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Beyonce And Jay Z Drop Surprise ‘Run’ Trailer Starring Sean Penn & Jake Gyllenhaal: Watch

Only Beyonce and Jay Z could drop a video with no warning on a Saturday night and still bust the internet. But this is no ordinary visual. Directed by Melina Matsoukas, Run is a trailer for the best movie we’re never gonna see. It shows scenes from a Bonnie and Clyde-style love story — complete…

Mike Wass | May 17, 2014 - 9:55 pm

Whatcha Say: Solange, Beyonce and Mariah Carey Got Our Readers Talking

It’s Friday, Idolator readers! And what an unexpected week in pop it was, right Solange’s shocking assault of Jay Z in an elevator with Bey made the Internet explode on Monday, followed by the memes and Twitter detective work by the BeyHive. (And then the family made a statement and now everything is back to…

Bradley Stern | May 16, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Beyonce, Solange And Jay Z Release A Statement About Their Now Infamous Elevator Brawl

Footage of Solange Knowles going HAM on Jay Z’s face in an elevator became an instant sensation when it leaked on Monday (May 12). The post-Met Gala brawl (and Beyonce’s stunned response) captured the imagination because it was so surreal. What did Hov do to incur Solo’s unholy wrath? We’re still no closer to finding…

Mike Wass | May 15, 2014 - 3:36 pm

Debbie Harry Speaks Out On Celebrity Elevator Violence At ‘The Daily Show’: Watch

Blondie’s Debbie Harry recently cut to the heart of the Solange-Jay Z elevator fight: “If private elevator violence isn’t stopped, the day may soon come where celebrities have to take the stairs,” she said, in a fake PSA filmed for The Daily Show. “Do you want to live in that world? I know I don’t.”

Christina Lee | May 15, 2014 - 9:13 am

Beyonce, Jay Z & Drake Lead 2014 BET Awards Nominations: See The Full List

Beyonce, Jay Z and Drake lead the nominations for the 2014 BET Awards, to the surprise of no one.
All three artists earned five nods each. Drake faces off against Jay Z, J. Cole, Future and last year’s winner, Kendrick Lamar, for Male Hip Hop Artist. That category aside, Hov only scored big for…

Christina Lee | May 14, 2014 - 10:18 am

Kelly Rowland Got Married To Tim Witherspoon: Morning Mix

:: Kelly Rowland got married to manager Tim Witherspoon in an intimate ceremony in Costa Rica on May 9. The R&B diva even had former Destiny’s Child bandmate Beyonce as her bridesmaid. [Vibe]

:: So much for the supposed feud between Solange Knowles and Jay Z. The unlikely duo were spotted shopping for jewelry yesterday (May…

Mike Wass | May 14, 2014 - 5:00 am

Beyonce And Jay Z Add New Dates To Their Joint ‘On The Run’ Tour

Beyonce and Jay Z won’t let the elevator ride from hell get in the way of their blockbuster On The Run stadium extravaganza. The Carters caught a basketball game last night (May 12) to prove that everything is well and good in their kingdom, and announced extra tour dates in California today. In light of recent…

Mike Wass | May 13, 2014 - 2:13 pm

Solange Knowles’ 10 Greatest Hits (No Pun Intended): The Idolator Playlist

Solange Knowlespost-Met Gala elevator throwdown with Jay Z is already the thing of pop culture legend. The footage, which was unearthed by TMZ yesterday (May 12), raises so many questions. What did Hov say that so enraged Solo? Why was Beyonce more concerned about the state of her admittedly flawless gown than the frenzied fisticuffs…

Mike Wass | May 13, 2014 - 12:24 pm

The Standard Hotel Addresses The Leak Of Solange And Jay Z’s Fight Footage: Morning Mix

:: Solange Knowleselevator brawl with Jay Z became instant headline news when it leaked yesterday (May 12). The hotel where the footage was filmed has addressed the situation, expressing their outrage at the breach of privacy. They have launched an immediate investigation into the matter. [Vibe]

:: The fallout from the above story…

Mike Wass | May 13, 2014 - 5:00 am

Solange Knowles Vs. Jay Z: Post-Fight Pics, An Instagram Clue & The Bey Hive’s Twitter Meltdown

TMZ dropped a bomb earlier this morning (May 12) when the posted video footage of Solange Knowles throwing punches at Jay Z in an elevator at (or immediately after, it’s still unclear) the Met Gala on May 5. It triggered a wave of social media commentary, mostly centered on what could have triggered Solo’s outburst…

