Jay-Z held his first New York concert this year at the Roseland Ballroom last night. The gig was part of Upfront Week for Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. In the house were DJ Khaled, Fabolous, Swizz Beatz, and Pharrell. Hov switched up the set list and even performed “Intro” and “Thank You” (see above) over The Boondocks theme song. Under the cut, he segues “Allure” into “Dead Presidents”. Below that, he brings out Swizzy for “On To The Next One”.
While we patiently wait for the video, MMG’s cameraman Dre Films and SpiffTV share the official behind the scenes look with more footage. Cameos by Meek Mill, Pill, Torch, French Montana and others.
[vodpod id=Video.9157547&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Directed by Francis Lawrence, it’s the battle of the sexes and it sure looks like the females came away victorious on this one. Beyoncé’s album, 4 drops June 28. This revolution will be televised. Album cover after the cut.
Killa and Vado do a lot of yappin’ on their latest, which could possibly end up on their upcoming project, Boss Of All Bosses 3. In case you haven’t got the word, get you some Gunz N Butta. Sidebar: Jim Jones Ft. Siren x Shoota “Motivation (Remix)” via Flex
Here’s the second single to Ace Hood’s upcoming album, Blood Sweat & Tears. Same flow, just a different song. flex
[vodpod id=Video.8727728&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] We found out a few weeks ago that Gwyneth Paltrow is a huge fan of Hip-Hop and apparently she really knows her music. During her interview on UK comedy show, The Graham Norton Show, she decided to show off her skills by rapping “Straight Outta Compton”—crazy muthafucka name Paltrow. complex
Crack is back and once again summons Mark Henry’s production on this new track. He definitely bodies this. Expect more heat from Joey coming soon. Bonus: “My God (Freestyle)”