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Remembering Jay Z’s ‘The Blueprint’ On His 46th Birthday

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On Jay Z‘s 46th birthday, we’re taking a look back at Source issue #248, in which we celebrated the 10-year anniversary of what’s widely regarded as Jay Z’s best album, The Blueprint, his 6th album (or 5th, if you want to get technical and exclude The Dynasty). Aside from the historical implications–this album infamously dropped on […]

J. Cole’s Homecoming ‘2014 FHD’ Show Will Air on HBO Next Month

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On August 29 of this year, J. Cole brought his 2014 Forest Hills Drive arena tour to his hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina in one of the most emotional moments of his relatively young career. The sold out crowd was treated to energetic performances of every single song on Cole’s platinum-selling 2014 Forest Hills Drive album–which […]

JAY Z Hires Jeff Toig As TIDAL’s New CEO

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Since becoming involved with TIDAL less than a year ago, JAY Z has experienced some highs and lows with the music streaming service. With stiff competition in the form of Spotify and Apple Music, TIDAL is looking to double down on their progress since revealing they have reached 1 million subscribers back in September. Today, […]

Belly Signs To JAY Z’s Roc Nation And Releases New Song + Music Video

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Canadian rapper Belly has been a mainstay behind the scenes, helping to craft music for several stars within the industry, most notably his comrade The Weeknd, whom he collaborated with on “Might Not” and assisted in writing 6 tunes from his Beauty Behind the Madness album. This extensive work is what helped Belly build his […]

Rihanna-Related Issue Reportedly Broke Up Jay Z and Beyonce At One Point

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There’s an unauthorized Beyonce biography that will be available for purchase next week, titled Becoming Beyonce, authored by J. Randy Taraborrelli, in which allegations are made that a rumor that emanated from Rihanna‘s camp split up Jay Z and Beyonce for a year. The rumor was that Jay Z and Rih Rih had hooked up, and according […]

Yes, Even Jay Z Hit His “Dab” During TIDAL 10×20 Performance

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The dance known as the “dab,” a simple bowing of the head into the elbow crease, coupled with the raising of the arm–held at a 90-degree angle, as if you were prepping to chop a piece of wood in half with your bare hands–so that your hand is all but touching the opposite ear, has […]

Jay Z, Donald Trump Set to Appear on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Tomorrow Night

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All week, Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting his nightly show in Brooklyn, and considering tomorrow night is Jay Z‘s TIDAL 10×20 show, which, on paper, should be on the short-list for the greatest concert lineup of all time, it’s fitting that Hov will be a part of ol’ Jimmy’s show tomorrow. Granted, Kimmel’s broadcast will probably […]

Listen Here: Episode 20 of Tax Season With Memphis Bleek

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Tax sits down with Roc-a-Fella alumni Memphis Bleek. They go deep into Bleek’s history and discuss Jay Z, the downfall of the Roc and classic Summer Jams. Bleek also shares his thoughts on the current state of NY hip hop, ghostwriting and Jay Z making people disappear! Tax Season started not too long ago, only […]

JAY Z, YOUNG JEEZY, CHRIS BROWN, TREY SONGZ, T.I, NE-YO, BOBBY SHMURDA, FRENCH MONTANA, TINASHE, KID INK, CHILDISH GAMBINO, MIGOS & J-COLE ROCK THE POWERHO– USE CONCERT

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JAY Z, YOUNG JEEZY, CHRIS BROWN, TREY SONGZ, T.I, NE-YO, BOBBY SHMURDA, FRENCH MONTANA, TINASHE, KID INK, CHILDISH GAMBINO, MIGOS & J-COLE ROCK THE POWERHO– USE CONCERT THE HIP-HOP SUMMIT YOUTH COUNCIL AND THEIR HIP-HOP AGAINST GUN & GANG VIOLENCE PROJECT WITH SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE POWER 105.1 CONTINUE THEIR GROUNDBREAKING WORK TO END GUN & GANG […]

