JAY-Z Dedicates ‘Story of O.J.’ to Colin Kaepernick and Dick Gregory at 2017 Meadows Festival

JAY-Z performed another fantastic concert performance — this time in Queens, New York at the 2017 Meadows Music and Arts Festival on Friday night (Sept. 15). According to New York Daily News, Hov delivered a triumphant set where he blended his classic hits with songs from his stellar album, 4:44. This was the Roc Nation… Read More »

Nicki Minaj Slams Designers for Lack of Diversity at NYFW: ‘Designers Get Really Big Off Our Culture’

Nicki Minaj slayed New York Fashion Week over the weekend with her performance at Phillipp Plein’s Spring/Summer ‘18 fashion show. During her performance, the Queen Barbz slammed fashion designers for their lack diversity on their runways. However, she gave props to Phillipp Plein for being culturally inclusive with his clothing line. “Thank you, Philipp Plein,… Read More »

‘The Blueprint’ Revisited: Jay Z’s Ascendance Set a New Standard for 2000s Hip-Hop

Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam Originally published Sept. 11, 2016 It may be hard for some fans to recognize or recall, but the rise  Shawn Carter aka Jay Z to rap alpha dog status wasn’t immediate or a foregone conclusion. Those who are dismissive Jay’s ascendance tend to reframe it as simply the result Jay Z being able to conveniently squeeze… Read More »