Posts Tagged ‘JAY-Z’

OMG! The return of Kanye West is just around the corner. The rap mogul who avoided spotlight following his much-criticized stage crash at 2009 MTV Video Music Awards has been officially announced as musical guest at this year’s BET Awards.

He’s had more Number One albums than Elvis Presley. He hangs with Barack Obama at the White House. And he’s riding high after leaving his longtime label Def Jam to work a $150 million deal with Live Nation, delivering some of his best live performances ever. At the age of 40, Jay-Z qualifies as an […]

M.I.A. is everywhere right now from the June cover of Complex , The New York Times to Nylon Magazine.  And she is not holding back! From Madonna, Jay-Z selling out to gunshots and Lady Gaga. M.I.A. wants everyone to know that she is REAL MUSIC and a lot of musicians out there are nothing but CRAP! On […]

23-year-old hip-hop sensation Drake, whose highly anticipated debut album, “Thank Me Later,” will be released June 15th, on Aspire/Young Money/Cash Money Records is said to be the next BIG THING in Hip-Hop. Now excuse me if I feel old at 29 years old, but the greatest hip-hop artists in my generation were Biggie, Tupac and currently Jay-Z. (Pass me my […]

Last night, May 20, the producers of FELA! hosted a post-theater reception at The Palm in midtown for Broadway national tour presenters from across the country who are in town for the Spring League Conference and for members of the FELA! company in celebration of thier 11 Tony Award nominations – the most of any show this […]

Bagels were on the menu for the morning breakfast meeting between Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Nets majority owner Mikhail Prokhorov, arena developer Bruce Ratner and Nets co-owner Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter. Prokhorov, a Russian billionaire, is in the city this week to take park in the NBA draft, after closing on a deal last week to buy […]

For all the world-class food and entertainment, deft touches and elegance of the evening, the Obamas’ second state dinner was as notable for what didn’t happen as what did. As far as anyone could tell, no one crashed the party. And no other major disasters were apparent either. As the evening wore on, the smiles […]

Jay-Z, Vanessa Williams, Kelsey Grammer and Nick Cannon were among the celebrities at Audemars Piguet’s auction of 12 watches on Monday night to raise money for Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS. Before auctioning his personalized Audemars Piguet watch, Jay-Z said, “Hi, everyone, I kind of don’t want to part with this. So I hope it goes [for […]

After eleven albums and a never ending list of instantly recognisable singles, ‘Jay Z – The Hits Collection Vol. 1’ officially hits stores June 29th.