Jay-Z

  1. Jay-Z, 50 Cent, OutKast Vie For BMA Ringtone Honor

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tracks by 50 Cent, Jay-Z and OutKast will battle for the first ringtone of the year honor at the Billboard Music Awards, to be held Wednesday (Dec. 8) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Tracks by 50 Cent, Jay-Z and OutKast will battle for ...

  2. R. Kelly Sues Jay-Z, Tour Promoter

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Billed as the Best of Both Worlds, the ill-fated co-headlining tour by Jay-Z and R. Kelly ended up with two worlds colliding. Billed as the Best of Both Worlds, the ill-fated co-headlining tour by Jay-Z and R. Kelly ended up with two worlds collid ...

  3. Tuned In: The Tube

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z and Linkin Park's "MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups" is caught on a two-disc CD/DVD. Read Carla Hay's column. Jay-Z and Linkin Park's "MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups" is caught on a two-disc CD/DVD. Read Carla Hay's colum ...

  4. Jay-Z To Continue Tour Without R. Kelly

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Days after his Best of Both Worlds tour with R. Kelly was canceled, Jay-Z has reversed course and opted to continue playing shows under the banner "Jay-Z and Friends." The next performance will take p Days after his Best of Both Worlds t ...

  5. R. Kelly, Jay-Z Take 'Business' To No. 1

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST A $75 million feud isn't enough to keep R. Kelly and Jay-Z from the top of The Billboard 200 with the ironically titled "Unfinished Business" (Jive/Def Jam/IDJMG). The duo's second and highest-chartin A $75 million feud isn ...

  6. R. Kelly, Jay-Z Take 'Business' To No. 1

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST A $75 million feud isn't enough to keep R. Kelly and Jay-Z from the top of The Billboard 200 with the ironically titled "Unfinished Business" (Jive/Def Jam/IDJMG). The duo's second and highest-chartin A $75 million feud isn ...

  7. R. Kelly Files $75 Million Lawsuit Against Jay-Z

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST R&B singer R. Kelly yesterday (Nov. 1) filed a $75 million breach-of-contract suit against rapper Jay-Z, accusing him and his associates of threats and violence that turned their joint tour into a R&B singer R. Kelly yesterday (Nov. 1) ...

  8. R.Kelly/Jay-Z Tour Nixed

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lawyers for singer R. Kelly were said to be filing a criminal complaint against a member of rapper Jay-Z's entourage and considering other legal action after the platinum-selling stars' joint tour cam Lawyers for singer R. Kelly were sai ...

  9. Source: Jay-Z, IDJ Still In Negotiations

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A source is denying that Island Def Jam is close to a deal to make rap mogul Jay-Z its president. Negotiations are ongoing, but no details have been finalized, says the source. A source is denying that Island Def Jam is close to a deal to make rap ...

  10. Kanye West Starts Label With Sony

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West is establishing a label, Getting Out Our Dreams, in association with Sony Music Label Group U.S. The artist/producer, who remains signed to Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam, has also entered into a prod Kanye West is establishing a label, Getting Ou ...

  11. Movies & Music

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z's theatrical release, "Fade to Black," centers on his all-star concert at Madison Square Garden. Read Carla Hay's column. Jay-Z's theatrical release, "Fade to Black," centers on his all-star concert at Madi ...

  12. Jay-Z Preps Documentary

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z is headed to the big screen with the Paramount Classics documentary "Fade to Black," which opens Nov. 5 in U.S. theaters. The rapper is the star, narrator and an executive producer of the film, Jay-Z is headed to the big screen wit ...

  13. Dash Unveils Rocbox Digital Music Player

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Damon Dash's ROC Properties is getting into the digital-music player business with a new series of devices known as the Rocbox. Damon Dash's ROC Properties is getting into the digital-music player business with a new series of devices kn ...

  14. Island Def Jam Eyes Roc-A-Fella Buy

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Damon Dash is in negotiations to sell his Roc-A-Fella Records imprint to Island Def Jam, sources say. Damon Dash is in negotiations to sell his Roc-A-Fella Records imprint to Island Def Jam, sources say. Details of the deal were not available; a D ...

  15. R. Kelly, Jay-Z Teaming For Tour

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B/hip-hop superstars R. Kelly and Jay-Z will team for a North American tour this fall, kicking off Sept. 30 in Chicago. The full routing has yet to be announced for the Best of Both Worlds trek, R&B/hip-hop superstars R. Kelly and Ja ...

  16. 50 Cent Takes 3 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z, Rick James among the key winners. Jay-Z, Rick James among the key winners. News Jay-Z , Rick James ...

  17. 50 Cent Takes 3 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z, Rick James among the key winners. 50 Cent took home three awards, including songwriter of the year, at ASCAP's 17th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The rapper's party anthem "In Da Club" also claimed top R&B/h ...

  18. R. Kelly, Jay-Z Top Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Finalists

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It'll be the "Best of Both Worlds" at this year's Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show: R. Kelly and Jay-Z, who released a collaborative album of that name in 2002 on Jive, lead the finalists for the It'll be the &quo ...

  19. Dash ROCs Into U.K. Urban Music

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roc-A-Fella Records has demonstrated its interest in the British urban music scene with its sponsorship of this year's U.K. Urban Music Seminar and the signing of the label's first-ever U.K. act. Roc-A-Fella Records has demonstrated its ...

  20. Dash ROCs Into U.K. Urban Music

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roc-A-Fella Records has demonstrated its interest in the British urban music scene with its sponsorship of this year's U.K. Urban Music Seminar and the signing of the label's first-ever U.K. act. Roc-A-Fella Records has demonstrated its ...

  21. Industry Mogul Dupri Buys Vodka Brand

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT So So Def CEO expands into liquor market. So So Def Recordings founder/CEO Jermaine Dupri is the latest hip-hop exec to enter the alcohol business, becoming an owner and partner of 3 Vodka Distilling Co. The brand's primary selling point is t ...

  22. ASCAP To Honor Jay-Z, Rick James

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z and Rick James will be the top honorees at this year's ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The 17th annual gala is set for June 28 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles Jay-Z and Rick James will be the top honorees at this ye ...

  23. Maurice Joshua, Mathew Knowles In Mgmt Talks

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning producer Maurice Joshua is close to signing a management deal with Mathew Knowles of Music World/Sanctuary, according to a source. Grammy-winning producer Maurice Joshua is close to signing a management deal with Mathew Knowles of M ...

  24. Beats & Rhymes

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kanye West is the latest Midwestern MC to make a mark with his Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam debut, "The College Dropout." Kanye West is the latest Midwestern MC to make a mark with his Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam debut, "The College Dropout." N ...

  25. Beats & Rhymes

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kanye West is the latest Midwestern MC to make a mark with his Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam debut, "The College Dropout." Kanye West is the latest Midwestern MC to make a mark with his Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam debut, "The College Dropout." N ...

  26. Kanye West

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The hit-making producer's debut solo album places him as one of Roc-A-Fella's premier stars. The hit-making producer's debut solo album places him as one of Roc-A-Fella's premier stars. News ...

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