Mike Wass | May 12, 2014 - 11:59 am

Here’s Insane Video Of Solange Physically Attacking Jay Z In An Elevator While Beyonce Watches

Well, here’s an item we were never expecting to see. TMZ has just posted video which appears to show Solange attacking her brother-in-law Jay Z in an elevator last week, as Beyonce stands by watching (crippled with shock, maybe?). This is completely bonkers. Oh, and it’s almost certainly really them: the incident apparently occurred at a Met…

Carl Williott | May 12, 2014 - 9:29 am

2014 Met Gala: Watch Beyonce, Jay Z, Rihanna, Kanye West & Taylor Swift On The Red Carpet

Manhattan’s Metropolitan Museum Of Art hosted a slew of celebrities last night for its annual Costume Institute gala. The honorees this year were fashion designer Charles James and Vogue editor Anna Wintour (on hand for the renamed Anna Wintour Costume Center, for which First Lady Michelle Obama cut the ribbon), and attendees included, among many…

Robbie Daw | May 6, 2014 - 6:34 am

Beyonce, Jay Z, Rihanna & Kanye West Grace ‘Ebony’ Magazine’s Black Music Month 4-Cover Issue

Ebony magazine pays tribute to Beyonce, Jay Z, Rihanna and Kanye West in their collectors’ edition, four-cover Black Music Month special issue. Each superstar gets their own special cover and title. Bey is crowned ‘The Diva’, while Hov is referred to as ‘The Mogul’. Meanwhile, Rih is ‘The Rebel’ and Ye is ‘The Poet’. All…

Mike Wass | May 5, 2014 - 11:53 am

It Takes A Village: 10 Pop Hits That Took At Least 6 Writers To Cobble Together, From “Drunk In Love” To “Timber”

Ahhh. Remember the good ol’ days when it only took one skilled tunesmith to write a hit single? Yeah — our minds don’t stretch back that far, either. In fact, if you have to travel in time, to “Somebody That I Used To Know” in 2012, to find the last single to top the Billboard…

Robbie Daw | April 30, 2014 - 12:10 pm

Beyonce And Jay Z’s ‘On The Run’ Tour Pre-Sale Wreaks Havoc On Twitter: See The Best Tweets

Pre-sale for Beyonce and Jay Z’s blockbuster On The Run tour kicked off at 8am this morning (April 29) and, not that unexpectedly, sparked a minor Twitter riot when prices and seating plans were finally revealed. VIP packages range from $491 for a seat in the first 20 rows to a whopping $1746 to be…

Mike Wass | April 29, 2014 - 12:57 pm

Beyonce & Jay Z Announce On The Run Tour: See The Dates

After two weeks of rumors, Beyonce and Jay Z’s joint tour has been confirmed. The married stars are linking up for a run of 16 stadium shows in the US and Canada this summer for their On The Run Tour (odds are fans are still going to refer to it as The Mr. & Mrs. Carter…

Carl Williott | April 28, 2014 - 6:19 am

Coachella 2014: Pharrell Brings Out Jay Z, Usher, T.I. & Pusha T: Watch

Pharrell set the bar high for himself during the first weekend of Coachella, as he invited hip-hop and pop stars like Nelly, Snoop Dogg and Gwen Stefani to perform Neptunes-featured and -produced hits. For his second weekend set, though, the Virginia Beach hit-maker managed to top himself. Jay Z joined his pal and busted out…

Christina Lee | April 21, 2014 - 8:09 am

Mariah Carey’s New Album May Be Pushed Back Again: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Has Mariah Carey delayed the release of The Art of Letting Go, again? While originally due out May 6 — and following her new single (and several remixes of) “You’re Mine (Eternal)”the album has been quietly removed from her label Island’s release schedule. [Popdust]

:: Michelle

Christina Lee | April 21, 2014 - 5:53 am

Beyonce & Jay Z Channel Kim & Kanye’s “Bound 2″ Motorcycle Ride For Mystery Shoot

Beyonce and Jay Z are up to something, indeed. Earlier this week, it was reported that the married couple are heading on a joint summer tour. And now they’ve been spotted outside L.A. shooting a video of some sort, with Bey in a short wedding dress riding on the back of a motorcycle being driven…

Carl Williott | April 18, 2014 - 9:25 am
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