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Noel Gallagher Has A New Album So We Talked To Him About Taylor Swift, Morrissey, And His Latest Beef With Liam

Ever since Oasis finally imploded in 2009, Noel Gallagher's kept pretty busy. First returning with Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds' self-titled debut in 2011, it…
Ryan Leas | November 17, 2017 - 9:58 am

The Anniversary

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Turns 20

Jay-Z spent the summer of 1997 on Puff Daddy's No Way Out tour, and he must've learned some things there. In Jay's mind, he was…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2017 - 12:31 pm

The Week In Pop

Can Sam Smith Put Up Adele Numbers This Holiday Season?

Ever since he made the leap from golden-throated Disclosure associate to sulking adult-contemporary torch singer extraordinaire, Sam Smith has caught the same comparison over and…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2017 - 5:04 pm

More Jay-Z stories

Jay-Z Pens New York Times Op-Ed On Meek Mill And “The Absurdity Of The Criminal Justice System”

It takes a lot to get Jay-Z to write something; the man famously doesn't even write down his own lyrics before recording them. But Jay…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2017 - 9:45 am

Hear The First Episode Of Rick Rubin & Malcolm Gladwell’s Podcast With Guest Eminem

Legendary producer Rick Rubin (pictured) and famous pop intellectual Malcolm Gladwell have launched a new music-centric podcast together. As Pitchfork reports, it's called Broken Record,…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2017 - 4:55 pm

Watch Jay-Z Give An Impassioned Speech About Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence

The more you think about Meek Mill's prison sentence, the more ridiculous it becomes. Earlier this week, a Philadelphia judge sentenced Meek to prison for
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2017 - 9:29 am

Jay-Z Speaks Out Over Meek Mill’s “Unjust And Heavy Handed” Prison Sentence

Yesterday, a Philadelphia judge ruled that rap star Meek Mill had violated his 2009 probation and sentenced him to 2-4 years in prison. Meek has…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2017 - 9:32 am

Live Nation Says Jay-Z’s Tour Is Doing Great, Actually

Jay-Z’s 4:44 arena tour kicked off with three shows last week. Although the critical reception has been generally positive, there’s been skepticism about just how…
Brian Josephs / Spin | November 6, 2017 - 1:55 pm

The Week In Pop

Can Sam Smith Put Up Adele Numbers This Holiday Season?

Ever since he made the leap from golden-throated Disclosure associate to sulking adult-contemporary torch singer extraordinaire, Sam Smith has caught the same comparison over and…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2017 - 5:04 pm

Harvey Weinstein Used A Made-Up Jay-Z Quote In His Statement About Sexual Harassment Allegations

This afternoon, The New York Times published a story detailing decades of sexual harassment allegations against the powerful film producer and executive Harvey Weinstein, co-founder…
Andy Cush / Spin | October 5, 2017 - 4:02 pm

Watch Jay-Z Perform On SNL’s Season 43 Premiere

Jay-Z kicked off the new season of Saturday Night Live as the musical guest of the Ryan Gosling-hosted premiere. At the Meadows Festival last month,…
Peter Helman | October 1, 2017 - 11:15 am

Watch Jay-Z’s Saturday Night Live Promos With Ryan Gosling

Saturday Night Live returns this weekend, and Jay-Z is the first musical guest of the show's 43rd season. (Pink and Sam Smith are up next.)…
James Rettig | September 29, 2017 - 4:35 pm

Sam Smith, JAY-Z, Pink Announced As SNL Season 43 Musical Guests

JAY-Z will be a tough act to follow when he joins SNL's fall premiere on 9/30 as the first musical guest of the season. But…
Tatiana Cirisano / Billboard | September 21, 2017 - 8:03 pm

JAY-Z Playing SNL Season 43 Premiere With Host Ryan Gosling

Saturday Night Live is returning for its 43rd season in September, and the show is enlisting some big names to kick things off. The season…
Peter Helman | August 24, 2017 - 9:45 pm

The Week In Pop

On Record And On Stage, Kendrick Lamar Is Taking No Prisoners

The first time I saw Kendrick Lamar in concert, he seemed so small. This was five years ago, when he was opening for Drake at…
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2017 - 4:58 pm

JAY-Z’s 4:44 Tour Features A 40-Ft. Jeff Koons Balloon Dog

JAY-Z is hitting a couple of US festival dates in September --New York City’s The Meadows Music And Arts Festival and his own Made In
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | August 23, 2017 - 8:09 pm
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