One week in advance, iTunes hooks users up with a free stream of JT’s new album. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Jay-Z’
first of all, pause that song title all the way. now, another moment in hip-hop weekday singles release history happened today. jay z, temporarily descended from his throne of art collecting and international-ing, blessed the people (those wicked ingrates) with a verse from on high. and it’s on drake’s new album. reasons why this is major… (more…)
it may be that his “daddy was a poet” as he explains on “Burgundy”, an anxious and self-immolating song from Doris, or that his way with phrasing seems unique for a 19-year-old. (or an any-year-old for that matter.) but lately it seems like the media has taken to using earl sweatshirt quotes as pieces of journalism in themselves. (more…)
Lupe Fiasco making sharp commentary on the influence of “paper” on the rap greats. In a way, this is a less explicit “letter” to hip-hop legends than Kanye’s “Big Brother” or J. Cole’s “I Let Nas Down.” Greatest rapper alive or greatest rapper to die? The greatest rapper’s a lie. Rhymes after the jump. (more…)
It’s been over a month since Kendrick Lamar shook the Rap world to its very foundations with his verse on Big Sean’s “Control”. If you have been hiding under a rock and have not heard the song, Kendrick claims the title of King of New York while appearing to take shots at J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T., Wale, Pusha T, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky, Drake, Big Sean, Jay Electronica, Tyler, The Creator and Mac Miller. Rappers from every section of the globe bolted to their Twitter accounts and their soundproof studio booths to respond to the Compton native’s jabs. Some applauded Kendrick for giving rap a much needed shot in the arm, while others took things a bit more personally and made response records. (more…)
Kanye isn’t the only one about to set arenas on fire in the coming months. (more…)
With less than three weeks to go until the release of his third studio album, Drake unveils the official tracklisting for Nothing Was The Same. (more…)
Hov releases the official visual for his “Holy Grail” single with JT off Magna Carta Holy Grail. Directed by Anthony Mandler.
Dion reveals to Complex that the Big Sean “Control” instrumental was originally intended for Hov. (more…)
Justin drops off the official tracklisting for the follow-up to last March’s The 20/20 Experience, set for a September 30 release. (more…)
September 17th is the scheduled due date. (more…)
Just Blaze & Baauer finally roll out the full video for their “Higher” collabo featuring Jay Z. Directed by Nabil.
Hov comes out for a surprise performance of “Tom Ford” at the wifey’s show at The Barclays Center last night.
Hova sits down with Rap Radar’s Elliott Wilson before last weekend’s concert at Yankee Stadium. Jay speaks on a number of topics including his Magna Carta Holy Grail album, the future of hip-hop, Trayvon Martin and more. Catch the second part of the interview after the jump. (more…)
iHipHop Blog Team