Tagged “jay-z”

Blue Ivy Woke Up Like ‘Dis, So Please Just Stop About Her Hair

Social media was all aflutter over Karrueche's recent comments about Blue Ivy's hair on 106th a...

A Minute-By-Minute Recap Of The Night The VMAs Reminded Me I’m Old As Fuck

Damon watched the VMAs so you wouldn't have to (and even though you did, anyway)

Fifty Shades of Bey*

Beyoncé has set the internet on fire… again, this time by re-recording “Crazy in Love” for th...

What Solange Would Have Said About The Fight If She Were One Of Your Cousins

Solange isn't one of your cousins. Because if she were, her first official public statement about her fight with Jay Z would have been much, much different.

And Here’s Why I Hate Some People: A Petition To Comb Blue Ivy’s Hair

It's bad enough that this woman created a damn petition. But, to date, almost 1,500 people have signed said petition.

Umm…Are We Sure Jay Z Wouldn’t Have Gotten His Ass Kicked?

We all care way too much about the Knowles-Carter family. Don’t get me wrong, I think their ...

10 Totally Speculative But Completely Reasonable Reasons Solange Probably Popped Off On Jay-Z

You've all seen the footage by now of Solange going all Brooklyn on Jay-Z in an elevator while Beyon...

Rappers Rap, Activists…Activate

Last summer, I was criticized by another writer for taking too long to write about a change in m...

Why I Can’t Really Get Into Magna Carta…Holy Grail

***The Champ's latest at EBONY explains why Jay-Z's new album has left him underwhelmed*** "With ...

The One Where I Write About Magna Carta Holy Grail

Jay just released Magna Carta Holy Grail. Or at least he released it to Samsung phone owners and the...

The Problem With Wanting It All

Two things dawned on me the other day while driving around and listening to Jay-Z's "99 Problems...

Why Nas’ “Daughters” Is 100% Right And 100% Wrong At The Same Time

Full disclosure: I'm a "Nas guy."  What this basically means is that even though I recogni...

Hova Speaks, Will Hip-Hop Follow (Again)?: Will Jay-Z’s Support of Gay Marriage Help Hip-Hop Become Less Homophobic?

Although it was a forgettable song (well, forgettable sans for Pharrell's hook) on an even more ...

False Victories Wrongly Decided By Public Opinion

On "tha twittahs" a few days ago, I questioned how it was possible that Pitbull could still be relev...

Jay-Z: Relationship and Marriage Role Model? Eh, I Don’t Think So

Aside from the obvious, the 2008 public ascension of the Obama family had numerous peri...