2 Chainz Says He Was Misquoted Regarding Jay Z Feature & Sex Tape Plans
2 Chainz is known to say some pretty colorful things in interviews. Whether talking about his $100,000 feature package, or his attempt to rob a Wendy's in his teens, we've come to expect outrageous claims from the rapper.
Jay Z Announces First Cologne, "Gold"
Here's a first for Jay Z. The rapper is looking to get into the fragrance business, and will be launching his very first cologne later in the month, on November 20th.
Hit-Boy Says That Drake Is "The Pickiest Artist" When Choosing Beats
Ever since the crazy success of Jay Z and Kanye West's "Niggas In Paris," producer Hit-Boy has been a hot commodity when it comes to beats, leading to collaborations with just about every big player in the rap game.
Barneys CEO Mark Lee Offers Apology To Jay Z
Recently Barneys New York has been under criticism, when in the span of a couple of days two different black shoppers were targeted by the police upon leaving the store. This has led a petition to be created by one avid Jay Z fan, asking Hov to re-neg on his partnership with Barneys for a limited edition Holiday collection.
Freeway Ricky Ross Says Jay Z Is "Corny," Rick Ross Is Funded By Police
Freeway Ricky Ross takes pretty much any chance he can get to throw dirt on the name of the man who stole his. From lawsuits to boxing match challenges, Freeway has gone at Ricky Rozay in every way possible, but has been unsuccessful in his attempts to take the big man down.
There's A Petition Asking Jay Z To End His Partnership w/ Barneys After Discrimination Allegations Surface
Barneys New York has been in hot water the past two days for discrimination, specifically against two separate shoppers, both of whom are black. This in turn has led people to petition that Jay Z abandon his capsule collection with the high-end store.
Rick Ross Reveals His New Single Will Feature Jay Z [Update: Ross Speaks On Single "The Devil Is A Lie"]
Rick Ross recently announced the release date for his upcoming album Mastermind, which will be hitting shelves December 17th. The MMG leader let go of a new Future-assisted single last month, but already has plans to drop another big track before the album arrives.
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. Following the success of the project, the anticipation has grown for its follow-up, though Nas has remained fairly tight-lipped about the record.
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. While there are plenty of festivals and performances that will never be forgotten, we're focusing solely on tours, from Yeezy and Jay Z's Watch The Throne stint, to Diddy's No Way Out, as well as tours including Eminem, Dr. Dre, Lil Wayne, J. Cole and more!
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" performance piece at The Pace Gallery in NYC a few months ago.
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. The rapper is in London for a four-night stint at the O2 Arena, and yesterday he decided to take the tube to his show. Hov was joined by Timbaland, as well as Coldplay's Chris Martin in his venture, and apparently made sure to talk and interact with fans as he made his way to the venue.
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 $100 a piece last week, but his success at doing so turned out to be the most sur
Show Your Grill, Ho: 25 Photos Of Rappers Wearing Grillz
Grills have been a part of hip hop culture for some time. From Flava Flav to A$AP Rocky, and of course Nelly and Paul Wall's famous ode, we're not likely to see this trend dying anytime soon. Take a look through our gallery of the various rappers and R&B singers who have donned fronts, including Jay Z, Big Sean, Rihanna, and more!
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. While at the show he reminisced on past history and beefs with Jay Z and Ma$e, his affinity for wearing pink and how that all started, as well as upcoming projects he's working on including a series called "First of the Month."
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. According to the Hollywoodreporter.com, Steven Spielberg’s two children, Thoe and Sasha, have been picked up and signed to Jay Z’s Roc Nation imprint.