[sparkart-clique site=”rap_radar” video=”kool-herc”] On the second night of hip-hop’s historic show at Yankee Stadium, Headliner Hov took time to salute the Father of all this, pioneer DJ Kool Herc. Best seats in the house.
[sparkart-clique site=”rap_radar” video=”jayz-coldplay”] Jay-Z’s got a long list of friends. And one of them includes Coldplay lead singer, Chris Martin. He sang the chorus to “Heart Of The City” and then played the keys to “Clocks” as Jay recited the lyrics to “Lost”. Afterward, they took it up a notch with “Viva La Vida”. Stadium status, indeed.
Parents just don’t understand, but Jay-Z does. This morning, Hov and Will Smith’s daughter, Willow appeared on Ryan Seacrest’s morning show and spoke on her joining the Roc. UPDATE: Now with video.
Yesterday, a song called “Whip My Hair” by The Fresh Prince’s 9-year-old daughter, Willow made its rounds on the ‘net. I pretty much ignored it. But now, word on the curb is she’s J.Cole’s new labelmate. Geesh! Never saw this one coming. Peep Rihanna Jr.’s new tune below. cheleny UPDATE: Oy vey, it’s true.
During Kingdom Come‘s creation, Hov made another record with Coldplay’s Chris Martin besides “Beach Chair”. Hov initially rhymed these vocals to the HP Commercial drums. Later on, he used the lyrics on Hot 97 and “Lost (Remix)”. Here’s Green’s take from his Invasion Radio 2K10 mixtape. Update: Full mixtape below.
<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-71323" title=" on the streets of Manhattan on June 21, 2010 in New York City.” src=”http://wprapradar.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/jay-z_yankee_hat.jpg” alt=”” width=”452″ height=”540″ /> Jay-Z claimed to make a Yankee hat more famous than a Yankee could, and now, he gets the chance to prove it. Today, it was announced that Hov has teamed up with the Bronx Bombers to release a limited line of merchandise which include T-Shirts and fitted caps with his Blueprint 3 insignia. The gear will be […]
While Joe Budden was holding court at S.O.B.’s Jay-Z stopped by Angela Yee, Mike Kyser, and Deirdre Maloney‘s bowling party at Chelsea Piers. But Hov didn’t come alone. In the house, was Chris Paul, Usher, Robin Thicke, Beyoncé…and French Montana. Bizarre, right? In the midst of the festivities, MTV’s Jayson Rodriguez celebrated his born day and Beyoncé heckled at my bowling skills. The nerve. Ha! Additional flicks after the jump. What a night. Sidebar: Jay-Z Performs Tomorrow At Radio City