Daft Punk and Jay Z are rumored to have linked up on a track left off of, “Random Access Memories.” No confirmation on whether is track is an official collab, but I haven’t heard this Jay Z verse before.
Update: Pitchfork confirms the track is real.
Beyonce brought out her Husband as a surprise in London to perform their hit, “Drunk In Love.”
New York has a lot going on with Super Bowl Sunday on the way, at the DirecTV party Jay Z and Beyonce hit the stage and performed, “Drunk In Love.”
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During Jay Z’s Philly, “Magna Carta World Tour,” he decided to bring out hometown rapper, Meek Mill.
J. Cole had a concert at MSG tonight on his birthday an brought out Kendrick Lamar and Jay Z. Jay Z blessed J. Cole with his original Roc chain, more footage on the way.
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Jay Z and Beyonce opened up the 2014 Grammy Awards with, “Drunk In Love.” Thoughts on the performance?
Leveraging their star power to release new albums in unprecedented ways—Jay Z through Samsung and Beyoncé through iTunes—they instantly changed how the industry and fans thought about interacting with music. He gave his album away; she charged a premium price for hers. But they both used the element of surprise to restore the excitement that used to accompany a new release, before that impact was dulled by the endless thunder of carefully plotted promotion.
In short, they proved that content truly is king. Or, in this case, king and queen.
“Artists have always had the power but courage is in short supply. It’s just that the hip-hop generation believes in the possibilities,” says Lyor Cohen (No. 74), a longtime associate of Jay Z’s from his days running Def Jam in the mid-’90s, and founder of new music venture 300. “Jay and Beyoncé don’t listen to the noise—they make the noise.”
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