Jay Elect: Permission to speak freely, sir? Hov: Go. Go, baby. Let it go! Here’s the best footage you’ll see of Elect’s signing party at The Box on Friday night. “The Announcement” up top and “Dear Moleskine,” “Exhibit A,” “Exhbit C” and a Roc sign exchange from the stage.
Hov woke up early this morning and returned to the Howard Stern Show to promote his new book, Decoded. Speaking of which, the NY Daily News has an excerpt from the project in today’s edition. Here’s what went down. michelle
Moments ago, Jay-Z announced at his secret event at The Box in NYC, that Jay Electronica is latest addition to Roc Nation. Congrats! This calls for a celebration. Ace of Spades for everyone! UPDATE: Angela Yee captures Jay Elect performing a new song. [vodpod id=Video.4899112&w=425&h=350&fv=] “If you want that turmoil, I’ll Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Worldstar you/RapRadar, NahRight, 2DopeBoy you…”
[vodpod id=Video.4862899&w=425&h=350&fv=embedReferer%3D%26amp%3BembedPageUrl%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fprogrammes%2Fb00vtx6y%26amp%3Bconfig_settings_skin%3Dblack%26amp%3BdomId%3Demp1%26amp%3Bplaylist%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2F1xtra%2Femp%2Fwestwood%2F101108_jaywest.xml] Here’s the full interview from Tim Westwood‘s interview with Jay-Z last week. He speaks on his Hits album, Decoded, and future endeavors.
Jay-Z made more radio rounds while in the UK and during his interview with BBC’s Natalie Jamieson, he speculates that in 2018, maybe he’d run for U.S. President. “Give me a chance. Maybe in eight years, I’ll be the president. In order to judge someone, you have to judge what they inherit In order to get to that sort of success and that dream, you have to go through some peaks and valleys. He [Pres. Obama] inherited the worst economy, […]
[vodpod id=Video.4749386&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Did%253D1650152%2526vid%253D589730%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A589730] It was close, but the reigning Hottest MC In The Game falls to second place. Two is not a winner, but in this case, everyone will still remember. On to the next one. “There’s nobody in the game that’s even coming close to spitting how Jay is doing,” MTV News’ Shaheem Reid said. “When you talk about Hottest MCs, that’s the very foundation … and Jay is just murdering everything in hip-hop right now, lyrically.” mtv Previously: Kanye
On February 23, 1995, Big L and Jay-Z left the mics smoking on Stretch and Bobbito’s Show. Until now, only seven minutes of this session circulated on the net. But thanks to DPG, here’s the full 10 minutes. Commentary included. Dig in ya pockets and pay homage.