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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

Watch Jay-Z Dedicate a Song to Colin Kaepernick Live at the Meadows Music and Arts Festival

Last night, Jay-Z took the stage at the Meadows Music and Arts Festival in Queens, New York. Performing cuts from his new album 4:44, the…
Rob Arcand / September 17, 2017

Report: Kanye and Jay-Z Move to End Beef

Kanye West has reached out to end his feud with Jay-Z. According to sources at TMZ, Kanye asked for a face-to-face meeting with the rapper…
Rob Arcand / September 9, 2017

Jay-Z’s Mother Gloria Carter Talks About Coming Out on 4:44 in New Interview

Jay-Z's nephew Rel Carter regularly hosts the D'USSE Friday podcast alongside Hov's former protégé Memphis Bleek and Brian Axelrod. For the latest episode, the familial connection landed him Jay-Z's…
Brian Josephs / September 7, 2017

Watch Jay-Z Lead the Crowd in Singing “Happy Birthday” to Beyoncé

Jay-Z recently got the crowd to serenade Beyoncé for her birthday. Sunday night during his headline performance at Budweiser's Made In America Festival in Philadelphia, the…
Rob Arcand / September 4, 2017

Jay-Z Releases a New Poem Called “Dream. On.”

Jay-Z's latest bit of Tidal content is a short poem titled "Dream. On." Recited a capella, the piece finds Jay-Z recounting his beginnings in Marcy Housing while…
Brian Josephs / August 30, 2017

Jay-Z Talks Chester Bennington, Amy Winehouse, Prodigy, and Blue Ivy in New Interview

Last week, Jay-Z spoke to Elliott Wilson and Brian "B.Dot" Miller from the Rap Radar podcast about his fights with Solange and Kanye as well…
Taylor Berman / August 26, 2017

JAY-Z Will Play SNL’s Season 43 Premiere

Saturday Night Live is returning for its 43rd season in September, and the show is enlisting some big names to kick things off. The season…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / August 25, 2017
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