Posts Tagged ‘Jay-Z’

10 Times Rappers Failed at Math

Rappers like counting money, boasting about money, and boasting about how much money they're counting, but sometimes their math goes a little bit wrong. From Rick Ross and Jay Z to Canibus and Lil' Kim, here... Read more »

Jay Z’s Fashion Name Drops Have Been Turned Into Fashion Itself

Hip-Hop and fashion have gone together like peanut butter and jelly since the beginning of it all. And rappers have been name dropping their favorite brands for years. There’s been so much name dropping in fact,... Read more »

Can You Guess Who These Artists Are Based Only on Their Hats?

Most famous artists have a signature style, and a lot of those signature styles rely heavily on the hat. The right hat can make anyone a superstar—or, maybe not, but it can at least make any artist... Read more »

Is This Video Evidence of Jay Electronica Working On His New Album?

Jay Electronica is a patient man. Much more so than his fans, who have been waiting for an album from the hip-hop legend for quite some time. But Jay has been on the move recently. The... Read more »

20 of the Most Unexpectedly Awesome Samples in Rap

A lot of the time, rap produces are stunningly unoriginal, sampling the same records over and over and over again. Sometimes, however, they hit us with that offbeat, unexpected, or just plain weird sample that helps... Read more »

15 Rappers as Pokemon Cards

Here at P&P, we take music journalism very seriously. That is why we have taken it upon ourselves to answer the age-old question: What if there were Pokémon cards for rappers? We got the idea when... Read more »

Watch Part One of Jay Z and Beyoncé’s “Bang Bang” Short Film Trilogy

Jay Z and Beyoncé are sharing some of the visuals that appeared on screens during the On The Run tour as a trilogy of short films called Bang Bang. Directed by New York-based filmmaker and photographer Dikayl Rimmasch, and inspired by... Read more »

This Tumblr Reveals The Artwork That Inspired Famous Album Covers

There’s an interview with 2 Chainz where he talks about designing the artwork for his latest album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time. The cover is a close up of two gold chains. The concept seems simple (his... Read more »

Watch Beyoncé Sing Nancy Sinatra’s “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” to Jay Z

On September 20, HBO will air the On The Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay Z concert special, which will feature live footage from the tour’s September 12 and 13 shows in Paris. The latest trailer for the HBO... Read more »

Crazy in Love: Making Sense of the Strange, Surreal On The Run Tour

Rumors are a nasty thing, whether they're quietly kicked around in middle school gossip circles or stamped in large, glaring letters across the internet. In 2014, perhaps no one has had to deal with this fact... Read more »

15 Pictures of Jay Electronica Looking Iconic in Brooklyn This Past Weekend

All images via Jay Electronica on Twitter This past weekend, Jay Electronica performed at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, bringing out  J. Cole, Talib Kweli, Mac Miller, and—in a complete and total power move—Jay Z. The two... Read more »

Watch Jay Electronica Bring Out Jay Z at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

At yesterday’s Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, Jay Electronica took over the stage and brought some friends with him. Not like he needed any help to get people excited, but he was joined by J. Cole, Talib Kweli,... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Karaokes Eminem, 50 Cent, and Jay Z, and It’s Great

Karaoke is one of those really polarizing things that people either love or hate. I absolutely deplore karaoke, but that’s because I essentially sound like dying tone deaf cat when I try to sing. But Kendrick... Read more »

Rest in Peace, The Song of the Summer

By Cathy Lew The song of the summer is dead. And that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. I’ve always defined the song of the summer as the ultimate enabler. You can play it at your family... Read more »

20 of the Best Songs to Wake Up To (For Any Occasion)

Waking up sucks, but sadly living requires that you do it every now and then. So, to help you endure the joyless process of staggering bleary-eyed from your bed to the kettle for your coffee, we've... Read more »