Entries in Jay-Z (18)

Monday
Sep302013

The Last Word: Little Richard

Launched in 1990, New York illustrator André LeRoy Davis’s “The Last Word” illustration was regularly published in The Source for 17 years. The likes of Nas, Jay-Z, Biggie, and the Wu-Tang Clan have all been depicted in Davis’s signature caricature style.

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Sunday
Sep222013

Chapter 45: Philippines - Audionaut

Filipinos are among the proudest people on the planet. New Yorkers might be the only ones who have them beat. DJ Neil Armstrong is both Filipino and a native New Yorker, but he’s very humble.

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Wednesday
Jul312013

The Last Word: Smiley Face

Launched in 1990, New York illustrator André LeRoy Davis’s “The Last Word” illustration was regularly published in The Source for 17 years. The likes of Nas, Jay-Z, Biggie, and the Wu-Tang Clan have all been depicted in Davis’s signature caricature style.

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Wednesday
Jul172013

Hido's Life: Exclusive Jay-Z Interview 

We sent out our favorite Japanese correspondent, Hido, to catch up with Jay directly and chit-chat about everything from Justin Timberlake's sexiness levels to how Beyonce is holding up.

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Wednesday
Jul032013

Chapter 51: Leaders - Jonathan Mannion Interview 

Jonathan Mannion has worked for some of the most visible people on the planet in his 20-plus years as a professional photographer. At times he’s been nothing more than a cog in the machine that is Jay-Z, for example, but when you look at his entire body of work, he himself is a Great Person.

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Tuesday
Jul022013

URNEWYORK Preps NYC “Magna Carta” Scavenger Hunt

Unless you’ve been living on Mars (or perhaps in North Korea) for the past few weeks, you’ll know that Mr. Big Pimpin’ a.k.a. Jay-Z is dropping his new album, Magna Carta, this Thursday, July 4.

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Wednesday
Jun192013

Jonathan Mannion Reveals Side Of Kanye West Previously Unseen

Just in time for the official release of Kanye West’s sixth album, Yeezus, never before seen photos of the Chicago native have surfaced.

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Wednesday
Jun192013

Watch Ski Beatz Talk “Off The Record”

In case you don’t already know, producer Ski Beatz is a legend—he is the mastermind behind some of the most influential and instantly recognizable hip-hop beats of all time.

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Monday
Jun172013

5 Predictions For Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail

My hope and overall prediction for the album is that it can persevere through the $20 million “Holy Grail” reputation and return to the pulsating emotion for which we’ve come to love Jay-Z.

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