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Twelve Unforgettable Moments From Coachella 2014

Twelve Unforgettable Moments From Coachella 2014

The first weekend of Coachella closed on Sunday with a handful of surprise guest appearances, numerous memorable performances and a few flaws.

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Photos: The Life and Times of Jay Z at SAP Center

Photos: The Life and Times of Jay Z at SAP Center

The debate is still out on whether Jay Z is the greatest rapper alive (he seems to think so), but there’s no denying that he puts on one of the best live rap shows. He was back in action last night at SAP Center in…

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Jay Z Announces Bay Area Stop on ‘Magna Carta’ Tour

Jay Z Announces Bay Area Stop on ‘Magna Carta’ Tour

More big concert new this morning: After selling out Candlestick Park within hours this summer with Justin Timberlake, Jay Z is hitting the road solo with a tour stop in San Jose this December.

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Review: Justin Timberlake and Jay Z Ignite Candlestick for Legends of Summer Tour

Review: Justin Timberlake and Jay Z Ignite Candlestick for Legends of Summer Tour

Pop superstar Justin Timberlake and New York hip hop mogul Jay Z brought life back to Candlestick Park on Friday night for a rare hit-filled concert at the venue with their “Legends of Summer” stadium tour. Their two styles blended harmoniously and seemingly effortlessly throughout…

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Album Review: Jay-Z Goes Grandiose on ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’

Album Review: Jay-Z Goes Grandiose on ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’

Jay-Z’s twelfth studio album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, arrives with plenty of hype following a blitz marketing campaign and an unorthodox partnership with a global technology company.

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Jay-Z Announces New Album, Samsung Buys 1 Million Copies

Jay-Z Announces New Album, Samsung Buys 1 Million Copies

Jay-Z unexpectedly announced his 12th studio album will be released July 4 last night during a TV advertisement that aired during the the NBA Finals.

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Jay Z, Justin Timberlake Announce Candlestick Park Concert

Jay Z, Justin Timberlake Announce Candlestick Park Concert

Candlestick Park will go out in style before it’s dismembered for more condos with one more season of 49ers football starting this fall and a just announced concert with Jay Z and Justin Timberlake.

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Review: Watch the Throne at HP Pavilion

Review: Watch the Throne at HP Pavilion

Forget that Jay Z and Kanye West put out a mediocre album together. Forget that it’s so-called luxury rap that takes a fashionista’s dictionary to decipher their high-brow references, and forget the hype surrounding their current tour. These are two of the best rappers alive.

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Review: Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa at The Warfield

Review: Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa at The Warfield

The proverbial torch was passed—or in this case multiple blunts, onstage—Monday night with veteran rapper Snoop Dogg joining forces with 2010 breakout Wiz Khalifa at The Warfield.

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Literary Events: Quiet Lightning, Jeanne Darst & More

Literary Events: Quiet Lightning, Jeanne Darst & More

This week’s top literary events include noir hip hop, Quiet Lightning’s 2 Year Celebration and fiction ruining families.

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New Video: Kanye West "Monster"

New Video: Kanye West "Monster"

Get ready for a WTF moment. After early footage leaked months ago and caused a stir on the Internet, the final cut for Kanye West’s “Monster” video is finally out.

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Preview: Just Blaze @ 103 Harriet

Preview: Just Blaze @ 103 Harriet

If you’ve never heard of Just Blaze, you’ve definitely heard his music. He’s been behind the scenes of hip hop since the late 90s, was signed by Jay-Z in the early 2000s, and has gone on to produce legendary tracks for Eminem, Kanye West, and…

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