Jay Z News

  • Cover of Jay Z To Headline DirecTV's Super Bowl Party
     With this year’s Super Bowl taking place in NYC for the first time ever, it’s only fitting that Jay Z be a part of the festivities in some sort of way.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Reveals New "Mastermind" Release Date
    Rick Ross was originally going to cap off 2013 with Mastermind, but to the surprise of very few, the project was pushed back indefinitely. The album now has a brand new release date, so let's hope this one is the real deal.
  • Cover of Jay Z Reaches Out To Aspiring Rapper He Brought Onstage In Chicago
    As reported by TMZ, it seems Jay Z (or his security team, rather) has reached out to a young woman he brought onstage during Thursday evening's "Magna Carter World Tour" performance in Chicago. Although seemingly chosen at random, the individual Hov selected to freestyle had spit for him three years earlier on "Th
  • Cover of Jay Z Interviewed Next To Lesbian Sex In Rare Unearthed Video
    Jay Z has accomplished a lot in the last year, but a new video that surfaced online today is probably one of the few things he couldn't pull off in 2014.
  • Cover of Jay Z And Beyonce Rent Out Theme Park For Blue Ivy's Birthday
    Blue Ivy Carter celebrated her second birthday in spectacular fashion this past Tuesday (1/7). Jay Z and Beyonce decided to rent out Miami’s Jungle Island, which is an amusement park that includes a wildlife park and botanical garden, for their daughter’s once-in-a-lifetime occasion.
  • Cover of Jay Z's Holiday Collection With Barneys Nets $1 Million
    Jay Z and Barneys high-end collaboration was off to a rocky start, but in the end none of that seems to have effected the sales of their partnership.
  • Cover of Two Women Rob & Run Over Man For His Jay Z Tickets
    Two Jay Z fans got completely out of hand in Houston, Texas, when attempting to procure tickets for Jay's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" tour.
  • Cover of Textbook On Kanye West's Cultural Impact To Be Released
    Looks like Kanye West is not the only person who thinks he has a large cultural impact (though he may argue he has the largest). A new textbook written by Julius Bailey will hit shelves in March under the title The Cultural Impact of Kanye West. 
  • Cover of Jay Z's Brand Is Lacking Authenticity According To New Survey
    Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail roll-out with Samsung received mixed reviews when it occurred this past July. It turns out, it really wasn't too popular with the masses, as a new survey indicates.
  • Cover of Target Won't Be Selling Beyonce's New Self-Titled Album [Update: Neither Will Amazon]
    Despite how popping Beyonce's new visual album has proven to be (it moved 828,00 digital copies in three days), discount department store Target is refusing to offer it for sale.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Reveals Artwork For Jay Z-Featured Single "The Devil Is A Lie" [Update: Track Drops Today, New Art Revealed]
     After announcing the delay of his new album Mastermind few weeks ago, Rick Ross decided to tease fans Tuesday night by revealing the artwork for his highly anticipated first single “The Devil Is A Lie” featuring Jay Z.
  • Cover of Jay Z Launches "Comador" Cigar Line
    Jay Z is a business, man. The rapper turnt mogul seems to be able to accomplish any venture he sets out on, recently pairing with Barneys, and taking a crack at the sports agent game. Jay's latest endeavor is cigars-- partnering with Cohiba Red Dot to launch a new line called Comador.
  • Cover of Jay Z Ranks His 12 Solo Albums
    As you're probably aware by now, Jay Z celebrated his 44th birthday today. We did a list of our own for Hov, looking at some of his top album tracks but the rapper decided to post a list of his own on his Life + Times blog, and it's definitely of interest.
  • Cover of It's Yo Birthday: Jay Z's Top 30 Album Tracks
    Now aged 44, Jay Z's career statistics are mind-blowing. He has released 21 albums, has 123 singles to his name, plus several business ventures, and according to Forbes last year, he is estimated to have a net worth of $500 million. He owns Roc Nation which houses some of the biggest names in music.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce Take On Vegan Challenge
     Jay Z and Beyonce are taking on a new challenge for themselves. Earlier today, the Carters announced that they have decided to go vegan for a few weeks.
  • Cover of Kanye West Addresses His Criticism Of Justin Timberlake & Jay Z's "Suit & Tie"
    Kanye West and Jay Z have had a long partnership as friends and collaborators, so it took many by surprise when 'Ye seemed to throw some shade at Hov during a performance earlier this year.
  • Cover of Diddy, Jay Z & Dr. Dre Make Forbes' "World's Highest-Paid Musicians 2013" List
    Two months ago we saw Diddy top Forbes' Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Artists list, and now the Bad Boy label head returns on the World's Highest-Paid Musicians of 2013 list, although this time at #12 with $50 million.
  • Cover of Beyoncé Kicked Off Egyptian Pyramid Tour By Archaeologist Zahi Hawass
    It seems the Carter family can't go on vacation without encountering some sort of controversy (i.e. their Cuba trip earlier this year). According to an article in British newspaper The Independent, controversial archaeologist Dr.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Says Jay Z Won Nas Beef
    Jay Z and Nas had one of the best documented beefs in hip hop history.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Speaks On Learning From Jay Z & Nas, No Longer Writing Down Lyrics
    Ab-Soul's following continues to grow, despite his lack of releases since 2012's dense Control System.
  • Cover of Jay Z Collaborates With Barneys For New York Holiday Collection [Update: More Pieces Revealed, They're Expensive]
  • Cover of Jay Z Purchases Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting For $4.5 Million
    Jay Z has been forthright about his love for art, name-dropping the likes of Picasso, Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, Jeff Koons and Jean-Michel Basquiat through out various records. However, he's not so forthright about the pieces of art that he purchases for himself.
  • Cover of DJ Mustard Has Collaborations With Jay Z & TDE In The Works
    It's about time that producers got their proper recognition. This week it was announced that DJ Mustard had scored an artist deal with Roc Nation, the same week that Pharrell was named hitmaker of the year by GQ magazine, and only a few months after Mike WiLL Made It signed a similar deal with Interscope.
  • Cover of Barneys Cancels Launch Party For Jay Z Collaboration
    Looks like Jay Z and Barneys have decided to take the L on their launch party. The New York department store has just announced that they have cancelled the planned celebration for "New York Holiday," their much talked about collaboration with Hov.
  • Cover of DJ Mustard Signs With Roc Nation [Update: DJ Mustard Signs With Roc Nation As An Artist]
    DJ Mustard has made a name for himself with bay-infused 808 and snap laden production. Along with working extensively with artists like YG, Joe Moses, and Ty$, Mustard has branched out to work with bigger artists like Tyga, 2 Chainz, and Young Jeezy.
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