GQ snagged a rare interview with Frank Ocean during his photoshoot for the mens magazine at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills. The singer/songwriter who was named their ‘Rookie of the Year’ shared lessons from Kanye West and Jay-Z, briefly mentioned his favorite albums of the year, hobbies, love for the color orange and personal style. Check out the short but intimate interview.
Jeezy teams up with 3 Stacks and Jigga for the most anticipated record from Thug Motivation 103: Hustlerz Ambition in stores December 20th.
A VERY pregnant Beyoncé and husband Jay-Z were caught catching a little sun in Miami today. Hip-hop’s royal couple enjoyed some QT with B’s mom Tina Knowles and nephew Julez. Hov was in town for the Watch the Throne tour, which stops at the AmericanAirlines Arena tonight.
Catch all the pics below the break.
Spoiler alert! Rihanna serves up 30-second snippets from her sixth album Talk That Talk in advance of its November 21 release. Sample 11 songs including Jay-Z’s verse on the Stargate-produced title track, the Dr. Luke-helmed second single “You Da One,” the raunchy Bangladesh banger “Cockiness (Love It),” and tasty “Birthday Cake,” penned by The-Dream. If you like what you hear, head over to iTunes to Pre-Order.
Here’s a few clips from Watch The Throne Tour in New Jersey. Shouts to Miss Info
More after the jump.
According to Kelly Rowland, Beyonce and Jay-Z are expecting a baby girl! B’s former Destiny’s Child bandmate accidentally revealed the gender of the child when chatting with Us Weekly at the Cosmopolitan Awards in London on Thursday night. When asked what she was planning to get the baby for the R&B queen’s baby shower, Rowland replied “I don’t know…I think her dad is gonna give her everything anyways, all I can give her is love.”
Rowland also spilled the beans in an interview with Bang Showbiz, “I’m so happy for my sister and her husband. They’re so happy in this moment right now, as they should be. They’ve made a little bundle of love, I’m so excited for them,” she said. “I have no idea what I’m going to buy Beyoncé at the baby shower because Jay is going to buy that little girl every single thing possible. She won’t be spoiled but she will be very well looked-after.”
Beyoncé and Jay-Z have not officially confirmed the gender of their child, who is expected to be born sometime in February.
In this first clip, you can see Hov and Ye recording a part of “Otis.”
J.Cole speaks to DJ Absolut about the Jay-Z and Lil Wayne beef and who the better MC is. Cole also mentions that he has already begun working on his next album.
Cole World: The Sideline Story is the #1 album in the country, selling 217,825 copies. It is the biggest debut album from a new artist this year and the first debut album by a solo artist to debut in the # 1 position in over 17 months. In addition, J Cole has scored the biggest digital album debut from a new artist since January 2010.
Here is the cover for Jay-Z’s re-release of his book Decoded coming on November 1st. It will have a new chapter, seven additional illustrations, three decoded songs: ‘I Know’, ‘Young Gz’, ‘Lost One’ and a new afterword which can be found after the jump.