Jay-Z and Roc Nation get allegedly crooked cop arrested

The social justice advocacy group founded by Jay-Z is celebrating the federal indictment of a former Kansas City, Kansas, police officer who allegedly kidnapped and raped women more than 20 years ago. The U.S. Department of Justice has filed federal civil rights crimes against ex-cop Roger Golubski for allegedly kidnapping and raping two women repeatedly […]

This recent accomplishment shows that Beyoncé isn’t slowing down anytime soon

Beyoncé just keeps on winning. After having just celebrated her birthday, the artist has another occasion to mark as she was recently inducted into the Guinness World Records Hall of Fame. According to Rolling Stone, Beyoncé secured over a dozen entries into the World Records book, which includes the first act to debut at number […]

Justin Williams shares how Roc Nation supports the next generation of creators

The Roc Nation School of Music, Sports, and Entertainment is a part of Jay-Z’s mission to educate the next generation of industry makers. The program offers academic opportunities, scholarships, and a summer academy, as their mission is to close the college completion gap by providing high-achieving students with financial needs access to high-quality education at […]

Elliott Wilson of ‘Rap Radar’ says this trait makes Jay-Z a great person

Elliott Wilson is one-half of “Rap Radar,” the hip-hop podcast that brings in the culture’s biggest names. Over the the years, the show has welcomed guests like Jay-Z, Will Smith and Drake, among others. It’s the only American long-form podcast Drake has appeared on. At the 2022 Made in America festival in Philadelphia, Wilson spoke to […]

Jay-Z and his mom are helping to send young people to college

Jay-Z and his mother have been helping send students to college for nearly two decades now. The Shawn Carter Foundation was co-founded by Gloria Carter and her son Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, and was recognized as a public charity in 2003. The foundation had a table at the 2022 Made in America festival in Philadelphia, and […]

Rory & Mal recap Made in America festival and give Jay-Z his flowers

PHILADELPHIA – Rory Farrell and Jamil “Mal” Clay are two of the most respected voices in hip-hop. Clay is the younger brother of Kareem “Biggs” Burke, one-third of the founding group of Roc-A-Fella Records alongside Dame Dash and Jay-Z. Farrell spent years working in the music industry from Sony Music to MTV throughout his 20s. Both […]

Future said he would try to get at Beyoncé

Rap star Future makes public his attraction to pop goddess Beyoncé, despite her marriage to billionaire business baron Jay-Z, and rapped that he would have tried to come on to her if Hov wasn’t his friend. The emcee made his feelings known while guesting on the single “Bullseye 2” that stars rapper Real Boston Richey. […]

Jay-Z’s comments about capitalism prompt social media debate

Jay-Z has social media talking. In the wake of receiving mass praise for his new four-minute verse on DJ Khaled‘s “GOD DID,” the hip-hop legend made a rare appearance on  Twitter Spaces for a talk with Khaled and other music industry figureheads. The verse opens with four of his artists or affiliates who have become […]

New music Friday: DJ Khaled, Lil Tjay and JID headline releases

Aug. 26 marked a heavy week of new releases in music. The new releases are headlined by DJ Khaled‘s God Did album, which features Jay-Z‘s latest verse, Drake, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Ye, Eminem, Lil Baby, Future, 21 Savage, Quavo, Takeoff, SZA, Roddy Ricch, Lil Durk, Nardo Wick, Kodak Black, Travis Scott, Don Toliver, Gunna, Latto, […]

50 Cent recalls Beyoncé wanted to scrap him over Jay-Z (video)

Rap mogul 50 Cent recalled that Beyoncé once confronted him aggressively over some squabble that he’d had with her husband Jay-Z that left him stunned and uncertain on how to respond. The “Power” producer was speaking with “The Breakfast Club” about the time that the pop goddess because of words he’d previously spoken about how […]

Jay-Z, Meek Mill and Mike Rubin’s REFORM Alliance pass new law in Florida

REFORM Alliance has done it again. The justice reform group co-founded by Jay-Z, Meek Mill and Michael Rubin, have passed its 16th law in its 10th state. This time, a change has been made in Florida’s justice system. Citizens on state probation and community control in the state are now eligible to receive new education […]

New DVSN single backed by Jermaine Dupri, Jay-Z reignites Joe Budden beef

DVSN’s “If I Get Caught” single and music video are the current talk of R&B. A Jermaine Dupri track, sampled and co-signed by Jay-Z under Drake and the LVRN label that introduced the likes of Raury, 6Lack and Summer Walker, there is no denying this storm was premeditated. The single represents 2022 in more ways […]

Jay-Z says he doesn’t charge for features; Joe Budden rebuts the claim

On July 14, Jay-Z sat down with Kevin Hart for an interview and talked about how nowadays he doesn’t charge to do features on songs. “Pretty much every song that I’m on, I’m asked to be on,” Jay-Z said. “I don’t ask people to be on their songs. I never charge.” That last sentence recently […]

Why Jay-Z felt burned out

Jay-Z retired from the music industry after releasing The Black Album — but Jay now realizes that he “just needed a break” before he returned with a new record, “Kingdom Come,” in 2006. The award-winning rapper – who even threw a star-studded retirement party — told comedian Kevin Hart on the “Hart to Hear”‘ podcast: […]

Irv Gotti gets emotional as he sells masters in $300M deal (video)

Irv Gotti has a lot to celebrate. The co-founder of Murder Inc. Records signed away his masters to Iconoclast for $300 million. He celebrated the signing with an Instagram post. “I’m a little uh-” Gotti said in the video. “This is a big day for me. I’m signing a deal that’s basically changing the lives […]

Blue Ivy embarrassed as Jay-Z kisses her at NBA game (video)

Jay-Z may be a Hall of Fame rapper, a billionaire and a change agent in the world of music and pop culture, but to Blue Ivy Carter, he’s just an annoying dad. Blue Ivy Carter was adorably embarrassed at the NBA Finals in San Francisco on Monday, June 14, 2022, when her famous father hugged […]

Saucy Santana torched for old tweets calling Blue Ivy’s hair ‘nappy’; he responds

Rapper Saucy Santana is swinging back at the fierce and formidable “Bey-Hive” when they came for her after old tweets were unearthed calling Blue Ivy Carter “nappy-headed” and Beyoncé “dry.” Santana, a 28-year-old emcee who was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, as Justin Harris, made very disparaging comments about Queen Bey and her daughter Blue Ivy […]

Fans enraged by the ‘Rolling Stone’ list of 200 greatest rap albums

A heated herd of hip-hop heads stampeded onto the hashtag #RollingStone, inflamed and outraged at the music magazine’s compilation of the “200 Greatest Rap Albums of All Time.” Hardcore fans, hip-hop journalists, and even casual observers immediately expressed exasperation, shock and revulsion at Rolling Stone for how and why the panelists could have the audacity […]

Diddy explains how Jay-Z ‘filled those shoes’ of Tupac and Biggie

Music impresario Diddy bestowed Jay-Z with the highest of compliments by telling his fellow hip-hop legend that he more than adequately filled the mammoth shoes left by Tupac Shakur and Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace. Diddy was speaking during the Twitter Space event that was facilitated by Tidal as part of the commemoration of what would […]

Why 50 Cent called out Jay-Z

Apparently, 50 Cent wasn’t a part of the original plan at the Super Bowl halftime performance. On the “Drink Champs” podcast with Snoop Dogg as a special guest on April 16, N.O.R.E. shared that Eminem wasn’t going to perform at the Super Bowl LVI halftime show without 50 Cent. “I said to Jay-Z, I have […]