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Leave it to Elliott Wilson to get more than 30 full minutes of Jay Z’s time. For his latest installment of The Truth (presented by Jay’s Life + Times imprint) Wilson speaks with Hovito about an array of topics including creating Magna Carta Holy Grail, the future of rap, and those “new rules.” Facts only, of […]

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In news that no one will take seriously until they actually hear the music, Jay Electronica‘s now comically delayed debut album,  Act II: Patents Of Nobility (The Turn), is almost done. This news comes from producer/artist The Bullitts aka Jeymes Samuel.

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Yesterday (July 9), the rest of the world officially got their hands on Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter‘s latest studio album,  Magna Carta, Holy Grail. The Roc Nation head honcho is capping off a pretty exciting time in his career that finds his cohorts succeeding (Yeezus and Born Sinner, respectively), his brand expanding (he netted $20 million with […]


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.


DJ Mustard has come a long way since being introduced as YG’s DJ and producer. The Compton native is now a sought-after beat masters skilled in crafting ratchet hits most notably for the likes of 2 Chainz (“I’m Different“) and Tyga (“Rack City”).

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Despite an early exit from this year’s NBA playoffs, Kevin Durant is still winning. KD recently inked a contract with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports and today Nike Basketball officially unveils his sixth signature sneaker; the KD VI.

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Roc Nation singer Bridget Kelly drops the visuals to her Kendrick Lamar assisted single “Street Dreamin,” off her forthcoming debut album.

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Jay-Z’s hustle is unfukkwitable. Unlike a lot of these struggle rappers out today who will squander their bread and opportunities on drugs and fake jewels, and will be starring in shatty reality shows to make ends meet in a few years, Jay-Z has matriculated from the block to the boardroom.

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With Born Sinner in stores, J. Cole has embarked on his Dollar & A Dream tour to promote the project. Last night, the Roc Nation rapper ripped the stage at New York City’s Irving Plaza, but he wasn’t alone. Cole surprised fans by bringing out YMCMB superstar Drake.

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Jay-Z’s new album doesn’t drop until July 4, if you have a Samsung Galaxy, but he has already won. According to reports, Samsung paid $5 for each of the one million copies of the rapper/mogul’s new Magna Carta Holy Grail album it plans on giving away to users for free.

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Jay-Z is one for dramatic entrances. A couple of weeks ago news broke that Hova was about to sign a $20 million dollar deal with Samsung Mobile. Now a cryptic photo teases that some type of announcement regarding the relationship between Jigga’s brand and the electronics company will be made during this Sunday’s NBA Finals […]

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Promotional efforts landed J. Cole in New York City for much of the week, and while a unique listening session for Born Sinner garnered the most attention, he performed an intimate show at the iHeartRadio theater, too. Before he took the stage, Hip-Hop Wired sat down with the Roc Nation MC to discuss a few interesting points […]