Featured Jay-Z stories

The Anniversary

Vol. 3… Life And Times Of S. Carter Turns 20

Two nights before his 30th birthday, Jay-Z was out in the club, acting like he had nothing to lose. Jay was at the Kit Kat…
Tom Breihan | December 27, 2019 - 11:57 am

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

The Anniversary

“Empire State Of Mind” Turns 10

Start spreading the news: New York is the greatest city on the planet. Or maybe you've heard that before. Regardless of your own personal feelings…
Ryan Leas | September 9, 2019 - 3:15 pm

More Jay-Z stories

Jay-Z Sues Mississippi Prison Officials Over Violent Conditions

Five inmates were killed in Mississippi's state prisons within one week in late December and early January, a result of escalating violence some experts attribute…
Chris DeVille | January 15, 2020 - 9:36 am

Jay-Z Turns 50 Today And He’s Celebrating By Putting His Music Back On Spotify

Today is Jay-Z's 50th birthday. Happy birthday, Jay-Z! And to celebrate, he's giving his fans a present, putting his entire discography back on Spotify.
Peter Helman | December 4, 2019 - 10:59 am

Donald Trump Insults Beyoncé And “Little Bruce Springsteen” At Minneapolis Rally

Donald Trump just stirred up the Beyhive. And fans of Jay-Z. And Bruce Springsteen’s loyal following.
Lars Brandle / Billboard | October 11, 2019 - 12:09 am

NFL Names Meek Mill, Rapsody, & Meghan Trainor “Inspire Change Advocates”

Everyone has an opinion on the NFL's new partnership with Jay-Z's Roc Nation. It seems Meek Mill is a fan because he's agreed to be…
Chris DeVille | August 30, 2019 - 1:12 pm

Freddie Gibbs Supports Jay-Z’s NFL Deal, Says “Fuck Colin Kaepernick”

Jay-Z's Roc Nation signed a deal last week to advise the NFL on its live music productions and social justice issues. This was immediately contentious,…
Chris DeVille | August 19, 2019 - 11:58 am

NFL Hires Jay-Z To Consult On Live Music & Social Justice

The National Football League has an image problem. It is hoping Jay-Z can help solve that problem.
Chris DeVille | August 13, 2019 - 4:02 pm

Jay-Z, John Fogerty Pull Out Of Troubled Woodstock 50 Festival

Jay-Z's got 99 problems but Woodstock isn't one: The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary Woodstock festival just weeks before the troubled…
Mesfin Fekadu / Associated Press | July 26, 2019 - 10:39 am

The Week In Pop

Rosalía Is Becoming Earth’s Most Exciting Pop Star

At this late date it's rare to encounter music that truly sounds like nothing else, but El Mal Querer pulled it off last year. The…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2019 - 2:27 pm

Stream DJ Khaled’s New Album Father Of Asahd Featuring Cardi B, Nipsey Hussle, SZA & More

DJ Khaled has been teasing Father Of Asahd for a while now. Last year, we heard "Top Off" featuring Jay-Z, Beyoncé, and Future and "No
Julia Gray | May 17, 2019 - 12:01 am

Watch Pharrell Bring Out Jay-Z, Diddy, Missy Elliott, Tyler, The Creator, More In Virginia Beach

Pharrell Williams hosted the inaugural edition of his Something In The Water music festival this weekend in his hometown of Virginia Beach. While organizers were…
Rob Arcand / Spin | April 28, 2019 - 2:54 pm

Jay-Z Reopens Webster Hall With Surprise Guests Nas & Cam’Ron And A New Freestyle Referencing Nipsey Hussle

The iconic New York City venue Webster Hall reopened its doors after nearly two years of renovations last night, and an iconic New York City…
Peter Helman | April 27, 2019 - 9:08 am

Jay-Z Reopening NYC’s Webster Hall 4/26

Webster Hall is an historic music venue in New York's East Village. The building has been hosting concerts under various names and ownerships since 1886,…
Chris DeVille | April 15, 2019 - 9:41 am
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