'Free Meek' Docuseries Illustrates Plight of Black Men in Criminal Justice System
The five-part series explores racial injustice in the judicial system through the all too common case of rapper Meek Mill.
Jay-Z's 'The Blueprint' is Inducted Into the Library of Congress
Hova’s 2001 landmark album is the Registry’s most current entry.
Jay-Z Explores Anti-Black Stereotypes in Animated Video for 'The Story of O.J.'
The clip draws from old Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons to dramatize the “4:44” song’s take on structural racism.
Beyoncé's Fans Rejoice, Reprimand Mathew Knowles Over News of Twins' Birth
Beyhive members love the artist’s children, but hate that her father announced their birth before she did.
Beyoncé Releases 'Die With You' Video, Internet Freaks Out
The new song is a celebration of her ninth wedding anniversary.
Jay Z and Harvey Weinstein to Bring Trayvon Martin's Story to Film and TV
The duo behind “TIME: The Kalief Browder Story” acquired the rights to two books about Martin, including his parents’ recent memoir. They plan to turn them into a narrative film and docuseries.
Kalief Browder's Family Joins Jay Z, Gayle King for Town Hall
“Time and Punishment” will air before the second episode of “TIME: The Kalief Browder Story,” the docuseries about Browder’s incarceration without trial.
Jay Z Will Be First MC Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame
Hov’s fellow 2017 inductees include Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Berry Gordy, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.
WATCH: First Harrowing Trailer for Kalief Browder Docuseries
The Jay Z-produced series will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival next month before airing on Spike in March.
Kalief Browder's Mother 'Literally Died of a Broken Heart,' Says Lawyer
Venida Browder fought for justice after her teenage son was forced to stay at Rikers Island jail for three years without a trial, and later killed himself.
WATCH: Jay Z Breaks Down Racist Legacy of War on Drugs in New Short Film
The film, produced by dream hampton and brought to life via Molly Crabapple’s artwork, details the past and present of our country’s hypocritcal and racist drug enforcement and sentencing policies.
Beyoncé, Drake and Other Celebrities Condemn Police Violence and Racism
The back-to-back killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of police this week stirred criticism and mourning from many prominent entertainers and creators.
Beyoncé Spills Some 'Lemonade,' Stops The World
Fans can now access both the visual and audio album via iTunes and Tidal.
4 Tracks That Prove David Bowie's Influence on Hip-Hop
The trailblazing artist died yesterday, January 10, at the age of 69.
3 Questions With Rob Hatch-Miller, Director of 'Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows'
The director of the stunning new documentary talks about working with unsung soul music hero Syl Johnson and how he would have stepped aside had a Black filmmaker emerged to tell Johnson’s story.
Celebrate Allen Toussaint's Life With 5 of His Classic Songs
The influential New Orleans musician died early this morning at the age of 77.
Marvel Remakes More Hip-Hop Covers With Classic Characters
In advance of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “Black Panther” reboot, Marvel has unleashed some more remakes of landmark hip-hop album covers with Marvel characters.
Will Smith and Jay Z to Co-Produce Emmett Till Miniseries for HBO
This will be Smith’s and Jay’s first collaboration since 2014’s “Annie” remake.
ICYMI: Jay Z Calls Out Tidal Competitors, Name Checks Trayvon Martin and Freddie Gray in Freestyle
The music-streaming service owner also criticizes black people who are skeptical of his new effort but support Nike, Apple and Spotify
Jay Z Now the Owner of Tidal Streaming Services
And his dynasty expands.