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Jay-Z Decoded Book Cover

Jay-Z’s literary venture, Decoded, is set to hit bookstores November 16th. The cover, (which also doubles as Hov’s profile pic on Twitter) is an image from Andy Warhol’s 1984 “Rorschach” paintings. Inside, the book will feature illustrations and decode 36 of Jigga’s songs. Accompanying the hardcover edition, Random House plans to release Decoded as an eBook and iPhone/iPad application. Below is an excerpt from Jay on the project. “When I first started working on this book, I told my editor […]

Kanye West On Obama Jackass Remark

Days after Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift at last year’s MTV Awards, President Barack Obama called Yeezy a “jackass”. Over a year later, Ye reacts to the Commander-In-Chief’s quip in the new issue of XXL. When Obama called me “jackass”, after the Taylor incident, I thought that the person who taped that wasn’t supposed to tape it. Obama was supposed to be speaking off the record. Obama has way more important stuff to worry about than my public perception. He […]

Pusha T Explains Mixtape Delay

Pusha T’s mixtape The Fear Of God, was to scheduled to drop last Tuesday, but four days prior, he had a change of heart. Speaking with Karen Civil, Pusha offers an explanation for the hold up. I don’t have the features, so I don’t really want to say just yet. It’s just about being the first solo perspective of myself and seeing me in that light. Of course, it will always be street and lyric driven Hip-Hop. I think the dichotomy […]

50 Cent Documents Album Progress

Curtis not cutting hair until my album is done I’m going hard this time fuck it. My music is crazy right now As previously reported, 50 Cent is taking the Jay-Z approach and not clippin’ the dome until the completion of his fifth solo album. Let’s go Curtis!