Jay Z News

  • Cover of Nas Reveals Details Of New Album, Collaboration With Jay Z & Justin Timberlake
    2012's Life Is Good was well-received by fans and critics alike, and despite being released almost 20 years after his classic debut, still stands as one of the rapper's strongest efforts.
  • Cover of 8 Iconic Hip-Hop Tours
    Expectations are high for both Drake's "Would You Like A Tour" and Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour, which kick off this weekend, so we've decided to take a look back at some of the most iconic hip hop tours in history.
  • Cover of Jay Z To Donate To The Marina Abramovic Institute
    As reported by Complex, Roc Nation spokeswoman Jana Fleishman has confirmed that Jay Z will be making a donation to the Marina Abramovic Institute (MAI) in New York. Abramovic is a celebrated Yugoslavian performance artist who was seen pressing her forehead against Hov's during his "Picasso Baby" pe
  • Cover of Jay Z, Timbaland, & Chris Martin Took The London Subway To Their Latest Gig
    You may remember when Jay Z took the New York Subway to his show at the Barclay's center a couple years back-- well now Jigga has taken to public transportation once again, with a couple friends in tow.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Says The Major Label Approach Is A "Dying Business Model"
    Nipsey Hussle turned a lot of heads (Jay Z's included) when he decided to sell physical copies of his Crenshaw mixtape at $100 a piece last week, but his success at doing so turned out to be the most surprising part.
  • Cover of Show Your Grill, Ho: 25 Photos Of Rappers Wearing Grillz
    Grills have been a part of hip hop culture for some time. From Flava Flav to A$AP Rocky, and of course Nelly and Paul Wall's famous ode, we're not likely to see this trend dying anytime soon. 
  • Cover of Cam'ron Talks Origins Of Jay Z Beef, Wearing Pink & Upcoming "First Of The Month" Series
    Cam'ron visited The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 in his native New York to promote his new mixtape Ghetto Heaven Vol. 1.
  • Cover of Cam'ron Says That Dipset Music Isn't Allowed In Jay Z's 40/40 Club
    Cam'ron's been in the news a lot recently, for his fashion collaboration problems and Jay Z shouting him out on "Pound Cake." The latter received a response from Cam'ron, and although the rapper says he has no hard feelings towards Hov, he seems to think Hov doesn't share his same sentiment.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Talks On Jay Z Copping 100 "Crenshaw" Albums
    Yesterday we reported how Jay Z copped 100 copies of Nipsey Hussle's $100 album Crenshaw. Jay had posted an image of all the 100 hard copies he received, while Nipsey posted an image of the receipt for S. Carter Enterprises.
  • Cover of Jay Z Purchases 100 Copies Of Nipsey Hussle's "Crenshaw"
    Yesterday Nipsey Hussle tweeted that he made $100,000 off selling hard copies of his Crenshaw mixtape for $100. Now we find out where some of that $100k came from-- none other than Jay Z.
  • Cover of Eminem’s "Berzerk" & Drake’s "Hold On" Go Platinum, Jay Z’s "Holy Grail" Goes Double Platinum
    The numbers are in, and these rap game heavyweights are still killing it.  Eminem's Marshall Mathers LP II single "Berzerk" sold 115,000 copies this week, which put him at 1,110,000 total copies sold, solidifying the track's platinum status. The album is scheduled for release on November 5th.
  • Cover of Cam'ron Reveals His Reaction To Jay Z's "Pound Cake" Line & Slams DOPE Capsule Collection [Update: DOPE Responds]
    Cam'ron recently dropped a new mixtape, Ghetto Heaven Vol. 1, which put him back on the blog radar.
  • Cover of Jay Z's Roc Nation Signs Steven Spielberg's Children
     Steven Spielberg is one of the most acclaimed writers, producers and directors in Hollywood, but today, it’s his children that are making the headlines. Well kinda.
  • Cover of Jay Z Says Drug Dealer Past Helps As Sports Agent
    Jay Z continually pushes to expand his business reach.  Not satisfied with only being a rapper/entertainer he bought a minority share with the then New Jersey Nets.
  • Cover of Jay Z Covers Vanity Fair [Update: Jay Talks On Drug-Dealing Past, Blue Ivy & More]
    Jay Z's stylist, June Ambrose, decided to reveal on Instagram today that her client will be on the cover of Vanity Fair's upcoming issue.
  • Cover of Wale Says Jay Z's The Greatest To Ever Do It .... Hands Down
     With Jay Z’s third album, Hard Knock Vol. 2, turning 15 years old already yesterday, XXL Magazine decided to have MMG’s own Wale write a review on the album. That's right, Wale wrote the review.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: September 20-26
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Poppin' Tags: 20 Songs About Brands
    There's definitely been an influx of songs dedicated to rappers' favorite brands in the last year or two, but it's been happening forever. Whether it's the designer labels of Gucci, and Louis Vuitton, or casual sportswear like Nike or FILA, emcees have always made a point of shouting out what they wear.
  • Cover of Drake Says His Mom Was Really Upset Upon Hearing "Too Much"
    Drake has been all over the site for the past week as he does interview on top of interview to promote his new album, Nothing Was The Same, turning it into a veritable DrakeWeek on just about every blog. One of the more anticipated interviews was his sit-down with Elliott Wilson for the CRWN series.
  • Cover of Diddy Tops Forbes' Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists List, Jay Z Follows
    Forbes recently let go their list of the Highest-Earning Celebrity Couples, which Jay Z and Beyonce topped. Now they've released their annual list of Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists, and while Hov doesn't top this list too, he comes pretty close at #2.
  • Cover of Drake Talks On "Pound Cake," Says Jay Z Is The "True Big Homie"
    Drake recently revealed that his Jay Z collaboration on Nothing Was The Same, one of the very few featured tracks, was originally intended for Hov's album.
  • Cover of Drake Confirms Wu-Tang Collaboration, Reveals "Pound Cake" Was Meant For Jay Z's Album
    Drake joined RapRadar's Elliott Wilson at NYU for his CRWN interview series earlier tonight, and while the footage of the hour long discussion has yet to surface, we've been able to piece together much the interview through the consistent live tweeting of press attendees. 
  • Cover of DJ Khaled May Have A Track With Drake, Jay Z, Rick Ross & Future On "Suffering From Success"
    "No New Friends" was a pretty big first single for DJ Khaled, but it seems he might have something even more monstrous up his sleeve. According to ItsBizkit, Khaled has been (rightfully) bragging about a track he has with Drake, Jay Z, Rick Ross, and Future, which kind of sounds like the ultimate Khaled track.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Says Jay Z "Gets A Pass" For Stabbing & Drug Dealing Offenses
    Chris Brown does not have the best reputation, and is consistently vocal about his frustration with his portrayal in the media.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce Top Forbes' Highest-Earning Couples List
    Jay Z and Beyonce are the power couple of hip-hop, but they dominate all other aspects of business as well. The celebrity couple have found themselves at the top of Forbes' Highest-Earning Celebrity Couple list yet again.
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