Jay Z

9.2.19

The NFL Is Terrible And We Keep Watching It

From Helmetgate to Jay-Z.

8.30.19

The NFL Thinks We’re All Stupid

The league's partnership with Jay-Z to promote criminal justice reform reeks of cynicism.

8.22.19

The NFL Is Using Jay Z to Avoid Accountability

The partnership frames solutions to racial injustice as charity, takes the burden of responsibility away from the league's owners, and further casts Colin Kaepernick as a pariah.

8.9.19

'Free Meek' Is a Portrait of America's Broken Justice System

Meek Mill's new Amazon docuseries contextualizes his experiences in the larger problem of mass incarceration and state supervision in the U.S.

7.31.19

RIP Woodstock 50, a Disaster of a Festival That Never Was

The beleaguered festival has finally, mercifully called it quits.

7.25.19

Don’t Buy Into Beyoncé’s ‘22 Day’ Crash Diet, Even If She Is Beyoncé

We deserve better than encouragement to starve ourselves like Beyoncé did on her ultra-restrictive diet leading up to Coachella.

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7.16.19

Hype Williams Changed Hip-Hop Forever With These 10 Videos

Megan Thee Stallion is enlisting the help of legendary director Hype Williams for 'Fever: Thee Movie,' but his fingerprints have been on rap's visuals since the 90s.

7.15.19

Canada Made Its Legal Weed Rules Too Tough and Is Going to Pay for It

Confusing rules around social media and advertising put licensed producers at a disadvantage against U.S. brands signing celebrities like Jay-Z.

6.17.19

Family Held at Gunpoint by Phoenix Cops Says Apologies Are a "Slap in the Face"

They want the officers held accountable, and community leaders are calling for rallies and protests this week

6.3.19

JAY-Z Is Officially the First Billionaire Rapper

Forbes has valued the rapper's assets in music, real estate, and art at $1 billion.

4.29.19

Woodstock 50 Has Been Canceled

Update: The festival's financier says it is done, but Woodstock 50 organizers have denied the claims.

4.25.19

An Album of Unreleased Prince Demos is On the Way

'Originals,' a 15-track compilation of demos curated by Jay-Z and Troy Carter, will be released June 7.

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