Posts tagged "Jay-Z"

6 Highlights From Last Week’s Action In Austin

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Last week, major label heads, music geeks and excited fans gathered in the city of Austin to enjoy one of the largest music festivals in the country. From big-name superstars like Coldplay and Jay Z to rising artists like BANKS,…

Bianca Gracie / March 21, 2014

Kanye West & Jay Z To Perform Together At SXSW

For the first time since their 2012 Watch The Throne tour, Kanye West and Jay Z are performing a full concert together. The two hip-hop kings will headline day 1 of Samsung’s SXSW concert series in Austin on Tuesday (March 12). The two previously performed together at SXSW in 2011 for a G.O.O.D. Music showcase.

Carl Williott / March 11, 2014

Alleged Daft Punk & Jay Z Collaboration “Computerized” Hits Web: Stream The Track

Well this is interesting. A purported Daft Punk song featuring Jay Z called “Computerized” has made its way onto the Internet. It’s allegedly a leftover from their Random Access Memories sessions, and some sites are even claiming that it was produced by Kanye West. The track certainly sounds authentic, and I can’t recall ever hearing these Jay…

Carl Williott / March 10, 2014

Robin Thicke Is Still Talking About Paula Patton At Concerts: Morning Mix

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:: Poor Robin Thicke. He’s still trying to win back wife Paula Patton by declaring his love for her at shows. A couple of days after telling concertgoers in Virginia of his romantic woes, he performed Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” in her honor at a gig in Atlantic City. Aww! [Billboard]…

Mike Wass / March 4, 2014

Beyonce’s “Drunk In Love” Now Gets A T.I. Remix: Listen To The Latest Overhaul

The onslaught of “Drunk In Love” remixes continues. Beyonce’s all-conquering top 5 hit has been overhauled by Kanye West, Diplo and The Weeknd over the past couple of days. But wait, there’s more! T.I. put his spin on the song today (February 17) and it’s another highly explicit brag about bedroom antics.

Bey clearly…

Mike Wass / February 17, 2014

Is Beyonce Releasing A Video For Kanye West’s “Drunk In Love” Remix?

Beyonce’s “Drunk In Love” now faces stiff competition for R&B/hip-hop radio airplay, from Pharrell’s “Happy” and Pitbull’s “Timber” featuring Ke$ha. Just as it started to descend the charts, however, Beyonce surprised yet again: On February 14, Hot 97’s Angie Martinez debuted the official “Drunk In Love” remix featuring Kanye West. The next day, Bey herself hinted…

Christina Lee / February 16, 2014

10 Artist-Producer Breakups That Prove The Curmudgeons Right This Valentine’s Day

Sure, it’s easy to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a pop music website. The entire pop industry is built on songs about falling in love sung by attractive, covetable stars. Pop music gives couples “our song” and something to muffle the squeaky bed frame. But pop music is also a playground for the cold-hearted cynics scowling…

Idolator Staff / February 12, 2014

Jay Z Films Beyonce Jumping Off A Yacht: Watch

Here’s something a little different for your Friday afternoon. Beyonce just updated her Tumblr with a video of her jumping off a luxury yacht during her recent mediterranean vacation. Filmed on Jay Z’s smartphone, the cute clip begins with a bikini clad Bey standing on the ship’s roof.

Hov can be heard cheering…

Mike Wass / February 7, 2014

Kanye West, Lil Wayne, The Weeknd Featured On Rick Ross’ ‘Mastermind’: See The Tracklist

Rick Ross just unveiled the tracklist to his forthcoming album Mastermind (out March 4), and unsurprisingly, it boasts an A-list roster. We already knew Jay Z was on the LP for “The Devil Is a Lie,”  but Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, The WeekndJeezy and Meek Mill are also featured on the release. (Guess we’ll…

Carl Williott / February 7, 2014

Fifth Harmony Recorded A Barbie Anthem: Morning Mix

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:: Fifth Harmony recorded a new theme song for Barbie, titled “Anything Is Possible.” The lyric video is out now, while an actual music video and doll collaboration (!) are coming soon. [Twitter]

