Jay Z Spotted for First Time Since Twins’ Arrival

Jay Z was spotted for the first time on Monday, June 19, since wife Beyoncé welcomed their twins last week. The rapper, 47, was seen at UCLA Medical Center on Monday, June 19, looking relaxed in a pair of gray sweatpants and a white T-shirt. Celebrity Babies of 2017 As previously reported, Queen Bey gave…

Jay Z Details New Album ‘4:44’

Jay Z will release his new album 4:44 as a Tidal exclusive on June 30th. The LP is the rapper’s first since 2013’s Magna Carta Holy Grail. The announcement of the new album comes weeks after mysterious “4:44” subway posters and banner ads started cropping up without explanation. It was soon revealed that 4:44 was,…

Matthew Knowles confirms birth of Beyonce and Jay Z’s twins

Did you feel it? The sky recently (allegedly) gave way to the ninth and 10th wonders of the world. (Blue Ivy is the eighth, obviously.) According to reports, Beyonce has finally given birth to a set of twins. While neither the pop culture icon nor her mogul husband, Jay Z, have made public statements about…

Beyonce and Jay Z Welcome Twins

She’s crazy in love! Beyoncé and husband  Jay Z have welcomed twins, a source confirms to PEOPLE. The newest members of the Carter family join big sister Blue Ivy, 5. “Bey and Jay are thrilled and have started sharing the news with their family and closest friends,” a source tells PEOPLE. On Sunday, Beyoncé’s father Mathew…

Beyoncé Gives Birth to Twins With Jay Z

The Carter household is officially a party of five! Beyoncé has given birth to twins with Jay Z in L.A., multiple sources have confirmed to E! News. On Thursday, Jay Z and Blue Ivy were together spotted at a Los Angeles area hospital. While the twins’ genders have yet to be revealed, on Friday, an unidentified woman carrying a…

Jay Z On Politics, Criminal Justice Reform and Bail Bonds

Seventeen years ago I made a song, “Guilty Until Proven Innocent.” I flipped the Latin phrase that is considered the bedrock principle of our criminal justice system, ei incumbit probatio qui dicit (the burden of proof is on the one who declares, not on one who denies). If you’re from neighborhoods like the Brooklyn one…

‘Mr. Carter and I understand each other’: Obama praises Jay Z at Songwriters Hall of Fame

Rapper Jay Z got a presidential welcome into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday from former President Obama, a self-proclaimed fan of the Brooklyn emcee. Thing is, Hova wasn’t there in person to be inducted, further fueling speculation that his wife, Beyoncé, had given birth to their twins. More on that here. The 47-year-old mogul, born Shawn Carter, is…

Barack Obama praises Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Jay Z

B to the Izzo. (Photo: Paul Chiasson, AP) Naturally, Shawn Carter — a man with a slight obsession with the number four — would be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame with the help of our 44th commander in chief, Barack Obama. The former president recorded a video for Thursday’s ceremony in which Jay Z made history as…