Category Archives: JayZ News

Jay-Z’s $63M Tops Forbes HipHop Cash Kings

1. Jay-Z – $63 Million 2. Diddy – $30 Million 3. Akon – $21 Million 4. Lil Wayne – $20 Million 5. Dr. Dre – $17 Million 6. Ludacris – $16 Million 7. Snoop Dogg – $15 Million 8. Timbaland – … Continue reading

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Jay-Z And Tinchy Stryder Team Up

Rap giant jayz has joined forces with british hiphop star tinchy stryder to launch a music company to break new tyalent. Takeover Roc Nation is joint venture between jayz’s firm Roc Nation and stryder’s management company Takeover. It will handle … Continue reading

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LeBron James coming to the New Jersey Nets? Jay-Z says he’ll let the King decide for himself

Jay-Z’s good friends with LeBron James, but he promises he won’t try to convince the MVP to play for the New Jersey Nets. Jay-Z swears it’s true: He has no blueprint for bringing his pal LeBron James to the Nets. “That’s … Continue reading

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Jay-Z And Beyonce RESPECT Feature

Click image Nice read….get your copy of Respect Magazine y’all.

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Jay-Z To Replace Frank Sinatra

Since 1997, Frank Sinatra’s “New York New York” has been the theme song at the Belmont Stakes. But now, officials from the New York Racing Association say the cut will be replaced by Jay-Z’s “Empire State Of Mind” during their … Continue reading

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Rick Ross Was ‘In Awe’ Of Jay-Z During Teflon Don Studio Session

Rick Ross says it was a process — an extremely entertaining process — that led up to the night Jay-Z recorded his verse for a yet-untitled record from Ross’ upcoming LP, Teflon Don. The rapper went to the last stop … Continue reading

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Jay-Z’s Billionaire Breakfast Meeting

Hov met with NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, developer Bruce Ratner, and NJ Nets majority owner Mikhail Prokhorov at Gracie Mansion. Pics of the gathering after the jump.

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Time To Give, Celebrity Watch Auction

The most expensive watch, “Las Vegas Strip Tourbillon,” was signed by Jay-Z, a Tony-nominated producer of “Fela!” It has a blackened-steel case with red numbers. The chronograph is made in an edition of 35 and is valued at $217,800. Charity … Continue reading

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Nas On Jay-Z’s “Empire State Of Mind”

The Wall Street Journal caught up with Nas and in between talks of Distant Relatives he shares his thoughts on Jay-Z’s New York anthem. WSJ: In 1994 you put out a song called “N.Y. State of Mind.” Jay-Z recently had … Continue reading

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Jay-Z Leads 2010 BET Awards Nominees

Earlier today  the nominees were announced for the 2010 BET Awards. Jay-Z leads the pack with five nods. The ceremony’s hosted by Queen Latifah and takes place on June 27th in Los Angeles. Performances include Drake, Nicki Minaj, Dirty Money, and … Continue reading

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Jay-Z Talks To Stephen A. Smith About LeBron, New Jersey Nets

Jay-Z recently made an appearance on FOX Sports Radio’s “The Stephen A. Smith Show” – not as a rapper or label head, but as part-owner of the New Jersey Nets and friend to NBA superstar LeBron James. Smith asked Hov … Continue reading

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Jay-Z Is Hot For Betty White

Did Jay-Z make a move on Betty White? After sharing the bill on last weekend’s “SNL,” White relived her experience with Jay Leno. When asked whether the rapper got fresh with her, the 88-year-old actress laughed, “He didn’t get fresh, … Continue reading

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Shawty Lo Say He Predicted Jay-Z’s Success, “He’s My Favorite Rapper Of All- Time”

Southern rapper Shawty Lo recently revealed that his favorite rapper of all-time is Jay-Z and that he knew the mogul would dominate hip-hop in the late 1990’s. Shawty also said he related to Jay’s music from his early hustling days. … Continue reading

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Jay-Z Hits Collection Vol.1 Due June 29th 2010

So what do we have here Click for more info http://www.jayzhitscollection.com props to R-R & Roc with me.

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Jay-Z x Pharrell Working On Top Secret Collab

Skateboard P chopped it up with @ShaheemReid about the new N.E.R.D album, their tour and lastly some questions of who they will be working with in the near future. I found it funny what Pharrell said about Pusha T (of … Continue reading

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Jay-Z & Betty White Will Appear In ‘A Couple Of Sketches’ Together On ‘SNL’

It’s been a long time coming, but on Saturday (May 8), Betty White will finally have her shot at hosting “Saturday Night Live.” Though the comedy vet admits to feeling kind of nervous, she welcomes the chance to host the … Continue reading

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Dame Welcomes Jay-Z To The New Roc-A-Fella

Dame Dash has brought back Rocafella Records. He’s gotten a distribution deal with Def Jam and he’s planning to put out Curren$y under the new Roc label. Although he’s relaunching the house that he, Jay, and Biggs built together, he’s … Continue reading

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Jay-Z, Alicia Key’s & More “Fela” Get Tony Nominations

Jay-z, Will Smith, Alicia Keys, Jada Pinkett to name a few produced “Fela” a broadway show about the story of Nigerian musician Fela Kuti. Watch Jay-z talk about the show here; Fela!” the musical produced by Jay-Z, Alicia Keys and Will and Jada … Continue reading

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Betty White Shows Jay-Z Some Love

With Jay-Z on music duties and Betty White hosting, we’re mere days away from the best ‘Saturday Night Live’ bill in recent memory. As we’ve noted, the duo is an odd fit for the show’s May 8 Mother’s Day episode. … Continue reading

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Rick Ross Calls Teflon Don Jay-Z Collabo ‘An Atomic Bomb’

I most definitely have confirmed Jay-Z being on the album. [The song] is like an atomic bomb. I’m just waiting to push the button. Shout-out to Roc Nation. Shout-out to Kanye West. “The funny thing is the way the record … Continue reading

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