Dec 28, 2008
Dec 4, 2008
*I know it's on 12/4...putting work in early hehe
Congrats to Jay on his 5 Grammy Nominations also.
-C35: Best Rap Solo Performance: "Roc Boys"
-Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group: "Mr. Carter" // Swagga Like Us
-Best Rap Sung: Swagga Like Us
-Best Rap Album: American Gangster
Dec 2, 2008
Nov 25, 2008
Nov 19, 2008
Nov 17, 2008
Nov 6, 2008
Oct 30, 2008
Oct 29, 2008
*thanks jayonce, da3bool
Oct 21, 2008
Swagger Like Us w/TI
Snippets of "Can I Live" and "PSA", T.I. Appearance, Izzo
"got the hottest chick in the game wearing my..." [for the stans lol]
Review from Rap-Up.com: Live from Hollywood, It’s Hovi, Baby!
*props to cheleny, js fierce & pasiz
Oct 15, 2008
Oct 11, 2008
Oct 8, 2008
Oct 6, 2008
Oct 3, 2008
Are you Jay-Z’s biggest fan?!!
Have you been a fan since day one?
Know all his songs? Do you follow him while he’s on tour?!!
Are you DIEING to attend his upcoming concert at The Hollywood Palladium on October 15th in Los Angeles???
WE WANT YOU!!!
We are casting a new show for the new Latino Cable Network SiTv called "FANdemonium". It's an exciting new show that highlights the people who give celebrities their super-star status - the fans. These are the people who camp out overnight for tickets, catch every episode of their favorite actors' show and memorize every statistic on their favorite athlete.
To give credit to these true devotees, “FANdemonium” will travel to different cities and venues - from large-scale music festivals and parades, to concerts and comedy shows, to red-carpet premieres and major sporting events to find the biggest fans there and give them a chance to win AMAZING prizes through an exciting series of competition with fellow fans.
We are preparing to hit up the Jay-Z’s concert on October 15th in Los Angeles and are looking for hardcore Latino fans that would like to participate in our new show. (You must live in the Los Angeles Area area)
Previous prizes include backstage passes, meet-and-greets with celebrities, winning a chance to become our red-carpet correspondent for the night, etc...
Are you fan enough?
To be considered for the show, please make a submission to FanCasting@gmail.com.
In the subject line of the e-mail, write “Jay-Z Fan”
Make sure to include your name, age, location, a recent photo, contact information, your top reasons why you LOVE Jay-Z and why you’d be great for the show!!!
Are you ready to find out who the biggest fan of Jay-Z is???
The hip-hop mogul received the award for his visionary leadership of “Water for Life” and his partnership with the United Nations.
Oct 1, 2008
[T.I. Shows His 'Swagger' At New York Concert With Jay-Z, Lupe Fiasco]
*Props to Negrita, Cheleny
Sep 2, 2008
Aug 25, 2008
Aug 21, 2008
Aug 12, 2008
Aug 7, 2008
Also, Jay called into the Shade 45 Morning Show today and talked with Angela Yee and YN (former XXL editor). I only caught the middle of the interview. The only thing he dished about the new album, which is titled, Blueprint 3, is that he has three songs so far. He wouldn't say who they were produced by or give any details on them because they might end up not being on the album. He mentioned that out of the three joints there's one that's UNDENIABLE. He was on his way to a meeting with Mayor Bloomberg @ City Hall FYI: The sample for the new joint is from "Dumb Girl" from Run DMC's "Raising Hell" album. YN wrote the cover story for the new Vibe issue. Guess Wifey is lookin' out for him since she's the Editor of Vibe. lol
Aug 5, 2008
Selecting the right VIBE cover of the six displayed can win you a Special limited edition skin for your iPod. Which one do you think it is? Enter the corresponding number to the cover image. [/quote] ENTER HERE
Aug 4, 2008
Jul 23, 2008
Listen to the interview below:
*Props to cheleny*
Jul 21, 2008
Jul 15, 2008
Jun 30, 2008
After all that Glastonbury controversy *rollseyes* the verdict is in and Jay-Z killed that ish! Now what! haha It's a million and one reviews, check them out.
Part 1 (Jay-Z at Glastonbury)
*Thanks to Kit
*excludes "I Know" & "Heart of The City"
[props to the uploaders]
Jun 27, 2008
Jun 26, 2008
Jun 19, 2008
So tomorrow a chick will be moving East (ATL) to expand her professional horizons aka THIS. ;) Unfortunatley, some people are still in the stone age and have to go the library anytime they want to get on the computer/internet! hahaha So, I'll be internet-less (if that makes sense), at least at home, until I gain understanding of all this wireless stuff. I won't be able to update like I usually do for a while. Just wanted to give you guys a heads up on that. I do hope you guys can keep me informed by hitting up the cbox.
May 27, 2008
۞ Stockholm, Sweden
۞ Live at the Marquee, Cork, Ireland
۞ Dublin, Ireland
۞ Mandela Birthday, South Africa
۞ Glastonbury Festival
۞ Jay-Z/Linkin Park, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
۞ Rotterdam, Netherlands
۞ Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark
۞ Wireless Festival, London Hyde Park
۞ Heineken Open´er festival, Poland
۞ Paris, France
۞ Splash Festival, Germany
۞ Openair Frauenfeld, Switzerland
۞ Bournemouth, United Kingdom
۞ Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
۞ Manchester, United Kingdom
۞ Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
۞ Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
May 20, 2008
May 17, 2008
There still isn't a more exceptional lyricist today and,let's face it, when it come to swag, Hov sits in the pole position.
Watch The Brain Trust's discussion below:
Watch 2008 'Hottest MCs In The Game': The Full Show Here Just the thought of Soulja Boy being on the list cracks me the fuck up! The mania that would have caused.
May 11, 2008
Rock Your Style Contest Winners Meet Jay-Z & Mary J. Blige
FanCam: Jay-Z and Mary J. Blige Are the Heart of This City [5/6 MSG]
------When The Heart of the City Tour hit MSG on Friday night, Jay-Z and Mary J. Blige fans came to The Garden very excited for the big show ... and they were not afraid to show it.
Jay-Z Tour Diary (pictures from backstage, a look at Jay's wardrobe, the audience's gear, etc.)
May 6, 2008
Hopefully everything comes together and we actually do get it. *Fingers crossed*
May 5, 2008
The first two videos are of the "F* That Segment"...Part of her walk gets cut out and picks up in the second video. The last video you get everything but "The Look" which reminds me so much of the performance on Fade 2 Black LOL
Apr 30, 2008
Apr 22, 2008
Apr 18, 2008
Apr 17, 2008
"Jay-Z tells Tavis the funny story about how he started the Rocawear clothing line."
Time: Check Local Listings
Note: Tavis Smiley does archive his shows, so if PBS is not shown in your local area you should be able to catch it online. Hopefully, they'll put it up.
Apr 14, 2008
Looks like we could be getting a DVD!!! :)
Edit: This is only a clip of the video. It was put together to be shown at the show during the performance of the song.
Apr 10, 2008
Apr 9, 2008
Apr 6, 2008
Apr 5, 2008
Mar 30, 2008
The Evolution: Jay-Z
This two hour special will be jammed packed with exclusive interviews from industry insiders, video directors, stylists and producers as they comment on Jay Z's videos and how he put his stamp on the music business. The icing on the cake? Reminisce with Jay Z as he takes you through his videography to give you an exclusive interview behind some of his most notorious music video-making experiences.
- Sat, April 5....... 1 pm ET/12 pm CT
- Sun, April 6....... 1 am ET/ 12 am CT
Mar 28, 2008
Mar 24, 2008
...The format of the show was similar to what Jay and I talked about last year in Vegas (I told him to do a ramped up okayplayer tour style review with him, Rell, Ush, T.I., Kanye and Mary---and just make it one big ass mixtape on tour). I guess this is baby steps towards that direction.
Night one (which the first night is never the best night of a new tour) was not bad at all---for starters there were multiple dress rehearsals done at the University of Miami. How this massive ass production managed to sneak on campus under the radar without one hottie gone wild knowing is beyond me.
We did 2 weeks of rehearsals---one week in LA then in true Jay style he gets rid of his band... with under a week to go.... and its up to all the kings horses and kings men to put humpty back together again. So the call was made to use the og "American Gangster" band who Puff uses when he is touring and former illadelphonic Omar Edwards as the musical director. Really all they needed was some coaching being as though the average young black musician is part of the gospel chop generation.... Imma miss not touring with those cats. I'll periodically show up from city to city and give more updates. A good time was had by all.
