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As we reported earlier this year, Jay-Z had a large hand in the music component of the upcoming Baz Lurhmann's film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. The tracklist for the…   Read Story »
As Tom pointed out last week, Young Guru debuted Kendrick Lamar's "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe (Remix)" featuring Jay-Z during SXSW at BitTorrent showcase. The entire thing has been unearthed, including…   Read Story »
Kendrick Lamar is, at the moment, the general-consensus greatest young rapper in the universe, which Jay-Z is the general-consensus best old rap man left standing. When those two guys link up with…   Read Story »
Last night, Justin Timberlake returned to Saturday Night Live to host for the fifth time. He took on musical guest duties, as well, as he did when he hosted in 2006. That was also the year that he…   Read Story »
Choosing the ten best songs by one of Brooklyn's most beloved children, the Notorious B.I.G., is essentially a fool's errand. The rapper, né Christopher Wallace, had too dynamic a scope, despite his…   Read Story »
Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake are two people who are very, very good at performing in front of vast crowds, and they're both present on Timberlake's new "Suit & Tie" single. And it just makes sense…   Read Story »
The two videos I liked best this week are about reintroducing superstars: One who's been away for a while, one who's barely taken enough time off for anyone to notice it's been a year since he…   Read Story »
Justin Timberlake spent a whole lot of time away from music so that he could try acting, but he really only made one good movie, The Social Network. That movie's director, David Fincher, got his…   Read Story »
About two thirds of the way through last night's endless Grammy ceremony, Justin Timberlake ambled onstage for the second time, this time to flank Recording Academy CEO and inveterate pirate-scolder…   Read Story »
Jesus, I don't even know what to do with this. At a small Sundance show last week, Courtney Love played an acoustic cover of Jay-Z's "99 Problems," and it is ridiculous. The pros: Courtney's voice is…   Read Story »