(AllHipHop News) This year will be the 10th anniversary of the release of Jay-Z’s seminal The Black Album. The names on the production credits for that LP read like a first-ballot induction list for a Hip-Hop Producers Hall of Fame. Timbaland, The Neptunes, Kanye West, Rick Rubin, Just Blaze, and DJ Quick all contributed tracks to… Read more »
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N.O. Corleone is riding high with the release of his critically acclaimed street album called “Don Of The Ghetto.” The lead single is a deep, thought provoking single that pays homage to Rap Legend Biggie Smalls. The song is called “Notorious B.I.G Forever.” Background: Brooklyn, New York, home of some of entertainment’s most gifted and… Read more »
10 RAP LYRICS THAT MAY HAVE DONE TOO FAR
(AllHipHop News) Gun violence has become a major social and political issue recently, and now one high-profile Hip-Hop executive is proposing a plan to encourage young people to trade in their firearms for mentorships and concert tickets. The New York Daily News is reporting that hugely successful artist manager and president of Family Tree Entertainment, Michael… Read more »
JAY-Z TO COLLABO WITH A COUNTRY BAND?
SIGH…THEY’RE SAYING LEBRON IS ILLUMINATI NOW….OK!
NOT A LOT GOING ON…BUT WHY YE GO IN ON JAY? Nobody really seems to be able to figure out why Kanye went in on Jay-Z, Beyonce and Justin. I don’t love that song myself, but going in is a different story! Let me know whatever you may hear, if that’s anything! Here is something… Read more »
The Fox Theatre was alive with the sounds of classic songs like “Money Ain’t a Thang” (JD & Jay-Z), “Jump” (Kris Kross), “Yeah” (Usher, Ludacris, Lil Jon), “Who Can I Run To” (Xscape), “I Gotta Be” (Jagged Edge), “Welcome to Atlanta” (JD, Ludacris), “Give It 2 U” (Da Brat), “I Think They Like Me” (Dem… Read more »
WTH? KANYE DISSES JAY-Z, BEYONCE AND JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE?! THERE’S VIDEO!
MORE DRAMA FOR CHRIS AND RIHANNA! Drake? Chris Brown and Rihanna have apparently broken up again over Drake? What now? Breezy col’ busted Rihanna sending Drake text messages. I guess, old flames die hard. Here is what the UK Sun is reporting. RIHANNA and CHRIS BROWN have split up… for the time being, anyway. The… Read more »
LEBRON TALKS TO ALLHIPHOP ABOUT 2 KINGS!
(AllHipHop News) Platinum rapper and music mogul Jay-Z just signed his Roc Nation label to a worldwide publishing administration agreement with Warner Music Group’s Warner/Chappell Music. The #1 music publishing company will immediately have the rights to all of Jay-Z’s future projects and his music dating back to 2008 which includes The Blueprint 3 and Watch The… Read more »
WHAT’S BEEF? DID BEYONCE SHADE RIHANNA?
(AllHipHop News) Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake are both heading across the pond to close-out two nights of the 9th annual Wireless Festival in London this summer. The “Suit & Tie” collaborators will be the respective headlining acts for the July 12 and July 13 dates of the festivities taking place at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park…. Read more »
I can’t believe I am writing this. Dissing me is acceptable on this one and I accept the scorn and chagrin and hatred I am sure you will muster. HATE ME! There is a rumor, stemming from Media Take Out, that Jay-Z and Beyonce are considering buying Michael Jackson’s Neverland! It looks like they may… Read more »
RUMORS: GUESS WHO’S GOING TO TOUR?
(AllHipHop News) Frank Ocean was nervous making his first Grammy acceptance speech. The Dream was overzealous at finally making a complete Grammy acceptance speech. Jay-Z was Jay-Z. Sometimes being Jay-Z means you effectively takeover social media for moment. According to Mashable, the acceptance speech for “No Church In The Wild” generated more than 116,400 tweets… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) A lot of big names associated with the Hip-Hop world picked up trophies at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards Ceremony on Sunday night. The two biggest winners of the evening in the rap categories were Jay-Z and Kanye West. The songs “N****s In Paris” and “No Church In The Wild,” off their 2011 collaborative… Read more »
“N****S IN PARIS” WINS “BEST RAP SONG,” DRAKE SCOOPS ALBUM OF THE YEAR AND MORE AT THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY’S!!
