Jay-Z defends producer Just Blaze after Ye West calls him a ‘copycat’

During a recent interview on the ‘Drink Champs’ podcast, Kanye, 44, blasted Just Blaze after they both worked on Jay Z’s 2001 album ‘The Blueprint’. He said: “He get credit for ‘The Blueprint’, and I did the first half of ‘The Blueprint’, and he just copied my half. I mean look where I’m at today […]

Just Blaze responds after Ye West calls him a ‘copycat’ producer (video)

Ye West is back in drama once again after his recent interview with N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN on their Drink Champs podcast. During the interview he called fellow producer and collaborator Just Blaze a “copycat” who bit his style when they both produced on Jay-Z’s 2001 album The Blueprint. “Just Blaze is a copycat. He […]

The late DJ Timbuck2 is honored by Chicago

December 30 in Chicago will forever be known as DJ TimBuck2 day, via a declaration from the Mayor’s office. This honor is an example of the impact of the late Timothy Francis Jones, aka DJ Timbuck2. Jones recently passed away due to cancer. In a heartfelt open letter to his family and friends, he stresses […]

Just Blaze performs live at Tanqueray Trunk Show in Washington, D.C.

Tanqueray Trunk Show made a stop in the Nation’s Capital and ended with a performance by super producer Just Blaze, who performed at Opera in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. The Tanqueray Trunk Show event series is a nationwide campaign that provides mentorship through progressive style via six invitation-only events across the U.S. It takes a look […]

Celebrity tattoo artist Mister Cartoon at Chicago Bacardi Fusion Lounge

As young Chicago tastemakers enjoyed Bacardi’s newest offering, Mango Fusion rum,  at Venue One sounds were provided by WGCI’s, DJ Timbuck2 and Grammy-nominated producer, Just Blaze. The combination of tattoo and sneaker life is growing in mainstream popularity. Curated by multicultural advertising agency, commonground, the event featured work from nationally recognized tattoo artist, Mister Cartoon. […]

Jay Z allegedly targeted by extortionist producer Chauncey Mahan

According to TMZ, hip-hop superstar Jay Z was targeted in an alleged multi-million dollar extortion plot by a former producer named Chauncey Mahan. Reportedly, Mahan contacted Live Nation last week and claimed he had master recordings from Jay Z and his associates from 1998 through 2002

Just Blaze: Dame Dash’s ‘Mouth just got in the way’

The hills and valleys of Dame Dash’s career have been well-documented. In the last several years, fans have witnessed Dash’s fall; from amongst the top-tier hip-hop moguls to an industry footnote struggling through financial and legal hardship. In a recent interview with VladTV, superproducer Just Blaze shared his perspective on the Roc-A-Fella co-founder’s decline.