Jay Z News

 
  • Cover of Jay Z, Roc-A-Fella Records Sued By Chauncey Mahan Again
    Back in April, we reported that Jay-Z & Roc-A-Fella Records were subjected to a $100,000 extortion plot at the hand of one of Jay's old sound engineers Chauncey Mahan.
  • Cover of Keepin’ It Real: Rhyming Straight To The Mic
    Rappers are storytellers of the modern age. The media often misunderstands these narrators of society, but future generations will recognize them as windows into the past.
  • Cover of Solange Briefly Addresses Jay Z Elevator Attack
    The Carter/Knowles family released a joint statement following Solange's video tapped attack on her sister's husband Jay Z a few months back, but apart from that we've haven't heard anything from the individual parties involved, and we're still unsure of the exact reason for Solange's leg-kicking, although there are pl
  • Cover of Cardo Says Jeezy & Jay Z's "Seen It All" Beat Was Originally For Big Sean
    On Monday night, Jeezy released the title track to his upcoming album, Seen It All, which happened to feature a hot new verse from Jay Z.
  • Cover of Beyonce Changes Lyrics To "Resentment", Presumably Supporting Jay Z Cheating Rumors
    Following Solange's infamous elevator attack on Beyonce's husband Jay Z, plenty of rumours began circulating that there were marriage troubles for the powerful hip-hop couple.
  • Cover of Dame Dash Says Lyor Cohen "Ruined Roc-A-Fella"
    Dame Dash has made more headlines in 2014 for his beefs with industry folks like Funkmaster Flex and Steve Stoute than he has for any music or business moves, and it seems he's continuing down that path.
  • Cover of 11 Hip-Hop/R&B Stars Made Forbes' List Of The 100 "Most Powerful Celebrities"
    Today, Forbes Magazine released their annual list of the 100 "World's Most Powerful Celebrities," and eleven stars in the Hip-Hop/R&B worlds were included. Four made the top ten, and the other seven were also all in the top 50.
  • Cover of Win Tickets To See Jay Z & Beyonce "On The Run" At MetLife Stadium
    Power couple Jay Z and Beyonce plan to dominate all summer with their "On The Run" joint tour. The couple officially kicked off the tour last night in Florida, and the opening show for the tour has set expectations high for all those shows to come.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Jay Z & Beyonce's Photo Shoot For "On The Run" Tour [Update: New Rehearsal Photos]
    Beyonce and Jay Z have big plans this summer, with their joint tour "On The Run." The tour officially kicks off in five days time, on June 25th, and runs through til August 5th.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce's "On The Run" Tour Set To Become Second Most Successful Tour Ever
    Despite there being rumors early on that Jay Z and Beyonce weren't selling enough tickets for their joint "On The Run" tour this summer, it's actually looking like it'll be quite the opposite.
  • Cover of Beyoncé Concert Series "Beyoncé: X10" To Air On HBO
    After Beyoncé's "Life Is But A Dream" documentary drew HBO's largest viewership for a music-oriented special since 2003, it only seemed obvious that the channel's programmers would find a way to capitalize on the diva once again.
  • Cover of Hip-Hop's Fashion Evolution
    Jay Z made a song dedicated to Tom Ford last year, one of Harlem's hottest rappers wears strictly skinny jeans (A$AP Rocky), and one of the industry's most talked about rappers (Kanye West) is addicted to high-fashion.
  • Cover of Fantastic Flows Follow Up: MCs With The Best Flows
    Two days back we had an article about the origins of certain flows, and some of our ever reliable commenters took it to be some sort of ranking of the best flows, which was not the case. The entire point of the article was to point out that some flows are influenced by region, and some by other artists.
  • Cover of Jay Z Has Launched "An Arnold Palmer-esque" Beverage Called "40/40"
    Jay Z has already taken over the rap game, and he's now ready to try his hand at the beverage game.
  • 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.
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