Jay Z

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5 Can’t-Miss Artists at Made in America 2015

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – Now in its fourth year, Made in America (created by Jay-Z in partnership with Budweiser) has its lineup locked down. Start with a genre-defining superstar, and cascade from there into a collection of heroes from indie rock to hip-hop to EDM.  While still a relative newcomer to the festival landscape, Made in … Continue reading

Album Review: Drake – “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”

By: Mehek Seyid (@whatthemehek) –       Last Thursday, Toronto rap god Drake out-paced the 24-hour media cycle when he dropped his new mixtape-cum-album If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late. If you were just glancing at your social media feeds, it certainly was far too late. The masses flocked and the work itself spoke volumes, as the … Continue reading

Album Review: J. Cole – “2014 Forest Hills Drive”

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) –       Jermaine Lamarr Cole has come home. At least that’s the theme on his ambitious new album 2014 Forest Hills Drive. Cole is a rare talent in today’s hip hop scene, having made accessible, personal, street-conscious albums since his 2011 debut The Sideline Story. And all this while signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label. Cole has … Continue reading

Interview: AWOLNATION Set Sail for Sophomore Supremacy

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) –   Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably heard “Sail”, AWOLNATION’s enduring mega hit before. It’s the one that goes “Blame it on my A-D-D BABY” and has been used in a laundry list of ads, trailers and television shows, including Pretty Little Liars, Vikings, BMW ads, NBA playoff preview videos … Continue reading

Concert Review: Beyonce and Jay Z @ Rogers Centre

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – For the last 11 years, Beyoncé Knowles and Shawn Carter (Jay Z) have starred in an epic blockbuster about themselves. Their narrative has taken form on every channel, every form of media, and in every language. And while the supporting cast has changed with the times, the stars have stayed front and … Continue reading

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