Posts tagged "Jay-Z"

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 i…
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 wa…
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…
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…
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…
By: Carl Williott / December 10, 2013

Carrie Underwood Prays For ‘The Sound Of Music’ Haters: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Carrie Underwood has responded to the criticism surrounding NBC's The Sound of Music special, particularly her take on leading role Maria von Trapp. "Plain and simple: Mean people need Jesus. They will be in my prayers tonight," she says. [E!] :: Ellen DeGeneres has taken cues from Kanye…
By: Christina Lee / December 9, 2013

2014 Grammy Nominations: Lorde, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar Snag Major Nods

Even without Drake, the show must go on! And so tonight (December 6) we learned who is up for music's biggest awards at The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! (that is not an indicator of our actual excitement level, it's the honest-to-god name of the thing). In between performance…
By: Carl Williott / December 6, 2013

Jay Z Ranked His Own Albums From Best To Worst

Jay Z took to his Life + Times site to post his own personal rankings of his albums from best to worst (thus, these are the official rankings). He also stacked the physical copies in the same order, as you can see up top — solo LPs only. No surprise, Reasonable Doubt stands at…
By: Carl Williott / December 5, 2013

Watch Jay Z Perform “Holy Grail” At First US Date Of Magna Carta World Tour

Jay Z already conquered the US with the help of his pal Justin Timberlake on their joint tour this summer, but the warrior-king is back to pillage on his own with the North American leg of his Magna Carta world tour. The first US date took place in St. Paul, Minnesota on Saturday (November…
By: Carl Williott / December 2, 2013

Cher Lloyd Married Her Hair Stylist Boyfriend: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Cher Lloyd got married to her hair stylist boyfriend Craig Monk yesterday (November 20). The pair started dating in 2011. There's no word yet as to whether he did her hair for the ceremony. [Digital Spy] :: Want to see Kanye West pull an ice pick out of David Blaine'…
By: Mike Wass / November 21, 2013

Jay Z Moves Forward With Controversial Barneys Deal (With A Few Conditions)

Jay Z has decided to move forward with his partnership with Barneys New York, despite high-profile accusations of racial profiling and the ensuing outcries to withdraw his support. "I am in a unique position to use my voice to affect change to this disturbing issue,"…
By: Christina Lee / November 16, 2013

Jay Z’s ‘The Black Album’ Turns 10: Backtracking

Backtracking is our recurring look back at the pop music that shaped our lives. Our friends may come and go, but we’ll be spinning our favorite albums forever. Back in 2003, when Kanye West was about to transition from in-demand producer to breakout rapper and Eminem's year of Eminem Show-"Lose Yourself" dominance finally faded into the…
By: Bianca Gracie / November 14, 2013

Stevie Nicks Will Make A Cameo On ‘American Horror Story: Coven': Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Ryan Murphy confirmed that Stevie Nicks will make a cameo on American Horror Story: Coven via Twitter. Her trademark flowing gowns will fit right in! [Vulture] :: The Carters keep winning. Jay Z's Made In America documentary has been picked up for theatrical distribution. It will hit theaters in 2014 despite airing o…
By: Mike Wass / November 13, 2013

Ashanti Played A Talent Show Judge On ‘Law & Order: SVU': Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Ashanti played a talent show host on this week's episode of Law & Order: SVU alongside Clay Aiken and Taylor Hicks. Happily, none of them were victims. [Vibe] :: It's a sad day when you can't give a friend a present. Jay Z is being investigated by the Major Baseball League…
By: Mike Wass / November 8, 2013

Jay Z Sued Over “Run This Town” Sample

A New York City record label is suing Jay Z for copyright infringement for a sample he used on his 2009 song "Run This Town." His collaboration with Kanye West and Rihanna allegedly contains a sample of Eddie Bo's 1969 funk song "Hook & Sling," and according to the New York Daily News,…
By: Carl Williott / November 7, 2013

Ilia Darlin Covers Jay Z And Justin Timberlake’s Summer Smash “Holy Grail”: Watch

Ilia Darlin is rising LA-based, Greek-born pop star who broke through this summer with demented electro-anthem "We Do What We Like". We invited her into the Idolator studio to belt out that song live but also asked if she would be interested in performing a cover and, somewhat surprisingly, she chose Jay…
By: Mike Wass / November 6, 2013

Some Beyonce Fans Have Started A Petition To Stop Her Attending Kimye’s Wedding: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Beyonce's fans are worried that their icon will lose credibility by attending Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's wedding. So much so that a handful of them have started a petition. [Change] :: Speaking of Bey, her rap mogul husband has just unveiled his new fragrance. Jay Z's scent comes i…
By: Mike Wass / November 6, 2013

Nude Madonna Photos Going Up For Auction: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: An 18-year-old Madonna appeared nude in a photo series, which is going up for auction on November 9. The current owner, Jeremy Frommer, acquired the photos when he purchased the entire estate of Penthouse founder Bob Guccione. [Daily Mail (NSFW)] :: A Ke$ha concert in Malaysia was abruptly canceled…
By: Christina Lee / October 28, 2013
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