Review: Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail"
Review: Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Jul 9, 2013 at 12:35pm
Two years ago, Jay-Z and Kanye West joined forces and crowned themselves the kings of rap. After an extensive worldwide Watch The Throne tour, the two went back to their separate careers to work on solo projects. Although they both welcomed a brand new baby in the last year and a half, they couldn’t be in more different places musically.
Jay Z And Solange Memes Go Cray-Z
Jay Z And Solange Memes Go Cray-Z May 13, 2014 at 11:25am
Yesterday the blogs and gossip sites went crazy over security footage from an elevator at the Standard Hotel in NYC on the night of the Met Gala. The footage showed Solange, Jay Z and Beyonce entering the elevator with security guards, and as the doors close, Solange completely attacks Hova, feet kicking in the air and hands flailing.
Kendrick Lamar Says "People Forget That Jay Z Is From The Projects"
Kendrick Lamar Says "People Forget That Jay Z Is From The Projects" Jan 25, 2014 at 12:42pm
Kendrick Lamar covered GQ's man of the year issue last year, and he hasn't stopped showing up on the front page of magazines since. This week he'll be appearing on both ESPN and JET magazine's covers, the latter of which contains an interview with the Grammy-nominated emcee. In the article, K.Dot talks black history, Jay Z, and his writing process. “Hip Hop plays a huge part in Black history," Lamar told JET. "It’s bigger than music. Entertainers are actually leading a generation today as role models, whether they want to or not." 
Here's The Tracklist For Jeezy's "Seen It All"
Here's The Tracklist For Jeezy's "Seen It All" Aug 12, 2014 at 07:06pm
You've seen the artwork, heard two tracks, and gotten the release date; now comes time for Jeezy (or rather, Best Buy) to unveil the tracklist for September 2nd's Seen It All.
15 Must-See Hip-Hop Documentaries
15 Must-See Hip-Hop Documentaries Jul 8, 2015 at 04:51pm
For those of you late in the game, after premiering this past winter at Sundance, the documentary “Fresh Dressed” is now available to the public. Directed by Sacha Jenkins, the film is an incredibly dope example of the multifaceted culture that is, hip-hop. The film maps the history of hip-hop in connection to fashion, all within the evolving framework of the Black community. 
Jay Z Was Taken Aback When T.I. Told Him Doe B Was The "Southern Biggie"
Jay Z Was Taken Aback When T.I. Told Him Doe B Was The "Southern Biggie" Mar 31, 2014 at 04:47pm
Doe B was killed in an Alabama club shooting last December, and as tragic as the incident was in itself, the wasted potential only made it worse. T.I., who recruited Doe for his Hustle Gang team, and has sung his praises ever since, continues to keep the Alabama rapper's legacy alive. In a new clip, Tip recalls comparing Doe B to Biggie in a conversation he had with Jay Z, prior to the rapper's death.
Ranking Jay Z's 12 Albums From Worst To Best
Ranking Jay Z's 12 Albums From Worst To Best Dec 11, 2014 at 03:13pm
Ranking Jay Z albums can be like doing any other Jay-related list: it's impossible to get it right. The God MC himself ranked his albums last year via Life + Times and caused an uproar from just about everyone, including die hard fans, casual listeners and committed Internet trolls, who bombarded the comment section with commentary like, "Nah! Vol.
Rick Ross Facing Lawsuit For Using Old Jay Z Photo In "Movin' Bass" Video
Rick Ross Facing Lawsuit For Using Old Jay Z Photo In "Movin' Bass" Video May 17, 2015 at 06:23pm
It looks like Rick Ross is facing another lawsuit from hip-hop photographer Armen Djerrahian. If you remember last year (in May to be exact), Rozay was sued by Armen for using photographs that he’d taken without his permission, and now apparently the same thing happened in Rozay’s latest music video.
50 Cent On Jay Z: "There's No L On His Record"
50 Cent On Jay Z: "There's No L On His Record" Jul 27, 2015 at 07:52pm
50 Cent has recently been in the headlines concerning his filing for bankruptcy, but his recent interview with DJ Semtex was all about the music. During the sit-down, Fif reflected on the various competitions is his career, whether they be with Kanye West, Ja Rule, or Jay Z. As usual, he made some surprising statements, but generally kept the shade to a minimum, and gave props where it was due.Check out some key excerpts below. On challenging Kanye West's first week sales in 2007:
Ranking Kanye West's 6 Albums From Worst To Best
Ranking Kanye West's 6 Albums From Worst To Best Feb 13, 2015 at 12:38pm
This was hard. This was really hard. Mostly because we love all of Kanye West's albums. They've each played a unique role in the progression of hip-hop (and music in general), each pushing the boundaries of his sound and offering something new to the table.
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.
Jay Z Already Deleted His Instagram Account
Jay Z Already Deleted His Instagram Account Aug 30, 2015 at 03:12pm
Well, that was quick. After dismissing the platform on a few occasions ("When I was talking Instagram, the last thing you wanted was your picture snapped"), Jay Z  finally accepted the 'Gram into his life yesterday, posting a throwback photo of himself and the late Michael Jackson to honor the iconic singer -- and just like that... he's gone.
Kanye West Says Dr. Dre's Apple Deal Couldn't Have Happened Without Jay Z's Samsung Deal
Kanye West Says Dr. Dre's Apple Deal Couldn't Have Happened Without Jay Z's Samsung Deal Jun 17, 2014 at 02:11pm
Kanye West, who is scheduled to speak at the Cannes Lions Music Festival later this week, also participated in a panel discussion yesterday with Steve Stoute and Ben Horowitz. The discussion covered topics such as Dr. Dre's deal with Apple, Kanye's desire to redesign Instagram, his need to always work with '#1', and the perfectionism that went into his wedding photo (the most 'liked' Instagram photo of all time). Read some choice excerpts from the characteristically quotable Kanye below. On spending 4 days shooting his wedding photo:
Lil Wayne Is Now A Co-Owner Of TIDAL
Lil Wayne Is Now A Co-Owner Of TIDAL Jun 3, 2015 at 03:43pm
Before today, we hadn't received any signs that Lil Wayne was involved with TIDAL in any way, but now it's more apparent than ever that he's putting some stake in the company. Earlier today, he dropped "Glory," purportedly the first single from his Free Weezy Album, as an exclusive on the streaming service, and now we've received reports that he's the company's latest co-owner. 
Show Your Grill, Ho: 25 Photos Of Rappers Wearing Grillz
Show Your Grill, Ho: 25 Photos Of Rappers Wearing Grillz Oct 12, 2013 at 01:59pm
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!
Earl Sweatshirt Explains His Criticism Of Jay Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" 
Earl Sweatshirt Explains His Criticism Of Jay Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail"  Jul 23, 2013 at 12:01am
After a performance at NYC's Ludlow Garage last night, Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt caught up with Miss Info for a conversation included in Vitamin Water’s new "#Uncapped" series with The FADER. During the discussion, Earl addressed the backlash he received for criticizing Jay Z's new Magna Carta Holy Grail album on Twitter.