Jay Z News

  • Beyonce Inks Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Following Jay-Z
    Beyonce Inks Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Following Jay-Z
    Feb 22, 2013 at 12:11pm
    Beyonce and Jay-Z are just as close in their personal life as they are in their business life, so it seems. Shortly after Hov announced a new publishing deal between Roc Nation and Warner/Chappell, Beyonce has now followed suit.
  • Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake Announce Summer Tour [Update: Tour Dates Added]
    Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake Announce Summer Tour [Update: Tour Dates Added]
    Feb 22, 2013 at 11:35am
     Rumors have been flying around about the possibility of Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake tour for some time now. Well, it's nearly official as a 12-city stadium tour seems to be in order for the two mega stars titled 'Legends Of The Summer'.
  • Jay-Z's Roc Nation Signs Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Music
    Jay-Z's Roc Nation Signs Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Music
    Feb 20, 2013 at 01:17pm
    Jay-Z continues to expand his global reach as his Roc Nation company signed a worldwide publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music.  The current deal will see Jigga’s work from 2008 to present included, and a separate deal is pending which will include the rest of the Roc Nation roster.
  • Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z To Headline 2013 Wireless Festival In London
    Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z To Headline 2013 Wireless Festival In London
    Feb 19, 2013 at 12:04am
    Not too long ago we heard talks of the possibility of a Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake stadium tour to happen, and coming out today is the news of the two headlining for this years Wireless Festival in London. 
  • Shyne Wants Obama & Jay-Z More Involved In Stopping Chicago Violence
    Shyne Wants Obama & Jay-Z More Involved In Stopping Chicago Violence
    Feb 13, 2013 at 01:21pm
    The violence in inner city Chicago has been raising at a geometric rate, and many people are calling for authorities to do more to try to help these teenagers who are dying and killing one another.  Always vocal about his stance on rappers and politics, in an interview Shyne recently went off about President Obama’s lack
  • The-Dream Speaks On Jay-Z's Comment About His Grammy Outfit
    The-Dream Speaks On Jay-Z's Comment About His Grammy Outfit
    Feb 12, 2013 at 01:28pm
    There were a lot of big moments at Sunday's Grammys, but one of the most talked about events was the acceptance speech from Frank Ocean, Jay-Z and The-Dream for "Best Rap/Sung Collaboration".
  • Yasiin Bey Addresses Jay-Z & Opposition To The Barclay's Center
    Yasiin Bey Addresses Jay-Z & Opposition To The Barclay's Center
    Feb 12, 2013 at 11:39am
    Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, has never been shy to speak out about socio-political situations, even if they don't directly affect him. Recently the rapper shared his opinion on the new Barlcays Center in Brooklyn, New York, through a poem titled "On center.stadium.status." Now during an interview with Vulture, he expands on his viewpoint and attitude from the poem.
  • Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake Reportedly Planning Stadium Tour
    Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake Reportedly Planning Stadium Tour
    Feb 12, 2013 at 11:02am
    Ever since Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake dropped "Suit & Tie", they've been spending a lot of time together.
  • 55th Annual Grammy Awards: Photos
    55th Annual Grammy Awards: Photos
    Feb 10, 2013 at 11:17pm
    With performances from Miguel, Wiz Khalifa, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, an ensemble tribute to Bob Marley and Justin Timberlake's return to the Grammy stage, the night saw wins from Frank Ocean, Drake, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Lecrae, Usher and more. Check out some highlight photos from the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, including red carpet, floor, on-stage and performance pics below.
  • Rap And R&B Grammy Award Winners Announced
    Rap And R&B Grammy Award Winners Announced
    Feb 10, 2013 at 06:49pm
    Tonight's 55th Annual Grammy Awards get underway at 8PM EST, but the awards have already been given in the Rap and R&B categories.  
  • Gospel Songwriters Sue Rick Ross, Dr. Dre & Jay-Z Over "3 Kings"
    Gospel Songwriters Sue Rick Ross, Dr. Dre & Jay-Z Over "3 Kings"
    Feb 8, 2013 at 10:59am
    Rick Ross' celebrity personae has gotten him into quite a bit of trouble throughout his career.
