Over the course of their careers, Ghostface Killah and Raekwon have appeared on enough classic tracks together to have a joint greatest hits album. Today we learn that a track on Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail could've almost made that list.
If you're as big as Jay Z, you can't get away with uncredited samples, even if they appear on very brief interlude tracks. On Magna Carta Holy Grail's "Versus," which lasts for all of 51 seconds, producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz sampled Swiss musi
Jay Z's "Tom Ford" off his Magna Carta Holy Grail album thrust designer Tom Ford into the hip-hop consciousness, and the lyrics "I don't pop molly / I rock Tom Ford" became the go-to for those against the molly craze (and those tired of it).
Jay Z's "MCHG" tour hit Philadelphia last night, and Hov surprised those in attendance by bringing out Philly native and MMG rapper Meek Mill. Meek came out to perform "I'm A Boss" and his "Dreams And Nightmares" Intro for a very appreciative crowd.
As reported by TMZ, it seems Jay Z (or his security team, rather) has reached out to a young woman he brought onstage during Thursday evening's "Magna Carter World Tour" performance in Chicago. Although seemingly chosen at random, the individual Hov selected
Jay Z brought out a young fan to rap his verse from "Clique" at a recent Greensboro, NC gig. Apparently, the kid was holding a sign that read ‘Can I rap for you?,’ so Hov decided to bring him onstage.
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 forehea
Jay-Z Announces European "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Tour Dates [Update: North American Tour Dates Revealed] Sep 6, 2013 at 10:27am
Jay-Z will be heading overseas to see all his European fans, in support of his album Magna Carta Holy Grail this coming October. The album was Hov's first #1 in the UK.
Jay Z received his platinum plaque for Magna Carta Holy Grail shortly after the album's release, as the LP was certified platinum upon its release. It was only time before Hov doubled his efforts-- and now he's reached double platinum.
Jay Z is continuing with his "New Rules" strategy, and has decided to release his new video on Facebook. We saw photos of Jay and Mark Zuckerberg together a few months back, so this may have something to do with their meeting.
Bump Somewhere In England, the latest cut from Sway (UK). It was released on Sunday, August 4th, 2013. Things are improving for Sway (UK) with each new offering, and Somewhere In England is certainly no exception.
Jay Z Talks Politics & Harry Belafonte With Bill Maher, Premieres "Picasso Baby" Aug 3, 2013 at 11:09am
Jay Z appeared on HBO yesterday to chop it up with Bill Maher, as well as premiere the new "art piece" accompaniment for "Picasso Baby". Jay spoke with Maher about his political view, his issues with Harry Belafonte, and of course, Obama.
Jay Z has made quite the promotional run in the last few months, and doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon. The rapper called into Big Boy's morning show on power 106 to speak on a variety of topics.
U-God Talks About Jay Z's "MCHG," Thinks Kanye West "Is Getting Too Far Away" With "Yeezus" Jul 23, 2013 at 11:12am
Before the religious themes in rap music became popular, there was Wu-Tang Clan affiliate U-God. The Staten Island native recently spoke on his rap counterparts, like Kanye West and Jay Z, who have also declared themselves God emcees.
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 receive
Earl Sweatshirt talks to MissInfo about his upcoming album, "Doris," due out August 20th, as well as his recent negative remarks about Hov's album, "Magna Carta Holy Grail."What do y'all think of this video?
Jay-Z Feat. Beyonce, Nas, Pharrell, Justin Timberlake, Swizz Beats & Timbaland "Target Commercial For "BBC"" Video
Jay Z’s Target commercial for "BBC" from his new "Magna Carta Holy Grail" album, featuring unreleased footage of the track being created the track in the studio.
In the fourth and final part of Jay Z's interview with BBC1's Zane Lowe, the rapper discusses his family and the future. Jay talks about "Jay-Z Blue," "Tom Ford," "F.U.T.W." as well as Beyonce, Kanye West, "Watch The Throne 2" and more.Thoughts?
Jay-Z's Samsung app may have got him the platinum plaque he was looking for, but it has also made a lot of users (and Killer Mike) uncomfortable with the data it collects.
The numbers are in, and Jay-Z pulled through, as expected, with the #1 debut on the charts this week. Magna Carta Holy Grail actually moved more units than expected-- selling a whopping 528,208 copies opening week, according to HitsDailyDouble.
In the first part of Jay-Z's interview with BBC Radio 1, he revealed that two of the tracks from Magna Carta Holy Grail actually date back to the Watch The Throne sessions, and that he and Kanye argued for four days over where they would end up.
Coming up with the right supporting beats and melody in a hip-hop track can be extremely challenging. Not to mention the time and effort it takes to make an original beat.
A day after J Lake invited Jigga on stage to perform "Suit & Tie," Jay-Z returns the favor and has Justin Timberlake join him on stage to perform "Holy Grail" for the first time ever live at the "Wireless Festival" in London.
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