(VEVO)Surprisingly, the brand new video for Eminem's "Berzerk" is light on the offensive visuals and heavy on the references to legendary hip-hop group the Beastie Boys. The star-studded clip features cameos by Rick Rubin, Kendrick Lamar, and fellow Detroit-native Kid Rock. Together Eminem and his posse rap in front of an old-school boombox and a really fake green-screened downtown Detroit. while images of random brawls flash across the screen. Beastie Boys fans might also notice that the...Read Full Story
Until now, neither Jay-Z nor his wife Beyoncé capitalized much on their millions of Twitter followers, preferring to use social media for the rare and momentous update. But with the recent release of Magna Carta... Holy Grail, Jay has opened up quite a bit about the man behind the flow — both on the album and on Twitter.On Monday, the Brooklyn-based rapper treated his 2.6 million followers to a random and unbridled Q&A session, answering as many of their inquiries with candor and lots of...Read Full Story
Jay-Z is continuing to add to his very long string of videos promoting his forthcoming album Magna Carta Holy Grail with this emotional, 47-second clip in which he reveals his "paranoia of not being a great dad." The jigga man's voice cracks and his eyes get teary when he talks about the inspiration for the upcoming track "Jay Z Blue" with producer Rick Rubin. It's alright, hova. Wipe those tears. We're sure you and Queen Bey have the parenthood thing down on lock.Read Full Story
On Sunday night, rapper Jay-Z set the bar for the most dramatic album announcement of all time, airing a three-minute advertisement for his upcoming album Magna Carta Holy Grail during halftime of the NBA Finals' game 5.In the video, which features appearances by Rick Rubin, Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, and Pharrell Williams, Jay-Z explains, "The album is about, like this duality of how do you navigate through this whole thing—through success, through failures, through all this—and remain yourself...Read Full Story
Rick Rubin (born March 10, 1963) is a record producer and the co-president of Columbia Records. Find more Rick Rubin news, pictures, and information here.