Puma Relaunches Basketball Division, Signs JAY-Z As President of Operations

Puma Relaunches Basketball Division, Signs JAY-Z As President of Operations

Even from a worldwide tour, JAY-Z is keeping busy. The Roc Nation CEO has been tapped as the sportswear company’s new president basketball operations. “We’ve been working with Roc Nation for quite some time. They’ve been great partners to us for several years. We’ve done many different deals with many different ambassadors,” Adam Petrick, Puma’s global director brand and marketing, told Complex […]

Piracy Explodes on Beyonce & Jay-Z's Premium-Only 'Everything Is Love'

Piracy Explodes on Beyonce & Jay-Z's Premium-Only 'Everything Is Love'

Beyonce & Jay-Z’s just-released album is a smash hit — on piracy and torrent channels worldwide.  The development follows a restrictive weekend exclusive on Tidal and premium-only restrictions elsewhere. What happens when two the biggest artists in the world release an album, then restrict it to paying customers only?  The answer to that question may be painfully obvious. Shortly after a […]

The Internet Imagines What's On Nas' Mind After JAY-Z/Beyoncé Stole His Spotlight –

The Internet Imagines What's On Nas' Mind After JAY-Z/Beyoncé Stole His Spotlight –

New York rapper Nas might not say it so the Internet is imagining what’s going on through his head with JAY-Z and Beyoncé’s new Everything Is Love dropping hours after his NASIR studio release arrived. Social media has hilariously targeted Nas possibly feeling low-key salty about JAY and Bey putting out their TIDAL exclusive release. This past weekend, JAY and […]

JAY-Z & Beyoncé's Everything Is Love (Finally) Hits Apple Music & Already Is Doing Numbers –

JAY-Z & Beyoncé's Everything Is Love (Finally) Hits Apple Music & Already Is Doing Numbers –

Music moguls JAY-Z and Beyoncé aren’t waiting around. The duo have hit the green light on their Everything Is Love joint album and released it across all streaming platforms. After initially blessing TIDAL subscribers on Saturday, the duo waited nearly 48 hours before dropping the LP out to the masses. This past weekend, JAY and Bey shared their new “Ape […]

Common & La La Are 100% Here For The Carters' Everything Is Love: "One Of My Favorite Albums Of This Year" –

Common & La La Are 100% Here For The Carters' Everything Is Love: "One Of My Favorite Albums Of This Year" –

Chicago rap veteran Common and La La Anthony are both riding high for Everything Is Love. The high-prile entertainers have co-signed JAY-Z and Beyoncé’s new joint album release. Approached by paparazzi this past weekend, Common dished on his admiration for the potential album the year. La La went to Instagram Sunday to give a salute to Queen Bey for referencing […]

Exclaim!'s Top 31 Albums of 2018 So Far

Exclaim!'s Top 31 Albums of 2018 So Far

In 2018, the monoculture has all but vanished. With the sheer volume entertainment at our fingertips — music, movies, TV, videogames, comedy — there’s less agreement than ever on what we should all be devouring in our free time. The result has been a rise in more niche arts and culture, a smorgasbord under-the-radar artists and works that might not […]