Jay Z News

 
  • Cover of Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports Celebrates One Year Anniversary
    Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports agency decided to go big for their first-year anniversary, by taking over New York's Times Square with a massive banner.
  • Cover of Jay Z Will Be On DJ Khaled's New Single
    DJ Khaled has been known to put on a show. Last year, to generate hype for his single, "I Wanna Be With You", he staged a proposal to Nicki Minaj, who happened to be featured on the track. 
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce To Reportedly Go On Summer Tour Together [Update: It's Official, "On The Run" Tour Dates]
     Aside from this past weekend’s Coachella festivities, it appears that Jay Z and wife, Beyonce, will be spending a lot more time together this summer. According to Page Six, Hov and Bey are planning a 20-city stadium tour in the US this summer.
  • Cover of Engineer Attempts To Extort Jay Z For 100k Over Master Recordings [Update: Engineer Responds To Accusations]
    Jay Z was under the impression that he'd lost some very important masters from 1998-2002-- until he was recently approached by a sound engineer to buy them back.
  • Cover of Pharrell Brought Out Jay Z, T.I., Pusha T and Usher At Coachella Last Night
    Part of the downside of attending Coachella's second weekend is that you already know what to expect from most of the performances if you were paying attention the prior weekend.
  • Cover of Drake Says "Jay Z Is Somewhere Eating A Fondue Plate" In TSN Interview
    Drake and Jay Z have been throwing subtle shade at one another over the last couple of months, beginning with Drake's remark that Hov has been discussing art a little too much in his raps, to Jay's response referring to the OVO rapper as "Mrs. Drizzy".
  • Cover of Beyoncé And Jay Z Are In The Midst Of Shooting A New Music Video
    It's been a slow news morning so far, folks, so here's a light one for you.
  • Cover of Jay Z To Bring "Made In America" Festival To Los Angeles This Year [Update: Details Announced]
    Last night we received word that Jay Z and Beyonce may be planning a huge joint tour this summer, but of course, Jay has more than just that on his plate.
  • Cover of 10 Surprising Rap Writing Credits
    There's a lot going on behind the scenes that isn't readily apparent from listening to a song. Though sometimes, a simple investigation of writing credits can tell you a lot.
  • Cover of Photos: Jay Z, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Diddy, OutKast & More At Coachella 2014
    Coachella 2014 is almost coming to a close this year, after a jam packed three days of all different kinds of music.
  • Cover of 9 Vintage Hip-Hop Inspired Ads
    There is sometimes a fine line between hip hop and advertising, with rappers constantly namechecking their favorite brands, or even promoting their own. A french art director by the name of David Redon may have seen this connection when he began work on a project called "Ads Libitum", which reimagines rap songs as
  • Cover of Photos: Jay Z, Beyonce & Blue Ivy Vacation In Dominican Republic
    Beyonce tends to share personal photos from her adventures, whether that be day-to-day life or travels around the world, on her Tumblr page. This was the case for their vacation to Cuba, which caused quite the stir last year, as well as, more recently, their New Year's Eve photos.
  • Cover of Jay Z Seen Rocking Five Percent Nation Medallion At Barclays Center
    Last week at the Barclays center, Jay-Z was seen rocking large gold pendant that serves as a symbolic representation of the Five Percent Nation affiliation.
  • Cover of 5 Hip-Hop Power Struggles
    Ego, popularity, jealousy and worldwide success are some of the key factors that have led many hip-hop moguls to end business relationships, and ultimately friendships, in order to maintain power over their own careers and/or the promising careers of their counterparts. 
  • Cover of Random Ish: The Only Person Jay Z Follows On Twitter Is Joe Budden
    This serves as your random but extremely necessary news of the day: Jay Z follows only one person on Twitter, and it's Slaughterhouse MC Joe Budden. What does this mean???
  • Cover of Jay Z Was Taken Aback When T.I. Told Him Doe B Was The "Southern Biggie"
    Doe B was killed in an Alabama club shooting last December, and as tragic as the incident was in itself, the wasted potential only made it worse. T.I., who recruited Doe for his Hustle Gang team, and has sung his praises ever since, continues to keep the Alabama rapper's legacy alive.
  • Cover of Papoose Thinks He's Better Than Jay Z, "Definitely" The King Of New York
    Papoose has established a renewed presence in the rap game since his awkward Summer Jam performance last year. He's been consistently releasing new music, dissing rappers, and proclaiming his greatness over the last 9 months, and has thus been making headlines. 
  • Cover of 50 Cent Says Jay Z & Drake Beef Is "Just Getting Started"
     This past Sunday, Jay Z had some choice words for Toronto’s own Drizzy Drake during his verse on the “We Made It” freestyle.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week (March 17-23)
    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 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Pharrell Says Songs Like "Grindin'" & "I Just Wanna Love U" Were Just A Phase For Him
    Pharrell has had a long and successful career, but his popularity unexpectedly peaked in the last year. As prolific as he's been behind the scenes of many hits, he really came to the forefront with hits like "Blurred Lines", "Get Lucky" and the single from his new album, "Happy".
  • Cover of Chris Rock Gave Jay Z The Idea For The "99 Problems" Hook
    It's no secret that the hook to Jay Z's "99 Problems" was lifted from an Ice-T song, but a lesser known fact is that it was actually Chris Rock who suggested the concept to Jay.
  • Cover of Future Explains His Role In Beyoncé's "Drunk In Love"
    Future debuted a new song at SXSW that bore a striking resemblance to Beyoncé's "Drunk In Love". Due to his brief (somewhat confusing) introduction to the track, as well as the melodic similarities within it, rumors began to circulate that Future had a role in writing the song.
  • Cover of Young Jay Z Covers New York Magazine's "Annual Yesteryear Issue"
    Over the weekend we published an editorial which discussed how hip-hop culture has creeped into pop culture, thus becoming more and more mainstream.
  • Cover of Jay Z Calls Out Drake In The New Jay Electronica Song
    If you haven't heard Jay Electronica's new song over Soulja Boy's "We Made It" track, drop everything and give the play button a twirl. It's that good. However, if you have heard it you probably noticed a bar in Jay Z's verse that seemed to address the OVO meister, Drizzy Drake of Toronto.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Thinks Jay Z's Idea To Collaborate With UGK Was Borrowed From Him
    50 Cent and Jay Z are two of the biggest rappers ever to come out of New York, so naturally they have a bit of a competitive relationship. In a soon-to-air interview with Sirius XM, 50 spoke on his output during Jay Z's retirement, as well as Jay's decision to work with UGK on "Big Pimpin'".
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