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Has Lady Gaga’s Comeback Album Failed Before It’s Even Out?

The world is ready for Lady Gaga again, but Lady Gaga does not seem ready for the world. A day before Gaga's ostensible comeback album…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2016 - 3:47 pm

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No Wave: Is This The End Of Tidal? And If So … Then What?

On June 30, the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple was in talks to acquire Tidal, the on-demand music-streaming service launched by Jay Z (and…
Michael Nelson | September 27, 2016 - 10:07 am

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Fall Pop Preview: Does 2016 Have Any Blockbusters Left In It?

In 2016, a new event album seems to materialize out of nowhere every few weeks, seizing the zeitgeist for a few precious weeks (or days!)…
Chris DeVille | September 1, 2016 - 3:26 pm

More Jay-Z stories

Jay Z Announces Ohio Concert In Support Of Clinton

Jay Z will hold a concert in Cleveland in support of Hillary Clinton. Buzzfeed News reports that the show is being held in an effort…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 24, 2016 - 1:25 pm

Jay Z Is The First Rapper Nominated For The Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Jay Z just became the first rapper to be nominated for the Songwriters Hall Of Fame since its inception in 1969. Jay was among the…
Peter Helman | October 22, 2016 - 7:03 pm

Kanye West Discloses Recent Tension With Jay Z And The “Apple/Tidal Bullshit” Behind Their Drake Collab

On the same day Drake released "One Dance" -- which would go on to become his first US #1 single, spending 10 weeks atop Billboard's…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2016 - 9:47 am

Watch Jay Z, Nas, Q-Tip, & More Join Alicia Keys At Free Times Square Concert

Alicia Keys promoted her upcoming new album, Here, with a free concert in Times Square over the weekend. She brought out some special guests during…
James Rettig | October 10, 2016 - 2:01 pm

Watch Beyoncé Bring Out Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, & Serena Williams At Formation Tour Closer In New Jersey

Beyoncé closed out her Formation World Tour at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey last night, and she pulled out all the stops…
Peter Helman | October 8, 2016 - 10:32 am

Jay Z Announces Film & TV Deal With The Weinstein Company

Jay Z probably said it best himself: "I'm not a businessman. I'm a business, man." Mr. Carter has just inked yet another deal, this time…
Collin Robinson | September 29, 2016 - 11:31 am

Jay Z & Beyoncé Reportedly Planning Massive Tidal Concert For Charity

Jay Z and Beyoncé are reportedly planning a "massive" TIDAL concert for charity next month, according to Page Six. Presumably, the event would be similar…
James Rettig | September 16, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Jay Z Narrates NYTimes Op-Ed Video “The War On Drugs Is An Epic Fail”

The New York Times released a new op-ed video today titled "The War On Drugs Is An Epic Fail," which was narrated by Jay Z.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 15, 2016 - 9:58 am

Disney Blog Goes Behind The Scenes Of Strained Daft Punk TRON Courtship

Before Random Access Memories, Daft Punk composed the score for TRON: Legacy, an appropriate pairing for the famously helmeted duo. A new article on Oh
James Rettig | September 9, 2016 - 5:05 pm

Damon Dash Planning “Brutally Honest” Roc-A-Fella Records TV Drama

The breakup of the Roc-A-Fella Records dynasty is one of the great recent tragedies in the world of pop music, and we could soon see…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2016 - 10:12 am

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Feat. Who? Meet The Chart-Climbing Guest Singers Vying To Become Actual Pop Stars

Sometimes pop stars come at you from the side. There are many routes to mainstream music celebrity: Hitting it big on social media…
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2016 - 11:39 am

Jay Z – “spiritual”

This morning, we all woke up to some horrifying news: Five police officers murdered at a protest in Dallas. But even as we're trying to…
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2016 - 8:52 am
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