June 22, 2018

Beyoncé and Jay-Z inspired a new challenge meme and now people on Twitter are going “Apeshit”

Beyoncé has turned bedsheets into meme-worthy art.

June 18, 2018

Meet Jenn Nkiru, who helped direct Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s grandiose visual for “Apeshit”

The British-Nigerian filmmaker is the latest woman director to work with the Carters.
June 17, 2018

Sorry for questioning your infinite wisdom, Beyoncé. ‘Everything Is Love’ is it.

A Beyoncé/Jay-Z duets album sounded less than appealing — but we will never doubt Queen Bey again.
June 17, 2018

Here’s how Beyoncé and Jay-Z dropped their surprise album, ‘Everything Is Love’

When Beyoncé and Jay-Z walked off stage Saturday during a stop in London for their joint On the Run II Tour, they left the crowd staring at three words lit up on stage: Album Out Now.
April 23, 2018

In new Trayvon Martin docuseries ‘Rest in Power,’ George Zimmerman is not the only villain

The six-part docuseries, which is executive produced by Jay-Z, premiered Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival.
April 3, 2018

Jay-Z on his mother coming out: “I was so happy for her that she was free”

On the next episode of David Letterman's Netflix show, Jay-Z tells the story of his mother's coming out.

March 22, 2018

Diddy is launching an app to help users find black businesses. Why isn’t there a go-to one already?

Founders of apps for black businesses speak on the challenges of reaching mass consumption.
Jan. 29, 2018

Grammys 2018: Hip-hop fans are not happy that Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar lost to Bruno Mars

Music fans were fed up, once again, with the Grammy results Sunday night.
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Jan. 28, 2018

Donald Trump is picking a fight with Jay-Z on Twitter after the rapper’s CNN interview

Trump touted the black unemployment rate after Jay-Z spoke out against the president on CNN.
Jan. 26, 2018

This year, the Grammys have a chance to actually be relevant. Will they?

The major nominees at the 60th annual Grammy Awards are refreshingly diverse and current. Could we be witnessing a generational shift within the music institution?
Jan. 24, 2018

These artists could make history at the 2018 Grammys

We could see some major firsts at the Grammys on Sunday night.

Dec. 30, 2017

Jay-Z’s “Family Feud” video imagines Blue Ivy as president of the United States in stunning visual

The Ava DuVernay-directed short film shows women leading the new America.
Dec. 1, 2017

The Grammys may be getting blacker, but hip-hop is definitely getting whiter

White artists are currently dominating Billboard's hip-hop charts, as the music genre becomes even more mainstream.
Nov. 28, 2017

Grammys 2018: The top nominees are diverse in some ways. But where are the women of color?

A look at three major takeaways regarding who's nominated for album of the year in 2018.
Oct. 31, 2017

Celebrity Halloween 2017: Beyoncé as Lil’ Kim, Jay-Z as Biggie and Cardi B as Cruella de Vil

Cardi B as Cruella de Vil was also super major.
Oct. 11, 2017

Tidal’s “Versus” film stars Jesse Williams as a lover battling racial hatred in Trump’s America

The short film's creators say love is the antidote to hate in the current civil rights struggle.

July 7, 2017

Trailblazing hijabi model Halima Aden stars in American Eagle’s latest campaign

We spoke with Halima Aden about what this campaign really means to her.
June 30, 2017

Jay-Z and Beyoncé's twins' names reportedly revealed

The secret may finally be out.
June 30, 2017

Jay-Z's '4:44' apology: A breakdown of the rapper's response to Beyoncé's 'Lemonade'

When life serves you 'Lemonade,' drink deep and find the courage to bare your soul.
June 30, 2017

Jay-Z's mother, Gloria Carter, comes out as a lesbian on '4:44' track "Smile"

The revelation drew praise from GLADD president Sarah Kate Ellis.
June 30, 2017

Jay-Z's '4:44' isn't just a response to Beyoncé, it's what we love best about hip-hop

The 47-year-old rapper is confessing his growing pains to the world.

June 30, 2017

Eric Benét claps back at Jay-Z over that "Kill Jay Z" line

The R&B singer was not game to let Jay Z drag up his past without getting a word in.
June 30, 2017

What does "4:44" mean? Jay-Z explains the key track and title to his new album

The mystery has finally been revealed.
June 30, 2017

Jay-Z's '4:44' is here: Streaming options for the new album

Jay Z just dropped his newest album '4:44' and this is where you can listen to it.
June 29, 2017

Every Jay-Z album, ranked

In advance of Hova's new album '4:44,' we look back at the emcee's catalog and sort the best from the worst.
June 28, 2017

Jay-Z's new '4:44' teaser suggests he's looking to merge his art and activism

The 30-second trailer features a message to "Stay black."

June 19, 2017

Jay Z confirms what the internet already knew: '4:44' is his next album and it's coming very soon

The follow-up to 2013's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' is out this month.
June 19, 2017

Everything we know about Beyoncé and Jay Z's twins — so far

Beyoncé and Jay Z have welcomed their twins to the world.
June 18, 2017

Reports: Beyoncé gives birth to twins

Music's premier power couple welcomes two newborns.
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June 16, 2017

Rihanna’s boobs in her “Wild Thoughts” video are a feminist masterpiece

Rihanna is a true feminist hero in "Wild Thoughts."