Jay Z Is Hillary Clinton’s Latest Attempt at Securing the Black Vote

In the latest effort to separate pro-Pusha T Hillary Clinton from pro-Crime Bill Hillary Clinton, Jay Z will perform at a Cleveland, OH concert to support…
Brian Josephs / October 24, 2016

Kanye West Says Apple/Tidal Drama Has Prevented Watch the Throne 2, Hurt Friendship With Jay Z

During his Saint Pablo tour stop at Seattle last night, Kanye West gave a mini-speech about why the Earth will have to continue rotating without…
Brian Josephs / October 20, 2016

Barack Obama Has Gone Too Far With This Workout Playlist

We can no longer trust Barack Obama during this 2016 election. Yesterday, the president released a new workout playlist. His playlists are usually the best I'm-old-but-I'm-hip…
Brian Josephs / October 19, 2016

Jay Z’s New Television Show Will Focus on the Army’s First African-American Sniper

Jay Z's two-year deal with the Weinstein Company will include a new NBC project focused around Nicholas "The Reaper" Irving, the first black sniper to serve…
Brian Josephs / October 12, 2016

Jay Z, Kanye West, and Frank Ocean Did Not Steal “Made in America,” Court Finds

A lawsuit claiming that Jay Z, Kanye West, and Frank Ocean ripped off another artist's song for their own collaborative track has been dismissed. As Pitchfork…
Kyle McGovern / October 11, 2016

Watch Alicia Keys Bring Out Jay Z During Surprise Times Square Concert

Two days after performing with Beyoncé at the final Formation World Tour date, Jay Z joined Alicia Keys on stage for "Empire State of Mind"
Taylor Berman / October 10, 2016

Watch Jay Z Join Beyoncé on Stage at the Final Formation World Tour Show

Beyoncé wrapped up the concert tour of the summer last night, capping off her Formation World Tour with a 49th and final show at MetLife Stadium in…
Anna Gaca / October 8, 2016

Jay Z Working on Kalief Browder Documentary, Richard Pryor Biopic

This morning, Jay Z and the Weinstein Company held a press conference to detail some forthcoming projects from their recently announced partnership. There's no Streets Is Watching remake,…
Brian Josephs / October 6, 2016

Jay Z Signed a Film Deal, So Let’s Revisit Streets Is Watching

TIDAL's struggles since its launch have been well-documented—they're pretty much the only thing that's been documented about the streaming service, aside from the successful Lemonade…
Brian Josephs / September 30, 2016

Jay Z Calls the War on Drugs an “Epic Fail” in New York Times Video

The War on Drugs really ended up being a war on African-Americans in impoverished communities. Jay Z elucidated this fact in a new op-ed video for the New…
Brian Josephs / September 15, 2016

Listen to ‘Songs for Survival,’ Jay Z’s Playlist About Social Injustice

After sharing "Spiritual," an original protest song addressing police violence against African-Americans, Jay Z has returned to TIDAL with a curated playlist of activist music…
Anna Gaca / July 10, 2016

Jay Z Responds to Injustice With New Single ‘Spiritual’

This is a comeback year of sorts for Jay Z, but the New York legend has stayed away from releasing his own single. That changed…
Brian Josephs / July 8, 2016

Marcy, You Don’t Stop: Roc-a-Fella’s Kareem Burke on Re-Creating Jay Z’s Brooklyn Apartment

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
Rebecca Haithcoat / June 30, 2016

I’m Afraid of the Future: Jay Z’s Second Act

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
Paul Thompson / June 29, 2016

Once in a ‘Lifetime’: Why ‘Vol. 1′ Remains Jay Z’s Forgotten Masterpiece

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z's debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we're publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper's singular…
Tyrone Palmer / June 28, 2016
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