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Jay-Z Writes New York Times Op-Ed About Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence

Jay-Z, who's in the midst of his 4:44 tour, wrote a brief op-ed for the New York Times that decries Meek Mill's prison sentence and calls for criminal…
Brian Josephs / November 17, 2017

Jay-Z on NFL Anthem Protests: “It’s About Injustice”

On Sunday, Jay-Z's 4:44 tour made its way to Miami, where he took a moment to make another political statement. The star dedicated his speech to…
Brian Josephs / November 13, 2017

Jay-Z Convinced Beyoncé to Sing on Eminem’s Latest Song

Rick Rubin's big Friday includes producing Eminem's new Beyoncé-featuring single "Walk on Water" and the premiere of his new podcast with Malcolm Gladwell called Broken Record, in…
Brian Josephs / November 10, 2017

Jay-Z Speaks Out Against Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence at Dallas Show

On Monday, Meek Mill was sentenced to up to 4 years in prison for parole violations. Since then, Jay-Z, Kevin Hart, and others have taken…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 8, 2017

Jay-Z Slams Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence as “Unjust and Heavy Handed”

Yesterday, Meek Mill was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison in a Philadelphia court for an accumulation of probation violations. The charges that contributed to the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 7, 2017

LiveNation Says Jay-Z’s Tour Is Doing Great, Actually

Jay-Z's 4:44 arena tour kicked off with three shows last week. Although the critical reception has been generally positive, there's been skepticism about just how many about…
Brian Josephs / November 6, 2017

Jay-Z to Receive Grammy Salute to Industry Icons Award

The Recording Academy will honor Jay-Z this January with the Grammy Salute to Icons Award at the pre-ceremony gala. Mr. Carter is currently tied with former…
Brian Josephs / October 31, 2017

TIDAL X Was an Absurd Marathon Run for the Greater Good

The TIDAL X benefit concert was a mess almost by design. Look at the billing: Tidal announced 30 artists for a benefit concert that started at…
Brian Josephs / October 18, 2017

Harvey Weinstein Used a Made-Up Jay-Z Quote in His Statement About Sexual Harassment Allegations

This afternoon, the New York Times published a story detailing decades of sexual harassment allegations against the powerful film producer and executive Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of Miramax…
Andy Cush / October 5, 2017

Watch Jay-Z’s Saturday Night Live Promos With Ryan Gosling

Saturday Night Live returns this weekend, and Jay-Z is the first musical guest of the show’s 43rd season. (Pink and Sam Smith are up next.) Today, the…
James Rettig, Stereogum / September 29, 2017

Jay-Z, Cardi B, Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, and More to Perform at TIDAL Benefit Concert

Tidal has announced that Jay-Z, DJ Khaled, Kaskade, and Chris Brown are some of the artists who'll perform at the TIDAL X benefit concert, which will…
Brian Josephs / September 27, 2017

Jay-Z Denounces Trump, Performs “Numb/Encore” in Tribute to Chester Bennington on BBC Radio

Jay-Z stopped by BBC Radio 1 for a conversation and then a performance in the Live Lounge. His interview with Clara Amfo discussed the progress…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 22, 2017

Tidal Announces Third Annual Benefit Concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center

Tidal has officially announced that its third annual benefit concert, TIDAL X, will take place on October 17 at Barclays Center. The past events have…
Brian Josephs / September 22, 2017

Report: Jay-Z and Beyoncé Will Hold a Hurricane Benefit Concert in Brooklyn [UPDATE]

Jay-Z and Beyoncé are throwing a benefit show in Brooklyn's Barclays Center to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, according to US Weekly. The…
Brian Josephs / September 21, 2017

Watch Jay-Z’s Meadows Festival 2017 Set in Full

Friday, Jay-Z had the headliner slot at the Meadows Music and Arts Festival in Queens, New York and today Tidal has shared an exclusive video…
Rob Arcand / September 17, 2017
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