Mass Appeal has leaked Jay Z’s original demo tape. No telling if this is the entirety of the tape, or just select tracks from that era. That being said, I definitely remember “Greatest MC In The World” and “Get Off My Dick” with Sauce Money being played on Stretch & Bobbito back in the day. [cont.]
Here is the original demo of Rick Ross’ “Movin’ Bass,” featuring new lyrics from Jay Z, as well as rising Chicago femcee Tink. Timbaland debuted this version on The Breakfast Club today, subsequently setting the internet ablaze. Watch Timbaland’s interview on The Breakfast Club as well.
Hood Billionaire November 25th.
With election day upon us, Cuepoint examines when musicians endorse a candidate; in this case Jay Z and James Brown. Election Day Sets a Funky Precedent
Definitely the most distracting moment from Jay and Bey’s On The Run HBO special. Related: I deconstructed their relationship over at Cuepoint.
My latest piece for Cuepoint, an analytical look at the relationship of Beyoncé and Jay Z. Beyoncé and Jay Z: Still Crazy In Love
The campaign to end extreme poverty by 2030, MSNBC presents the Global Citizen concert event in NYC, featuring performances from Jay Z + Beyonce, The Roots, as well as No Doubt, Carrie Underwood, and Fun. Watch Jay and Bey perform “Forever Young” below, then head here to see the rest, if you feel so inclined.
Jay Electronica speaks on the red carpet at the BET Awards about his long delayed upcoming album, and how Jay Z has been “very patient” with him in waiting for its completion. Get More: Music News
Heartfelt performance from Jay Z and Beyonce’s On The Run tour, now available on HBO On Demand and HBO GO. Bucking down those divorce rumors.
DJ Skee reports: “As heard first exclusively on Dash Radio, DJ Skee breaks the news that a top secret Jay-Z & Beyonce collaboration album is in the works following the “On The Run” Tour.”
#JayZCriesWhen Get More: Jay Z, Music News
Today was a big day for new music. It ends with new Jeezy featuring Jay Z. Their first collab since 2008′s “My President Is Black (Remix)”.
Lead single to Khaled’s upcoming LP, I’ve Changed A Lot gets a video. Get More: DJ Khaled, They Don’t Love You No More feat. Jay Z, Meek Mill, Music, More Music Videos
Ice-T remakes his own track from his 1993 Home Invasion LP, now with Body Count, yet the new version uses the Rick Rubin instrumental from Jay-Z’s version. Full circle, bitches.
That track you heard in the Beats By Dre World Cup ad campaign gets some added bars from one S. Carter.
Disclosure teases: “Little re-work we did of one of our favourite songs ever… Might give this one away for free when we reach 1m likes on facebook… We shall see ;) ENJOY!”
Solange’s recent altercation with Jay Z is no laughing matter, but this parody video – which isn’t billed as a parody – examines an alternate reality version of these events, taken “moments after the Jay Z altercation”.
In part 2 of Sway’s sit down with The Roots on Hip Hop Nation’s Townhall at Shade 45, Black Thought and Quest Love chopped it up with the Sway in the Morning leader. 10 years ago The Roots performed with Jay Z at an Unplugged performance, that was deemed controversial. It wasn’t usual that a [cont.]
DJ Khaled releases his mic-down-to-the-floor single, from his upcoming I Changed A Lot LP. Mike Zombie on the beat.
DJ Khaled kicks a hole in the speaker, pulls the plug, and then jets, before telling MTV that he has Jay Z on the first single from his new album, which may or may not be called 8 Summers. Clearly rehearsed.
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