The couple have decided to take part in the 22 Days Challenge, which aims to change people’s dietary and exercise habits by encouraging them to omit all animal-based products
A hijab-wearing rapper you say?
The 21-year-old took issue with Kanye West song Clique, but has he forgotten about his own hit single Mama Do The Hump?
Jay Z, the self-styled king of New York, waits backstage just a little past show-time with his wife Beyonce and their improbably named, one-year-old heir Blue Ivy.
Campaigners call for lethal-force law reform as 100 vigils and demonstrations are held for the teen shot dead after buying sweets
Mr Carter and JT chose the site of last summer's glories to try out their collaborative show
"H to the izz-O, V to the izz-A/ For shizzle my nizzle used to dribble down to VA,” Jay-Z maintains on his rousing anthem “Izzo (HOVA)”. The nizzle does feel shizzled at this sizzling, three-day urban festival.
In this age of the spectacle, music increasingly matters less than the event surrounding the music - this year has seen Daft Punk's album applauded as much for its marketing campaign as for any intrinsic musical value it may have, and now we have Jay-Z's new album, notable largely for the deal struck with Samsung to deliver a million free downloads to its customers, at a cost of $5 apiece to the company, three days prior to its official release.
They seem like an unlikely group: a school girl from Pakistan, the President of the United States of America, a multi-million selling rapper and the war-mongering supreme leader of a closed socialist state.
The White House has been forced to deny that President Barack Obama was involved in granting clearance to the hip-hop mogul Jay-Z and his wife, Beyoncé, for a recent trip to Cuba.
The pair were greeted by big crowds as they strolled through Havana
Hip-hop mogul widens his portfolio with venture into sports management
Kanye West hit out at Justin Timberlake’s comeback song “Suit & Tie”, the Grammys and commercial sponsorship in an 11 minute on-stage rant this weekend.
After the mid-tempo disappointment that was Destiny's Child's long-awaited new single last week, the pressure was on for Justin Timberlake's latest, Suit & Tie' which, as the title suggests, is an ode to the joys of being handsome and well-dressed (a topic close to Timberlake's heart, presumably).
One only needs to compare their images to know that old white men with hair the same colour as their suits would do better than to imitate rappers. Which explains the cringeing now greeting a clip posted on the Mother Jones website.
Hip-hop has a difficult relationship with gay culture – could a raft of new club nights fix that? Lemma Shehadi reports