With the World Cup under way, Jay Z adds to the madness with a new verse on the heavy hitting anthem from X Ambassadors and Jamie N Commons titled, “Jungle.” For the remix, Jay raps about today’s soccer stars and the conditions in Rio de Janeiro. You may have heard the song in the new Beats By Dre Solo2 commercial (below).
After teasing the world with thoughts of the power couple going on tour, Beyonce and Jay Z have confirmed that they will be hitting the road together this summer. The On The Run Tour will be the couple’s first ever tour together! Check out the dates below.
6/25 — Miami, FL @ Sun Life Stadium
6/28 — Cincinnati, OH @ Great American Ball Park
7/01 — Foxborough, MA @ Gillette Stadium
7/05 — Philadelphia, PA @ Citizens Bank Park
7/07 — Baltimore, MD @ M and T Bank Stadium
7/09 — Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre
7/11 — East Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium
7/15 — Atlanta, GA @ Georgia Dome
7/18 — Houston, TX @ Minute Maid Park
7/20 — New Orleans, LA @ Mercedes-Benz Superdome
7/22 — Arlington, TX @ AT&T Stadium
7/24 — Chicago, IL @ Soldier Field
7/27 — Winnipeg, MB @ Investors Group Field
7/30 — Seattle, WA @ Safeco Field
8/02 — Pasadena, CA @ Rose Bowl
8/05 — San Francisco, CA @ AT&T Park
Forbes has released their annual list of the Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists and to no surprise, Diddy continues his reign at the top for the 4th year in a row. Check out the rankings below.
1. Diddy – $700 Million
2. Dr. Dre – $550 Million
3. Jay-Z – $520 Million
4. Birdman – $160 Million
5. 50 Cent – $140 Million
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.
The best track off Watch The Throne finally gets visual treatment. Directed by Romain Gavras, the video takes you outta the church and into the streets!
After Jay-Z’s press conference yesterday, Jigga man sat down with CNN to discuss the topic on everyones mind as of lately: gay marriage. Here, Hov speaks on specifically what he thought about Obama coming out in support of gay marriage. It’s hard not to agree with Jay on this one. Click to view the brief interview video.