:: Tegan And Sara are among the dozen or so featured musicians in “Go Forth,…

Christina Lee / February 3, 2014

Future Covers Beyonce And Jay Z’s “Drunk In Love”: Listen

Beyonce really knew what she was doing when she picked Jay Z-assisted sex jam “Drunk In Love” as the lead single from her chart-busting fifth album. The infectious anthem owns R&B radio and roared into the iTunes top five post-Grammy performance. Oh and Vin Diesel even filmed himself doing the choreography, so you know the…

Mike Wass / January 29, 2014

Grimes And Jay Z Smoked Cigars At Pre-Grammys Party: Morning Mix

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:: This isn’t so much newsworthy as completely awesome. Jay Z and Grimes smoked cigars together at Roc Nation’s pre-Grammy’s party. What do you think they were talking about? The weather? [NME]

:: Queen Latifah will sing “America The Beautiful” during the Super Bowl XLVIII pre-game festivities. The rapper/talk…

Mike Wass / January 29, 2014

Grammy Awards 2014: Watch The Performances

The 2014 Grammy Awards began with a self-contained advertisement for the Awards themselves, which were touted as a platform for performances that “people will be talking about for years.” So did this year live up to the high standards? Eh, maybe a couple of them? Pink’s trapeze act was expected, but that made it no…

Carl Williott / January 26, 2014

Grammy Awards 2014: The Full List Of Winners

The 56th annual Grammy Awards kicked off at 8 p.m. on Jauary 26th at Los Angeles’ mammoth Staples Center, and before the televised event even hit the airwaves, awards were handed out to artists and personalities as varied as Michael Buble (Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album) and Stephen Colbert (Best Spoken Word Album), and album…

Robbie Daw / January 26, 2014

Beyonce & Jay Z’s Power 100 ‘Billboard’ Cover

In our Morning Mix roundup today, we mentioned that Beyonce and Jay Z have topped Billboard’s latest Power 100 list. Above you’ll see the cover of the music industry publication to go with that feature, which credits the couple’s “game-changing moves” for putting them at the top of the heap when it came to the…

Robbie Daw / January 24, 2014

Grammy Awards 2014: A Viewer’s Guide

Music fans barely had a chance to absorb all the Best of 2013 lists and 2014 prediction posts before having to switch into Grammy mode, thanks to the show’s earlier date this year. But maybe it’s better this way, coming before the Super Bowl, before anything has had a chance to really set the tone…

Carl Williott / January 24, 2014

Nicki Minaj Calls Out ‘ESPN’ Magazine For Airbrushing Her Cover: Morning Mix

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:: Nicki Minaj has called out ESPN magazine for retouching her cover photo. That’s fair enough but her complaint is kind of strange. She swears they made her forehead longer. Is that a thing? [Rap Up]

:: Our condolences go out to Mary J. Blige. Her father is i…

Mike Wass / January 24, 2014

Beyonce And Jay Z To Perform “Drunk In Love” For The First Time At The Grammys

The Carters are set to rock the Grammy Awards with a show-stealing performance of “Drunk In Love”. At least according to Hits Daily Double. We know that Beyonce and Jay Z are performing at the ceremony and it makes sense for them to promote new music but try to contain your excitement until the husband/wife…

Mike Wass / January 22, 2014

Jay Z Added To Lineup Of Grammys Performers

Jay Z is confirmed to perform at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. Among a slew of others, he joins Kendrick Lamar, Keith Urban, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, and, best of all, Beyonce.

Last week, mere rumors of Beyonce’s slot inspired fans to imagine the royal hip-hop couple teaming up on stage. Would they…

Christina Lee / January 20, 2014

Is Beyonce Going To Perform At Jay Z’s Super Bowl Eve Concert?

Last year in New Orleans, Jay Z surprised fans Super Bowl weekend by taking the stage with a newly returned Justin Timberlake to perform their recently unveiled collaboration “Suit & Tie,” as part of DirecTV’s Super Saturday Night concert on the eve of the big game. Jay himself is headlining the event this year i…

Carl Williott / January 16, 2014
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