(AllHipHop News) Before Beyonce’s gyrations made her a suspect in the Super Bowl blackout she was speaking quite candid about her love life. ArtistDirect reports that during a pre-Super Bowl press conference, Mrs. Shawn Carter revealed her remedy to nervousness: “When I get nervous or I don’t have everything together I like to make love to… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Will Smith recently told an audience at Temple University that childhood was the instrumental reason for his daughter, Willow Smith’s dropping out of the film adaptation of the Broadway musical, Annie. The “Whip My Hair” child star began feeling the wear and tear of her hectic schedule which included opening for Justin Beiber on the… Read more »
GOSPEL GROUP GOES AFTER RICK ROSS, JAY Z AND DR. DRE OVER “3 KINGS”! SAY ASSOCIATION WITH SONG IS RUINING THEIR GOSPEL MUSIC!!
(AllHipHop News) ESPN the Magazine brought together the best basketball player in the world and arguably the greatest producer in Hip Hop’s history for its “The Music Issue” edition. The issue, which hits stands Feburary 18th reveals that Lebron James was actually the first person to test out the Beats by Dre headphones prior to the… Read more »
IS AMERICA READY FOR “N*GGAS IN PARIS” TO WIN AT THE GRAMMYS
JAY-Z LOVES THE NAME OF BEYONCE’S NEW TOUR…DO YOU?
RUMORS EXCLUSIVE: BEYONCE TO ANNOUNCE TOUR!
REPRESENT REPRESENT! RAP MOGUL/ JAYZ’S PARTNER STEVE STOUTE NAMED ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR!
(AllHipHop News) The latest collaboration between Hip Hop Mount Rushmore-bound Timbaland and Jay-Z involves no synths, no double metaphors or reminders. Just a photo posted on Jay-Z’s Life+Times website with a simple yet impactful message: Roc Nation Welcomes Timbaland to the family. There is no word yet on the details of their arrangement such as… Read more »
Hip Hop was founded on sampling and reimagining songs usually from a different genre. So it is quite a surreal experience when those genres reverse the script and cover hip hop songs. Sometimes the results reveal meanings previously unnoticed and other times it’s an awkward rendition. Here are a few recent covers of hip hop… Read more »
FUNK FIVE: THE TOP 5 FUNKMASTER FLEX FREESTYLES
(AllHipHop News) At one point it was a regular occurrence to see a New York hip hop artist’s name at the top of the album chart, but over the last few years only a small hand full of rappers from the Big Apple have managed to drop an album that reached number 1. Less than… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Rapper Lil Kim recently shot scenes for an upcoming video titled “Jay-Z,” with special guests, rappers French Montana and Tony Testa. Lil Kim shot scenes for “Jay-Z” at Club Glazz, which is in Queens. In addition to French Montana and Tony Testa, Lil Kim was joined by “Mob Wives” star Carla Facciolo and… Read more »
DID BEY LIP-SYNC THE “STAR SPANGLED BANNER”?
RAPPERS, R&B STARS SUPPORT THE PRESIDENT!!
3 QUESTIONS FOR: URBAN BESTSELLING AUTHOR MEESHA MINK
JOEY BADA$$ ADDRESSES JAY-Z SIGNING RUMORS!
CROSS COLORED COLLABOS: 5 MEMORABLE SONGS
Shyne may officially be better known for his religious conversion and Twitter rants than his music career. There was the recent bashing of Kendrick Lamar’s debut album and his weigh in on Meek Mill. Now the former Bad Boy artist has set his social media sights on an even higher target. Yesterday, Shyne sent a… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) After setting the internet ablaze last night with a new record called “Suit and Tie,” produced by Timbaland and featuring Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake announced that he will be releasing a new album titled The 20/20 Experience. Doing so via an open letter to fans, Justin Timberlake, former member of the boy-band N’sync announced that… Read more »
JAY-Z TEAMS UP WITH TIMBERLAKE! CHECK “SUIT AND TIE”
(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop star Jay-Z is jumping into the world of movie scoring, for the upcoming film “The Great Gatsby.” According to producer The Bullitts, he and Jay-Z are working on the score for the film, which was which is based on the classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. “Jay-Z and myself have been working… Read more »
WHAT MC IS RUMORED TO BE WORKING WITH BEYONCE?
