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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, […]

Jay Z Magna Carta World Tour Dates Announced

New Yorker Jay Z will finally hit the road to tour his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, making sure to stop all around the world. His Legends of the Summer Tour with Justin Timberlake may have just ended, but let’s be real–having a busy life is the only way Jay Z seems to live. The […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Jay Z – “Picasso Baby”

UTG won’t keep you waiting any longer and skip right to the good stuff. Jay Z dropped his new video for the single “Picasso Baby.” The video was directed by Mark Romanek at the Pace art gallery in New York City, with cameos from damn near everyone. “Picasso Baby” is taken from Hov’s new release, […]

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’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 […]

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 […]

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 […]