“Empire state of mind”

Bridget Kelly’s not shy about giving credit where it’s due. Roc Nation’s resident songstress is prepping the release of her debut, which features “Street Dreamin’,” a single assisted by Kendrick Lamar.

Imagine moving into a building, only to discover that a legend once called that place home as well. Ironically, such was thought to be the case for Amit Wehle, who currently calls Jay-Z‘s former “560 State Street” stash spot his humble abode. Admittedly surprised when the legendary Brooklyn MC name-dropped his address on “Empire State of Mind,” Wehle […]

It took a couple of years, but Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ “Empire State of Mind” single sold 5 million digital downloads. The track, released off Hov’s The Blueprint 3 album has become his most successful single to date, surpassing Rihanna’s Umbrella, where he spit a fluid 16. Rih Rih’s debut single off her Good Girl […]

Jay-Z is selective about when and where he performs. YouTube has the clout, and money, to entice Hova to the stage as he conducted a surprise performance at the company’s Upfront presentation (Google Youtube Brandcast 2012) at the Beacon Theater in New York City. Jigga’s Life + Times website will be taking advantage of Google/YouTubes’ original […]

Jay-Z’s “Empire State Of Mind” will replace Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” at the 142nd running of the Belmont Stakes. The New York Racing Association said it will play “Empire State of Mind” as the horses are brought out on the track for tomorrow’s race. Jigga’s track is featured on his latest platinum selling […]

There are about three weeks left until the official release of Thank Me Later, so it come to no surprise that about half of the album has already leaked through the cracks and found its way onto the Internet to receive praise or scrutiny. Two standouts many can expect and have been highly anticipating come […]

“The world is inspiring me.” Even with the success that the rapper has been able to accumulate within his years in the rap game, the world must have still be in awe to see Jay Z performing for the World Series in 2009. Once that was taken care of, it was only a matter of […]

After such a monstrous year like 2009, Jay-Z has a lot to look back on and be happy with. With “Empire State Of Mind” becoming the New York anthem and scoring his 11th number one album, Jay has some momentum on him. He has now become an international superstar. It must be for that exact […]

As the holiday has come and go, the same issues have survived in a time where people are meant to be thankful for what they have in their particular situations. Issues continue to spiral between Beanie Sigel and Jay-Z as the Broad Street Bully continues to publicize the inner turmoil that was once a friendship […]

Shawn Carter’s run as the hottest MC in the game is continuing to seem more and more fitting as he continues to break records and shatter feats with his music. Jay-Z’s Blueprint III album was a widespread success and led to him breaking Elvis’s record for the most number one albums. Now Jay’s back on […]

Looks like New York will have to wait a little longer to be seduced by that “Empire State Of Mind” as the World Series performance scheduled for Jay-Z and Alicia Keys has been pushed back to Thursday instead of today. Initially, it was reported that Hov had agreed to perform for Game 1, but had […]