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Kroywen Releases Limited JAY Z Inspired ‘NY NY’ T-Shirt

Using the streets of New York as their prime source of inspiration, fashion house KROYWEN is gearing up to flood the Big Apple with new…


A Look Back At The Samples Featured On Jay Z’s ‘The Black Album’

For his alleged last album, Jay Z turned to several familiar faces in the studio to help him craft what he then believed would be…


The Best Scenes From Jay Z’s ‘Fade To Black’ Movie

Imagine if Jay Z had actually retired from hip-hop that epic night in 2004 at New York's prestigious Madison Square Garden. While the moment mirrors…


Editorial: What If ‘The Black Album’ Really Was Jay Z’s Last Album?

The Hip-Hop landscape was totally different back in 2003, and in that year, some of the rap's most revered albums were released. 50 Cent had…


Pharrell Breaks Down Jay Z’s ‘Black Album’ On Life+Times’ Decoded (Video)

With Jay Z's eighth studio effort The Black Album turning a decade old this November, Life+Times sat with Pharrell to discuss his musical…