Jay Z News

  • Jay Z & Beyonce Sit Courtside At Nets Vs. Heat Game Monday Night
    Jay Z & Beyonce Sit Courtside At Nets Vs. Heat Game Monday Night
    May 12, 2014 at 10:51pm
     Beyoncé and Jay Z are taking on the headlines with a smile. Despite the footage of Jay Z’s elevator scuffle with Beyonce’s sister, Solange, leaking earlier on Monday, the superstar couple were back on the court for Game 4 of the playoffs between the Nets and Heat at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Monday night.
  • Jay Z Allegedly Attacked By Solange In Footage From Met Gala After Party
    Jay Z Allegedly Attacked By Solange In Footage From Met Gala After Party
    May 12, 2014 at 12:35pm
    New footage obtained by TMZ depicts what appears to be an altercation between Solange Knowles (sister of Beyonce), and Jay Z. Their identities have not been confirmed, and the picture is fairly grainy, but judging by the outfits the musicians wore that night it appears that it is in fact Jay Z, Beyonce, and Solange seen in the clip. The video shows Solange, who is visibly upset with Jay, screaming at him before hitinng him a few times, and later kicking him, while someone who appears to be a security guard holds her back.
  • Jay Z Named As One Of The "Most Powerful People" In The Art World
    Jay Z Named As One Of The "Most Powerful People" In The Art World
    May 8, 2014 at 07:29pm
    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. Hov has been clowned for his entry-level status as an art appreciator (can you be entry-level and purchasing original Picassos?) by some art world big wigs, and most recently Drake, who criticized Jay for including "at least four art references" in his verses, adding, "the whole Rap/art world thing is getting kind of corny." 
  • EBONY Magazine Unveils Four Covers With Kanye West, Jay Z, Beyonce & Rihanna
    EBONY Magazine Unveils Four Covers With Kanye West, Jay Z, Beyonce & Rihanna
    May 5, 2014 at 03:47pm
    EBONY magazine has released four different covers for an upcoming special issue all about music. The Summer Music Special, as it's called, features four different black & white looks, one of which features Kanye West, one with Jay Z, one with Beyonce and one with Rihanna-- basically the biggest names within the hip-hop/pop industry.
  • Rihanna Reportedly Leaves Def Jam, Signs With Roc Nation
    Rihanna Reportedly Leaves Def Jam, Signs With Roc Nation
    May 5, 2014 at 02:13pm
    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. The pairing was a massive success, with RiRi releasing all seven of her studio albums on the label, but now her contract is up, and it looks like she's going back to Jay.
  • Jay Z, Beyonce & Drake Sit Courtside At Friday Nights Raptors Vs. Nets Playoff Game
    Jay Z, Beyonce & Drake Sit Courtside At Friday Nights Raptors Vs. Nets Playoff Game
    May 2, 2014 at 10:38pm
     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.  Seated at both ends of the scorers table, Hov and Drizzy made their presence felt by cheering on their respective hometown teams, with Hov rockin' Nets gear head to toe.
  • 10 Dope Beats That Use The Piano
    10 Dope Beats That Use The Piano
    May 1, 2014 at 04:44pm
    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. Though the piano started off being equated with classically-trained musicians, it soon found its way to jazz, which used the instrument in a more progressive manner, and subsequently, it found its way to hip hop.
  • Prisoner Sues Jay Z, Kanye West & More For $2.4 Billion, Says They Stole 3,000 Of His Songs
    Prisoner Sues Jay Z, Kanye West & More For $2.4 Billion, Says They Stole 3,000 Of His Songs
    May 1, 2014 at 02:51pm
    A California Prisoner by the name of Richard Dupree may just be the greatest songwriter of our generation-- that or he's completely out of his mind. The inmate has filed a new lawsuit which should give further ammunition to Illuminati conspirators, claiming that artists such as Jay Z, Beyoncé, Kanye West, Chris Brown, and Rihanna have stolen 3,000 songs he wrote in prison.
  • The Hip-Hop Lover's Guide To This Year's Music Festivals
    The Hip-Hop Lover's Guide To This Year's Music Festivals
    Apr 30, 2014 at 03:22pm
    Music festivals seem to be more popular than ever these days, causing hundreds of thousands of music enthusiast to splurge on passes, fly out of state or even the country, to camp outdoors and soak in live music alongside strangers in borderline unbearable heat for multiple days in a row.
