Jay Z News

 
  • Cover of Watch Jay Z & Beyonce Perform At The Global Citizen Festival In Central Park
    Jay Z and Beyonce have been on tour all summer, but save for some fan-filmed coverage, fans have only been able to see what the two had to offer by buying some pretty pricey tickets.
  • Cover of 10 Sophomore Albums Compared To Debuts
    Kendrick Lamar is gearing up to release the sequel to his debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, as you well know.
  • Cover of Forbes Releases Hip-Hop Cash Kings List, Dr. Dre Tops List
    Forbes unleashed their annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list today, and although Diddy topped the 2013 list last year, he's been dethroned by Dr. Dre in a big way. Of course, most of us knew this was coming as Apple buying out Beats Electronics put a sizeable amount of cash in Dre's pocket.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyoncé Are Working On A Joint Album
    A few days ago, we posted a rumor about Beyoncé being pregnant with her second child, and now even if that's not true, her and hubby Jay Z have some big news in their future.
  • Cover of Jay Z Hints That Beyoncé Is Pregnant Again
    Last night, Jay Z and Beyoncé wrapped up their wildly successful "On The Run" tour in Paris. Nicki Minaj showed up to do her "Flawless" remix, but the biggest news of the night is just being realized now.
  • Cover of Jay Z And Kanye West Are Co-Producing The New Chris Rock Movie
    This is pretty crazy news. Chris Rock's upcoming film Top Five, which he wrote, directed and starred in, is set to be co-produced by two of hip-hop's biggest names.
  • Cover of Jay Z Files To Dismiss Chauncey Mahan's Lawsuit Against Roc-A-Fella
    Back in July, we reported that former sound engineer Chauncey Mahan had (once again) sued Jay Z and Roc-A-Fella Records for the partial ownership of 45 songs recorded with his help between the years 1998-2002. Now, Hova has filed a motion to dismiss Mahan's suit.
  • Cover of 9 Rapper Photoshop Makeovers
    This is what happens when a graphic designer gets bored. We decided to play around with some of your favorite rappers faces and give them a completely unnecessary makeover, thank you Photoshop.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Rihanna's “Run This Town” To Be Featured In CBS’ Thursday Night Football
    Are you ready for some Football? It’s a Thursday night party apparently because starting September 11th, the much-needed Thursday night football games will be airing on CBS, and using a little hip-hop to kick start the evening.
  • Cover of Review: Jeezy's "Seen It All: The Autobiography"
    Every meaningful artist takes a step back at some point in their career to dwell on their achievements and tribulations in an attempt to make sense of everything that’s happened.
  • Cover of Live Stream Jay Z's "Made In America" Festival [Update: Stream Day 2]
    As of 20 minutes ago, both "Made In America" festivals (one in Philadelphia, one in L.A.) are underway. The Jay Z-helmed festival boasts performances by Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, J.
  • Cover of DJ Mustard Recalls Hanging Up On Jay Z Out Of Disbelief
    DJ Mustard just released his debut album, but he's already been an unstoppable presence on the charts for some time. The producer scored himself a deal with Roc Nation, and has plans to launch his own label with Ty Dolla $ign and YG in the near future.
  • Cover of Here's The Tracklist For Jeezy's "Seen It All"
    You've seen the artwork, heard two tracks, and gotten the release date; now comes time for Jeezy (or rather, Best Buy) to unveil the tracklist for September 2nd's Seen It All. The 15 track effort will be loaded with high profile features, though its first half is dominated by the Snowman. View it below.  
  • Cover of SportsCenter Anchors Who Love Hip-Hop
    Hip-hop and professional sports are more similar than you might think. Both fields are competitive, exciting, and allow for great debates.
  • Cover of Beyoncé Will Perform At The 2014 VMAs And Receive The Video Vanguard Award
    With a bevy of Grammys, platinum records and number one singles already under her belt, Beyoncé often seems like she's conquered all their is to conquer in the music world.
  • Cover of Man Gets Finger Bitten Off At Jay Z & Beyonce Concert
    Well, that's not a headline you read every day. A young man who attended a Jay Z and Beyonce "On The Run" concert on Saturday night left the show with one finger less than he came with.
  • Cover of Top 10: Jay Z's Best Post-Retirement Verses
    When dissecting a massive catalog such as Hov's to rank his best verses, you really have to break it up. It would be like ranking the Top 10 sports cars ever made, you'd have to go by decade to make it more feasible.
  • Cover of Raekwon Names Jay Z The Top Artist In Hip-Hop Today, Talks New Album
    Listing his five favorite emcees in a short Q&A for GQ's new Barbershop interview series, Raekwon gave shout outs to Rakim, Slick Rick, Kool G Rap, KRS-One, and Chuck D. When asked who's at the top of the hip-hop game, however, he claimed all five emcees were out-shined by fellow New Yorker Jay Z.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce Reportedly Earning A Combined $84 Million From "On The Run" Tour
    Rumors about a divorce continue to fly around Beyonce and Jay Z, and with that comes reports from NYPost's Page Six that Bey was shopping for a $21.5 million apartment in Chelsea without Jay.
  • Cover of Top 10: Rap Interludes
    The interlude has always been an opportunity for an artist to switch up the vibe of their album and transition from one style to another. Sometimes they're musical, sometimes they're a humorous skit (or not so much) thrown in for comic relief.
  • Cover of Cassidy Says Jay Z Set Up His Infamous Battle With Freeway
    Cassidy cut his teeth as a battle rapper, and the punchline-driven style has always had a heavy presence in his recorded material. In a new interview with VladTV, the Philly emcee criticized the current rappers for not being lyric-driven, and accredited the popularization of battle rap with fans seeking out bars.
  • Cover of Memphis Bleek Confirms Jay Z Ghostwrote Lyrics For Him
    One of the more notable guest appearances on Jay Z's classic debut album Reasonable Doubt was from a 15-year-old emcee by the name of Memphis Bleek.
  • Cover of Louis Farrakhan "Proud" Of Jay Z & Jay Electronica For Representing Five Percent Nation
    Minister Louis Farrakhan has penned a letter addressing Jay Z and Jay Electronica's representation of The Five Percent Nation at the 10th annual Brookyln Hip-Hop Festival that took place earlier this month.
  • Cover of The Five Percent Nation: A Brief History Lesson
    Last week, at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Jay Electronica gave fans a set to remember as he brought out labelmate Jay Z, Mac Miller, J. Cole, and Talib Kweli. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Jay is an elusive rapper and producer who joined Jay Z’s Roc Nation roster label in 2010.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce Rumored To Separate After Tour
    According to a report by the NY Post, Jay Z and Beyonce are "trying to figure out a way to split without divorcing," with their joint tour being cited as a reason for papers not being finalized.
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