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26 June, 2013 3:12 pm

A gentleman from Pockethype gives a brief demonstration on how Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail album app for Samsung Galaxy works, in the video below.

23 June, 2013 4:58 am

Jay-Z has taken to YouTube to release the tracklist for his July 4th release, Magna Carta Holy Grail. 1. Picasso Baby 2. Heaven 3. Versus 4. Tom Ford 5. Beach Is Better 6. FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt 7. Oceans 8. F.U.T.W. 9. Part II (On The Run) 10. BBC 11. La Familia 12. Jay-Z Blue 13. Nickles & [cont.]

22 June, 2013 6:01 am

Raekwon speaks on working w/ Jay-Z, Action Bronson, and virtual ODB.

22 June, 2013 4:57 am

“Requests come in and are considered carefully by Silvio Pietroluongo, our director of charts, and, if complications or implications rise to a certain level, by me, as Billboard’s editorial director. We strive to always fall on the side of moving the music business forward,” wrote Billboard editor Bill Werde, in regards to Jay-Z’s unconventional method [cont.]

17 June, 2013 8:03 am

Whoa. Jay-Z has announced his new album, “Magna Carta Holy Grail“, via Samsung Galaxy. The press release states: “Be among the first million to download the app on June 24th and get the album free July 4th, three days before the rest of the world.” Which means the album will be released July 7th to [cont.]

11 June, 2013 6:34 am

AZ Speaks on how Jay-Z was in high school, and other topics.

16 May, 2013 8:05 am

Lenny S – aka KodakLens on Instagram – posted this photo of Jay and Rae together, with the caption “We workin on Real Rap shit over here. JAY x RAE #RocNation #Wu”. We’re not sure what this is all leading to, but it’s pretty dope regardless. Hopefully, it’s not album called “J-Kwon”.

14 May, 2013 3:58 am

Trap prodigy Brillz has been making a name for himself lately, after releasing his Twonk! LP, and collaborating regularly with names like Zedd, Diplo and ETC! ETC! For his next trick, Brillz teams with longtime site homie Z-Trip, as the two take on remixing Jay-Z’s classic single “Dirt Off Your Shoulder”. Z-Trip provides the cuts [cont.]

11 May, 2013 5:56 am

The-Dream’s IV Play album available rverywhere May 28th.

8 May, 2013 3:01 am

Songs lyrics can be hypnotic, poetic, seductive or inscrutable, and we’ve all had moments where we wonder about the meaning of a specific line or a stanza. For our “Dramatic Interpretations” series, Google Play presents some of today’s top artists with a classic song verse, and asks them to give a reading of it as [cont.]

3 May, 2013 6:01 am

Update: Full preview of the track, courtesy of NPR. 4/23/13:Here’s a piece of Jiggaman’s contribution to The Great Gatsby soundtrack, entitled “$100 Bill”. The set is due May 10th.

2 May, 2013 2:01 pm

Listen to Jay-Z discuss his inspiration for getting involved with The Great Gatsby and why Executive Producing major films is the next stage in his business development.

24 April, 2013 11:53 am

Pharrell sits in at The Angie Martinez Show, and speaks on many of his new projects, including his most recent work with Daft Punk. He also says he is working with Beyoncé, No Doubt, Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Busta Rhymes, Jennifer Hudson and Miley Cyrus. As well as Jay-Z’s next album. Of that record, he [cont.]

19 April, 2013 5:50 am

King of rap music, Jay-Z, makes the cover of TIME Magazine, for their “100 Most Influential People In The World” issue. This is cover 1 of 7, which will also feature names like Rand Paul, Jennifer Lawrence, Li Na, and more.

12 April, 2013 6:57 am

Swizz Beatz to Hot 97 explains how he, Timbaland, Trey Songz, and Jay-Z came together to record “Open Letter”.

12 April, 2013 1:56 am

Jay-Z fires back at critics of his Cuban vacation. Produced by Swizz Beats & Timbaland. The White House has responded already, saying they did not “sign off” on Jay and Bey’s trip to Cuba. It’s a song,” said White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said. “The president did not communicate with Jay-Z over this trip.” [cont.]

10 April, 2013 6:58 am

Jay-Z has released this amazing recap video from last summer’s Made In America festival in Philadelphia, which he hosted and produced in 2012. This comes on the heels of the announcement that the festival will happen again on August 31st-September 1, 2013, once again in Philadelphia. So far, the line-up for this year has not [cont.]

5 April, 2013 6:19 am

As previously reported, Jay-Z was signed on as music supervisor for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, and the just revealed tracklist shows an interesting mix of collaborators. The soundtrack will feature a new track by Jay called “100$ Bill”, a remake of Amy Winehouse’s “Back To Black” by Beyonce and Andre 3000, as well as [cont.]

22 March, 2013 9:15 am

While in NYC, TDE heads to a late night studio session for ScHoolboy Q’s upcoming album OxyMoron where TDE CEO ‘TopDawg’ happens to surprise Kendrick with a verse from Jay-Z on the official “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe” remix. Cameras were on hand to capture his reaction to the first listen.

21 March, 2013 7:35 am

In this episode of DECODED, JAY Z’s Life+Times sits with producers The Buchanans to learn how they secured their first beat placement, which became “What More Can I Say” off of JAY Z’s critically acclaimed The Black Album.

  Mixtape D.L.
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