Artist news: Jay-Z Announces ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Album w/ Samsung.
Jay-Z has just announced that he will be releasing a new album titled ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’. The LP will be available to Samsung Galaxy users on July 4th and will go on sale for the rest of the world 72 hours later. The commercial aired during half time of tonight’s NBA Finals game and gives us a preview of the new music he worked on with Timbaland, Swizz Beatz, Pharrell and Rick Rubin.
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New video: Kanye West Vintage Interview Explaining Music, Style Controversy & His Future Plan.
Ye’s explains the entire evolution of himself and for those who don’t understand him and/or his music. Watch this and grasp it and whole onto your opinion until you finish.
New video: Kanye West Recording ‘I Am A God’ In The Studio W/ Rick Rubin & Mike Dean.
Kanye West just updated his official website with this short 30 second clip of him in the studio with Rick Rubin and Mike Dean. In the video, he is seen recording some bars for his track ‘I Am A God’. The new album ‘Yeezus’ finally hits stores June 18th.
Artist News: Kanye West Interview With NY Times Mag. “Behind The Mask”.
Kanye opened up on parenthood, Kim Kardashian, dead prez’ influence on his music, music and fashion blacklash, the new album and working with Rick Rubin. Read the article in its entirety here.
Respect my trendsetting.
Yeah, respect my trendsetting abilities. Once that happens, everyone wins. The world wins; fresh kids win; creatives win; the company wins.
What thoughts do you have about parenthood?
That is a really interesting, powerful question. One of the things was just to be protective, that I would do anything to protect my child or my child’s mother. As simple as that.
His records did used to say “reduced by Rick Rubin.”
For him, it’s really just inside of him. I’m still just a kid learning about minimalism, and he’s a master of it. It’s just really such a blessing, to be able to work with him. I want to say that after working with Rick, it humbled me to realize why I hadn’t — even though I produced “Watch the Throne”; even though I produced “Dark Fantasy” — why I hadn’t won Album of the Year yet.
Artist News: Kanye West “Yeezus” Listening Session In NYC.
In a loading dock in the meatpacking district in NYC took place history last night. Kanye hosted a listening session for his upcoming album, Yeezus. He played a few tracks off the album, explained its concept and marketing strategy.Those in attendance included Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes, DJ Khaled, Timbaland and more
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New Music: Mac Miller Feat. Jay Electronica – Suplexes Inside Of Complexes And Duplexes.
Been a couple of years but Jay Electronica is back on a new cut to be featured on the kid Mac Miller’s upcoming album. “Watching movies with the sound off” the track is titled “Suplexes Inside Of Complexes And Duplexes”. Pre-order your copy on iTunes.
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New video: Rihanna Gives Male Fan A Personal Lap Dance At Concert.
Still on tour RIhanna gets very sexy for her fans and more intimate with one lucky fan who she gave all that her mama gave her to. And you can bet he enjoyed it, and most likely is straight after that.
New video: J.Cole Performs “Crooked Smile” In NYC.
Cole gets really personal with the iHeartradio crowd and gives a live performance of his new cut with TLC “Crooked smile” live. Born Sinner drops June 18th.
New Music: J.cole Feat. TLC - Crooked Smile.
Cole releases the highly anticipated cut with the late great TLC. A really inspirational type keeping that TLC style with Cole real,personal style creates magic “crooked smile” nice record to start off “Born sinner”. June 18th album in stores.
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Artist News: Jay-Z Joins Beyonce On Stage for “Crazy In Love”.
Beyonce performed at the Chime Chance Concert at the Twickenham Stadium. Her husband Jay-Z joined her onstage for their hit song, “Crazy In Love.” Love is def. in the air.
Artist News: J.cole “Dollar & A Dream” Tour Dates.
To help with the excitement and bring in the Born Sinner project Cole is hitting the road for 10 shows at secret locations across the U.S. No ticket purchase at ALL, but a $1 entry, first come first served. rack all your change up.
June 11 – Miami, FL
June 12 – Atlanta, GA
June 13 – Baltimore, MD
June 14 – Boston, MA
June 20 – Washington, D.C.
June 21 – Philadelphia, PA
June 23 – Chicago, IL
June 24 – Houston, TX
June 25 – Detroit, MI
June 26 – Toronto, ON