Tag: Roc Nation

Jay-Z Shares How Long His Dreadlocks Is & Turns To Conscious Rap On Nipsey Hussle Collab

Jay-Z locks getting longer and his verses are still as sharp as ever. Fans have been patiently waiting for Jay-Z to drop new music after he debuted a more introspective style on his album 4:44 back in 2017. Earlier today, February 12, producer Young Guru brought some ease to the wait after he posted some new photos of Jay-Z to his Instagram. The post was made to promote the release of their new song from the soundtrack of the upcoming film Judas And The Black Messiah. A contented Jay-Z can be seen sporting unmistakable dreadlocks and wearing a piece of Crenshaw merchandise from the late Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon clothing collection. The veteran comes across as a very happy man, and his smile is from ear to ear. Young Guru captioned the post, “And this is what it feels like!!R...

Jay Electronica – Ghost of Soulja Slim Lyrics

Play this song [Intro: Louis Farrakhan] So, all you scared to death negros Just sit down Don’t you come out to defend our enemy You sit down and you shut up And tell your master to come on out and deal with this [Verse 1: JAY-Z] Next time they bring up the Gods, you gon’ respect us That lil’ vest ain’t gonna do you, I shoot from neck up I ain’t even tryna hold ya, Magnolia Slim I’m a soldier from that mode, I’m the ghost of him From the era of police stretcher, no cameras catch it Drop you off in a rival hood, you rather be arrested If you didn’t have no straps, you couldn’t wear your necklace Niggas hand around your throat, that’s a choker reference My ancestors took old food, made soul food Jim Crow’s ...

DJ Khaled – Top Off (feat. JAY-Z, Future & Beyoncé) lyrics

[Intro: JAY-Z & DJ Khaled] Ah, all that shit real too, ahhhh I ain’t gon’ stop I see the… I’m ain’t gon’ stop I’m ain’t… haha We The Best Music [Pre-Chorus: Future & DJ Khaled] I took the top off the Maybach, I took the top off Another one I took the top off the Maybach, I took the top off I, I took the top off my Maybach, nigga I took the top off my Maybach DJ Khaled! [Chorus: Future] I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach, oh I took the top off the Maybach, ah I took the top off the Maybach, yeah I took the top off the Maybach, yeah [Refrain: Future & JAY-Z] I hear the po-po behind me, woo, ain’t gon...

DJ Khaled – Top Off (feat. Jay-Z, Future & Beyonce)

[Intro: JAY-Z & DJ Khaled] Ah, all that shit real too, ahhhh I ain’t gon’ stop I see the… I’m ain’t gon’ stop I’m ain’t… haha We The Best Music [Pre-Chorus: Future & DJ Khaled] I took the top off the Maybach, I took the top off Another one I took the top off the Maybach, I took the top off I, I took the top off my Maybach, nigga I took the top off my Maybach DJ Khaled! [Chorus: Future] I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach, oh I took the top off the Maybach, ah I took the top off the Maybach, yeah I took the top off the Maybach, yeah [Refrain: Future & JAY-Z] I hear the po-po behind me, woo, ain’t gon...

DJ Khaled – Top Off lyrics

Ah, all that sh*t real too, ahhhh I ain’t gon’ stop I see the… I’m ain’t gon’ stop I’m ain’t… haha We The Best Music [Pre-Chorus: Future & DJ Khaled] I took the top off the Maybach, I took the top off Another one I took the top off the Maybach, I took the top off I, I took the top off my Maybach, nigga I took the top off my Maybach DJ Khaled! [Chorus: Future] I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach I took the top off the Maybach, oh I took the top off the Maybach, ah I took the top off the Maybach, yeah I took the top off the Maybach, yeah [Refrain: Future & JAY-Z] I hear the po-po behind me, woo, ain’t gon’ stop (rrt, skrrt) I see th...

Jay-Z – Legacy

[Intro: Blue Ivy Carter] Daddy, what’s a will? [Verse 1] Take those moneys and spread ‘cross families My sisters, Hattie and Lou, the nephews, cousins and TT Eric, the rest to B for whatever she wants to do She might start an institute She might put poor kids through school My stake in Roc Nation should go to you Leave a piece for your siblings to give to their children too TIDAL, the champagne, D’USSÉ, I’d like to see A nice peace-fund ideas from people who look like we We gon’ start a society within a society That’s major, just like the Negro League There was a time America wouldn’t let us ball Those times are now back, just now called Afro-tech Generational wealth, that’s the key My parents ain’t have shit, so that shift start...

Meek Mill & JAY-Z’s Roc Nation Sued By Family Of Slain Concertgoer

Meek Mill and JAY-Z’s Roc Nation are being sued by the family of a concertgoer who was murdered. Meek Mill has more legal troubles on his hand after the family of a man who was slain at one of his concerts filed a lawsuit against him and Roc Nation. The incarcerated rapper is currently fighting for his freedom after being sent to prison for 2-4 years for probation violation. Even if he manages to secure his release, his legal troubles are far from over. The family of Jaquan Graves filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Meek Mill and Roc Nation, TMZ reported. The Philly rapper is currently signed to Roc Nation on a management contract. Graves was shot and killed in the parking lot outside of the venue at one of Meek Mill’s concerts last year in Connecticut. He had just left...

