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Jay-Z (Musicians)
Jay-Z (Shawn Corey Carter, b. 1969) is an American MC from New York City. He is co-founder of the record label Roc-A-Fella Records, run the record label Def Jam from 2004 til 2007 and is co-owner of the basketball club New Jersey Jets and owner of the fashion label Rocawear. He is married to Beyoncé Knowles.
Jay-Z in Reviews
Music Review | posted 31.08.2011
Jay-Z & Kanye West
Watch The Throne
An album breathing the chemistry between Kanye and Jay-Z: ’Ye’s creativity, Hov’s juvenile Flow and their common affection for superlatives makes WTT become a spectacle.
Music Review | posted 30.11.2010
Kanye West
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
It seems, as if Kanye has learned from his spontaneous emotional outbursts in public and has realized his position as one of the biggest Pop-stars of our times.
Recent Articles
Music Portrait | posted 12.05.2021
Arsivplak
The Past, Re-presented
Volga Çoban’s Arsivplak label and Arşivplak edit project are two sides of the same coin: his approach to Turkish funk, disco, pop, rock and jazz is archival on the one hand and strives to shed a new light on old sounds on the other.
Music List | posted 04.05.2021
Crumb
10 All Time Favs
Since their debut »Jinx« in 2019, Crumb have been considered the next big thing in music . Now their new album »Ice Melt« is out. The perfect opportunity to ask them about 10 records that have shaped, improved and educated them.
Music News | posted 06.04.2021
Portico Quartet
Exclusive Edition: »Terrain«
»Terrain« is the name of the new album by the British jazz musicians Portico Quartet, announced for 28 May. A green vinyl edition will be available exclusively from HHV Records.
Music Review | posted 07.05.2021
Niklas Wandt
Balearische Bibliothek
With »Balearische Bibliothek« Niklas Wandt once again creates music in which nature and civilization meet on equal ground.
Music News | posted 22.04.2021
Squarepusher
Reissue: »Feed Me Weird Things«
»Feed Me Weird Things,« Squarepusher’s debut released 25 years ago on Rephlex, will be reissued in an expanded edition on Warp Records on June 4, 2021.