Tag: Jay-Z

Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail Tops Charts

Numbers don’t lie—or do they? Despite Billboard not counting Jay-Z’s million seller, the tangible edition of Magna Carta Holy Grail has sold approximately 528,208 copies. If the number holds up, this will mark Hov’s 13th number one album. Watch out Paul, John, George, and Ringo; he’s on your ass. Pause. Final tally tomorrow. UPDATE:  527,000 copies sold. Oh, what a feeling!

Jay-Z Covers NME

Back again, Jiggaman’s mug takes the front display of London’s New Musical Express magazine. Read the article after the jump. Michael Stipe of REM has told NME that he is “thrilled” that Jay-Z chose to include lyrics by his band on his latest album ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’. Speaking to NME as part of this week’s cover feature on the US rapper, Stipe discussed his relationship with Jay-Z and his reaction to words from his  song ‘Losing My Religion’ appearing on his new song ‘Heaven’. […]

Rihanna Joins Jay-Z & JT In London

Last night, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake returned to Olympic Park for their second night to close out the Wireless Festival and kick off their Legends Of The Summer tour. During Hov’s set, he brought out Rihanna for “Run This Town”. Legends Of The Summer hits North America this Wednesday in Toronto. jonearl

Jay-Z & JT “Holy Grail” At Wireless Festival

After joining Justin the previous night, JT returned the favor during Hov’s set last night for a live performance of Magna Carta Holy Grail‘s opening track. What an encore. After the jump check out Hov performing more cuts from Magna Carta Holy Grail including “FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt”, “SomewhereInAmerica”, “Picasso Baby” & “Beach Is Better”.

Magna Carta Lyric Sheet Scavenger Hunt

Days before Jay-Z’s Magna Carta dropped, New York City based street artists URNY remixed one of his lyric books. They turned pages of the book into a scavenger hunt in through out the city. Their project even caught Hov’s attention and in turn, invited the duo to his release party last week. Above is a recap of their adventure.

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