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The Tenth Anniversary: Jay-Z – “The Black Album”

By K.B. Tindal Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer A reason Jay-Z will always stick out as one of hip hop's most-iconic figures is because he predicted his success. As early as Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter, Jay-Z said he would soon retire from the game. Being a rapper was never

DJ YRS Jerzy’s Wednesday Throwback: Jay-Z Edition

By DJ YRS Jerzy Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Once again, things have switched up from the Wednesday Throwback. Yesterday, Jay-Z dropped his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail. He stopped everything in the middle of game six of 2013 NBA Finals and made plans for his album and the whole game stopped

Rick Rubin talks executive producing “Yeezus” with Kanye West

By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer In 2003, Rick Rubin famously returned to the game when Jay-Z called on him to produce on The Black Album. Final results ended up being "99 Problems," Jay-Z's "final" and most-known single. Kanye West is hoping for similar results with his work with