Posts tagged "Jay-Z"

Beyonce And Jay Z’s “Drunk In Love” Gets Hilarious ‘What The Funny?!’ Parody: Watch

Beyonce's hit single "Drunk In Love" has been given a comedic overhaul for Marlon Wayans' new website What The Funny?! The revised version of the song — now called "Drunk As Fuck" — and its video stay remarkably true to the original (lyrics aside), which only adds to the amusement. The black-and-white clip finds faux…

By: Mike Wass / January 13, 2014

Madonna & Adele May Be Writing Music Together: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Madonna has reportedly turned to Adele for help with a "grown-up" ballads album. A source says that in exchange, she promises to write a song for Adele's next album. [Daily Mail] :: Beyonce and Jay Z rented out Miami wildlife park Jungle Island for daughter Blue Ivy's second birthday. Meanwhile, family…

By: Christina Lee / January 13, 2014

Watch Jay Z Bring Another Young Fan On Stage To Rap (This Was Her Second Time Doing It)

Earlier this week, Jay Z invited a 12-year-old boy on stage to perform, and the kid proceeded to tear through an energetic rendition of "Clique." He pulled the stunt again in Chicago last night (January 9), bringing a 19-year-old female fan in front of the audience — only, this was the second time in her…

By: Carl Williott / January 10, 2014

Beyonce Updates Tumblr With New Graffiti Art-Showcasing Snaps: 5 Pics

Beyonce's Tumblr account is the world's eighth wonder. Instead of posing for magazine covers and photo shoots liker lesser divas, she simply uploads what she feels like and goes back to counting money. Her latest update is typically awesome with happy snaps of the superstar posing against graffiti art. The "XO" hitmaker looks flawless lying…

By: Mike Wass / January 9, 2014

Taylor Swift Received Her MTV Video Music Award In The Mail: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Taylor Swift received her MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video in the post yesterday (January 8) and shared the experience with her millions of Instagram followers. [Gossip Cop] :: Now this is an unexpected pairing. 30 Seconds To Mars frontman Jared Leto posted a picture of him kicking back with music…

By: Mike Wass / January 9, 2014

Madonna Selects Katy Perry As Guest Curator For Her ‘Art For Freedom’ Project: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Madonna has hand-selected Katy Perry as the first guest curator of her Art For Freedom project. The "Roar" diva will work with the Queen of pop to select posts for the web-based initiative. [Madonna.com] :: An Oscar is the only award missing from songwriter Diane Warren's trophy cabinet and she's hoping to be nominated…

By: Mike Wass / January 8, 2014

Happy Birthday, Blue Ivy! The Toddler’s 10 Most Iconic Moments

Blue Ivy Carter — AKA the most famous toddler on the planet — turns two today (January 7). To celebrate this momentous occasion, I've put together a list of the Jesus Child's 10 most iconic moments. Which was surprisingly easy because Beyonce and Jay Z's progeny has achieved more in her 730 days on the…

By: Mike Wass / January 7, 2014

Jay Z Brings 12-Year-Old Fan On Stage To Perform “Clique”: Watch

At his Greensboro, North Carolina show on Sunday (January 5), Jay Z invited a 12-year-old fan on stage to perform a chunk of "Clique" in what was pretty much the coolest move in the history of dad-rap. Apparently the pre-teen (Justin, I believe) was holding a sign reading "Can I Rap For You?" and Hov…

By: Carl Williott / January 7, 2014

Rick Ross Joins Jay Z In Florida To Perform “F*ckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt”: Watch

Last month, Rick Ross would perform Jay Z's "FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt" outfitted with a black velvet blazer and a live band, 1500 or Nothin'. He was on tour to promote his next album Mastermind (now out early 2014), but as if inspired by Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie" return to pop, Rozay would coolly recite the hook,…

By: Christina Lee / January 3, 2014

Watch Beyonce Dance To ‘Beyonce’ At Diddy’s New Year’s Eve Party

What did you do for New Year's Eve? Probably something fun, right? Probably thought you went all out? Well, big shot party animal, whatever you did can't compare to dancing to your own hit records at Diddy's NYE party at the Versace Mansion. That's what Beyonce did on December 31. Bey was spotted at the…

