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Listen To Jay-Z’s Unearthed Pre-‘Reasonable Doubt’ Demos

1988 was a very long time ago. Iconic rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z would have been nineteen years old; the same age range a good portion of his fans are in right now. With that in mind, this portion of his supporters were undoubtedly not around when the Brooklyn native was spitting fire before independently putting […]


WATCH: Jack White Covers Jay-Z’s ’99 Problems’ In Louisville

Jack White has 99 problems but an Icky Thump ain’t one. When performing at Louisville’s Forecastle Festival last Saturday night, the modern rock ‘n’ roll legend cleverly mixed the White Stripes‘ single, “Icky Thump,” with Jay Z‘s iconic rap number, “99 Problems.” Using the blues-influenced downbeat from “Icky Thump,” White spits versus from “99 Problems,” […]


Jay-Z Ranks His Own Discography From Best To Worst

Jay-Z, newly enlightened vegan, has decided to rank his own discography from best to worst. What prompted him to do so? We’re not really sure, but nonetheless the short annotations he provided for each album is entertaining enough to check out the list. It’s not every day that we see musicians critique their own work, […]

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Jay-Z Releases “Magna Carta” Video Featuring Justin Timberlake

The most successful pop duo of the year continued to flaunt their reign atop the charts this afternoon with the release of a new music video. Taking a far grittier approach to visuals than their “Suit & Tie” days, Jay-Z has released the official video for his Justin Timberlake assisted single, “Magna Carta.” The video […]


Kanye West Wanted Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta’ Tracks To Appear On ‘Watch The Throne’

During a BBC Interview with Zane Lowe, Jay-Z revealed that Kanye West and himself got into a bit of a tiff during the production of their 2011 album, Watch The Throne. Apparently, two of the tracks featured on Jay-Z’s new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, were advocated by Kanye West that they must appear on […]

Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail 2013

Watch Jay-Z Perform “Picasso Baby” for Six Hours

Turns out Jay-Z spent yesterday doing a conceptual marathon performance of “Picasso Baby” at New York City’s Pace Gallery…for six straight hours. Maybe the rapper was a little jealous of The National’s performance of “Sorrow” for six straight hours at MoMA not too long ago. Watch footage from Jay-Z’s performance below the jump. The whole performance was filmed, the footage […]


Jay-Z Unveils ‘Magna Carta’ Art at Salisbury Cathedral

It’s not common to reveal your album art at a place of worship, but when you’re Jay-Z you can do that sort of thing. Hova announced on his site, Life+Times, that you could see the cover art for his upcoming release, Magna Carta Holy Grail at Britain’s Salisbury Cathedral. That also happens to be the […]

Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail 2013

Jay-Z’s “BBC” to feature Beyonce, Nas, Justin Timberlake, and More

It’s now less than a week until Jay-Z‘s new record, Magna Carta Holy Grail, comes out, and the rapper has released more information about one of its tracks, “BBC.” “BBC” has an all-star cast of appearances, including usual suspects Beyonce and Justin Timberlake, as well as Nas, Pharrell, Timbaland, and Swizz Beatz. Beyonce also joins Jay-Z on […]

Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail 2013

Jay-Z Gearing Up For Surprise Concert in Times Square

Well, the cat’s out of the bag. The New York Post reports that Jay-Z is planning to perform a live concert atop the marquee of the Ed Sullivan Theater next month. Sources claim that the performance is scheduled to coincide with Jay-Z’s appearance on Late Show With David Letterman on July 8. This marks the second […]

Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail 2013

SoundScan Will Not Count Jay-Z’s 1 Million ‘Magna Carta’ Sales Through Samsung

Following up on a discussion sparked earlier this week in the wake of Jay-Z’s album announcement through Samsung, MTV has confirmed that the 1 million copies of Magna Carta Holy Grail purchased by the mobile giant will not count towards his Billboard ranking. In a new story put together with help from Billboard, MTV reveals […]

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EDITORIAL: Questioning Jay-Z’s Partnership With Samsung

Hip hop legend Jay-Z used a commercial break during last night’s NBA Finals game to announce his modestly titled new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail. The news came as a pleasant surprise to fans around the globe who wondered what would follow April’s “Open Letter,” but it’s how the album is coming out that has […]

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Jay-Z Announces Plans For New Album, ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’

During the 2nd quarter of the 5th game of this year’s NBA Finals, an unexpected commercial aired, taking hip-hop fans and the world alike by surprise. Featuring Jay-Z and a slew of industry giants such as Pharrell Williams, Rick Rubin, Swizz Beatz, and Timbaland, the commercial was most obviously a behind the scenes look at Hov’s […]