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Jay-Z To Shut Down Times Square With Surprise Concert?

Jay-Z pulls another trick out of his bag of #newrules before the release of his forthcoming album Magna Carta Holy Grail. According to the New York Post, Hov’s Empire…

The Story Behind Jay-Z’s New Watch Alert [Exclusive Book Excerpt!]

The Story Behind Jay-Z’s New Watch Alert By Zack O’Malley Greenburg Excerpted from a new chapter in the recently released paperback edition of EMPIRE STATE OF MIND: HOW J…

Try Again! 10 Biggest FAILs In Recent Rap History

Berg’s chain has been out on tour more than he has the last few years. It was first stolen from the Chicago rapper in August 2008 at a Detroit nightclub. But, most…

Pardon The Introduction: Al Shux

VIBE gets the skinny on the UK producer behind Jay-Z’s first No. 1 solo record VIBE: Tell me about the making of “Empire State of Mind.” How’d you get it into Jay-Z’s…

Alicia Keys Speaks on Rumors in Uptown Magazine

This past year has been bit of a whirlwind for Alicia Keys. She has collaborated with Jay-Z on the chart-topping single “Empire State of Mind”–including an electrifying…

Game Recognizes Game: The Perfect Salute

Now that’s G. Crossover appeal at a whole other level. As the Yankees accepted keys to the city in recognition of their record 27th world championship before throes of…

Alicia Keys Says New Album Is Boundary-Free

Alicia Keys wants you to feel free of boundaries on her forthcoming album The Element of Freedom. The co-star of Jay-Z‘s current single, “Empire State of Mind,” says her…