1. Jay-Z, Pharrell & Frank Ocean Hit the Studio

    October 08, 2012 9:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Eight nights of shows at his new Barclays Center in Brooklyn couldn't keep Jay-Z out of the studio. Pharrell Williams tweeted a photo of himself with the MC and Frank Ocean on Monday, with the Neptunes producer adding, "Can't wait for ...

  2. Jay-Z Brings Out Beyonce, Rides Subway To Final Barclays Show: Video

    October 08, 2012 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Just another day commuting to work for Jay-Z . Celebrities: They're just like us! The Bed-Stuy native surprised city train-riders Saturday night (Oct. 8) when he was spotted entering the Canal Street station around 6 pm. Flanked by plainclothes ...

  3. Backbeat: Jay-Z Wows A Sold Out Barclays Center On Opening Night

    September 29, 2012 10:17 AM EDT The Barclays Center looms over Brooklyn. (Photo: Steven J. Horowitz) Jay-Z doesn't just put on shows -- he stages events. After invading Philadelphia last month for his first annual "Made in America" festival, Hov returned to his na ...

  4. Jay-Z Pays Homage to Brooklyn at First Barclays Center Show

    September 29, 2012 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z doesn't just put on shows; he stages events. After invading Philadelphia last month for his first annual "Budweiser Made in America" festival, Hov returned to his native borough to christen Brooklyn's Barclays Center for th ...

  5. 2012 BET Awards: Best Beyonce, Jay-Z, & Kanye West Emoments

    July 02, 2012 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last night's 2012 BET Awards show undoubtedly belonged to the Carters ( Beyoncé and Jay-Z ) as well as Jay's Throne buddy Kanye West . Aside from the countless nominations and wins between all three -- Best Female R&B Artist, Best Grou ...

  6. A Day In The Life of B.o.B

    November 30, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 "I don't remember everything from last night… I just woke up with a scarf around my neck," B.o.B tells his camp and Billboard.com's The Juice Tuesday (Nov. 29) as we follow the rapper for our Day in the Life series. "A fur s ...

  7. Jay-Z and Kanye West To Perform at VMAs: Report

    August 28, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 For those looking for another marquee performance to join Lady Gaga , Adele , Lil Wayne and more at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards tonight (Aug. 28), look no further than The Throne. Jay-Z and Kanye West , the co-creators of the nation's No. 1 ...

  8. Protecting The 'Throne': How Jay-Z & Kanye Beat the Leaks

    August 15, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A week before the release of their album "Watch the Throne", Jay-Z and Kanye West threw a star-studded listening session at the Hayden Planetarium in New York's American Museum of Natural History. The most striking aspect of the event ...

  9. Jay-Z and Kanye West's 'Watch the Throne': Track-by-Track Review

    August 08, 2011 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 One year after the idea was conceived , Kanye West and Jay-Z deliver one of the year's most anticipated albums, "Watch the Throne," today (August 8). At 12 a.m. EST, hip-hop fans turned to iTunes, instead of a Hulkshare page, to downl ...

  10. New 'Watch The Throne' Track, 'Otis,' Released: Listen

    July 20, 2011 7:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 After confirming an early August release date for "Watch The Throne," Jay-Z and Kanye West have released a new song from their highly anticipated collaborative album. "Otis," a hard-hitting track built around a sample of Otis Red ...

  11. Beyonce Experimented 'With Everything' On '4,' Says Engineer

    June 17, 2011 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The go-to recording engineer for Beyoncé is Toronto native Jordan "DJ Swivel" Young. He's sitting in a spacious studio at New York's new $3.5 million Jungle City Studios, talking about his unlikely road to working on one of the m ...

  12. Billboard Bits: New Katy Perry Song Leaks, Cee Lo Working with Gwyneth Paltrow

    December 30, 2010 6:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. New Katy Perry Song, 'Part of Me,' Hits the Web "Part of Me," a new dance track from Katy Perry , made a splash on YouTube when it leaked online yeste ...

  13. Jay-Z Discusses 'Decoded,' Tough Upbringing on 'Letterman'

    November 17, 2010 12:51 PM EST 0 0 0 Promoting his new book "Decoded," which gives vivid detail on some of his most iconic songs and how a boy from the projects became one of the richest men in America, Jay-Z dropped by "The Late Show with David Letterman" last nigh ...

  14. Jay-Z Performs Classics During Nike World Basketball Fest

    August 13, 2010 12:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z helped kick off the Nike World Basketball Festival last night (Aug. 12) at New York City's Radio City Music Hall. For 30-minutes, the Brooklyn rapper ripped through both new and old tunes, including "Diamonds Are Forever," " ...

  15. Kanye Apologizes To Taylor Swift, Jay-Z Compares Lil Mama To T-Pain

    September 14, 2009 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 One of the most talked about moments of last night's MTV Video Music Awards was when rapper Kanye West rushed the stage during country singer Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for her Best Female Video award. But West, who was asked to leav ...

  16. Jay-Z billboard Q&A

    Jay-Z billboard Q&A

    September 11, 2009 12:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z talks auto-tune, Obama and Blueprint III Rap , jay z , Jay-z , interview , exclusive , Hip-Hop , jay , HOV , Hip Hop , Jay-Z Videos Jay-Z Exclusive Hip Hop Hov Interview Jay ...

  17. Max Weinberg Is Proud Papa As Son Sits In With Springsteen

    April 05, 2009 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Max Weinberg was happy to play the proud papa at Saturday's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, accepting well-wishes about his 18-year-old son Jay's appointment as his fill-in in the E Street Band for a selection of dates on Br ...

  18. Simple Plan Download To Benefit Cancer Charities

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Simple Plan singer Pierre Bouvier discovered in 2006 that his 28-year-old brother, Jay, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the artist turned to songwriting as a method of therapy. When Simple Plan singer Pierre Bouvier discovered in 2006 ...

  19. Jay-Z Plots One-Day 'Kingdom Come' Tour

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z will play seven 30-minute shots across the country on Saturday (Nov. 18) in advance of the Tuesday release of his comeback album, "Kingdom Come." With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z will play seven 30- ...

  20. Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nominations

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Here are the nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented at Nov. 6 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast on CBS. E ...