“NY-Z” – An ABSOLUT Collaboration with Jay-Z

ABSOLUT Vodka presents this new 15-minute short film featuring Jay-Z. The documentary, titled NY-Z, was directed by Danny Clinch and paints a rare portrait of the global hip-hop icon. With unprecedented access to Jay-Z the days and moments leading up to, and after, his legendary September 11th benefit concert at Madison Square Garden, Danny Clinch gives us an intimate glimpse into Jay-Z: his childhood, his motivation as an artist, his passion for music, and his muse, New York.

Happy Birthday, JAY-Z

JAY-Z turns 40 today. He just released The Blueprint 3 album earlier this year, with “Empire State of Mind” topping the Billboard Hot 100 chart and “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)” nominated for Grammy.

Jay-Z and Will and Jada Pinkett Smith Join ‘Fela’

Jay-Z and Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have officially joined the producing team of the Broadway musical “Fela!” (feh-LAH’).

Jay-Z told The Associated Press last month that he might be getting involved in the show, an Afrobeat musical about the life of Nigerian musician Fela Anikulapo-Kuti (ah-knee-coo-LAH’-po coo-TEE’). Now producers say he and the Smiths are in, though there’s no word on how much of a financial investment the three have made in the show.
“Fela!” is now in previews at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre and opens next Monday. It’s directed and choreographed by Bill T. Jones.

Oprah Interviews JAY-Z

On Thursday, September 24, 2009, Oprah Winfrey interviewed JAY-Z on her show. JAY-Z told Oprah just about everything from his childhood to his drug-dealing to his marriage and of course, on how to rap.

Oprah interviews JAY-Z, Part 1 of 4

Oprah interviews JAY-Z, Part 2 of 4

Oprah interviews JAY-Z, Part 3 of 4

Oprah interviews JAY-Z, Part 4 of 4

Oprah: JAY-Z Smelled Good

Recently, on a call with Gayle King on Sirius Satellite Radio’s Oprah Radio, Oprah mentioned that JAY-Z smell so good. Now, watch out, Beyonce!

JAY-Z’s Tribute To The Beastie Boys At All Points West

Watch JAY-Z’s tribute to the Beastie Boys at All Points West.

JAY-Z – D.O.A (Death of Auto-Tune) Music Video

Check out JAY-Z’s D.O.A (Death of Auto-Tune) Music Video!

JAY-Z & Coldplay – Lost & Viva La Vida Live at 51st Grammy Awards

JAY-Z appeared alongside Coldplay to perform "Lost & Viva La Vida" at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards.

Happy 39th Birthday, JAY-Z!

JAY-Z celebrates his 39th birthday today.

2008 has been a great year for JAY-Z, even though he left Def Jam in January 2008, many great things happened afterwards — marriage with Beyonce in April 2008. In the same month as well, he was awarded the most expensive contracts ever to a musician with his partnership with Live Nation for $150 million. He also successfully headlined many summer festivals in 2008 in Europe.

JAY-Z and Beyoncé Are Married

After their announcement a few days ago, JAY-Z and Beyoncé are finally married, at least according to People Magazine.

Wish them best of luck!