  • 50 Cent Says Jay Z "Inherited" Drake Beef From Kanye West
    50 Cent Says Jay Z "Inherited" Drake Beef From Kanye West
    Apr 30, 2014 at 02:37pm
    50 Cent is no stranger to beef, so it's no surprise he has a few opinions concerning the recent back-and-forth between Drake and Jay Z. An extensive sit-down with HOT 97's Funkmaster Flex found him giving his take on the perceived feud, which he feels had something to do with issues Drake and Kanye had experienced beforehand. He also addressed a few other topics, including the current status of his relationship with Nas, as well as the rumor that G-Unit will be reuniting at 50's Summer Jam performance this June. Read some excerpts from the sit-down below.
  • Kid Cudi Gives His Opinion On Justin Bieber's Recent Behavior
    Kid Cudi Gives His Opinion On Justin Bieber's Recent Behavior
    Apr 30, 2014 at 10:44am
    Kid Cudi recently gave his opinion to Esquire magazine on a number of random topics, including Justin Bieber's bad boy behavior.
  • Major League Lacrosse Says Jay Z Wouldn't Last "One Minute" On The Field
    Major League Lacrosse Says Jay Z Wouldn't Last "One Minute" On The Field
    Apr 29, 2014 at 05:09pm
    The first time you heard Jay Z's verse on DJ Khaled's "They Don't Love You No More", you may have speculated that Hov was dissing Drake in his final bars. One thing that likely didn't cross your mind as you were getting caught up in subliminals was the unapologetic shot he took at lacrosse in the process. "Haters wanna ball, let me tighten up my drawstring / Wrong sport boy, you know you soft as a lacrosse team". Well, a spokesperson for Major League Lacrosse certainly caught the jab, and unlike Drake, he felt the need to respond instantly.
  • Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports Celebrates One Year Anniversary
    Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports Celebrates One Year Anniversary
    Apr 29, 2014 at 12:56pm
    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. They also held a dinner in celebration of the anniversary at the infamous TAO restaurant in NYC, where familiar Roc Nation faces made an appearance, including Rihanna, and of course Roc Nation Sports signees like Robinson Cano, C.C. Sabathia, Hakeem Nicks, and Victor Cruz.
  • Jay Z Will Be On DJ Khaled's New Single
    Jay Z Will Be On DJ Khaled's New Single
    Apr 28, 2014 at 02:15pm
    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.  This year, Khaled is gearing up for another release, and he's gone to MTV studios once again to deliver an unforgettable performance.
  • Jay Z & Beyonce To Reportedly Go On Summer Tour Together [Update: It's Official, "On The Run" Tour Dates]
    Jay Z & Beyonce To Reportedly Go On Summer Tour Together [Update: It's Official, "On The Run" Tour Dates]
    Apr 28, 2014 at 09:55am
     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.
  • Engineer Attempts To Extort Jay Z For 100k Over Master Recordings [Update: Engineer Responds To Accusations]
    Engineer Attempts To Extort Jay Z For 100k Over Master Recordings [Update: Engineer Responds To Accusations]
    Apr 22, 2014 at 11:33am
    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. The recordings-- which are valued between $15-20 million --had been missing since 2002, but it turns out a man named Chauncey Mahan had possession of many of them at his storage facility in Northridge, Ca. 
  • Pharrell Brought Out Jay Z, T.I., Pusha T and Usher At Coachella Last Night
    Pharrell Brought Out Jay Z, T.I., Pusha T and Usher At Coachella Last Night
    Apr 20, 2014 at 02:12pm
    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. Well, Pharrell did his part in ensuring surprises for atendees of both weekends, opting for an entirely new guest list for his set last night. 
  • Drake Says "Jay Z Is Somewhere Eating A Fondue Plate" In TSN Interview
    Drake Says "Jay Z Is Somewhere Eating A Fondue Plate" In TSN Interview
    Apr 19, 2014 at 03:09pm
    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".
  • Beyoncé And Jay Z Are In The Midst Of Shooting A New Music Video
    Beyoncé And Jay Z Are In The Midst Of Shooting A New Music Video
    Apr 18, 2014 at 11:14am
    It's been a slow news morning so far, folks, so here's a light one for you.
  • Jay Z To Bring "Made In America" Festival To Los Angeles This Year [Update: Details Announced]
    Jay Z To Bring "Made In America" Festival To Los Angeles This Year [Update: Details Announced]
    Apr 16, 2014 at 03:00pm
    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.
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