LAST MINUTE HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR YOUR BALLERIFIC HIP-HOP MOGUL
IT’S THE SHORTEST DAY OF THE YEAR, SO HERE’S 10 OF HIP-HOP’S GREATEST SONGS UNDER 3 MINUTES LONG!
(AllHipHop News) Veteran music executive Antonio “LA” Reid will be celebrated during Clive Davis’ is legendary annual, pre-Grammy party. Davis’ annual pre-Grammy Gala takes place the evening before the 55th annual Grammy awards. During the event, the 2013 Grammy Award Foundation will honor Epic Records’ Chairman/CEO, LA Reid. Reid is being honored with the President’s… Read more »
MY FIVE FIRSTS: ATLANTA’S LEGENDARY DJ TOOMP
(AllHipHop News) Business mogul Jay-Z was joined by variety of celebrity friends, as he launched his new cognac D’usse, in Miami over the weekend. Jay-Z and Beyoncé launched the new D’usse cognac during a party at LIV Nightclub. A variety of supporters showed up, including Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland, The Dream, Paris Hilton, Young… Read more »
Our satirical and funny friend, Andre Leroy Davis, was back at it again in 2012 with “The Last Word”, his unique brand of cartoonish commentary on current events and politics. In one of the top stories of the year, iconic rapper/entrepreneur Jay-Z and his equally major singing wife, Beyonce, welcomed baby Blue Ivy Carter into… Read more »
YEEZY AND HOVA, FRANK OCEAN TOP ALL GRAMMY NOMINEES! NAS CHECKS IN WITH FOUR!!
IN THE NEWS: HOVA HITS 43, PHARRELL’S CONDO UP FOR SALE, RUSSELL SIMMONS HONORED
Man! A dude named Mark Dice comes along to join the Rick Ross diss train. I’m a bit curious why all these people are coming out against stuff Rick Ross said in 2010. I’m all for people having their own views and opinions, but why so late? Fishing for YouTube views on all those pre-roll… Read more »
LIFE LINES: SEVEN OF HIP-HOP’S BEST BIOGRAPHICAL TRACKS
MAX B WORKING ON AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, AND HE HOPES CASH MONEY CONTENT OR G UNIT BOOKS WILL PUT IT ON THE SHELVES!
Jay-Z is a boss. Damn, I cannot believe how this dude has become such a boss. And, from what I hear, Jigga man exercised his boss-dom in the Knicks/Nets game the other day. I hope I get this right, because it’s 2nd hand information and I cannot seem to find anything to back it up… Read more »
NEW MUSIC: MEEK MILL FT. JAY-Z x RICK ROSS x TREY SONGZ “LAY UP”
Jay-Z may need to step in and stage an intervention for two of his artists signed to his ROC Nation management company. Rumors have been swirling for a while now that Rihanna has been at odds with British import, singer Rita Ora – but now things have allegedly hit a feverish pitch, because Rita just… Read more »
On Wednesday night, Rihanna ended her 777 tour in NYC at Webster Hall. The raunchy singer was reportedly annoyed with her “big brother” Jay-Z because he strolled in very late to her show and missed what was supposed to be a huge surprise performance for her fans. Check out the way the NY Daily News… Read more »
13 REASONS WE WANT “DETOX” ON THE 13TH ANNIVERSARY OF DR. DRE’S “2001”
HIP-HOP RUMORS: IS JAY-Z TRYING TO STEAL NAS’ SHINE?
(AllHipHop News) Brooklyn rapper Jay-Z will bring in the New Year in his hometown of New York, with special guests Coldplay. Jay-Z and Coldplay will hit the stage at the Barclays Center on December 31, for a special New Year’s Eve show. The New Year’s Eve show will also be the first time Coldplay has performed… Read more »