The Birthday boy pushed his “It’s Still Different” tape back til next week, but for now he gives us something to hold us over. This one is called “I Been Drinking Hennessy” with Ke Money, which I’m sure he’s gonna be doing a lot of that today on his born day. Salute!
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“No matter what religion you are, accept the other people’s idea,” explains Jay-Z. “Because, have you ever been to heaven? Just for me, my idea is heaven is in your daughter’s laughter.” In the latest commercial provided by Samsung for Mr. Carter’s upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grail album, the hip-hop mogul finds himself discussing the concept of heaven with world-renowned produced and longtime friend Rick Rubin.
Precision meets performance as Nike introduces the KD VI, Kevin Durant’s sixth signature shoe. Designed for Durant’s evolved style of play, the shoe’s striking silhouette combines with technical innovations to complement Durant’s controlled footwork. The KD VI features six key performance benefits: a new tongue construction for superior fit, an ultra-thin two-layer upper with Flywire for lockdown support, Hyperfuse construction for comfort and breathability, Nike Zoom in the forefoot for responsive cushioning, Max Air unit in the heel for maximum impact protection, and a data-informed traction pattern for non-slip control. Read more
Here’s a sneak peek at the Louis Vuitton 2014 accessories. Paisley prints adorned with subtle versions of the French fashion house’s recognizable monogram pattern figure strongly into the collection, while the luggage retains its signature sophistication with a contemporary edge. Read more
Hov continues to make moves. The hip-hop genius has gained permission from NYC to perform atop the Ed Sullivan Theater marquee for the Late Show with David Letterman on July 8. Jay-Z needed approval because his performance would mean closing Broadway around the theater, which runs from West 53rd to 54th Streets, during rush hour. More details are sure to surface as the performance inches closer, stay tuned.
AWOL$ returns with some new visuals. He drops one for his song “Cassette Deck”.
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Every day since the release of the Hov’s Magna Carta app, Samsung has been releasing an inside look at the making of the new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail. In an emotional video being released today via the app, Jay-Z gives a personal look into how his own experiences growing up has served as the impetus for the song about his daughter, “Jay-Z Blue.”
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Drake’s Migos Smash Hit “Versace” And Laces It w/ A Few Dope Bars Of His Own. Check It Out.
Download: Writes – Versace (Freestyle)
Diddy’s Revolt TV has compiled together a collection of Wale footage leading to the release of his new album “The Gifted” for an exclusive documentary. Wale opens up about his early love for crafting the pen starting in school writing poetry, which would eventually lead to his career in hip-hop now. With assistance from his closest friends discussing his coming age, the 30-minute documentary covers the journey of reaching the plateau he’s accomplished today avoiding the struggles and street life in his surrounding growing up in D.C.