  • Universal To Release Biggie & Jay-Z Albums On Cassette For Prison Inmates
    Universal To Release Biggie & Jay-Z Albums On Cassette For Prison Inmates
    Feb 7, 2013 at 06:50pm
    Universal music has signed a deal with Sendapackage.com, which will result in the release of a number of classic rap LPs to be released in cassette tape form. The deal is meant to benefit prison inmates, who often only have access to cassette players.Sendapackage is a company that provides inmates with care packages in the New York area. NY emcee Jadakiss had a few words in support of the company.
  • Jay-Z's Roc Nation Signs Deal With Pop Singer Kylie Minogue
    Jay-Z's Roc Nation Signs Deal With Pop Singer Kylie Minogue
    Feb 6, 2013 at 01:28pm
    Following the trend of signing cross-genre artists to hip hop imprints and labels, Australian pop icon, Kylie Minogue has signed a deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation imprint.   This comes on the heels of Jigga inking deals with Meek Mill, Timbaland, Jahlil
  • Justin Timberlake Explains Line "Get Out Your Seat, Hov" On "Suit & Tie"
    Justin Timberlake Explains Line "Get Out Your Seat, Hov" On "Suit & Tie"
    Feb 4, 2013 at 01:32pm
    Justin Timberlake's new single "Suit & Tie" shows that JT is ready for his come-back, with a new album coming in March.
  • Justin Timberlake Performs For The First Time In Years, Debuts New Songs, Brings Out Jay-Z
    Justin Timberlake Performs For The First Time In Years, Debuts New Songs, Brings Out Jay-Z
    Feb 3, 2013 at 11:51am
    Justin Timberlake is back on his music grind.
  • Timbaland Signs With Jay-Z's Roc Nation
    Timbaland Signs With Jay-Z's Roc Nation
    Jan 30, 2013 at 11:18am
    Jay-Z's blog has posted the announcement that legendary beatmaker Timbaland will be signing with Roc Nation.The post bears the title "And I won't surrender it with beats by Timbaland", a quote from the Jay and Tim collabo "Hola' Hovito" off The Blueprint.No further details to report. More coverage to follow as information arrives.Check out the photo of the two legends in the studio below.
  • BTS Photos: Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z On The Set Of "Suit & Tie"
    BTS Photos: Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z On The Set Of "Suit & Tie"
    Jan 26, 2013 at 10:56am
    Although he maintained a presence in the pop culture spotlight, Justin Timberlake had been absent from music for some time, but recently announced his comeback.  Shortly after he dropped a club friendly, Timbaland produced single “Suit & Tie”
  • It's Yo Birthday: Jay-Z's Top Tracks
    It's Yo Birthday: Jay-Z's Top Tracks
    Dec 4, 2012 at 03:36pm
    In a career that spans two decades, eleven solo studio albums, a number of chart hits, and years of financial success, Jay-Z is definitely one of the greatest of all time. He now co-owns a NBA team in his native Brooklyn, he has altered the hip hop landscape numerous times, and as other artists have faded away, he has consistently been relevant, both culturally and musically.
  • Top 90s Era Rappers Who Are Still Relevant
    Top 90s Era Rappers Who Are Still Relevant
    Nov 3, 2012 at 11:16am
    The 1990’s was the most crucial decade in the mainstream acceptance of hip hop as a viable art form. The genre’s fresh, energetic sound, coupled with an explosion of talent and one very tragic feud, allowed for rap music to assume a dominant position in popular culture. Some of the legendary acts that created the foundation for this success are still emceeing, and rapping with the same creativity and skill that was so instrumental to the genre’s breakthrough. To pay tribute to their longevity, here is our list of 90s era rappers who are still relevant in the second
  • Full Line-Up Revealed For Jay-Z's "Made In America" Festival
    Full Line-Up Revealed For Jay-Z's "Made In America" Festival
    Jul 31, 2012 at 12:47pm
    The full line-up for Jay-Z's Made In America Festival has been revealed. The event takes place in Philly at the Fairmount Park on September 1st and 2nd.
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