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Jay Z Removes Hyphen From His Name

Jay Z is riding a hot streak at the moment — his Magna Carta Holy Grail has sold more than 500,000 units its first week, making it the rapper’s thirteenth no. 1 album on the Billboard chart, and he’s just kicked off the Legends of the Summer … READ MORE

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Jay-Z Performs “Picasso Baby'” at NYC’s Pace Gallery

With his just-released Magna Carta Holy Grail album continually revising sales estimates by the day since its July 4 Samsung-coordinated drop, Jay-Z continues his rather unorthodox marketing strategy with a live performance of “PIcasso Baby” at New York City’s Pace Gallery. Earlier in the week, Hova responded … READ MORE

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Jay-Z – “Dead Presidents 3″

Much like his retirement, Jay-Z must not have liked his self-imposed Twitter drought too much, deciding yesterday to announce via an impromptu Q&A with fans that a previously unreleased version of Dead Presidents 3 will be hitting the net. During a flurry of tweets with fans that ranged … READ MORE

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Jay-Z and Samsung Release New “Holy Grail” Commercial

Just in case you’re doubting Blue Ivy’s dad’s ability to put a pen to a pad ahead of the July 9 wide release of his Magna Carta Holy Grail album, the man himself is here again with another deep look into the meaning behind his latest work. Joining … READ MORE

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Jay-Z and Samsung Release New “Oceans” Commercial

In his latest co-released promo ad with Samsung, Jay-Z reveals the deep, intricate meaning behind his song “Oceans,” further fanning the flames ahead of his release of the Magna Carta Holy Grail album. In the clip, Hova explains the concept behind the track to Rick Rubin, Swizz Beatz, … READ MORE

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Ari Marcopoulos – Jay Z’s “Magna Carta Holy Grail” Photography

The promotional onslaught for Jay-Z’s Magnat Carta Holy Grail has featured black-and-white video vignettes of the album’s making (the latest saw Jay-Z ruminating on fatherhood as he discussed the track “Jay Z Blue”), as well as a novel unveiling of the cover art through an installation at … READ MORE

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Jay-Z – “Magna Carta Holy Grail” Cover Art

Through his Life + Times website, Jay-Z has revealed the cover art for his hotly anticipated album Magna Carta Holy Grail (which will be downloaded to a million Samsung Galaxy users tomorrow via the Magna Carta app). In an audacious flourish, the cover was officially unveiled atop … READ MORE

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Jay-Z and Samsung Release New “Jay-Z Blue” Commercial

If the latest promotional clips from partner brand Samsung are any indication, fatherhood will be a major theme in Jay-Z’s upcoming opus Magna Carta Holy Grail. While the previous video “Heaven” contained an oblique indication of the impact his daughter has had on his worldview, this latest … READ MORE

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Jay-Z and Samsung Release New “Heaven” Commercial

Following “4 More” and “One to Many,” the latest video salvo from Samsung‘s Jay-Z marketing blitz finds the rapper/mogul ruminating on one of the key tracks off Magna Carta Holy Grail. Speaking to a supine Rick Rubin, Jay explains that his song “Heaven” toys with the idea of … READ MORE

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Jay-Z and Samsung Release New “One to Many” Commercial

The Jay-Z / Samsung collaboration continues to pick up steam as we rapidly approach the 4th of July, and with yesterday’s release of the “One to Many” commercial it’s hard not to get caught up in all the fun Hova seems to be having with his latest project. … READ MORE

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Kevin Durant Signs with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports

Newly licensed as an agent for NBA and MLB players, Jay-Z and his Roc Nation Sports agency have officially announced the signing of one of the most marketable names in the NBA — Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant. The three-time All-Star tweeted an image yesterday afternoon … READ MORE