Posts tagged "jay-z"

Ranking the Verses on Kanye West’s ‘Monster,’ Five Years Later

Five years ago today, Kanye West unleashed one of rap’s most epic lineups  — Bon Iver, Rick Ross, Jay Z, and Nicki Minaj — o…
Brennan Carley / August 27, 2015

Every Beyoncé Song, Ranked

Beyoncé hasn’t given us much time for reflection lately: Since she unexpectedly released her self-titled video album on a Thursday night in December 2013 —…
SPIN Staff / August 19, 2015

Taylor Swift Says Jay Z Is the Reason She’s Friends With Kanye West

In the new Vanity Fair cover story on Taylor Swift, the 1989 singer reveals that it was Jay Z who ultimately calmed the choppy waters between her…
Brennan Carley / August 4, 2015

Jack White’s LP Release of Jay Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Comes With a Secret Flexi Disc

After literal years of teasing the release, Jack White has finally issued a special edition vinyl release of Jay Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail. Today,…
Colin Joyce / July 31, 2015

Cash Money Reportedly Suing TIDAL Over Lil Wayne

Shortly after news broke of Birdman’s alleged involvement in the recent shooting of Lil Wayne’s tour bus, the Cash Money exec is suing Jay Z’s TIDAL service for…
Rachel Brodsky / July 16, 2015

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris Top Forbes’ List of Highest-Paid Celebrity Couples

One would expect that Jay Z and Beyoncé would be the highest-paid celebrity couple. One would be wrong, however. According to Forbes’ list of the…
James Grebey / June 27, 2015

Lil Wayne Says He Signed a Deal With Jay Z

Update: Lil Wayne’s manager clarified to Billboard that he was referring to his “his new deal as an artist owner with Tidal.” Lil Wayne’s label…
Colin Joyce / June 14, 2015

Jay Z and Marina Abramovic Are Having a Not Very Artistic Fight

Update: The Marina Abramović Institute has issued a statement regarding the controversy, confirming that Jay Z did indeed make a donation, but they did not inform…
James Grebey / May 20, 2015

The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (1985-2014)

SPIN hit a milestone this year: Our 30th birthday. To celebrate, we caught up with some of the artists behind our past picks for Album…
SPIN Staff / May 11, 2015

How Old is Your Dadbod?

Internet trends come and go, but SPIN’s always down to get in on the action, which is why two of today’s most especially ridiculous memes — “Dadbod” and…
SPIN Staff / April 30, 2015
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