Posts tagged "Jay-Z and Kanye West"

Choosing Sides: Bey-Z vs. KimYe (A Roundtable)

In light of all the Kim/Kanye and Beyoncé/Jay Z fireworks over the past month, we’ve assembled a roundtable of experts to…
Puja Patel / August 12, 2014

SXSW 2014: The Best Things We Saw the Rest of the Week

SPIN has been busy at South By Southwest, organizing Wednesday’s showcase at the House of Vans at the Mohawk and today’s event at Stubb’s, but…
SPIN Staff / March 14, 2014

Kanye West and Jay Z Will Reunite for SXSW

The Throne is back. As Mashable reports, Kanye and Jay Z will perform together for the first time since 2012 at a Samsung-sponsored SXSW concert…
Dan Reilly / March 11, 2014

Hip-Hop at the Grammys: The Perils of Doin’ It for the Culture

As is always the case with rap music and the Grammys, nearly all of the rap-related awards were given out during the pre-show ceremony. Jay-Z…
Brandon Soderberg / February 11, 2013

Grammys 2013: Who Should Win the Categories You Actually Care About

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are almost upon us! Hey, we'd love to help you with your office pools and living-room side bets with some…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 8, 2013

Madonna’s Nipple-Flashing, Gun-Waving MDNA World Tour Cashes In

Madonna's massive, controversy-skirting MDNA tour has paid off: the Material Girl raked in $228 million from the live shows, making her muscular jaunt around the…
Kyle McGovern / December 14, 2012

We’re No. 1! U.S. Tops Illegal Downloads List, Drake Is Most Pirated Artist

Pound your chest in pride, 'Muricans! The U.S. has topped the list of the 20 most prolific file-sharing countries, with 96.6 million illegal downloads moved…
Nicole Sia / September 17, 2012

D’Angelo Returns to TV, Throne Dominate at 2012 BET Awards

Last night's three-and-a-half hour BET Awards marathon was evenly divided between honoring the past and promoting the future. The ceremony, held at Los Angeles' Shrine…
SPIN Staff / July 2, 2012

Jay-Z and Kanye West Do ‘Paris’ in Paris, World Collapses on Itself

For a brief second last week, Jay-Z had everyone convinced that he and Kanye West's first joint show in Paris might feature nothing but "Nigga…
SPIN Staff / June 4, 2012