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Beyoncé and Jay-Z Release Joint Album ‘EVERYTHING IS LOVE’

One of our favorite things about music is that it just continues to get better as time goes on. And just shy of the half-year mark, 2018 continues to deliver some of the best surprises music has to offer. The most highly anticipated, possibly materialized joint album from The Carters (Beyoncé and Jay-Z) officially dropped…

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Beyoncé & Jay-Z Officially Announce ‘OTR II’ Tour

Beyoncé and Jay-Z are slated to hit the road again for their joint reboot OTR II. Presented by Live Nation Global Touring in association with Parkwood Entertainment and Roc Nation, the show is currently scheduled with over 30 dates in the U.K., Europe and North America. The full schedule is below. Tickets are officially on…

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Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Co-Star in Jay-Z’s “Family Feud” Visual Directed by Ava DuVernay

Jay-Z was unquestionably the king of visuals this year having released nine (so far) from the humbly sincere 4:44 LP. To finish 2017 (and to complete the list of outstanding 4:44 visuals) he’s sharing a cathedral-set video for “Family Feud” with the queen Beyoncé and their extraordinarily gorgeous first born Blue Ivy as his costars. But the diverse…

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Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Jay-Z, Daniel Caesar, Childish Gambino and More Snag 2018 Grammy Nominations

Music’s universal resonance and its ability to strike and move you (whether physically or emotionally) is what makes it so amazing. This year has seen a plethora of that with all of the unfathomably sublime albums and singles nominated for the 2018 Grammy Awards. Jay-Z‘s pensive 4:44, SZA‘s openhearted Ctrl, Daniel Caesar‘s sonically and lyrically…

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Jay-Z Shares Three New ‘4:44’ Visuals

Jay-Z has been busy on the road since his 4:44 Tour kicked off last month but that doesn’t mean a pause in production for more of the album’s brilliant visuals. Yesterday Hov shared brand new videos for “Smile,” “Marcy Me” and “Legacy.” “Smile,” which features openhearted lyrics and a moving poem from the Brooklyn-bred icon’s…

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GRAMMY’S TAP JAY-Z TO RECEIVE 2018 INDUSTRY ICON AWARD

JAY-Z, similar to many of our faves, had an awesome 2017. He released 4:44, became the first rapper to to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, welcomed new additions to his family, and of course continued his various philanthropic efforts through the Shawn Carter Foundation. As the new year approaches, Hov will be celebrated for all…

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Jay-Z, Chloe x Halle, Cardi B and More to Perform at Tidal Hurricane Relief Concert

A slew of our favorite acts, such as Chloe x Halle, are set to perform on October 17th at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for Tidal’s Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert. The streaming service has held annual benefit shows since 2015 that have featured performances from Beyoncé, Jay Z, Prince, and Usher. This year, Angie Martinez will host the…

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Jay-Z Gives First Interview Since the Release of ‘4:44’

In the first interview since the release of his thirteenth studio album, Jay-Z gives us a glimpse into the thought process that birthed the now platinum 4:44. Hov and the guys of RapRadar discussed everything from the early stages and building ideas with No I.D., to the intention behind 4:44‘s visual shorts. The interview is…

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Lupita Nyong’o Stars in Video for Jay-Z’s James Blake-assisted “MaNyfaCedGod”

Today, Jay-Z drops off the latest visual short story from the still buzz worthy 4:44, this time for bonus track “MaNyfaCedGod.” In the video for the James Blake-assisted cut, actress/real life beauty queen Lupita Nyong’o stars as a voiceless speaker box for Hov’s candid introspection. Humbly transparent lyrics narrate Nyong’o’s poetry in motion before her performance…

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Mahershala Ali and Danny Glover Star in Jay-Z’s “Adnis” Visual

Jay-Z, who has already set the bar extremely high, has shared a new visual for 4:44 bonus track “Adnis.” Originally used in the album’s debut promotional trailer, the full length music video features actors Mahershala Ali and Danny Glover. Ali plays the role of a boxer whose coach, played by Glover, has a spirit-like presence.…

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ICYMI: Jay-Z Offers Cinematic Surrender in “Kill Jay Z” Visual

In a short and to-the-point visual for “Kill Jay Z,” Brooklyn’s finest tapers the 4:44 opener to hit a few marks with intentional focus on the importance of the ego’s surrender. Directors Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz’s approach to the fourth short from Hov’s latest masterpiece is a cinematic nudge that subtly forces our attention…

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Damian Marley Guides Jay-Z’s Exploration of Music’s Origins in “BAM” Visual

Exploring part of music’s genesis, Rap hero Jay-Z heads to the heart of Jamaica in his latest visual for 4:44 stand out cut “BAM.” The Rohan Blair-Mangat-directed video captures the beauty of Jamaican natives, their cities and villages and the heavy influence their culture has had on Rap music. Alongside Reggae artist (and son of…

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