Tag: Jay-Z

Jay-Z Barclays Center Press Conference

A press conference was held this afternoon for the groundbreaking of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn Yards. Set to open in 2012, the 18,000 seat arena will become the new home of the New Jersey Brooklyn Nets. Many local residents oppose the move due to imminent increases in traffic and living costs. In attendance were Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Rev. Al Sharpton, and Governor David Paterson. Nets co-owner Jay-Z, gave a brief speech, in which he paid homage to the memory […]

Rap Radar Featured On CNN

“Some people might wonder why Jay-Z’s in the President’s chair. Some people might wonder why Barack Obama is. After all, Jay-Z’s created more jobs.” Ha! A year ago, Rap Radar was the new blog on the block. 365 days later, Wolf Blitzer’s plastering the site on CNN. Crazy, ain’t it? Last Friday, Wolf and political pundits Donna Brazille and Alex Castellanos discussed Hovito’s photo op in the White House’s Situation Room. Last year, RR was featured on channel 10 (check […]

Jay-Z & Trey Songz White House Pics

“Come with me to the White House, get cha suit up…” This almost looks like a reenactment of this 2005 XXL cover. Here are two photographs from Jigga and Trigga‘s visit to casa blanca yesterday morning. Hov even brought his first lady along for the trip. Props: Llindyrr

Jay-Z & Jeezy Welcome DJ Green Lantern To Atlanta

The Evil Genius has the floor. He thinks he can do my job. Ha! Congrats Green! “JAY-Z , YOUNG JEEZY CALL IN TO WELCOME DJ GREENLANTERN TO HIS NEW GIG ON V-103 ATL WITH GREG STREET.. ALSO GREEN WILL B DOING HIS “INVASION RADIO” SHOW ON SIRIUS/XM LIVE FROM TREE SOUND STUDIO IN ATL WHERE HE HAS SET-UP SHOP AS A PRODUCER …BEATS ON DECK SHAWTY.HA”

Jay-Z Explains “We Are The World” Snub

[vodpod id=Video.3051922&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Dinstance%3Dnews%26amp%3Bid%3D1631876%26amp%3Bvid%3D483822] The 1515 Boys caught up with the Roc Boy and explained why he passed on Q’s session. ‘We Are the World’ is like [Michael Jackson’s] ‘Thriller’ to me. I don’t ever wanna see it touched. I’m a fan of music. I know the plight and everything that’s going on in Haiti. I applaud the efforts: [Millions have been raised] through text [donations] to Haiti. So I appreciate the efforts and everything, but ‘We are the World’ is [musically] […]

Nick Cannon Takes On The Mob Squad

Today, Nick Cannon began his morning drive on New York’s 92.3 Now. On his first day on the job, Nick chopped it up with Hov, Da Snowman, and Trigga. Before discussing the Blueprint 3 Tour, Nick and Jay reminisce on a hilarious, yet, near fatal accident.