| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Now he’s got 100 problems. Rapper Jay-Z was widely praised for his business savvy after he announced a plan to give away 1 million copies of his new album to Samsung Galaxy smartphone users through a special app.
But that app has generated a...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:22 PM
For more than two decades, Nas’ prolific career has been a hallmark for hip-hop, and now Harvard University has established a fellowship in the lyricist's honor.
The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University and the Hip-Hop Archive...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:39 AM
After a busy stretch of promotional activity including a video shoot in an art gallery, a performance at London's Wireless Festival and a Q&A with fans on Twitter, Jay-Z debuted at No. 1 this week on the Billboard 200 with "Magna Carta Holy Grail," his...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Beyonce knows how to keep fans in line, especially when they go for her hair.
We're not talking about fans of her music -- we're talking about fans that are electric and propel cool air wind toward you.
At a concert Monday at the Bell Centre in...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Jay-Z’s "Magna Carta Holy Grail" is still No. 1.
The hip-hop mogul’s latest disc easily held onto the top spot on the Billboard 200 for a second week, selling 129,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The disc debuted at No. 1 last...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Who? Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake and 60,000 fans.
Where? The Rose Bowl.
The inevitable? Hellish parking.
To preempt some of the traffic snarls at the sold out Legends of the Summer concert, Rose Bowl officials are asking people to...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Pop star Jay-Z will bring his art gallery what-is-it project "Picasso Baby" to television audiences with a new documentary airing on HBO starting Friday.
"Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film," debuting Friday at 11 p.m. on the premium cable channel,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I advocate for a boycott of rapper and record producer Jay-Z and his wife, Beyonce, for their irresponsible impact on modern culture.
Jay-Z's music is violent, racist and reinforces an attitude of aggression and victimization to the black community....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Casting producers for the hit TV talent show “Star Search” were closing in on the end of a long cross-country series of auditions and had nearly filled their quota of performers for the upcoming season when they arrived at a Memphis mall to...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:18 PM
A Costa Mesa family visiting Zoomar's Petting Zoo in San Juan Capistrano saw 3-week-old kittens without a mom. The zoo staff complained about the many stray cats, and the family agreed to take the kittens home.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z, two black kittens...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Jay-Z’s video for the “Holy Grail” track from his “Magna Carta Holy Grail” album has now made it to YouTube following its 24-hour exclusive premiere on Facebook, a move that’s heightened Facebook’s profile as a...