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Roc Nation’s Rita Ora and Shady Records’ Slaughterhouse cover the latest issue of Urban Ink magazine. Chocked full of fly females and rare ink, the artists that grace the cover of this tattoo-dedicated magazine are in demand as they’ve ever been. Rita Ora has just dropped her new album, ORA, which features appearances from J. Cole. While […]


Roc Nation songstress Rita Ora makes an appearance in the new September issue of GQ magazine, and talks a bit about her time under the tutelage of Jay-Z. Most interestingly that the “Roc The Life” singer had a few years to get her music and image in proper order. Jay-Z signed the Kosovo-born Brit to his […]


Elijah Blake‘s star is starting to turn in 2012. After signing a deal with Def Jam as a singer/songwriter and scoring a big feature on Rick Ross‘ God Forgives, I Don’t on “Presidential” many people are starting to take notice of the kid’s talent. Blake also penned Keyshia Cole’s comeback single “Enough Of No Love” and now […]

Jay Electronica, News

Yesterday afternoon (July 28th), Jay Electronica made a cameo appearance on Twitter to drop the tracklist of his forthcoming, supremely delayed debut album, Act II: The Patents Of Nobility (the turn). “Every magic trick consists of three parts…”, read the “Exhibit C” rapper’s tweet that include an iTunes screen grab of the album’s song listing. The […]

ASAP Rocky, J. Cole, News, PHOTO OPS, Wired Tracks

J.Cole seems to have a lot of time on his hands now that the Club Paradise tour has officially wrapped, so it’s only fitting that the Roc Nation artist continue right where he left off. With no warning whatsoever, J.Cole drops a new track titled “The Cure,” designed to make a statement that the MC […]


After revealing their G.O.O.D. Music flavored cover yesterday, Complex delivers the second cover (on the flipside of the mag) which features Rita Ora. The Roc Nation artist was once seen as just a Rihanna lookalike but it is slowly but surely making a strong impression in the game. And contrary to what you may have […]

News, The Dream, Wired Tracks

It’s a ROC affair as the Nation’s bright young starlet, Rita Ora, joins The-Dream on her new record “Roc The Life.” Rita Ora has been making noise with her debut single “How We Do (Party)” on pop stations and has been making appearances from television stations to local newspapers. Her debut album, ORA, will be hitting stores […]

News, Wired Tracks

Hit-making producer, Jahlil Beats (“I’m A Boss”)  has released a free, 6 song ExPfeaturing some old and new tracks. Features from Meek Mill, Freck Billionaire and more are on this effort called Legend Music.  Jahlil Beats, who signed a deal with Roc Nation late last year, has been hard at work producing for acts like Chris Brown, […]

GALLERY, Jay Electronica, News

This isn’t the Jay Electronica news that Hip-Hop fans have been waiting for. The UK’s Daily Mail has been closely documenting New Orleans rapper’s relationship with heiress Kate Rothschild and the drama it has caused. As previously reported, Jay Elec was at the center of the divorce of multimillionaire ex-husband Ben Goldsmith.

News, Video

Fascinating Hip-Hop fact, Santigold has writing credits on GZA/Genius of the Wu-Tang Clan’s third solo album, Beneath The Surface. We’re mentioning this because Justice (as he was renamed when gained “knowledge of self”) makes a cameo in the singer’s new video for “The Keepers.”

jay-z, News

Casey Veggies joins Rihanna, Wale, Meek Mill and Santi Gold on the roster of RocNation’s management team. The young Los Angeles rapper, whose mixtape Customized Greatly is out right now, had rumors of a situation with the company for quite a long time.


Remember when tongue rings were a thing? Well little Willow Smith wanted to bring the trend back, but it didn’t end so well. Being that she was probably in diapers when the tongue-ring phase had it’s first go-round, the 11-year-old, and her friend Bobbie Debarge, thought it’d be a good idea to make up for […]