From rags to riches, Jay Z throws on his favorite Tom Ford suit to grace the cover of Vanity Fair. In the November 2013 cover story, Jigga man discusses everything from Blue Ivy being his biggest fan, his Forbes estimated worth as well as his dark drug dealing past. Read the full article here!
For the first time ever, Diddy has topped Forbes’ Cash Kings list, earning over 50 million in the last 12 months. Diddy will wear this years crown thanks mostly to the success of Ciroc vodka, his record label Bad Boy, clothing line Sean John and not to mention his soon to be cable channel, Revolt. Check out where other hip-hop kings landed on this years list below.
Forbes Cash Kings 2013
1. Diddy ($50 million)
2. Jay Z ($43 million)
3. Dr. Dre ($40 million)
4. Nicki Minaj ($29 million)
5. Birdman ($21 million)
6. Kanye West ($20 million)
7. Lil Wayne ($16 million)
8. Wiz Khalifa ($14 million)
9. Ludacris ($12 million)
10. Drake ($10.5 million)
Jay Z has confirmed the dates for his North American leg of the “Magna Carter World Tour.” Powered by Live Nation, the 34-date tour will kick off November 30th and run til late January. Tickets go on sale Thursday, September 12th at LiveNation.com.
MAGNA CARTER WORLD TOUR – NORTH AMERICA
November 30th St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
December 1st Lincoln, NE Pinnacle Bank Arena
December 2nd Denver, CO Pepsi Center
December 6th Anaheim, CA Honda Center
December 7th San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
December 9th Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
December 10th Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
December 11th San Jose, CA SAP Center at San Jose
December 13th Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Events Center
December 18th Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
December 19th Houston, TX Toyota Center
December 20th San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
December 21st Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
December 27th Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
December 28th Birmingham, AL BJCC Arena
January 2nd Ft. Lauderdale, FL BB&T Center
January 4th Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena
January 5th Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum Complex
January 8th Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
January 9th Chicago, IL United Center
January 10th Detroit, MI The Palace Of Auburn Hills
January 12th Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
January 13th Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
January 16th Washington DC Verizon Center
January 17th Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
January 18th Boston, MA TD Garden
January 19th Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum
January 21st Pittsburgh, PA CONSOL Energy Center
January 22nd Newark, NJ Prudential Center
January 24th Montreal, PQ Bell Centre
January 27th Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
January 29th Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
January 30th Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center
January 31st State College, PA Bryce Jordan Center
World renowned hip-hop producer Just Blaze has released his new single, “Higher” featuring Baauer and vocal samples from Jay Z. The official video is a short film directed by Nabil, which tells a powerful story. Channeling the ancient world of martial arts, kids in India seek revenge on a higher power. Watch!
With all the hype surrounding Jay-Z’s inaugural Made In America concert, director Ron Howard preps the release of his documentary with this trailer. The full documentary will air October 11th on Showtime.
Just days after the MTV Music Video Awards, Jay Z drops the visuals for his JT assisted single, “Holy Grail.” Directed by Anthony Mandler, Jay switches up the flow of the song to bring the story to life. Only the best from these superstars.
Green Mountain Hip-Hop recaps of some of the hottest hip-hop tracks to hit the web this past month. Follow our Soundcloud page for even more exclusives!
This has officially been crowned Magna Carta week, and yesterday Jigga man sat down with Angie Martinez at the Hot 97 studios to talk the album, Nets, the Roc, Dame Dash, B, Ivy, business, and Miley still twerkin’. Here’s Pa
If you haven’t heard, Jigga man is gearing up to drop his new album in early July before embarking on a Summer tour (that is set to hit Boston among other cities). In this video Jay is working on his album with some of his usual cohorts with the likes of Rick Rubin, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, and Swizz Beatz among others. Gear up for a hot summer.
One of the most aniticipated tracks from the official soundtrack for The Great Gatsby is finally upon us. After lighting up the internet a little while back with his Open Letter track, he’s back with this one titled 100$ Bill. Already shaping up to be another banger. Who’s catching him and JT at Fenway in August?
UPDATE: Jigga talks Executive Producer role for The Great Gatsby.