Tag results for: Rick Rubin

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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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Jay-Z and Samsung Release New “4 More” Commercial

Since we all were glued to the tube for last night’s epic NBA Finals Game 7, you probably saw this new add that Samsung and Jay-Z dropped. The commercial, which was shot with a greyed-out look in a relaxed studio environment, toted the “Magna Carta” app and … READ MORE

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Samsung and Jay-Z Announced “Magna Carta Holy Grail” Album Launch Info

If you were too emotional drained from Game 5 of NBA Finals last night, you might have missed this interesting announcement by during the commercial break. Sponsored in part by electronic giant Samsung, Jay-Z gave an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the creative process of Magna Carta Holy … READ MORE

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Def Jam 25th Anniversary Private Dinner With Jay-Z, Rick Rubin, and Russell Simmons

It’s difficult to believe it was a quarter-century ago that Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin founded Def Jam Records out of Rubin’s dorm room at NYU. The label’s impact on popular music has been far-reaching enough that one could liken it to Motown in the 1960s. Last Friday … READ MORE