Relationships strained between the two after Obama slammed West for interrupting Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech at the MTV VMAs in 2009
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Sunday 14 August 2011
News that the two undisputed heavyweights of hip-hop were planning to collaborate on an album smacked of some dreadful finance-first Hollywood franchise tie-up.
Friday 12 August 2011
Sometimes, music requires more than merely combined star power to make it work, as Watch the Throne, the eagerly-awaited alliance between Jay-Z and Kanye West, seems to confirm.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Jay-Z and Kanye West will release their long-awaited album next month.
Friday 08 July 2011
Jay-Z has started work on his next album.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Cheryl Cole's ex-husband Ashley is planning to propose to her for a second time.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Jay-Z says his mother helped make him "cool".
Friday 25 March 2011
Friday 11 March 2011
P Diddy has been crowned the wealthiest artist in hip-hop, with a fortune of $475 million.
Monday 31 January 2011
John Lydon has branded Jay-Z a "parody".
Monday 17 January 2011
Tuesday 07 December 2010
There is nothing like a really good pantomime dame to satisfy an audience's deep desire to be dominated. This is proved again, to deliriously enjoyable effect, in Dick Whittington and His Cat at the Lyric Hammersmith. It's hard to believe that Shaun Prendergast is making his first foray into stage-damehood with this magnificent performance as Sarah the Cook. Modelling a succession of outrageous outfits and dominating the proceedings with his raucous gravel-voice and his wickedly glinting, manic personality, he comes across as the gaudy love-child of Dame Edna and Timmy Mallet.
Friday 10 September 2010
Willow Smith, the nine-year-old daughter of actor Will Smith, has signed a record deal with rapper Jay-Z and her first single is already kicking up a storm on the Internet.
Wednesday 18 August 2010
Wednesday 11 August 2010
He may look like the older brother of Justin Bieber, but don't let the youth and fragility of the 19 year-old American comedian Bo Burnham fool you. This is his "United States of Whatever" and he has come to kick some serious comedy butt.
Friday 23 July 2010
Straight from the Goldie Lookin Chain school of performing arts, it’s a new take on a Jay Z classic for today’s Must watch video.
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