At long last, Jay-Z’s highly anticipated 4:44 album has arrived. The 47 year old rap God has given no promotional interviews to explain the album title. He also hasn’t tweeted since June 15th. Stream it below, and keep scrolling to get all of the background information on the project. The build up On Sunday, June . . .
Just as we wrap up the 59th annual Grammy Awards, we have a new DJ Khaled track accompanied by Beyoncé and Jay Z titled “Shining” is released. The single artwork also features Khaled’s baby boy Asahd Tuck Khaled. Listen below.
“Scars have never healed, I never kept it this real.” Even Jay Z has been drawn out by the events of this week, as he’s just released a new record called “Spiritual.” The Brooklyn veteran seems to be inspired by the death of black men such as Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, as his verses . . .
“I think you misconstrued the boundaries of this relationship and this friendship, which in turn has caused me to do the exact same thing.” Joe Budden hasn’t been one to shy away from drama throughout his career, and he’s taking a few headshots on his new diss track, “Making A Murderer.” There are lines directed . . .
It was heavily anticipated and it’s finally here. DJ Khaled shares “I Got The Keys” featuring Future and Jay Z. DJ Khaled unleashes the official video as well premiering on the 2016 BET Awards. U can pre order #MAJOR🔑 the album now on iTunes @AppleMusic — DJ KHALED (@djkhaled) June 27, 2016 Listen to “I Got The . . .
Virginia meets New York, as “Drug Dealers Anonymous” marks the first Pusha T and Jay Z appear on a track together since 2010. The stage was set earlier today, with Pusha T‘s tweet: First single off the forthcoming #KingPush Album…Tonight pic.twitter.com/QOYhhAQiy4 — King Push (@PUSHA_T) May 31, 2016 The online buzz quickly grew into a . . .
“You know you made it when the fact your marriage made it is worth millions / Lemonade is a popular drink and it still is / Survival of the littest.” A Jay Z verse is rare these days. A Jay Z verse on a Fat Joe record? Historic. It’s a well known fact that the . . .
Excuse me? Three of the most influential artists out – Drake, Jay Z and Kanye West are on one song together in 2016? To be honest, I didn’t think the gravitational repulsion of these three egos would ever allow such a thing to happen, but “Pop Style” is here. Suffice it to say that Jay . . .
If you stand in front of a room filled with hip-hop listeners and you asked them what their favorite Jay-Z’ album is, you’ll hear a ton of different answers. From the back of the room, you’ll hear at least one less popular answer. It comes from me, the kid drawing Hey Arnold characters on his desk, with his iPhone . . .
This song has been under wraps, somewhat. We’ve heard a few different versions over the years, but today DJ Absolut released a previously unheard version of Jay Z‘s “The Black Gangster.” Jay delivers another strong narrative on the cinematic release, which is hampered a bit by the song’s excessive tagging. Despite it all, we can . . .
DK The Punisher puts a fresh, jazzy spin on one of Jay Z’s most casanova-esque releases of all times, “Girls, Girls, Girls.” The new version features beautiful instrumentation and is renamed as “Gyals, Gyals, Gyals.” DK’s smooth instrumentation creates a nostalgic vibe, a perfect fit for Jay’s off the wall storytelling.
“I Just Wanna Love U” was a hit. Infectious Pharrell chorus, iconic Jay Z verses, and funky production with just the right amount of grit to knock in your speakers. Planet Giza had been holding on to their remix of “I Just Wanna Love You” for a while, but we’re glad they finally released it. . . .
When it comes to mash ups, The Hood Internet has been setting the standard for years. With their latest drop, “Lovesick Izzo,” they take Jay Z’s classic “Izzo (H.O.V.A)” and mix it up with instrumentation from Mura Masa’s beautifully composed “Lovesick Fuck.” Stream “Lovesick Izzo” below. As an added bonus, listen to the original version . . .
For his latest magic trick, Carlos Serrano takes vocals from Jay Z‘s “Song Cry” and lays them over top of the emotive instrumentation from Ed Sheeran‘s “Thinking Out Loud.” All in all, “Crying Out Loud” is an excellent mash up that sounds more organic than the vast majority of mash ups that we hear. Stream . . .
Rick Ross and Jay Z link up again for “Moving Bass,” a futuristic-sounding Timbaland-produced record set to be featured on Rozay’s forthcoming Hood Billionaire album. Jay Z handles the chorus, and Ross provides the verses. Look for Hood Billionaire, which is set to release on November 24th, to feature appearances from R. Kelly, Snoop Dogg, . . .