Jay Z & Beyonce Reportedly Renewed their Vows

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According to People Magazine, Jay Z & Beyonce reportedly renewed their vows. And that’s how you put a stop to all those divorce rumors… Despite summer rumors about the power couple headed for a nasty split, it seems as though that’s the farthest thing from their minds . People magazine reported that the couple has recently […]

Nets Will Resolve Dwight Howard Deal Today

  The Brooklyn Nets are resolving their quest to attain Dwight Howard on Wednesday. According to sources, the Nets will sign Brook Lopez either with the intent to trade him to the Magic or keep him and not pursuit Howard anymore. The Nets are fearful that other teams will come after Lopez , and if […]

Famous BET Awards Moments

This Sunday is the 2012 BET Awards. The Awards always make for great entertainment as the show attracts the biggest stars in the industry. Over the years the show has produced some of  the most memorable and iconic moments in award show history. Check out some Famous BET Award Moments.     Advertisement -Amit C […]

Kendrick Lamar Annouces Summer Jam Festival Stage Performance To Miss Info

Despite the hype, west coast TDE rapper Kendrick Lamar announces his presence will be at Hot 97’s Summer Jam Music Festival. Lamar talks to Hot 97 host Miss Info via satillite about how excited he is to perform on the Summer Jam stage. The announcement for the line-up will be release later today at 4pm on the […]

Jay-Z’s Rocawear Links With The Bronx Bombers

Rocawear recently announced a sponsorship with 27 time World Series Champions, the New York Yankees. For the 2012 season, Rocawear will have branded signage in Yankee stadium and integrated promotions throughout the season. Jameel Spencer, EVP Marketing, men’s division, Iconix Brand Group, Inc., commented, “Jay-Z has been a long-time fan of the Yankees, regularly attends […]

Portfolio Spotlight: Dana Lixenberg

Diana Lixenberg Advertisement Dana Lixenberg lives and works in her native Amsterdam and New York. She studied photography at the London College of Printing (1984- 1986) and at the gerrit Rietveid Academie in Amsterdam (1987- 1989). She was awarded a project grant by the Fonds BKVB for a her 1993 series of portraits at the […]

Republicans Love Jay Z!

When Congressmen can spit bars to a Jay Z track, there’s no room for doubt as to how much influence Hip Hop has in our lives, even in the political arena. In a hilarious exchange between Democrat Alan B. Williams and Republican Speaker of the House Dean Cannon, we learn two very valuable lessons; 1) […]

Hot Shots from Kanye’s Wests Paris Fashion Week Show After-Party Presented by Belvedere

Kanye West’s after party this week in Paris that Belvedere sponsored was epic. Guests at Halle Freyssinet included Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz, Kim Kardashian, Anna Wintour, Alexander Wang, Common, Mos Def, Anne V, Jay Z, Diddy and Cassie, Rosario Dawson, Karlie Kloss and others. Guests enjoyed Belvedere Vodka cocktails with a full on performance/concert by Kanye’s […]

American Express & Jay-Z Collaborate at SXSW for Special Live-Streamed Concert Event

American Express and JAY Z will Collaborate at SXSW for a Special Live-Streamed Concert Event: Amex Sync Show Presenting JAY-Z  Live-Streamed at www.YouTube.com/AmericanExpress on March 12th at 7:00pm CT / 8:00pm ET from SXSW in Austin.  Advertisement   American Express today introduced a new experience for Cardmembers using Twitter —  Cardmembers can now Tweet using special offer hashtags to […]

Listen: Rita Ora – Party & BullSh!t

  Advertisement Hov and his beautiful new pop artist Rita Ora stopped by Z100 to debut her new single Party & Bullshit. The British born singer has been quietly honing her skill on other side of the pond and is now ready to take on America.  – Argenys Collado (@aKiDNamedHENNY)