Word On The Street: Who Is Hip-Hop's Next Power Couple?
It's Friday, so we're bringing you the latest edition of our Word On The Street segment, when we walk the streets of New York to get random strangers take on current topics. Today we ask who will be the next power couple in hip-hop if Jay Z and Beyonce were to break up. A break up seems unlikely, but nevertheless there are plenty of rumors circulating right now that the two are having a rough patch. It seems like it's between Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa and Kim Kardashian & Kanye West. Who are you voting for? Watch and share your opinion in the comments.
Jay Electronica Speaks Briefly On Struggling With Addiction
The BK Hip-Hop Festival proved to be an event-filled day, as Jay Electronica not only headlined but brought out a slew of surprise guests, including Jay Z, J. Cole, and Mac Miller. The not-often-seen (nor heard) MC rocked the stage, and even stopped to talk to Revolt TV briefly.
Jay Z & Beyonce's "On The Run" Trailer For HBO
Jay Z and Beyonce have finally launched the "On The Run" tour, and so far people seem pretty impressed with the results. While the power couple have already been putting on their show for stadium-sized crowds, it appears the demand is so high, they'll be releasing a concert film through HBO.
DJ Khaled Explains Jay Z's Absence In "They Don't Love You No More" Video
Exactly a week ago, DJ Khaled dropped off the big-shit-popping clip for his latest summer smash, "They Don't Love You No More," but there was a notable difference from the song's studio version: no Jay Z. Though Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana and even special guests like Ace Hood and Terio showed up for the video shoot, it seems like Jay couldn't make time in his schedule to attend.
Jay Z & Beyonce "On The Run" Tour Rehearsals
Jay Z Feat. Beyoncé
"On The Run" tour has officially kicked off, and it'll be running all summer long, possibly at a city near you (see dates here). With the tour on such a grand scale, Jay Z and Beyonce have to spend plenty of time rehearsing their moves and lyrics on stage.
Beyoncé & Jay Z Kick Off "On The Run Tour" in Miami
Beyoncé Feat. Jay Z
Beyoncé and Jay Z kicked of their co-headlining "On the Run Tour" in Miami Wednesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Carter took their talents to Sun Life Stadium in South Beach for the first of 21 shows, including two shows overseas. With thousands of fans packing Sun Life stadium, the new-aged Bonnie & Clyde took to the stage for over two & a half hours and performed some of their individual hits, along with their collaborations.
DJ Khaled Feat. Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana & Jay Z "They Don't Love You No More" Video
DJ Khaled Feat. Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana & Jay Z
The official video for DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana & Jay Z's summer anthem "They Don't Love You No More" is missing an appearance by Jay, but that's about it. Everyone from Ace Hood to Timbaland to Terio makes a cameo in the opulent clip.
50 Cent Names Jay Z As The Most Overrated Rapper
50 Cent is known to troll, and when the question 'who is the most overrated hip hop star of all time' came out during his interview on Andy Cohen's Watch What Happens Live, it seemed inevitable that he'd take the opportunity to stir up some controversy. Fif instead pulled out a fairly conservative answer to the question, quoting Jay Z's line from "So Apalled", "would you rather be underpaid or overrated?", and answering that Jigga would call himself the most overrated.
Jay Z & X-Ambassadors' "Jungle (Remix)" Beats By Dre Ad
Jay Z Feat. X-Ambassadors & Jamie N Commons
Featured in a Beats By Dre commercial aired during the brand's World Cup campaign, this hot new verse from Jay Z is set to appear on a long-form remix of X-Ambassadors & Jamie N Commons' "Jungle."
Ab-Soul Decodes "Stigmata"
Ab-Soul was tapped for a new edition of Life + Times' "Decoded" song series. Soulo breaks down lyrics from his recent leak "Stigmata," and boldly states before it begins that he will attempt to explain the entire verse using only Jay Z quotes. He's successful.
Rick Ross Speaks On Solange Elevator Incident
We saw a video clip from the Tim Westwood x Rick Ross interview, where the big bawse speaks on shedding a few pounds by doing CrossFit. In a continuation of the same interview, we see Tim Westwood (and probably Ross too) get their drink on as they discuss the idea of getting into an elevator with Solange Knowles.
Meek Mill On The Hot 97 Morning Show
Meek Mill paid a visit to New York's Hot 97 Morning Show for an interview, where he discussed a bunch of topics with Rosenberg, Ebro, Cipha Sounds for a good thirty minutes.
Jay Z & Beyoncé "Run" Trailer
Jay Z Feat. Beyoncé
As we reported about three weeks ago, hip-hop power couple Jay Z and Beyoncé will hit the road together this summer for the joint "On The Run" tour. Early this morning, they released a promotional video for the tour that doubles as a trailer for a film called "Run" that is "coming never."
Jennifer Lopez Talks About Solange & Jay Z Incident With Angie Martinez
Jennifer Lopez stopped by the Hot 97 studios on Tuesday afternoon for some air time with Angie Martinez. With all the news this week revolving around the footage of Solange’s attack on Jay Z, J. Lo was asked to weigh in on the situation. “What I do know about being in the public eye is that you never know the real story, and you never will unless somebody decides to share it," says J. Lo.
50 Cent Voices Over Solange's Attacking Jay Z In Elevator
If you've checked the internet at all today, you've probably seen crazy footage of Beyonce's sister aggressively attacking her brother-in-law, Jay Z, while in an elevator on the night of the Met Gala in New York.
Fabolous Introduces Brooklyn Nets Starters At Game 6
The Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Raptors series has to be the most relevant sports matchup in the rap game right now. Drake has been showing his support (via lint roller) throughout the series, and even took a shot at Jay Z during one of the games.
Beyonce "Behind The Scenes Of 'Pretty Hurts'" Video
"Perfection is the disease of a nation." Catch a BTS glimpse of the upcoming video for Beyonce's "Pretty Hurts," directed by Melina Matsoukas. The track in question is included on her most recent self-titled album, which is available here.
Nas Brings Out Jay Z & Diddy, Performs "Illmatic" At Coachella
Nas' seminal debut, Illmatic celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and the Queensbridge rapper is bringing in the occasion by performing the album in its entirety on tour. He brought the show to Coachella, but of course brought out some high profile guests as well.Apart from the Illmatic set, Nas brought Jay Z out to perform some of his classic 90s material, while Diddy took the stage to perform "Hate Me Now" with Esco.
Pharrell's Oprah Prime Interview (Preview)
There was a time when it was tough for rappers to get in the hot seat with Oprah-- unless they were ready to get lectured. Things have changed however, and the seasoned television host has opened her mind to hip hop in recent years, most recently giving Pharrell a sit-down interview. Pharrell doesn't exactly identify as a rapper these days (though he did absolutely slay his verse on Future's "Move That Dope"), and in a new preview from the interview, he addresses his feelings about playing the background role to a lot of emcees over the last decade.
Beyonce & Jay Z Perform "Drunk In Love" In Portugal
Beyoncé Feat. Jay Z
Beyonce's "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" came to close Thursday night in Lisbon, Portugal. On the final night of her 132-show tour, Beyonce decided to end things with a little style as she brought out husband Jay Z to help her with her hit single "Drunk In Love". Check it out above, and read what an emotional Bey told her fans: