jay-z

Kaepernick’s Lawyer Mark Geragos Thinks Jay-Z’s Deal With NFL is ‘Cold-Blooded’

v

Jay-Z is still getting hit hard for his partnership with the NFL. Mark Geragos – the lawyer of American football player Colin Kaepernick – told ABC News that the deal “crosses the intellectual picket line”. Jay-Z faces backlash over his social justice partnership with the NFL as Colin Kaepernick remains out of the league. Attorney Mark Geragos, who represents […]

Freddie Gibbs Supports Jay-Z, Says ‘F*ck Colin Kaepernick’

Madlib and Freddie Gibbs Pinata Album Preview FDRMX

Last week, the NFL and JAY-Z announced a partnership that would put efforts toward the league’s entertainment performances and social justice efforts. The news split voices across the Internet to where some believe the deal is a sign of change and others are considering it as a capitalist mindset from Hov and a slight to […]

JAY-Z Rumored to Become Part-Owner of NFL Team, Eric Reid Responds

at

Amid the backlash of the announcement of his partnership with the NFL, JAY-Z is now reportedly on his way to becoming part-owner of an NFL franchise. TMZ details How will have “significant ownership interest” in an NFL  team, however, there was no name mentioned when it comes to a franchise name. In addition, the report […]

Roc Nation to Reportedly Partner With NFL for Music and Social Justice Campaign

Roc Nation to Reportedly Partner With NFL for Music and Social Justice Campaign

Roc Nation is reportedly partnering with the NFL to form a music and social justice campaign. JAY-Z will serve as the league’s “live music entertainment strategist,” which includes working on the football league’s Inspire Change activism, as per The New York Times. This new partnership is controversial because Hov is a supporter of Colin Kaepernick, […]

JAY-Z to Produce ‘The Harder They Fall’ Film for Netflix

Jay Z

You thought because JAY-Z hit a billi he was going to chill out? Nah, he is keeping it moving and has matched his wife Beyoncé by inking his own Netflix deal. How will produce an original film titled The Harder They Fall, which will be written and directed by Jeymes Samuel and star Jonathan Majors, […]

Meek Mill Announces Launch of DreamChasers Records with Roc Nation

b

Wednesday morning (July 24), Meek Mill and Roc Nation announced the launch of Dream Chasers Records. The new label is a joint venture label from the Philly rep and the JAY-Z led label. The signing of the deal occurred on Tuesday at the Roc Nation headquarters in New York City, sealing the occasion with Armand […]

Two Men Believed to Target JAY-Z’s 40/40 Club and Attempt Break-In

Jay Z

JAY-Z’s 40/40 Club in Manhattan was visited by the NYPD after staff called in an attempted break-in. The staff state the venue’s door had damage and state they have footage on club cameras. Officers state they have no footage of crime as of yet. Surveillance observed by staff reportedly shows two unidentified men in front […]

Willow Smith Drops Track List For Her New Album ‘Willow’

fp

Will Smith drops a full-length project tonight, but who knew? And that is probably the dopest thing about these Smith kids. They know… and that seems to be the most important element in marketing and promotions. They do what they want, and approach it with the most unconventional methodologies out: by throwing it out there […]

Michael Eric Dyson Announces New Book ‘JAY-Z: Made in America’

Michael Eric Dyson at Martin Luther King Jr

Michael Eric Dyson will release a new book chronicling JAY-Z’s career rise. The book will be titled JAY-Z: Made in America and will detail Hov’s rise to become a cultural icon. The text will detail the evolution of his career and analyze his lyrics and songs, while also including a foreword from Pharrell Williams. “This […]

JAY-Z Signs Jaz-O to Roc Nation Deal

DknNLFXAAKMe

One of the greatest reunions of Hip-Hop protege and pupil occurred last year between Jaz-O and JAY-Z. Today, news emerged the two Marcy boys have taken their reunion a level further as Hov signed Jaz to a distribution deal with Roc Nation. OnSmash spotted the reveal on Jaz’s Instagram page. The new deal will bring […]

JAY-Z Enters the Cannabis Industry as Chief Brand Strategist For Caliva

jay z chief brand strategist caliva cannabis weed

The billions just keep on ringing in for Hov! JAY-Z, a Renaissance Man of many hats, is now getting into the business of bud by signing on as the Chief Brand Strategist of cannabis consumer product company Caliva. View this post on Instagram ‪Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter enters into long-term partnership with Caliva, named Chief Brand […]

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sues Iconix For ‘Massive Fraud’

JAY ZtoHostListeningPartyforPrince'sUpcoming'Originals'Album

The New York Post’s Page Six has reported that Hip-Hop billionaire Jay-Z and his company Roc Nation are suing a city licensing firm, alleging it of bilking investors in a “massive years-long fraud,” according to a new lawsuit. Roc Nation first sold the men’s clothing brand Rocawear to Iconix for $204 million in 2007. According […]

Madonna MC: 10 Times ‘Madame X’ Flexed Her Hip-Hop Cred

madonna  greatest hip hop rap moments

With almost four decades down as the inarguable and undisputed Queen of Pop, Madonna is still at the top of her game — her latest album, Madame X, recently became her ninth LP to go No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Throughout the theatrics of her longstanding career, amidst the many controversial moments and […]

Gay & Hip-Hop: 5 Emcees That Will Change the Stigma of Homophobia in Rap

gay hip hop pride rappers changing homophobia stigma in rap

We hope the entire LGBTQ community and those that consider themselves allies had an amazing Pride Month for the entire duration of June! As the Pride festivities comes to a close today, we wanted to identify that longstanding issue between those who proudly identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or any nonconforming sexual identity and […]

The Final ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Trailer Is Packed With Everything, Including a Cinematic Remix of JAY-Z’s “Public Service Announcement”

hobbs shaw final trailer jay z public service announcement remix

Following the first trailer for Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw that dropped earlier this year, Universal Pictures drops one last preview of the kinda-sorta buddy action flick, and it’s almost too much to handle — we’re talking superhuman baddies, an ass-kicking blonde bombshell and The Rock literally pulling a plane out the sky, […]

Big Business, Kid: Meek Mill is Now Part Owner of Lids

meek mill part owner of lids

Meek Mill is prepping for one busy summer. With a new Amazon Prime Video docuseries premiering in August and the kickoff of his Legendary Nights Tour with Future, YG, Mustard and Megan Thee Stallion soon after, the Championships rapper will now be adding a major business deal to his schedule now that he’s officially been […]