Curren$y’s Jet Life Tour @ Irving Plaza on 06/6

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Curren$y’s Jet Life Tour will be touching down in NYC on June 6th at the Irving Plaza and we’re giving away a pair of tickets, courtesy of Live Nation, to celebrate the release of Curren$y’s Covert Coup EP.

To win the pair, answer the following question:

On what track does Curren$y mention Nah Right?

E-mail the correct answer to nah.right.contests[at]gmail[dot]com.

UPDATE: Contest closed. Look out for another ticket giveaway closer to the concert date.

Special guests include Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy, Fiend and Corner Boy P.

Buy tickets here.

Audio: Jay-Z Speaks to Chicago’s WGCI

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

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Cool interview, he addressed pretty much everything that he told Angie Martinez in 4 breaks yesterday in just a few minutes today. Here’s a rundown of the events:

To plug his upcoming concert in the Chi on July 7, Hov calls in to WGCI:
He talks more about the coin toss
The Wendy’s commercial that used autotune.
DJ Webstar’s a young dude who doesn’t understand.
How him and B got bills to pay so they tour.**
Advice he gave Rihanna.
He wants Kobe to get his ring.
Nets are breakin’ ground in BK in Sept.
His top 5: Big, Pac, Scarface, Eminem and Andre 3 Stacks
Lauryn Hill is GOAT of female MC’s.
And BP3 (a.k.a. The New Classic) is mostly Kanye but Timbo got some heat on there and he’s still recording.

**B she only ride G3.

Listen here.

Props to YN

Jay-Z Buys Out Def Jam Contract?

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

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Word on the skreets is Jay bought the rights to that last album he owes Def Jam for 5 mil.

According to HitsDailyDouble’s Rumor Mill:

ONE NATION UNDER JAY-Z: As Roc Nation, Jay-Z’s new home under the Live Nation umbrella, takes shape, the hip-hop superstar has reportedly bought back the last remaining record on his IDJ deal for what some say is a whopping $5 million, raising a number of intriguing questions. How does the album figure into the plans of Roc Nation’s brain trust, which also includes the A&R-savvy Jay Brown and Tata, as well as Jay-Z’s business manager John Menielly? How will it be marketed and distributed? Will Roc Nation employ a traditional distribution channel or take the LP direct to retail? Or alternatively, will the new company make it part of a rumored arrangement inside a major? Every one of the Big Four is reportedly eager to make such a deal. (5/20p)

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