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Hova And Out: JAY-Z Retires? The True Story By Shawn Carter

With the release of his 9th and possibly solo record, The Black Album, Jay-Z ponders his legacy. Here, in material adapted from his forthcoming memoir, The Black…

Slept On HOV: Examining JAY Z’s ‘Kingdom Come’ Album 10 Years Later

Jay Z’s The Black Album release was one of the greatest album roll-outs in Roc-A-Fella history. And being that Jay Z, the king of rap himself, was stepping down from his…

Memory Lane: Kareem “Biggs” Burke Remembers The Making Of ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Kareem “Biggs” Burke has always been known as the silent co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records. When JAY Z couldn’t find himself the right deal, he teamed up with young…

Interview: Lenny S. On How He Climbed To The Top Of The Roc

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month 2016, Brisk has announced a new #BriskMode contest which allows fans to win tickets to the firs ever ComplexCon festival in…

Dame Dash Is Trying His Hand In The Television World With Dame Dash TV

Dame Dash is a man of many talents and accomplishments, and he prefers that you know it. The man behind the successful start-up careers of Jay-Z, Kevin Hart and Lee…

20 Life Lessons From Jay Z’s ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Album

In 2016, Jay Z is regarded as one of, if not the best, hip-hop artist of all-time, but twenty years prior, he was nothing more than another rap hopeful on a mission to…

10 Reasons Why Jay-Z’s Debut Album ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Is One Of His Best

The 1990s is known as “the decade” for many of rap’s best albums. This 10-year span is also widely recognized as the era of the most commercially successful time in…

Mad Wednesdays: Maria Davis Gave JAY-Z A Chance When No One Else Would

Reasonable Doubt may have set the foundation for Jay Z’s career, but outside of its spellbinding lyricism and immaculate production, one of the most memorable moments…

Dame Dash Is Sorry For A Lot Of Things

Rap entrepreneur Damon Dash would like the women of the world to know that his days of pouring bubbly all over their bikini’d bodies are over, and that he’s sorry for…