YO GOTTI – 3 Kings lyrics

[Intro: DJ Khaled & Yo Gotti] 3 Kings, Roc Nation, King Talk Ya We’ll never forget these days [Hook: Yo Gotti] Ay I’m wrapping gifts like it’s Christmas Every hood hoping Mr. Santa don’t miss us (Don’t miss us) We wrapping gifts like it’s Christmas (I am) Every hood hoping Mr. Santa don’t miss us (Miss us) [Verse 1: Yo Gotti] White Lambo with the bow on it Traphouse with the mistletoe on it [?] the good days (Good days) Until the Grinch come and take the toys away (Ah) Before Jeezy I had a snowman And we got toys from the dopeman You bought your girl a purse, I bought mine a business Got a queen lil’ homie I’m on some king ish On the first day of Christmas my plug gave to me A whole sledge of snow so the whole hood can eat A 40mm an...

Meek Mill Gets New Bail Hearing Set For November 27

Tweet Share Meek Mill will have a chance to be released from prison when he appeared at his new bail hearing set for November 27. Lawyers representing the Philly rapper have been working overtime to find even the smallest of crack in the justice system that would get him free from prison. If you have been living under a rock for the past two weeks, Meek Mill is currently in a Pennsylvania state prison serving 2-4 years for probation violation. But the case drew so much scrutiny and widespread outcry that from some big-name celebrities like JAY-Z. Come November 27, Meek Mill will again be in front of judge Judge Genece Brinkley for a bail hearing and no one knows yet where things will go from there but the fact that he is getting a bail hearing while he is serving a sentence in prison like...

Fans Poured Out For Free Meek Mill Rally In Philly [VIDEO]

Tweet Share Thousands of fans poured out in Philadelphia on Monday for a Free Meek Mill rally. The Dreamchasers rapper is currently serving 2-4 years in a state prison in Pennsylvania for probation violation. But his sentencing last week sparked a national debate about the criminal justice system and now his fans are demanding a review of the controversial sentence. Both hip hop fans and the rapper’s celebrity peers have been weighing in on the case and most are in agreement that the sentence was heavy-handed and unjust. The rally started at 5 p.m. on Monday at Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center and the crowd later marched through the streets. There is no word yet on if any celebrities attended the rally, but some members of Meek Mill’s Dreamchaser crew were there to...

JAY-Z Speaks On Meek Mill Prison Sentence “It’s Unjust”

Tweet Share JAY-Z is supporting Meek Mill amidst his shocking 2-4 years prison sentence for probation violation calling the sentencing “unjust.” In a rare public statement, the Roc Nation boss posted a message on his official Facebook account criticizing the judge sentencing while stating that he will always stand by Meek Mill. “The sentence handed down by the Judge — against the recommendation of the Assistant District Attorney and Probation Officer — is unjust and heavy handed. We will always stand by and support Meek Mill, both as he attempts to right this wrongful sentence and then in returning to his musical career,” Hov wrote. A judge handed down the heavy sentencing on Monday after ruling that Meek Mill violated his probation when he got arrested ...

J. Cole’s Dreamville Records Signs Rap Group EarthGang

J. Cole‘s imprint Dreamville Records signs rap group EarthGang. Talks of the signing have been floating around for a few months now, but now both J. Cole and the rap duo have confirmed that signatures are now on paper and the signing is now official. EarthGang is a rap duo based in Atlanta comprising of Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot. The first person the hint at the signing is DJ Drama who somehow let it slip out his mouth a few months ago. EarthGang has already announced their new Rags EP and this cosigns from one of the dopest rappers in the game J. Cole will only boost their profile. In a video posted online, you can see the Roc Nation rapper praising Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot. “When n***as think about Atlanta, they think about super trap sh*t,” he said. ...

Jay-Z – Dream. On

Yeah I’m from where dreamin’ ain’t allowed ‘Specially when you’re dreamin’ aloud Enough to dream your self-esteem into clouds It takes tears, sweat, blood, 5 CCs ‘Cause I know what a kid in apartment 5C see’d Heaven knows, all I had was hella hope Speed datin’ with destiny, I couldn’t tell her nope When I first saw stars, television was my telescope For me, somethin’ that could see me free was a bar Threw diamonds in the sky that never came down, now that’s a star My vision was big enough to get me out of the space I wanted to pass how far I see I wondered, could a kid from Mars see a kid from Marcy? For things that are seen are temperal The most beautiful things are invisible Roc Nation, indivisible American dream tea...

