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Westside Gunn Releases New Album ‘Pray For Paris’

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Buffalo, New York rapper Westside Gunn on Roc Nation x Shady Records has today released his new album Pray For Paris on Griselda Records, affiliated with Eminem’s Shady Records. This solo project features 13-tracks with a host of vocal guest features including his older brother Conway the Machine, Joey Bada$$ of Pro Era, his younger […]

Jay Electronica’s Debut Album Cover is Reportedly a Picture of Beyonce’s Pool

Jay Electronica's Debut Album Cover is Reportedly a Picture of Beyonce's Pool

Jay Electronica finally delivered his long-delayed debut album, A Written Testimony, last weekend and fans are raving. Hip Hop fans spent their quarantined weekend dissecting Electronica’s and JAY-Z’s bars on Twitter. Hov was featured on nine out of ten tracks, but that was the most obvious collaborator outside of The-Dream and Travis Scott. Rihanna made […]

Jadakiss Set to Drop New Album ‘Ignatius’ This Friday

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NYC rap legend Jadakiss is set to drop his fifth solo studio album Ignatius this Friday on Def Jam/Roc Nation/D-Block. The album is named after his former manager, Ruff Ryder producer/A&R and long-time friend Ignatius “Ice Pick Jay” Jackson who unfortunately passed away from cancer in June 2017 (RIP). This release is set to be […]

Buju Banton Inks New Deal With Roc Nation

Buju Banton Inks New Deal With Roc Nation

Buju Banton has been booked and busy ever since he got out of prison. Fresh off the heels of the release of his new single, “Trust,” he dropped the visuals for the record “Steppa.” The music video is his first project under his new Roc Nation deal. The reggae icon is the second Jamaican artist […]

JAY-Z Names Desiree Perez CEO of Roc Nation

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JAY-Z announced Desiree Perez as the CEO of Roc Nation on Friday. Mrs. Perez has been operating in the role of COO since 2009 and is also a co-founder of the company. Mrs. Perez’s appointment to CEO is effective immediately and will see her lead the company in the growth and development of the entire […]

Amazon Drops Trailer for ‘Free Meek’ Docuseries

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Amazon is teaming up with Meek Mill for a six-part documentary series. The series which is being described as “fight for exoneration while exposing flaws in the criminal justice system” will focus on Mill’s life over the past ten years and will feature topics when he assaulted an officer at 18 years old and when […]

Jay-Z Signs a Superstar to Roc Nation Sports

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Jay-Z was able to add a big player to his Roc Nation Sports division. Soccer star Jerome Boateng of Bayern Munich just agreed to terms to join Roc Nation Sports. This is beneficial for both Roc Nation and Boateng. The 26-year-old star defender is the first European athlete to sign with Roc Nation, and according to TMZ, told a […]

Watch Vic Mensa’s “U Mad” Video, Featuring Kanye West

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Vic drops his first video since signing to the Roc All year, Vic Mensa has been working with and touring with Kanye West, and just over a month ago, he announced that he’d signed a record deal with Roc Nation. Things are moving fast for the Chicago native, and hopefully, by the end of the […]

There’s No Deal in Place Between Apple Music and Kanye West…Yet

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This whole Kanye and Apple thing could be a thing, but it’s not a thing yet There’s something brewing at Apple Music, and when lands in iPhones all over the world on June 30th, the streaming war will become exponentially more contentious. Can Jay Z follow through on his promises at Tidal? Will Spotify’s severely […]

Jay Z to Fans at Tidal Show: “Only One They Hating On Look The Same As You”

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Jay Z puts Tidal on his shoulders during a special 2-night engagement Since I started writing about music in the 2010’s, I’ve seen some pretty crazy moments. I was there when Q-Tip brought out Kanye West for a crowd of a few hundred people in Brooklyn. I caught Outkast on their reunion tour (twice). I was […]

Vic Mensa Has Signed To Roc Nation

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The Save Money rep inks a deal with the house that Hov built Vic Mensa has officially signed with Roc Nation. The news was confirmed via a tweet from Jay Z‘s Twitter account, which simply read “Roc Nation Records x @VicMensa,” and included an iTunes link to Vic’s new single, “U Mad,” which features fellow […]

Stream Jay Z’s “Special Announcement” Press Conference Live

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The next big addition to Jay Z’s business palette is about to be unveiled For much of the 1st quarter of 2015, TIDAL–the Swiss streaming service that is expected to immediately compete with Spotify, Rdio and Beats Music–has been discussed feverishly, thanks to the man that recently purchased it. Tidal’s parent company, Aspiro, announced that […]

Watch Rihanna Perform Her New Single, “BBHMM,” For The First Time

Rihanna gets gully in Primetime Last night, the iHeartRadio Awards aired on NBC, and among several performances by the biggest stars in the Pop world was Rihanna performing her new single, “B*tch Better Have My Money,” for the first time ever. Rih Rih channeled her inner Lil’ Kim, hopping out of a helicopter draped head […]

Listen To Jay Electronica’s “Road To Perdition” Featuring Jay Z

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As he always does, Jay Electronica appears seemingly out of nowhere with a banger We’ve been waiting for Jay Electronica‘s debut album, Act II: Patents Of Nobility (The Turn) since he first signed to Jay Z‘s Roc Nation label back in 2010 following the release of a string of timeless loosies, including the almost mythical, […]