[sparkart-clique site=”rap_radar” video=”jayzoprah”] During Hov’s Australian run with U2 late last year, he stopped by Oprah Winfrey’s show. They discussed his bestseller Decoded and her ah-ha moments after reading. Below the jump, Jay surprises an all boy school in Sydney.
All Photos: DeAndre DaCosta So about last night: I officially kissed the 30s goodbye at the Spotted Pig with my family and a select few friends and colleagues. Yup, the food and that open bar was something special (My aching dome piece!). Anyways, special thanks to Shirea Carroll a.k.a. Ms Invite Only, my lovely wife Danamo, photographer DeAndre DaCosta and young H.O. for breakin’ my 100% rapper free rule. I forgive ya! Ha!
Although Kanye said “Watch The Throne coming in one week, nigga” on New Year’s, a lil’ birdie told Andrew over at FSD, that said project would be dropping on Tuesday, March 1st. If it means anything, the duo met yesterday at the Mercer Hotel in SoHo. Maybe they were deciding the first single. Check the YBF for a few pics.
Earlier today, Oprah launched her new network OWN and premiered her new series with Jay-Z as her first feature. The episode focused on Jay’s childhood, his come up, his formula of writing music and everything else in between. More after the jump. jose3030
Man, he told ya it would be a best seller. For the week of Dec. 5th, Jay-Z’s memoir Decoded debuts at number three on the New York Times Best Seller, hardcover non fiction list. He trails Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken and George Bush’s Decision Points. On a related front, dream hampton sounds off about her role with the project. I’m am NOT mad Jay isn’t yappin about me in friggin interviews. Being famous is corny, I feel sorry for my famous […]
YAF strikes again and comes through with new material from Kanye West and Jay-Z. It’s co-produced by Q-Tip with La Roux on the hook. Presumably, it’s off their upcoming album, Watch The Throne. It sounds incomplete, but we don’t count on Hov referring to a dog this time around. UPDATE: No tags. diverse
[sparkart-clique site=”rap_radar” video=”oprahdecoded”] Oprah held her annual (and final) favorite things episode this afternoon. Along with diamond watches and flatscreen 3-D TVs, she gave the studio audience copies of Jay-Z’s new book, Decoded. NY Times bestseller list, here we come!