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Jay Z Wants You To Know He’s Going on Tour Too

Robert Kessler | September 6, 2013 - 11:39 am

Earlier today Kanye West announced his Yeezus tour dates. Not to be outdone by his unruly younger brother, Jay Z has announced that he, too, will be touring North America, supporting Magna Carta Holy Grail. Jay Z’s tour starts in November, and ends in January. … More »

Jay Z’s ‘Magna Carta’ is the Country’s No. 1 Album for the Second Week in a Row

Peggy Truong | July 24, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Jay Z is still on top.

Nielsen SoundScan’s latest numbers have placed the rapper’s 12th studio album, Magna Carta… Holy Grail on top of the Billboard 200 charts for the second week in a row, beating Sara BareillesThe Blessed Unrest, which sold 68,000 copies domestically. [via MTV]

In third place… More »

Jay-Z’s Weird Week Gets Weirder

Robert Kessler | July 10, 2013 - 6:30 pm

What’s going on with Jay-Z, because I’m pretty sure we broke him. Somehow, someway he is broken. Are you proud of yourselves now?

It started on Monday, when Hova began randomly responding to people on his Twitter account. We all learned that he likes Cap’n Crunch, linguine with clam and admires Miley CyrusMore »

Ellen Grossman, Jay-Z’s Subway Friend, Gives the Only ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Review That Matters

Robert Kessler | July 8, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Ellen Grossman, whose subway encounter with Jay-Z was a viral hit last year, as invited by MTV to review her old pals new album which came out today. Grossman, an artist herself, enjoyed the three songs she listened to off “Magna Carta Holy Grail.” She especially liked “Holy Grail,” which Grossman described as “just exquisite.” More »

Beyonce and Jay-Z Busted Some Moves at the ‘Magna Carta’ Release Party

Peggy Truong | July 5, 2013 - 12:00 pm

When you’re music royalty, dancing sometimes involves holding fancy drinks and busting a move to your own song.

That’s exactly what Beyonce and Jay-Z did in Brooklyn on Wednesday night at the release party for Jay’s Magna Carta Holy Grail.

Donning jean shorts and a white lace blazer, Queen Bey sipped… More »

Hey Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z Gave You and Your Twerking Skills a Shout Out ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’

Peggy Truong | July 4, 2013 - 4:30 pm

There’s something about the way Jay-Z says “Twerk, Miley, Miley, Twerk” that makes me an instant fan of Magna Carta Holy Grail, less than 24 hours after its massive Samsung release.

The Miley Cyrus name drop happens around the 1:40 mark on “somewhereinamerica,” one of 14 new tracks from Hova’s 12th studio album. More »

Listen: Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake Channel Nirvana for ‘Holy Grail’

Peggy Truong | July 4, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Less than 24 hours after the special Samsung release of Magna Carta Holy Grail, Jay-Z has posted one of the tracks on his own Soundcloud page.

“Holy Grail” kicks off the album with some help from Justin Timberlake (please collaborate all the time, you two) and lyrics from Nirvana’s classic “Smells Like Teen… More »

Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Tracklist Revealed with Brooklyn Scavenger Hunt

Peggy Truong | June 23, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Hardcore Jay-Z fans in New York City went on quite the hunt on Saturday, after his publicist Jana Fleishman invited those interested in all things “Magna Carta Holy Grail” to follow her updates on Instagram and Twitter.

Those lucky enough to locate Fleishman were rewarded with a black binder containing none other than… More »