Watch Rick Ross Auditioned Just Brittany On SIGNED

Rick Ross, The-Dream and Lenny S. are already having a lot of fun on their new show on VH1 SIGNED. The new talent show will see the three men as the judge while they seek to sign and develop new artists in hip-hop and R&B. The show was premiered on Wednesday night on VH1 at 9 p.m. EST and will comprise of eight one-hour episodes based in Atlanta. On the first episode, the trio auditioned Houston singer/rapper Just Brittany. While she impressed them with her looks and flow, her hook didn’t grab their attention. “We hate the hook but I like the flow,” The-Dream said while Rick Ross added, “You’re so beautiful for the eyes but your chorus I didn’t like, but what I did love was your voice… When I look into her eyes I see con...

Mavado Single “Unchanging Love” On DJ Khaled Album Hit 1 Million Streams On Spotify

Mavado new single “Unchanging Love” featured on DJ Khaled‘s new album Grateful hits a major milestone. The track surpassed one million streams on Spotify alone this week making it one of the fastest growing dancehall singles on the platform currently. The spiritually uplifting single is capturing the hearts of dancehall fans locally and overseas with one fan calling it Mavado’s best song so far this year. DJ Khaled’s album spent two weeks at number one n the Billboard 200 chart which gave Mavado some added exposure. “I was so confused at a tender age / So caught in a world full of hate / Used to make the wrong choices along the way / I know that I gotta make a change / Finally the loving inside / I started to do some meditation,R...

Kanye West Terminates TIDAL Contract Amidst JAY-Z Fallout

Kanye West is furious with TIDAL and JAY-Z and is parting ways with the music streaming service amidst his fallout with Hov. JAY-Z released his new album 4:44 on Friday where he took a few shots at Kanye West. Ye likely took it to heart and decided to fully cut ties with Hov and in the process TIDAL. That is just half of the story because it seems Kanye was having issues with TIDAL long before JAY-Z drop 4:44. All of this started when Ye dropped his last album The Life of Pablo where he famously brought 1.5 million new subscribers to TIDAL. According to TMZ, Kanye West claims that TIDAL owes him $3 million from a bonus he was promised for bringing 1.5 million new subscribers to the streaming service. Ye said he never get paid for some exclusive music videos he was ask...

Casanova – Tax Letter (Be Safe Tho Mixtape)

This nigga Tax out here volunteering to eat ass This nigga wanna eat ass Fuck Cas Cas out here with his wife If he wouldn've left her home we would've been litttttttt Litttttttt, everything getting shot Dear beloved, how you holdin' up? Whip still movin', we ain't slowin' up Wish you was right here rollin' up I got songs with Chris Brown, man I'm blown' up That fed case hit me like a car crash But I still listen to your podcast On the beat, they miss you in the streets Who else gon' bring that heat Like that interview with Meek? In the Wraith, still drinking D'USSÉ With the chase, used to get that shit by the case And the bevel, they callin' you a devil You went against the grain, you was more like a rebel I know you waitin' on that mail from me Charlamagne, sa...

81 – Yo Gotti lyrics

Lyrics Yo Gotti – 81 Only if a nigga knew like It’s amazin’ what 365 days can do for you This time last year niggas was like Talkin’ ’bout cuttin’ budgets and shit I dropped the biggest record of my career, yeahhh Nigga business partner with Jay-Z Shout out to Ty Ty, wassup nigga? Emory, what it do? You see ’em.(81) Gotta pick ’em wisely Gotta choose ’em carefully Got niggas I know that weren’t there for me Got b*tches I know that don’t care for me Could of went on tour with your favorite rapper and declined Why? I’m tryna break CMG So f*ck that, I’m doin’ mine They see I’m mad, see they call in the streets, call me back Say they miss the old Gotti, old Jeezy, old Boosie, that was real rap In New York...

Yo Gotti – 81

[Intro] Only if a nigga knew like It's amazin' what 365 days can do for you This time last year niggas was like Talkin' 'bout cuttin' budgets and shit I dropped the biggest record of my career, yeah Nigga business partner with Jay-Z Shout out to Ty Ty, wassup nigga? Emory, what it do? You see 'em [Verse 1] Gotta pick 'em wisely Gotta choose 'em carefully Got niggas I know that weren't there for me Got bitches I know that don't care for me Could of went on tour with your favorite rapper and declined Why? I'm tryna break CMG So fuck that, I'm doin' mine They see I'm mad, see they call in the streets, call me back Say they miss the old Gotti, old Jeezy, old Boosie, that was real rap In New York with 3 bangers Did Jimmy Fallon with Meaghan Trainor I guess the sets won't...

Rapsody – Crown

[Verse 1] Hey, hey you there Where's your crown? You didn't leave the house without your crown did you? Just as sure as the earth is round we bounce back up when they throw us down So don't forget your crown And hold your head high, like you caught a glimpse of God through the clouds and you stuck in awe Don't worry we got y'all Mind and body, body and mind, tell 'em homies The world is bigger than your street and mine and that colour and this And every shade of our skin is rich Knowing your future depends on our involvement So, block boys, block boys, it's in our hands more than Parliament The gun can kill or the gun can save, rather congratulate a stage than carry him to a grave That's responsibility, my brother's keeper, my sister's big sister Life full of limits we just ...