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Jay Z shows in New York are always a big deal, and anytime a band as big as No Doubt plays its first show in two years, that's a big deal, too. This fall, both will headline the Global Citizen…   Read Story »
Young Jeezy got one of his first big career looks when Jay-Z rapped his ass off on a remix of Jeezy's street hit "Go Crazy" way the hell back in 2005, and Jeezy and Jay have appeared on tracks…   Read Story »
Last night Beyoncé and Jay Z kicked off their On The Run Tour in Miami. The couple switched back and forth between their respective songs over the course of a sprawling 43-song performance. Check…   Read Story »
An Arnold Palmer (or, if you're from Baltimore, a half-and-half) is one of the best drinks you can have, in just about any situation. It's half lemonade and half iced tea, and it will make an…   Read Story »
Six years after Kanye West's infamous Bonnaroo debut -- a performance that didn't begin until 4:30AM BECAUSE OF PEARL JAM, SQUID BRAINS!! -- the newlywed rapper returned to Manchester last night for…   Read Story »
Although people tend to think of music publications as monolithic hive-mind entities, the Stereogum staff comprises individuals, and we don't always agree. One prime example: In his review of…   Read Story »
One of the things Owen Pallett mentioned when we spoke with him about his great new In Conflict is that he doesn't want to make a habit of breaking down the music theory behind pop hits as he did for…   Read Story »
The question is not so much "How did Paramore end up on American Idol?" as "Why did it take them so long to get there?" As I explained at length last month, the Warped Tour scene that carried Hayley…   Read Story »
We learned the lineup for the Philadelphia edition of Jay Z's Made In America Festival -- including headliners Kanye West and Kings Of Leon plus the National, Pharrell, Girl Talk, Spoon, Chromeo, J.…   Read Story »
This year, its third, Budweiser's Jay Z-curated Made In America festival is expanding to two different coasts, holding down Labor Day weekend in both Philadelphia and Los Angeles. And while we don't…   Read Story »