Jay Z News

 
  • Cover of Kanye West Says Dr. Dre's Apple Deal Couldn't Have Happened Without Jay Z's Samsung Deal
    Kanye West, who is scheduled to speak at the Cannes Lions Music Festival later this week, also participated in a panel discussion yesterday with Steve Stoute and Ben Horowitz. The discussion covered topics such as Dr.
  • Cover of Kanye West Rants, Refuses To Rap Jay Z's Name At Bonnaroo
    Kanye West and Bonnaroo have a history. In 2008, Kanye had an infamously flawed set at the festival, going on hours late, and performing a severely shortened set.
  • Cover of J. Cole Challenged Jay Z To Hop On His Songs In 2009 (Unearthed Video)
    On Sunday at 7:30 PM, MTV will air J. Cole's The Warm Up: 5 Years Later, a documentary that looks at J. Cole's mercurial rise to the top, and today they've released some previously-unseen footage of Cole in 2009 saying some pretty bold stuff.
  • Cover of Alleged Jay-Z Mistress Denies Reports Of An Affair
    Entertainment tabloids have a habit of reporting first and asking questions later. Most of the time, their "journalism" goes without consequence. As long as "sources say," magazines will publish. Today, however, TMZ reports that In Touch may have a legal battle on their hands.
  • Cover of Cam'ron Speaks On Solange & Jay Z Elevator Attack, Dipset Reunion
    Cam'ron made his way to London last week, and while he didn't end up taking the stage at his scheduled concert, he did manage to meet up with Tim Westwood for an interview. Westwood and Cam cover recent hot topics like the Jay Z and Solange elevator debacle as well as the rumors of a Dipset reunion.
  • Cover of Rebirth Pt. 2: The Evolution Of A Rap Collaboration
    Competition breeds success. No disrespect to Drake, but this motto could trump Y.O.L.O. So much so that, in hip-hop, the saying can be modified to read “competition breeds superiority.” Nowhere is that more present than in the situation known as the collaboration.
  • Cover of Jay Z Has Reportedly Split From Business Partner John Meneilly
    Jay Z and John Meneilly have worked closely for over a decade,with Meneilly serving as something of a manager for the rapper, though Jay was apparently always reluctant to refer to him as such. The two have reportedly parted ways, and sources conflicted on whether the split was amicable.
  • Cover of Jay Z Forced To Participate In Deposition For Rocafella Logo Lawsuit [Update: Jay Delays Due To Tour]
    Jay Z has been attempting to dodge a lawsuit aimed at him from Dwayne Walker, the designer of the Rocafella logo, but it looks at though he's gonna have to cooperate after all.
  • Cover of Jay Z And Solange Incident Spoofed On "Saturday Night Live"
    Last night was the season finale of "Saturday Night Live," and to open up the show, the cast chose to riff off of the most attention-grabbing news story of the week: Jay Z and Solange Knowles' now-infamous elevator incident.
  • Cover of Courtside Collection: Hip Hop Artists At Basketball Games
    When hip hop 'It' couple Jay Z and Beyonce recently showed up courtside at the Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat game amidst major controversies. the buzz of the pairs appearance was carried around swiftly.
  • Cover of Meek Mill Previews More Records Off "Dreams Worth More Than Money", Has Collabo With Jay Z & Nas
    Last week Meek Mill treated fans to a preview of three new tracks off his upcoming album Dreams Worth More Than Money. He continues to keep the fans informed on his album progress, with a preview of more tracks last night on Instagram.
  • Cover of Jay Z, Solange, & Beyonce Release Official Statement On Elevator Footage
    It had to happen at some point. The official statement from Jay Z, Beyonce, and Solange pertaining to the leaked security footage of Solange attacking Jay in an elevator has finally arrived. Unfortunately, almost no explanation has been provided, other than the family has "worked through" their issues.
  • Cover of Hotel Employee Who Leaked Solange/Jay Z Footage For $250k Fired
    The Standard Hotel in NYC was looking for the culprit who leaked the now infamous elevator footage of Solange attacking Jay Z, and after a few days, they've discovered who the employee is and fired him.
  • Cover of Jay Z Is Reportedly Kanye West's Best Man
    While it was initially reported that Jay Z and Beyonce would not be attending Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding, things seem to have changed drastically. Not only will the couple be in attendance, but Hov will be serving as the best man for the occasion.
  • Cover of Solange Removes Beyonce Images From Instagram [Update: Beyonce Posts Several Images Of Solange On Instagram]
    Yesterday we reported that Solange Knowles was caught on security cameras assaulting Jay-Z in an elevator after the Met Gala. Jay-Z and Beyonce were later spotted sitting court side at last night's Miami Heat game with all smiles. The incident, it seemed, left the couple with little impact.
  • Cover of Solange Attacked Jay Z When He Tried To Go To Rihanna's Party Without Beyonce, Sources Report
    Solange and Jay Z's elevator scuffle has been the inescapable news story of the last 24 hours, mainly because of the lack of information provided. The joke of the day was coming up with the most ridiculous scenarios that could have put the younger Knowles sister in such a frenzy.
  • Cover of Jay Z And Solange Memes Go Cray-Z
    Yesterday the blogs and gossip sites went crazy over security footage from an elevator at the Standard Hotel in NYC on the night of the Met Gala.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce Sit Courtside At Nets Vs. Heat Game Monday Night
     Beyoncé and Jay Z are taking on the headlines with a smile.
  • Cover of Jay Z Allegedly Attacked By Solange In Footage From Met Gala After Party
    New footage obtained by TMZ depicts what appears to be an altercation between Solange Knowles (sister of Beyonce), and Jay Z.
  • Cover of Jay Z Named As One Of The "Most Powerful People" In The Art World
    Jay Z is into art now. When your net-worth is in the 9-figure range, there comes a time when art-collecting is something you should at least try out-- still, the rapper has his share of critics when it comes to his newfound hobby.
  • Cover of "What's Beef" In 2014?
      Beef is good for Hip Hop its like high school fights niggas dont really get hurt most the time but when they do? AWW MAN #youngveggiesvoice — Vince Staples (@vincestaples) May 5, 2014
  • Cover of EBONY Magazine Unveils Four Covers With Kanye West, Jay Z, Beyonce & Rihanna
    EBONY magazine has released four different covers for an upcoming special issue all about music.
  • Cover of Rihanna Reportedly Leaves Def Jam, Signs With Roc Nation
    Rihanna has been with Def Jam since 2005, a deal she signed when Jay Z was still behind the label. In fact, as the story goes, Hov apparently wouldn't let Rihanna leave the room before putting some ink on the contract.
  • Cover of Jay Z, Beyonce & Drake Sit Courtside At Friday Nights Raptors Vs. Nets Playoff Game
     Jay Z and Drake both now how to attend a basketball game. The two rap super stars, along with Beyonce, were caught sitting courtside at the Barclays Center on Friday night for Game 6 of the NBA Playoffs between the Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Raptors. 
  • Cover of 10 Dope Beats That Use The Piano
    Hip hop beats are beautiful, no doubt. But the most superb ones are done by going back to the basics by using an age-old instrument integral to the evolution of not just Hip Hop, but of all music in general: the piano.
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