Tag Archives | jay-z

The Week In Pop: Ain’t Paramore Fun?

The question is not so much “How did Paramore end up on American Idol?” as “Why did it take them so long to get there?” As I explained at length last month, the Warped Tour scene that carried Hayley Williams and company to stardom was very much a pop star delivery system, and if anyone [...]



Made In America Los Angeles Lineup 2014

We learned the lineup for the Philadelphia edition of Jay Z’s Made In America Festival — including headliners Kanye West and Kings Of Leon plus the National, Pharrell, Girl Talk, Spoon, Chromeo, J. Cole, Grimes, De La Soul, Danny Brown, YG, Holy Ghost!, and Young & Sick — earlier this afternoon. Now the first LA [...]



Jack White Talks Scrapped Collabs With Jay Z, Kanye

Jack White has a general reputation as a guy who doesn’t like rap, but it seems that this reputation is way off. Talking to Rolling Stone recently, White revealed that he worked on a few unfinished tracks with Jay Z at some point. According to White, the reason those songs never came out might be [...]



Video: SNL Spoofs Jay-Z & Solange

On Saturday night, SNL had some fun with the Jay-Z/Solange elevator brawl during their cold open. With Jay Pharoah, Sasheer Zamata and Maya Rudolph portraying Jay, Solange and Bey respectively, the pair tell their side of the story and play the infamous elevator footage with audio. 2 Chainz also popped up for a “Blizzard Man” [...]

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