It seems Jay-Z has mastered time traveling the 43-years old rapper was spotted in a 1930′s photograph that has been unearthed by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The photo is supposedly that of a Harlem man that bears a striking resemblance to the Roc Nation mogul.
Not only is Jay-Z is the executive producer for the soundtrack to the upcoming Great Gatsby film but he also has track on the sound track called $100 bill. Take a listen below of the snippet before it drops on May 7th,.
Jay-Z‘s Made in America Festival will be making its returns this year at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, from August 31 to September 1. No word yet of the full line up is yet but it will be revealed via Spotify on April 10 but last years performers Kanye West, Skrillex, D’Angelo, Dirty Projectors, Drake, Run-DMC are featured is this teaser.
Jay-Z has launched Roc Nation Sports Agency and has signed New York Yankess Robinson Cano. Roc Nation Sports will be led by Carter and Juan Perez, who serves as President, has partnered with CAA Sports, a division of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), a leading entertainment and sports agency, to co-represent Cano.
“Because of my love of sports, it was a natural progression to form a company where we can help top athletes in various sports the same way we have been helping artists in the music industry for years,” said Carter.
After a preview of the track last week by Young Guru at SXSW check it out here. The official audio is here of Kendrick Lamar’s Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe remix featuring Jay-Z. The art work features a Young Kobe Bryant with Michael Jordan a lot of people wont see the connection beyond younger and older great basketball players but a little known facts is Michael Jordan was born in Brooklyn.
Last night Justin Timberlake served as both the host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live. The singer performed the singles “Suit & Tie” featuring Jay-Z and “Mirrors” off of his upcoming album, The 20/20 Experience.
Throwtrack footage of Jay-Z and Jaz-O in 1989 doing a freestlye over EPMD’s beat for So Wat Cha Sayin. The footage seems to be from some local public access show, the former friends proceed to rhyme fast way before Twista or Bone Thugs arrived on the scene.
Jermaine Dupri celebrated the So So Def 20th Anniversary with concert at The Fox Theater in Atlanta on Saturday night and brought out Jay-z to perform.
JD also brought out So So Def family members Da Brat, Bow Wow, Kris Kross, Jagged Edge and more. In addition to those acts, Mariah Carey, Monica, Jay-Z, Usher, Ludacris and Young Jeezy also took the stage.