor Bloomberg
    Jay-Z's influence is seen not only in hip-hop, but in so many aspects of culture that the rapper landed the cover for TIME Magazine's "100 Most Influential People In The World" issue.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Facing Stiff Requirements In Attempt To Become NFLPA Certified
    Jay-Z recently announced his plans to become a certified MLB agent, and he's now looking for similar certification in the NFL.
  • Cover of President Obama Addresses Jay-Z & Beyonce's Trip To Cuba
    Jay-Z and Beyonce's trip to Cuba seems to have ruffled quite a few feathers. The trip was already receiving enough criticism, when Hova dropped a new track, "Open Letter," which insinuated that Jay had spoken with President Obama personally about his vacation.
  • Cover of Tracklist  For "The Great Gatsby" Soundtrack Features New Music From Jay-Z, Beyonce, Andre 3000 & More [Update: Listen To Album Snippets]
    We heard previously that Jay-Z would have a hand in the highly anticipated film "The Great Gatsby," serving as executive producer alongside the writer/producer/director, Baz Luhrmann, and Anton Monsted, the executive music producer.
  • Cover of Kid Rock Calls Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake Concert Tickets "Highway Robbery"
    Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z are on top of their respective games right now. JT's new album just went platinum, and Jay can't drop a song without the White House weighing in on it. It makes sense then, that the two stars would be able to make a pretty penny off a joint tour.
  • Cover of Fans Get The Chance To Visit Roc Nation Through Shawn Carter Foundation Benefit
    Jay-Z is many things; a rapper, a businessman, a business, man, and also a philanthropist.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: April 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.
  • Cover of Senator Marco Rubio Demanding President Obama Explain Beyonce & Jay-Z's Trip To Cuba [Update: Rubio Calls The Couple's Trip "Hypocritical"]
    Recently Beyonce and Jay-Z visited Cuba to celebrate their anniversary, for what turned out to be a very controversial visit, with congresspersons demanding an investigation into the power couple's visit. Soon after, it was reported that their trip was actually sanctioned by the U.S.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Applies To Become Major League Baseball Agent
    Looks like Hov's shifting his focus from basketball to baseball. According to HipHopDX, he's applied to become a Major League Baseball agent.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: April 5th-11th
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of open rap letters from Jay-Z). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say.
  • Cover of Swizz Beatz Talks On Creating "Open Letter" With Jay-Z & Timbaland
    Jay-Z's new song "Open Letter" only dropped this morning, but it's already received a response from both Chief Keef and the White House.  One of the two producers on the track, Swizz Beatz, spoke on how the song came to fruition with Ebro on Hot 97.Swizz Beatz revealed that it's actually Trey Songz singi
  • Cover of Chief Keef Responds To Jay-Z's Shout Out On "Open Letter" [Update: The White House Addresses Jay-Z's Song]
    This morning, Jay-Z surprised the world with a new song, "Open Letter," where he addresses a lot of current subject matter, including the recent attention he and his wife Beyonce have been getting for their trip to Cuba, as well as the fact that he's selling his percentage of the Brooklyn Nets.As Hov lets off steam abo
  • Cover of Beyonce, Black Hippy, Wiz Khalifa, Among Performers At Jay-Z's "Made In America" Festival
    The lineup for the Jay-Z-curated "Made In America" Festival has been announced. The Philadelphia festival will be headlined By Beyonce and Nine Inch Nails on each of its respective days.
  • Cover of Jay-Z To Sell Brooklyn Nets Ownership To Become NBA Agent
    Recently Jay-Z announced his Roc Nation Sports player agency which was part of the Creative Artists Agency, and Jigga made splashes by signing New York Yankee Robinson Cano.  The Brooklyn Nets owner then mentioned notions of becoming an agent in all sports, including basketball.  Now it appears that Mr.
  • Cover of Jay-Z & Beyonce's Trip To Cuba Was Sanctioned By United States
    More details have emerged concerning Jay-Z and Beyonce's recent highly publicized vacation to Cuba. The couple took a trip there to celebrate their 5-year anniversary, and roused Republicans as well as anti-Castro advocates to speak out against the visit.
  • Cover of Jay-Z's Roc Nation Inks Deal With Universal Music Group
  • Cover of Controversy Surrounds Beyonce & Jay-Z’s Anniversary Trip To Cuba
    Last week, we posted a series of photos of Beyonce and Jay-Z's anniversary trip to Cuba, and everything seemed well and good.
  • Cover of Photos: Jay-Z & Beyonce Celebrate 5-Year Anniversary In Cuba
    Jay-Z & Beyonce celebrated their 5-year anniversary (which lands on April 4th) by taking a trip to Havana, Cuba, this past week.The couple celebrated their anniversary in Cuba as tourists (although that's not techinically legal for U.S.
  • Cover of Pusha T Speaks On Clipse's "Grindin'" Almost Going To Jay-Z, Says Drug Dealers Made The Record A Hit
    Pusha T is well known for his drug dealing metaphors. The Virgina rapper, whose latest mixtape title is a cocaine pun in itself, has probably made more punchlines out of the white powder than his rival Wayne has with female genitalia.
  • Cover of The-Dream Speaks On Joking With Jay-Z At The Grammys, "IV Play" Delay
    The-Dream is gearing up for the release of his long-awaited album, IV Play, which was pushed back three weeks recently. Nonetheless, it sounds like the r'n'b star is almost ready to release it, having revealed some of the features on the album yesterday.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Starts Sports Management Company, Roc Nation Sports
    Jay-Z has always had a close affiliation with sports, whether it's shout-outs in his songs, or owning a percentage of the Brooklyn Nets.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Producing Music For The Film "The Great Gatsby" [Update: Beyonce & Andre 3000 To Cover Amy Winehouse For The Soundtrack]
    Jay-Z's at a point in his career where he doesn't only have to do hip-hop to get love from his vast array of fans.
  • Cover of Scarface May Collaborate With Jay-Z, Says "Mac N' Brad" Is "Not Gonna Happen"
    Scarface just appeared on Beyoncé's all Houston remix of "I Been On" beside fellow legends such as Bun B and Willie D.
  • Cover of Diddy Tops Forbes' Top 5 Wealthiest Rappers 2013
    Forbes has announced the top 5 wealthiest rappers in 2013 based on their net worth. Naturally, everyone on the list has ventured beyond the world of hip hop to amass their wealth, but all are still involved with the rap game in some way.
  • Cover of Paul Anka Blasts Jay-Z For Not Returning His Phone Call
    When you get to be as big of an artist as Jay-Z is, it may be the case that you forget to call someone back. However, depending whose call that is, the person on the other end may get upset.
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