It’s about that time of the year folks. Earlier today the nominees were announced for the 2010 BET Awards. Jay-Z leads the pack with five nods. The ceremony’s hosted by Queen Latifah and takes place on June 27th in Los Angeles. Performances include Drake, Nicki Minaj, Dirty Money, and Trey Songz. Full list of nominees after the jump.
Yesterday Jay auctioned off his signed timepiece during the Audemars Piguet and Tony Awards’ after-party at the Four Seasons Hotel in NYC. Hov’s watch was the most expensive item on the auction block at $217,800. In attendance were President & CEO of Audemars, Francois-Henry Bennahmias, Nick Cannon, and Vanessa Williams. Mo’ flicks on the other side.
[sparkart-clique site="rap_radar" video="emjay_announcement"] Live from Comerica Park in Detroit, Eminem and Jay-Z speak on the previous post. Be clear: Em will rock Comerica on the 2nd, while Jay will hold court at Yankee Stadium on the 13th. No word as to yet when tickets go on sale, but we’ll keep you posted. For now, peep this long awkward interview. UPDATE: Here’s the first interview the duo did with ESPN. It was blacked out in the NYC. UPDATE 2: Tickets go […]
It was hard to keep this one in all day. Detroit’s Comerica Park on Thurs. Sept. 2: Jay-Z opens up for Eminem. NY’s Yankee Stadium on Mon. Sept 13: Eminem opens up for Jay-Z. Produced by Live Nation. Rap Radar will be there. Both times! Good luck to you gettin’ tickets. Ha.
Photo: aayj The Carters walked into the Celtics playoff game and inspired Bron Bron to a 38 point dominant performance tonight. The Cavs gave Red’s old squad their worst whupping ever on their own home court, 124-95. It was tough to watch. FanFeedr
We’re not sure if Betty and Shawn will be doing any sketches together during their appearance on Saturday Night Live, but on a conference call yesterday the Golden Girl says she’s looking forward to meeting Hova. “Oh, I’m thrilled to meet him, thrilled that he’s going to be on the show because he’s the hottest thing since sliced bread,” said White. “I will certainly enjoy him; I hope that we get along well.” Jay-Z World via DOSE
Jay-Z tells the L.A. Times that DMX forced him to step his show game up. Back in 1998, the tandem co-headlined the Hard Knock Life Tour. Next Friday, Jigga will become the first rapper to close out the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California. “All my early years? Forget it. I was a horrible performer. DMX tore me to pieces. I remember being stunned…He had me really working. But I had to figure this out. If you […]