Browsing: Jay-Z

The much anticipated collaboration ‘King Kong Riddim’ featuring Jay-Z, Conway The Machine and Jadakiss just dropped! The Harder They Fall trailer teased the track and had fans hyped for some Kings of New York getting back together on a song. The movie will be released on Netflix on Nov. 3rd and the soundtrack will be available across streaming services later tonight. 

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D-Nice saved us all during quarantine, keeping us dancing through one of the most difficult years of our lifetime. Now he continues to grow his legacy from Club Quarantine to his own music and much more. We just passed the official 1-year mark from when D-Nice took to Instagram and set the party off. His ascension has continued to rise from there. D-Nice called into Sway In The Morning to talk about his new music that is on the horizon and more. Check out the full interview below. https://youtu.be/hvKKYmCEtRg

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21 years ago Jay-Z marched State Property up to Hot 97 on a Friday night and lit up New York Radio waves to let everyone know that Roc-A-Fella was not playing. Memphis Bleek, Beanie Sigel, The Young Guns Chris and Nerf, Oskeno, Philadelphia Freeway, H-Moneybags, and Omillio Sparks freestyled for over an hour. it was at that moment that Jay-Z started to set himself apart from other moguls in the game and really started elevating his artists. Fast forward to 2021, Freeway is following the blueprint by bringing his Freedom Thinkers Academy to Sway In The Morning for a virtual…

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Jay-Z has partnered up California based cannabis company Caliva and launched a cannabis line called Monogram Friday. Monogram is the latest of Jay-Z’s businesses, the Hip Hop Icon first ventured into the business when he launched his clothing line called Rocawear in 1999. Jay later founded the sports bar chain, 40/40 Club in 2013. In 2015, he acquired the tech company called Aspiro and also launched Tidal, a music streaming services. Prior to launching his own cannabis brand, Jay-Z served as Chief Brand Strategist for Caliva since July of 2019.  View this post on Instagram Introducing @MONOGRAMCOMPANY – The maiden…

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Jay-Z is not one who is just talking about social reform and social justice, he is out here making a difference. Roc Nation has been on the forefront helping out those arrested during the recent George Floyd protests and Jay-Z and Yo Gotti have also been calling for change in Mississippi’s prison systems because of inhumane prison conditions. Now Jay-Z’s Roc Nation has partnered up with the Long Island University to launch the “Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment.” Roc Nation has officially teamed up with the Long Island University to launch the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports…

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Happy 20th Anniversary to Jay-Z and his album “Vol 3… Life and Times of S. Carter.” The fourth album from Jay-Z, it was considered the return of the street sound that originated from his first album “Reasonable Doubt.” The album sold 462,000 copies the first week and went on to go triple platinum, selling over three million units. The album would have production from Timbaland, Rockwilder, Swizz Beatz, Irv Gotti, DJ Clue, DJ Premier, and K-Rob. While debuting at number one on the Billboard 200, the first week sales were thirty-percent more than the first-week sales of Jay-Z’s previous album,…

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One if the greatest of all time, LL Cool J stopped by Sway In The Morning with some classic stories. He gave us the background story to him being the first Def Jan artist and how his career evolved from that. The big conversations around his relationship with Jay-Z and confronting Mike Tyson are legendary, and he breaks those down and much more in this interview. https://youtu.be/JV2dVR0UtsI

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Happy 20th Anniversary to Forever, the second album from Puff Daddy. The album was released on Bad Boy Records. The album rose to No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Forever has also been certified platinum in the US by the RIAA. Sean John Combs whom we have come to love by many monikers, Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Puffy or Diddy, worked as a talent director at Uptown Records where he established acts like Jodeci and Mary J Blige. After success as a talent director and party promoter, he founded his own record label, Bad Boy Entertainment. https://youtu.be/h4N6wSr-YeA In 1991,…

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Photo: Kevin Mazur (Getty Images for Roc Nation) The NFL has made a deal with Jay-Z and Roc Nation in which Jay-Z will both help the league smooth out the continuing tensions with players over social injustice issues and expand on the NFL’s entertainment like the Super Bowl halftime show and other creative projects. Jay-Z will also have a large role in the social-justice program the NFL launched last year at a time when tensions between some players and owners over the Colin Kaepernick protest. Patriots owner Robert Kraft was among the key figures in bringing the partnership with Roc…

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