| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Tomorrow marks the "most interesting campaign fundraiser in the world." No, we're not talking about Beyonce and Jay-Z's wang-dang-doodle at Manhattan's 40/40 club.
We're referring to the one thrown by actor Jonathan Goldsmith. "Who?" you ask.
| Sep 18, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Brace for presidential gridlock the President Barack Obama will be in the city looking to raise campaign cash. He'll be rubbing elbows with rap royalty Tuesday night when attends a fundraiser put on by the first family of hip-hop, Beyonce and Jay-Z at the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Jay-Z, Sonic Youth, Guns N' Roses, Ghostface Killah, Slayer, Prince, the Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Britney Spears, The New Pornographers, Mobb Deep, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Prefab Sprout, Pink, The Beatles, Van Halen, Big Star, Bob Dylan,...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:13 AM
It's been arguably the biggest sports-debate question of the past month: Who would win in a head-to-head matchup between the original 1992 Olympic basketball "Dream Team" and the 2012 edition that just won gold in London?
Larry, Magic and Michael, or...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:07 PM
Can you believe “Twilight” star Nikki Reed got married a month ago (to “American Idol” contestant Paul McDonald), totally stealing the thunder from the wedding of Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) in “...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The BET Experience focused its attention on the awards portion of the weekend's festivities after numerous performances, high temperatures and well-attended seminars. Rapper Drake led with the most nominations as the awards were handed out at L.A.'s Nokia...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Kanye West this week landed in a very familiar place: on top of the Billboard charts.
West’s polarizing but critically acclaimed sixth album, “Yeezus,” took the No. 1 spot after it moved 327,000 copies in its first week, according to...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Two years ago at Powerhouse — the annual summer hip-hop concert presented by L.A.'s KPWR-FM (105.9), a.k.a. "Power 106" — the Compton rapper Problem performed on a small outdoor stage designed to showcase up-and-coming acts. In 2012 he made it...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Jay-Z may have sold a million copies of his upcoming album to Samsung, but those sales won’t count on the influential Billboard 200 chart, which ranks album sales, the magazine said.
Bill Werde, Billboard’s editorial director, said in a...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Hip-hop star Jay-Z has figured out one surefire way to sell a million albums -- by finding a customer in Samsung.
Samsung Electronics Co. has bought 1 million copies of the rapper's upcoming album to give away to owners of the company's Galaxy...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Leave it to Jay-Z to sell a million copies of a new album even before he announces its existence to the world.
The rapper and mogul debuted the news of a new LP, "Magna Carta Holy Grail," in a Samsung-partnered commercial during Game 5 of the NBA...