All posts tagged: jay-z

Jay-Z ft. Beyoncé ‘Family Feud’ Video

At this point you can say that Jay-Z isn’t releasing music videos anymore, rather short films. Having consistently dropped videos to various tracks on his album ‘4:44’ that have taken the visual game to high levels, Jay-Z now unveils his latest treatment to his song ‘Family Feud’ which features his wife Beyoncé. What starts off as an all-star cast of actors depicting the betrayal of a family legacy, transitions into Jay, Beyoncé and their daughter Blu Ivy in a cathedral as Hov gives his confession on rappers, the importance of family togetherness and of course, his success. ‘Family Feud’ is directed by Ava DuVernay.

Disclosure Remixes Pharrell’s “Frontin'”

Digging into the crates, Disclosure have given another life to the 2003 Pharrell single “Frontin'” featuring Jay Z. Giving the track a future house makeover, there is a possibility that Disclosure will give away the remix for free once they reach 1 million likes on Facebook. To put things into perspective, they are currently at 954,224. In the meantime you can stream the remix below. Read more […]

Listen to Jay Electronica & Jay Z “We Made It”

For years fans of rapper Jay Electronica have been patiently waiting on a new album. And while bits of pieces of information on the LP “Act II: Patents of Nobility (the Turn)” keeps surfacing, the final product seems to never get an official release date. Another track has emerged from New Orleans-born Jay Electronica, this time featuring Hov himself…Jay Z. Using the instrumental to Soulja Boy’s “We Made It”, Electronica speaks on the issues of making it through slavery, not to mention Read more […]

Jay Z ft. Justin Timberlake “Holy Grail” Video

Jay Z’s visually impressive video for “Holy Grail” featuring Justin Timberlake depicts the Brooklyn rapper in an artistically modern Scarface-like manner. There are bullet holes in the walls as rays of light seep through, semi nude girls covered like ghosts and Justin Timberlake singing in front of a burning car flipped upside down. Oh and did we mention that the video is exclusively on Jay’s Facebook page? Yep… Read more […]

Just Blaze & Baauer ft. Jay Z “Higher” Video

This isn’t a video, this is a proper short film! Directed by Nabil, the video for Just Blaze and Baauer’s “Higher” was shot in India and depicts a group of kids practicing the martial art form of kalaripayattu. Determined to take on an unruly elder, who talks down on him and his friends, the lead child along with a large group of kids get their revenge at the end. And for the record, while the track “features” Jay Z, it is nothing more than bits of his vocals weaved in and out of the track. However, Read more […]

Jay Z “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film” Video

Jay Z finally unveils the full video for “Picasso Baby”, taken from his latest album “Magna Carta…Holy Grail”. The clip is over 10 minutes long with Jay explaining why performing shows is an art in itself. The video features Marina Abramovic, director Jim Jarmusch, Fab 5 Freddy, Rosie Perez and host of celebrities and people in the general public all having a good time at the gallery. Jay has basically invited everyone from the young to the elderly to participate in the show. The clip is directed Read more […]

Jay Z “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film” Preview

Many people wondered what was going when Jay Z performed his track “Picasso Baby” for hours on end at Manhattan’s Pace Gallery. It turns out that it was a shoot for his forthcoming video for the single. But since this is Jay Z, it’s not simply a “video”, it’s being dubbed as a ‘performance art film’. The video premiere’s on HBO on the 2nd of August. Here is the trailer. Read more […]

Jay-Z Performs “Picasso Baby” at Pace Gallery in Manhattan

When Jay-Z recorded “Picasso Baby”, he was being literal as the Brooklyn born rapper performed the song at the Pace Gallery in Manhattan. The Huffington Post reported that Jay-Z was filming a video for the song. Attendees of the show included Marina Abramovic, Wale and Judd Apatow. Huffington Post’s Kia Makarechi captured bits of the shoot. Read more […]

Jay-Z Talks “Jay-Z Blue” Idea

In the midst of the forthcoming “Magna Carta Holy Grail” album, Saumsung has presented a new clip featuring Jay-Z talking about growing up without his father as well as learning the lessons of how to properly treat women and raise kids. In discussion with Rick Rubin, he states that one of his fears is the idea of not being a good parent. Owners of Samsung Galaxy S 4, Note II or GSIII mobile phones can download the Magna Carta app with the chances of being one of a million people to download Read more […]

Jay-Z Unveils “Magna Carta Holy Grail” Track List

After the airing of the Jay-Z/Samsung commercial during the NBA finals last week, the rapper has now revealed the track list for his forthcoming album “Magna Carta Holy Grail”, scheduled to hit stores July 4th. Taking an unusual approach to unveil the song titles, Billboard has reported that the information were uncovered through a scavenger hunt. Jay-Z’s publicist Jana Fleishman tweeted clues to the location where she waited with books each listing the names of the tracks. Track list: 1. Read more […]