Jay Z Releases His First Tidal Playlist

Jay Z just released his first playlist on Tidal. The 19-track playlist is pretty dope, showing love to A$AP Rocky’s new album At.Long.Last.A$AP, upcoming Bay Area singer Kehlani, Post Malone, Fetty Wap and Vince Staples. Hov’s set, rightfully titled “F–k the Summer Up,” also has a Drake’s “Know Yourself,” Future’s “F–k Up Some Commas,” Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé’s “Feeling Myself” and many more. Hov shared the playlist... Read More

Jay-Z – B-Sides Concert (Video)

So far only bits and pieces of Jay Z’s B-sides concerts for Tidal subscribers have trickled online, including a much-publicized freestyle in which he took aim at Tidal’s streaming music competitors. But now Saturday’s event from NYC’s Terminal 5, the first of two nights, has appeared online in full. Watch video below:  Read More

Jay Z Silently Posting Bail For Baltimore’s Protestors Across The United States

  According to (AFP) – Rap mogul Jay Z has quietly used his wealth to post bail for people arrested in protests across the United States against police, an author close to him said Sunday. Dream Hampton, a writer and activist who worked with Jay Z on his 2010 memoir “Decoded,” made the revelations in a series of messages on Twitter that were deleted but were posted by the hip-hop magazine Complex. “When we needed money... Read More

Jay Z Reunites With Beanie Sigel For TIDAL X Concert

Generated by IJG JPEG Library Jay Z unwrapped not only his pristine and nostalgic B-Side tracks for his TIDAL X concert Saturday night (May 16), but a moment that many have been waiting for happened in a matter of minutes. While running through classic Roc-A-Fella records, it was only fitting that Jigga brought out his familia including Memphis Bleek, Young Gunz, Freeway, and Beanie Sigel. Damn near cried… A photo posted by Beanie Sigel (@beaniesigelsp)... Read More

Jay Z Set To Perform A Private Concert For Tidal User Featuring New Song

Jay Z is putting his mouth where his money is. The rap legend is playing a private concert for Tidal users, featuring a number of songs that have never been played live, or haven’t been played in decades. The B-Sides concert will be the first exclusive show performed by Jay Z for Tidal, and will take place in New York on May 13th in an undisclosed venue. The concert will also be live-streamed through Tidal. It was only a matter of time before... Read More

Apple Reportedly Trying To Sabotage Jay Z’s Tidal

Jay Z went on a rare tweet spree yesterday (April 26) in order to defend his new streaming platform Tidal. One of the tweets included Jay accusing other companies of engaging in a “smear campaign” against his service. The New York Post is reporting music industry giant Apple is purposely interfering with Tidal’s placement on the company’s App charts. Last week Tidal fell out of the top 750 applications in the App Store and dropped out of... Read More

Jay Z’s Tidal CEO Leaves The Company

Less than a month into Jay Z’s Tidal reign, the rapper is already effecting major changes. The streaming service has parted ways with Andy Chen, the CEO of Tidal’s parent company Aspiro that Jay Z purchased for $56 million. Former Aspiro CEO Peter Tonstad will replace Chen on an interim basis. Business Insider reports that the Chen departure was the most notable of about 25 employee layoffs Tidal made Friday. Aspiro hired Chen prior to... Read More

The-Dream Is Starting A New Label With Jay Z

The-Dream and Jay Z are starting an “art label” together. After no album last year, The-Dream is busier than ever in 2015. He just released his Crown EP, and he has a follow up EP, Jewel, planned for this summer. He’s also been collaborating, in a few different ways, with Jay Z, whose Roc Nation management company The-Dream is signed to. In an interview with XXL, The-Dream announced that he and longtime collaborator Tricky Stewart... Read More

Rumor: Jay Z Is Buying Hot97 Due To Funk Flex Rant

According to a ROCK SOLID SOURCE – Shawn “Jay Z” Carter along with a group of investors that includes NY Knicks star Carmelo Anthony are currently NEGOTIATING TO BUY Hot 97 radio station. Talks are still early, but we’re told that both sides have HIRED LAWYERS and INVESTMENT BANKERS – and are serious in getting a deal done. Wow – this is going to be BIG NEWS for the city of New York. We guess Funkmaster Flex doesn’t like the idea of... Read More

Funkmaster Flex Get At Jay Z And His Life + Times Website (Audio)

Last night, he went completely nuclear on Life + Times and, seemingly, its owner…Jay Z. Flex referenced several issues that had him upset. He felt disrespected by an interview of him by Life + Times a few years ago, ostensibly about his mobile app, but which did not publish anything he said about the app. Apparently, he was contacted again recently by Life + Times about his role in the Dipset reunion and it raised his ire, both because of his previous... Read More

Jay Z Says “Hip-Hop Has Done More For Racial Relations Than Most Cultural Icons”

If you’re reading this, chances are most of your heroes don’t appear on postage stamps. Jay Z understands. Sitting down for a talk with Oprah’s Master Class, the most famous man from Marcy puts in very plain terms how crucial he thinks hip-hop is: “It’s very difficult to teach racism when your kid looks up to Snoop Doggy Dogg.” Jay goes on to explain that—excepting Martin Luther King, Jr.—most so-called cultural icons can’t hold... Read More

Tink Ft Jay-Z & Rick Ross – Movin Bass

During his visit to “The Breakfast Club” this morning, Timbaland played the original version of “Movin’ Bass,” which appears on Rick Ross’ album Hood Billionaire. The “OG version” features his 19-year-old protégé Tink and additional bars from Jay Z. Timbo was introduced to the Chicago rapper-singer by Da Internz. “She was music and she saved my life,” he said. “You can’t believe somebody 19 got it. We don’t see that no... Read More

Jay Z’s Mother Opens Up A Restaurant “Diamondz N Da Ruff” In Newark New Jersey

  Carter is now one of three owners of “Diamondz N Da Ruff,” a new soul food eatery in Newark, New Jersey. It opened just three weeks ago under as a partnership between Gloria Carter and her longtime friends Peggie Miller and Debra Holmes, reports The New York Post. Jay Z and his wife, Beyoncé, attended the opening night party, reports EURWeb. Since then, business has been booming. And for the first two Sundays, customers lined up around... Read More

Jay-Z Says Eminem is The Most Overrated Rapper of All Time

    In a recent interview with Music One, Jay-Z was asked about the current state of music and how he felt about many of today’s most popular artist. When speaking about Eminem, the Brooklyn rapper labeled the Detroit native the most overrated rapper of all-time. “I don’t really understand the appeal of dude,” Jay-Z said of Eminem. “He dropped a few hot verses back in the day, but he’s been mad average for many years now. He... Read More

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