Sidenote: This is a straight up "I love you Jay !" Stan Moment LoL [ 1 / 2 ]
Mar 23, 2008
Hmmm...I'm currently trying to figure out a way, people can leave their HOTC reviews, pics, videos besides in the comment section. Any ideas let me know. Until/If I figure a way out drop them in comment section or on the Myspace Page.
Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige kick off tour in Miami [Sun Sentinel]
Guest included, Timbaland, Kanye, and Jeezy. Kanye performed "Can't Tell Me Nothing" and "Good Life", Jeezy did his verse from "Dey Know". I don't want to ruin it for anybody else so that's all I say. :)
Mar 19, 2008
**SPECIAL DRESS REHEARSAL PERFORMANCE**
Mar 6, 2008
I was in the process of ripping it but that music got on my nerves. Why is it louder than Jay & Mary? LoL You have to focus extra hard at times to hear them except on Part 4. Listen to Jay & Mary on Desert Storm Radio (4 Parts).
Mar 4, 2008
Title: Jay tells Cipha Sounds to "Get the fuck outta here"
lmao @ Cipha's reaction
"The Brooklyn MC made a call for change via an automated phone message encouraging voters to support Obama in [today's] primaries. "Bring your friends and families make sure your voices are heard for change," "Jay-Z said. "It's time for change. It's time for Barack Obama." [sohh]"
Feb 28, 2008
*They were also on V103 in ATL earlier today.
*ADDED NO DJ VERSION*
Feb 26, 2008
If the video below does not work click here to watch.
Since you might not get it:
The video can be described as “a surreal, daydream-like blending of four separate and unrelated stories, four unique trips taken on by four girls in one night in New York City.”
Feb 25, 2008
Feb 20, 2008
For those of you who don't know Young Guru is the engineer behind American Gangster and several other Jay albums.
◊ Red Carpet Interview
◊ Jay-Z Talks About Being CEO of Translation Advertising [All HipHop]
Feb 17, 2008
EDIT: AHH gets a behind the scenes look at the Spring/Summer Rocawear Campaign.
Feb 12, 2008
Feb 7, 2008
Jay-Z and Mary J. Blige will tour this spring in what will be one of the most potent urban music bills in recent memory. The "Heart of the City" outing begins March 22 in Miami. And while a full itinerary is still coming together, the artists are confirmed to hit markets such as New Orleans, Houston, Las Vegas, Boston, Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale Feb. 15. Blige and Jay-Z have been close collaborators since 1996, when she appeared on his early hit "Can't Knock the Hustle."
Jan 28, 2008
Jan 19, 2008
This is from an interview Tristan Wilds (who plays Jay's "nephew" in the Roc Boys Video and is also a character on The Wire) did earlier this month. I was looking for him on Myspace (he's a cutie ) and ran across this:
You played Jay-Z's nephew in the video for "Roc Boys." What was it like working with Jay-Z? Is he a fan of the show? Will we see more of you in the next video?
Jay was great. He is a big fan of the show. I will be in the next video, but I can't say what happens. I'll get in trouble. Source
He's also going to be in the I Will Not Lose Spring Rocawear Campaign. Can't wait to see what it is though.
Originally posted November 2007.
Jan 18, 2008
[*] Sent in
American Gangster: Best of The Remixes, Vol. I
(put together by Kevin Nottingham)
The C.L.O. Remixes
American Monsta: The Jay-Z American Gangster Remix Album
produced by RAVAGE aka MeccaGodZilla
Preview/Download American Monsta
*samples the musical Chicago
Nukes Presents Jay-Z British Gangster
It is an amalgamation of euro-pop, hip hop and rock, fully composed by
yours truly, no samples used at all.
Irn Mnky: A Very British American Gangster
Download: A Very British American Gangster
Dr. Watch: House Of The H.O.V.A. (tribute to John Bonham)
Download House of The H.O.V.A.
DJ Perry Levy: Jamaican Gangster
It's backed by the biggest Reggae and Dancehall riddims including Bob Marley and the Wailer's "Soul Rebel", King Tubby's "Bad Tempo and Delly Ranx's "Gangster's Prayer".
Download Jamaican Gangster
Download: Jay-Z vs. Elvis Billboard Gangsters
DJ Skee-The American Godfather
(this one seems to be getting the most attention)
Beirut Gangster: The Re-Mixtape
American Gangster Opera (Grindhouse Remix)
Download: Grinehouse Presents American Gangster Opera