| 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
| 7:31 AM
Eleven people were arrested during Sunday’s Legends of the Summer concert at the Rose Bowl, headlined by Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake, Pasadena police said.
Three people were arrested for being drunk in public, two people each for battery,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Tennessee-born singer/actor/Mouseketeer/showman Justin Timberlake and his Brooklyn hard-knock compadre Jay-Z converged at the Rose Bowl on Sunday night for Vegas-style bombast, and over nearly 150 minutes tossed off hundreds of lines, dozens of verses and...
| May 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Baz Luhrmann didn't want to answer the question.
"I can't really say it about myself," he said. "But yes, I do."
The Australian director behind this month's hip-hop-inspired adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" had been asked if he thinks his movies...
| 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...