By: Carl Williott / January 2, 2014

Britney Spears Wants To Try Acting Again: Morning Mix

:: Britney Spears would love to return to the big screen, if offered the right part. Casting directors, take note: The Crossroads star is a fan of We're the Millers, Bridesmaids and Jennifer Lopez flicks. [E!] :: Miley Cyrus dismissed Joe Jonas' assertion that she and Demi Lovato pressured him to try smoking weed, a…

By: Christina Lee / December 30, 2013

2013 In Review: Sizing Up The Year’s Breakout Hip-Hop/R&B Producers

Here at Idolator, one of our favorites tasks is gauging the larger trends of mainstream music culture. With hip-hop and R&B increasingly driving the zeitgeist (oh hai Beyonce!), there are few better ways to chart pop's 2013 narrative than to take a closer look at the beat-makers who stepped up their game and came to…

By: Patrick Bowman / December 25, 2013

Rick Ross & Jay Z Are The Truth In “The Devil Is A Lie”: Listen

Rick Ross and Jay Z's latest collaboration dropped Thursday (apparently with new artwork), and this time their collab may actually live up to Rozay's mammoth promises. "The Devil Is A Lie" features a blaring soul-trap beat, bringing to mind the infectious, vibrant melding of new and old heard on of Jay's Black Album or Kanye West'…

By: Carl Williott / December 20, 2013

Nirvana Will Be Inducted Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Legendary grunge band Nirvana will be inducted into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Linda Ronstadt, KISS, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel and Cat Stevens. [CNN] :: Katy Perry had egg on her face when someone messed up her playback at NRJ awards in France. The organizer…

By: Mike Wass / December 18, 2013

Lana Del Rey, Taylor Swift, Pharrell Make Oscars Long List For Best Original Song

Yeezy season Oscar season approaching, and the first order of business for the Academy is figuring out which songs are eligible for the Best Original Song category. The cabal has settled on a preliminary list of 75 songs from films released this year that qualify and are now in the running for an official nomination. Among…

By: Carl Williott / December 17, 2013

Beyonce & Jay Z’s “Drunk In Love”: Watch Pop’s Power Couple Go H.A.M. At The Beach

Beyonce and Jay Z prove beach is better in the black-and-white video for Bey's "Drunk In Love." The Beyonce track was co-written by Bey, Jay, Timbaland, J-Roc and a host of others, and the visual was directed by the legendary Hype Williams. With all that firepower, neither the song nor the visual disappoints. The track…

By: Carl Williott / December 13, 2013

2013’s Highest Grossing Tours: See Who Topped Beyonce, Taylor Swift, JT, Gaga & Bieber

We interrupt this Beyonce-cast with a bit of other news.  But it still involves Beyonce, so, stick with it for a second. Billboard has begun rolling out its year-end coverage, and that means the list of 2013's 25 highest grossing tours is out. Since the numbers are tallied from November 14, 2012 to November 12, 2013, it…

By: Carl Williott / December 13, 2013

Drake & Jay Z Join Timbaland On Gritty “Know Bout Me”: See The Lyric Video

Timbaland never really went away, but thanks to his work on Justin Timberlake's The 20/2o Experience, as well as Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail, there's a renewed interest in the super-producer as he enters a new era of his career. With more eyes on him again, Tim's prepping another solo album, Textbook Timbo (I gue…

By: Carl Williott / December 12, 2013

Rick Ross Teases Jay Z Collaboration “The Devil Is A Lie”

Rick Ross pushed back the release of Mastermind to 2014, but he's using the extra time to build up unreasonably huge expectations, in classic Rozay fashion. Last night (December 10), Maybach Music Group's official Twitter account said the album's Jay Z collaboration, "The Devil Is A Lie," is the "biggest record you'll ever hear in your life."…

By: Carl Williott / December 11, 2013

Watch Jay Z Tribute Nelson Mandela With “Young Forever” At L.A. Show

Jay Z's Magna Carta World Tour landed in Los Angeles Monday (December 9), and to close out his Staples Center show, Hov dedicated "Young Forever" to Nelson Mandela, who passed away last week and whose massive memorial took place today in South Africa. "We want to dedicate this song to Nelson Mandela. A great man,"…

By: Carl Williott / December 10, 2013
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