Posts Tagged ‘You Belong With Me’

Jay-Z on Obama, Kanye, and Herbie Hancock

Aside from having elevated Hip Hop to entirely new levels both on the Billboard Charts and culturally, Jay-Z is also a well spoken man who can offer intelligent insights on issues surrounding Hip Hop, Popular culture, and race. In the February issue of Interview magazine, Jay discusses the now infamous VMA outburst, meeting the current […]

2010 Grammy Nominatons, Less Old And Less Interesting Than ’09

Last year’s Grammy nominations seemed to be a step in a direction more reflective of the Pop zeitgeist (don’t believe us, check out what Pitchfork had to say) but was ultimately plagued by the presence of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. This year, for the first time in seemingly forever, the Grammy nominations are not […]

Lady Gaga Talks Kanye and Taylor, Continues to Espouse Her Greatness

Kanye West’s tour Fame Kills tour partner Lady Gaga recently spoke to a Las Vegas radio station about the 2009 Video Music Awards and of course what she believes to be her greatness and uniqueness: On her reaction to Kanye‘s famous outburst: “I would say he‘s a good guy and everybody makes mistakes, and he […]

Jay-Z Checks ‘Out of Line’ Lil Mama for Jumping on Stage at VMAs

Jay-Z called into Angie Martinez’s show on Hot 97 in New York City today, where among other things he addressed Lil Mama’s un-needed and uncalled for presence during his performance of Empire State of Mind with Alicia Keys at the 2009 Video Music Awards: “To interrupt that moment for us, I don‘t think that was […]

Jay-Z on Kanye West : ‘He Didn’t Kill Anybody’

Jay-Z joined his duet partner Alicia Keys in trying to calm the hysteria surrounding Kanye West’s outburst at the 2009 Video Music Awards. Like Alicia, Jay is critical of the witch hunt against Kanye and states that even though the outburst was in poor taste it was undoubtably Kanye being the passionate artist he has […]