jay-z Reviews, Interviews & More

News Roundup: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Solange Break Silence, Arcade Fire Release...

Posted by

Jay-Z-Beyonce-Solange-la-5-16-14
This week, the Internet went wild when TMZ posted a surveillance video of Solange Knowles attacking one of the most powerful celebrities/rappers in the world, her brother-in-law Jay-Z. The rapper, Beyonce and Solange have since issued a statement. Check it out below. Also, Arcade Fire released the complete music video for "We Exist." All that and more below.

News Roundup: Kanye West, Jay-Z Announce Separate Tours, Pixies Release...

Posted by

kanye-west-5-24-13
Kanye West is taking his Yeezus on Tour. The rapper has announced 23 dates; the first will be in mid-October. But he's not the only super famous rapper who's going on tour later this year – his buddy Jay-Z has also revealed a series of tour dates, set to kick off in late November. We have both tour lists for you below. Plus, the Pixies released a new music video....

News Roundup: Arcade Fire To Release New Album, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Make...

Posted by

arcade-fire-la-6-21-13
Arcade Fire has announced that they'll release a new album later this year. We have more details on the record below. Also, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs have made history by being the first band ever to film a music video atop New York's Empire State Building. And, according to Courtney Love, rapper Jay-Z will be using Nirvana's lyrics on his new album. All that and more below.

'The Great Gatsby Soundtrack' Features Lana Del Rey, Jay-Z, Beyonce, And...

Posted by

Lana Del Rey TOP
The Great Gatsby is considered by many to the Great American Novel.  Telling as it does the rise and fall of a group of lives in the roaring 1920s, one might expect some period appropriate music in the upcoming film adaptation.  But, of course, this being a Baz Luhrmann adaptation, the film will be scored with new rap, rock, and pop songs.  Because when...

News Roundup: Phoenix Unveils New Single, Atoms For Peace Release 'Amok'...

Posted by

Atoms For Peace
Instead of waiting around for their new album to leak unto the world wide web, Atoms for Peace decided to stream Amok a week in advance. You can listen to their debut album right now if you wanted to. Also, man of the hour, Justin Timberlake, and rapper Jay-Z put a name to that tour they're doing together. And Phoenix released the very first single off their upcoming record. It's flashy! All...

Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z Are Going On A Tour Together

Posted by

Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z
Today in Justin Timberlake news, it's being reported that he and Jay-Z are planning a major stadium tour this summer. Both artists recently performed together at the Grammys, and before that Jay joined Timberlake during a show in New Orleans over the Super Bowl weekend. Looks like they liked each other's company 'cause they're hitting the road together.

VOTD: Courtney Love Performs An Embarring Version Of Jay-Z's '99 Problems'...

Posted by

Courtney Love
Oh, Courtney Love.  One would have thought that, with a little bit of age and that fact that we’re now three years deep into a new decade, perhaps some of her capacity for massive public embarrassment would have scaled back or lessened somewhat.  But, of course, what were we thinking—this is Courtney Love we’re talking about, after all, and when she isn’t attempting...

Jay-Z Working On 'The Great Gatsby' Score

Posted by

Jay-Z
Jay-Z and F. Scott Fitzgerald are American icons of different caliber, no doubt. But movie director Baz Luhrmann is going to combine their artistry in his upcoming adaptation of Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Word is that Hova is working tirelessly on the film's score.

Jay-Z and Beyonce Fail To Trademark Blue Ivy's Name

Posted by

Jay-Z
Jeez, some people just have nothing but bad luck.  Case in point: notorious hard-luck cases Jay-Z and Beyonce, who have had nothing but bad lately (having their first child, hobnobbing with the President of the United States, Beyonce was selected to perform during next year’s Super Bowl halftime show), had another in their long line of bad days recently: the poor couple failed to have the...

Beyonce To Perform Super Bowl Halftime Show

Posted by

beyonce super bowl
At least it’s not an over the hill rock act hired solely because they won’t offend anyone, right? That’s what we were thinking, anyway, when it was announced today that Beyoncé would be the halftime show performer for Super Bowl XLVII on February 3, 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, located in New Orleans.  The news initially leaked via an anonymous person in the...

VOTD: Jay-Z and Kanye West Debut 'No Church In The Wild'

Posted by

Jay-Z and Kanye West's 'No Church In The Wild'
The inseparable duo of Jay-Z and Kanye West have released the official video for "No Church in the Wild," a track off of their 2011 collaboration album Watch the Throne. The music video, helmed by "Born Free" director Romain Gavras, features controversial riot imagery, burning cars, Greek statues, green lasers, fireworks and an elephant. Check it...