Jay Z

JAY-Z Pays Tribute to Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington at His V Fest Concert

JAY-Z honored the late Chester Bennington with a special tribute during his set at the V Festival in Stafford, England, on Saturday night. "Can you guys light it up tonight for Chester?" the 4:44 rapper asked the crowd before performing "Numb/Encore,"...

Lupita Nyong’o’s Performance in JAY-Z’s New Music Video Will Leave You in Tears

Watch: @S_C_ x MaNyfaCedGod x TIDAL https://t.co/We5OlPBrLl pic.twitter.com/rHfN0iRmhx - TIDAL (@TIDALHiFi) August 11, 2017 JAY-Z just released the music video for his song "MaNyfaCedGod" off his 4:44 album, and it's emotional. In the black and white c...

30 of the Hottest Songs From the Early ’00s

Back in the early 2000s, we found out about the latest music from MTV's TRL, posted whatever song we were listening to on our AIM away message, and would spend hours trying to re-create the latest looks from Britney Spears's or Christina Aguilera's mus...

Once You See Beyoncé’s Latest Snaps, It’ll Be Hard to Focus on Anything but Her Cleavage

Beyoncé gave birth to twins Rumi and Sir Carter on June 13, and we've been seeing a lot more of her lately. Following her sushi date with husband JAY-Z on Wednesday night, Beyoncé shared a series of cleavage-baring snaps on her website on Friday. In one of the shots, Queen Bey is shown drinking a glass of red wine at what looks like a restaurant, but her low-cut dress really makes it hard to focus on anything but her assets. Along with the photo, Beyoncé also included a video montage of her selfies on Instagram for us to enjoy. We must say, Beyoncé is looking good these days, but then again, when has she ever not? RelatedThe Name "Rumi" Actually Has a Sweet Connection to Blue Ivy

JAY-Z’s New Music Video Pays Homage to Friends in the Best Way Possible

JAY-Z isn't done serving up visuals from his critically acclaimed 4:44 album just yet. On Friday, the rapper released a music video for "Moonlight," the eight track on the album, exclusively on Tidal. The parody video, directed by Alan Yang, features ...

Jay-Z’s ‘4:44’ Repeats at No. 1 as Hip-Hop Dominates the Top 5

Rap albums captured the first five slots on this week’s Billboard album chart, largely thanks to streaming.

Pamela Anderson Offers Mayor Free Lunches If He Goes Vegan To Help Slim Down Jackson

Jackson may have just landed the number one spot on a list of the “Fattest Cities in America” — but “fit at 50” Pamela Anderson has a solution. After Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba pledged to make Jackson “the most radical city on the planet,” the Baywatch icon and PETA honorary director offered him free lunches if he goes vegan for a month to set an example of healthier eating. “As an admirer of your work on the Mississippi Human Rights Collective, I want to congratulate you on your new role as mayor. I support your pledge to make Jackson the most radical city on the planet,” wrote Anderson. "With this in mind, I’m writing today with an idea that would further allow you to serve as a role model to the community: Since Jackson was...

Jay-Z and the Politics of Rapping in Middle Age

At 47, Jay-Z thinks about where he’s been, where he’s going and what he’s leaving behind. It’s all there on his latest album, “4:44.”

Jay-Z’s ‘4:44’ Gets a Wide Release, and an Easy Trip to No. 1

One week after the rapper’s album debuted on Tidal, it became available for streaming and download on other services, and rocketed to top the chart.

The Name “Rumi” Actually Has a Sweet Connection to Blue Ivy

Beyoncé and JAY-Z welcomed twins, a boy and a girl, on June 13, and to celebrate their being on Earth for one whole month, Beyoncé dropped the first photo of her precious pair on Instagram. While the news of their names - Sir and Rumi - was first reported after Bey and JAY trademarked them shortly after the babies' birth, Beyoncé confirmed the unique monikers in her caption, writing, "Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today." True to form, there's been a bit of confusion about the names on the internet, especially from concerned fans wondering if Sir Carter's name is actually Sir Carter Carter. But the name Rumi actually has a lot of history and significance, especially when it comes to nature, poetry, and music. So, what's behind the name Rumi? Here are some fast facts th...

Popcast: From Jay-Z to Prodigy, It’s Time to Talk About Hip-Hop’s Elders

A Jay-Z album, documentaries about Sean Combs and Dr. Dre, and the death of Prodigy have stirred new ideas about older artists. A discussion, on Popcast.