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BRIT Awards 2019 Nominations: Beyoncé, Arctic Monkeys, the 1975, Aphex Twin, More

The 2019 BRIT Awards take place this February, and today, the organization has announced its list of nominees. This year, Aphex Twin, the 1975, Arctic…
Rob Arcand / January 12, 2019

Surviving R. Kelly Producer Says Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Questlove and More Declined Interviews for the Series

Surviving R. Kelly, the miniseries tracing the singer's alleged history of sexual and physical abuse, premieres on Lifetime today. The comprehensively researched series features over 50…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 3, 2019

Jay-Z Confirms His Obvious Trump Diss Is Not a Kanye Diss

Meek Mill's new album Championships contains a song called "What's Free," which features Jay-Z and Rick Ross and flips the Biggie classic "What's Beef" to be about…
Jordan Sargent / November 30, 2018

Jay-Z Demands Stop to Arbitration Because of Racial Discrimination

Jay-Z (Shawn Carter) is testing out a novel argument in a bid to halt arbitration in his company's licensing dispute with Iconix Brand Group. In…

BET Won’t Say Why Vic Mensa’s XXXTentacion Diss Was Censored

This year's BET Hip Hop Awards aired earlier this week on Oct. 16, but were filmed back on Oct. 7 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. That night,…
Tosten Burks / October 19, 2018

Leonard Cohen Wrote a Poem Called “Kanye West Is Not Picasso”

The Flame---a posthumous book of Leonard Cohen poems, lyrics, and other scribblings---was published on October 2. As Pitchfork points out (via singer-songwriter Amanda Shires' Twitter)…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 11, 2018

Kanye West Teases Watch The Throne Sequel “Coming Soon”

Kanye West is teasing what looks to be the sequel to Watch the Throne, his 2011 collaborative album with Jay-Z. "Throne2 coming soon," he wrote…
Rob Arcand / September 9, 2018

Made in America 2018: Livestream Performances From Meek Mill, Janelle Monáe, Post Malone, More

Jay-Z's Made in America Festival is taking Philadelphia by storm this weekend with performances from Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Meek Mill, Diplo, and…
Rob Arcand / September 1, 2018

Fan Who Rushed Stage at Beyoncé and Jay-Z Show Charged With Simple Battery

A fan who rushed the stage during Jay-Z and Beyoncé's On the Run II tour stop in Atlanta on Saturday night has been charged with simple battery,…
Andy Cush / August 27, 2018

Fan Rushes Stage at Beyoncé and Jay-Z Show in Atlanta

Beyoncé and Jay-Z performed last night at Atlanta's Mercedes Benz Stadium as part of their On the Run II tour. At the end of the…
Rob Arcand / August 26, 2018

Barack and Michelle Obama Dance Along at Beyoncé and Jay-Z Concert: Watch

Former U.S. president Barack Obama was spotted last night at Beyoncé and Jay-Z's tour stop in Washington DC. The Carters performed back-to-back nights at the…
Rob Arcand / July 29, 2018

Gwyneth Paltrow Denies Rumor That She’s “Becky With the Good Hair”

This one's a doozy: Earlier today, model and activist Amber Rose appeared on "Make Speidi Famous Again," a podcast hosted by former The Hills stars Spencer and Heidi…
Israel Daramola / July 26, 2018

Video: Black Thought – “Rest in Power”

Black Thought, MC and frontman of The Roots, has released a new song entitled "Rest in Power" in conjunction with the forthcoming documentary series produced…
Israel Daramola / July 24, 2018

Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival Will Stay in Philadelphia Following Agreement Between Mayor and Roc Nation

Made in America Festival will stay in Philadelphia, the city's mayor announced on Monday (July 23) following what he called a "productive" meeting with JAY-Z's Roc…
Colin Stutz, Billboard / July 24, 2018

Beyoncé and Jay-Z File Request to Rent Out the Colosseum

If you thought renting out the Louvre for a music video was a one-time stunt, think again. Beyoncé and Jay-Z have reportedly been trying to…
Rob Arcand / July 22, 2018
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