By Alyssa Debonair Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer The moment when Frank Ocean debuted, during the 2011-2012 period, he established himself as a big name. There was "Novacane," his features on Tyler, The Creator's "She," and Jay Z and Kanye West's "No Church In The Wild." Then, he had "Thinkin' Bout You,"
By Fio Borrelli Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Hip hop has an old school feel to it again because of all the comebacks and the new rappers who make old-sounding music. Some hip hop personalities have said this is a new golden era for hip hop and they have a point. All
By Fio Borrelli Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Hip hop in 2013 has been enjoyable because of Jay-Z making his comeback, but the question is if he really went anywhere. No, he does not release an album every year anymore, but he is always being featured on somebody's record. In 2011, Jay-Z
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
By Preemo Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Alright, this is what the hip hop heads have waited for. A lot of people thought 2012 was a big year in terms of hip hop, especially with the comebacks. Last year does not even hold a candle to what 2013 has put down. Within
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Recently, Jay-Z has been on a strong run. Jumping back into the game after a long hiatus, Jay-Z appeared on Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie." In the first quarter of 2013, the song was one of the biggest songs out. Jay-Z has
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Ever since The-Dream first gained fame, there has been a push/pull relationship between he and Jay-Z. In the late fall of 2007, The-Dream rose to fame with his "Shawty is a 10" single, where he famously exclaimed, "I don't need no hook
The award was for "No Church in the Wild," which also features Kanye West. Meanwhile, Jay-Z and company accepted the award in Los Angeles at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards.
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer When Jay-Z and Kanye West revealed they had a new album in the works, there were few people who doubted it would be album of the year. However, there were many who doubted if the album would ever be completed. It did