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Watch Jay Z’s Reasonable Doubt Documentary RD20

Jay Z's landmark debut Reasonable Doubt turned 20 years old today. In celebration of that anniversary, Tidal is streaming a 35-minute documentary directed by Scheme…
Peter Helman | June 25, 2016 - 3:12 pm

The Anniversary

Reasonable Doubt Turns 20

Jay-Z never sounded hungry. That's the striking thing about Reasonable Doubt, Jay's landmark debut, which celebrates its 20th anniversary on Saturday. There's some debate on…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2016 - 10:21 am

The Week In Pop

Blurred Line Dance: Pharrell’s Album With Country Stars Little Big Town Isn’t Good, But At Least It’s Weird

You're Pharrell Williams. As one half of carbonated funk production duo the Neptunes, you spent the '90s and '00s changing hip-hop forever. You helped Justin…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2016 - 4:55 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Jay Z Would Like To Remind You That He Can Rap

Imagine being Jay Z right now. Imagine having an iconic 20-year musical legacy but watching celebrity-impressionist comedians reducing your entire history to a mirthless chuckle,…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2016 - 11:31 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Staging a summer festival in NYC is always a gamble, and this is a pretty bad year for Governors Ball to come up snake eyes.
Stereogum | June 3, 2016 - 4:51 pm

Pusha T – “Drug Dealers Anonymous” (Feat. Jay Z)

Pusha T's late-2015 prequel album King Push - Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude was truly fantastic, and now the king is back with the first…
Peter Helman | May 31, 2016 - 8:26 pm

Fat Joe & Remy Ma – “All The Way Up (Remix)” (Feat. Jay Z)

One of the year's best and most surprising rap hits is "All The Way Up," a celebratory throwback banger from the New York veterans Fat…
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2016 - 9:06 am

Jay Z Reportedly Working On Lemonade Response Album

A week and a half ago, Beyoncé released her surprise album Lemonade and famously upended the public's image of her relationship with Jay Z. The…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2016 - 11:13 am

Watch Beyoncé Sing Lemonade Songs Live For The First Time At Miami Tour Opener

Fresh off of the release of Lemonade, her latest towering statement of an album, Beyoncé has just kicked off her Formation World Tour tonight at…
Peter Helman | April 27, 2016 - 10:36 pm

Sounding Board

A Queen Bleeds: Beyoncé’s Transcending Emotion On Lemonade

The most fascinating and frustratingly opaque window we've had into Beyoncé and Jay Z's relationship is the infamous elevator footage that surfaced almost two years…
Collin Robinson | April 25, 2016 - 11:15 am

Stream Beyoncé LEMONADE

Beyoncé's mysterious LEMONADE project premiered on HBO tonight, and contrary to reports, it was not a "docu-style special." Rather, it was one of her patented…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2016 - 9:58 pm

Drake – “Pop Style” (Feat. Kanye West & Jay Z) + “One Dance” (Feat. Wizkid & Kyla)

A lot of new Drake songs have been leaking lately, but he released two big ones officially today. The headliner is "Pop Style,"
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2016 - 11:25 am

Jay Z Suing Original Tidal Owners For Inflating Subscriber Numbers

Jay Z might've paid too much money for Tidal. Jay's streaming service just hit the one-year anniversary of its relaunch this week, and now Bloomberg
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2016 - 1:29 pm

Puff Daddy & The Family, Jay Z, Mary J. Blige Set For Biggie Tribute In Brooklyn

On what would've been the 46th birthday of Biggie Smalls this year, Biggie's old friend Puff Daddy will reunite practically the entire late-'90s Bad Boy…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2016 - 9:58 am

The Week In Pop

Gwen Stefani’s Breakup Album Is Bland, But What Choice Did She Have?

In the entertainment industry, breaking up is good for business. As we've seen from Blood On The Tracks to Vulnicura, divorce and other profound romantic…
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2016 - 12:53 pm
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