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  1. rankings
    All 285 Jay-Z Songs, Ranked From Worst to BestAll-time classics, unfortunate clunkers, and more.
  2. glaad media awards
    Watch Jay-Z’s Mom, Gloria Carter, Accept a GLAAD Award for His Song ‘Smile’Her poem about coming out and living openly as a lesbian was included in the 4:44 track.
  3. boom shakalaka
    Jay-Z Releases Animated ‘Blue’s Freestyle’ Video on TidalThe cartoon dropped Sunday, which is, of course, Blue Ivy’s sixth birthday.
  4. jay-z
    Jay-Z Reveals He and Beyoncé Were Working on a Joint Album“We were using our art almost like a therapy session. And we started making music together.”
  5. right-click
    Jay-Z Releases New Videos for 4:44’s ‘Legacy,’ ‘Smile,’ and ‘Marcy Me’Jesse Williams, Susan Sarandon, and Ron Perlman number among his guest stars.
  6. 4:44
    What We Learned From Jay-Z’s First Interview About 4:44And it’s only “Part 1.”
  7. Lupita Nyong’o Is Captivating in the New Video for Jay-Z’s ‘MaNyfaCedGod’The 4:44 video game stays strong.
  8. videology
    Watch the Music Video for Jay-Z’s ‘Moonlight’ That Re-creates FriendsAfter much anticipation, it’s finally here.
  9. the jukebox
    You Can Stream Some Bonus Songs From Jay-Z’s 4:44 Right NowOf course, Blue Ivy makes an appearance.
  10. music videos
    How Many of Mahershala Ali’s Abs Can You Count in This Jay-Z Video?Mahershala Ali squares up with our collective daddy issues.
  11. conspiracy theories
    4:44 Conspiracy Watch: No, the Address of the Standard Isn’t Actually 444One elevator fight, three albums.
  12. videology
    The ‘Kill Jay-Z’ Video Kills No Jay-Zs, But Does Feature a Lot of CardioJay-Z’s introspective lyrics come with footage of a boy running and a white flag.
  13. Jay-Z’s 4:44 Is Now His 14th No. 1 Album, Hitting the Top of the Billboard 200Hov is second only to the Beatles, who have 19 Billboard chart-topping albums.
  14. top story
    Jay-Z Actually Stars in His Latest Video for ‘Bam’Jay-Z and Damian Marley tour Trenchtown.
  15. Jay-Z on Marriage to Beyoncé: It Wasn’t ‘Built on the 100 Percent Truth’“We just got to a place where in order for this to work, this can’t be fake. Not one ounce.”
  16. tours
    Please Let Blue Ivy Open Jay-Z’s 4:44 TourBoom shakalaka!
  17. 4:44
    See the New Video for Jay-Z’s ‘4:44’Tidal membership has its privileges.
  18. the streaming wars
    Jay-Z Won’t End His War With Spotify Even for 4:44Will his war on Spotify ever let up?
  19. right click
    Blue Ivy Adorably Raps on a Bonus Track of Jay-Z’s 4:44“Boom shakalaka.”
  20. controversies
    The ADL Criticizes Jay-Z’s ‘The Story of O.J.’ Lyrics for Anti-SemitismThe Anti-Defamation League is concerned the song promotes damaging stereotypes of Jewish people.
  21. 4:44
    Jay-Z’s 4:44 Physical Edition Is Out Friday With the Songs Heard in the TeasersOne’s apparently called “Blue’s Freestyle / We Family.”
  22. 50 Cent Gives His Review of Jay-Z’s 4:44: ‘Golf Course Music’“I felt like I was supposed to be wearing glasses.”
  23. going platinum
    How Did Jay-Z’s 4:44 Go Platinum So Fast?The certification might not tell the whole story.
  24. snoop dogg
    Snoop Dogg’s Review of 4:44 Turned Into a Hilariously Grumpy Admission of Piracy“I’m on iTunes and shit, ‘cuz, I don’t understand that shit.”
  25. 4:44
    Jay-Z Releases New 4:44 Short About Racism ‘Footnotes for ‘The Story of O.J.’’Michael Che, Michael B. Jordan, Trevor Noah, and others discuss prejudice, success, and fame as black men in America.
  26. a musical journey
    Beyoncé Was Even More Involved in Jay-Z’s 4:44 Than You ThinkThe album’s producer divulges it all.
  27. Review: The Business of Being Jay-Z Gets Complicated on 4:44Can Jay-Z still push the dial in mainstream hip-hop?
  28. The Best Beats from 4:44 Producer No I.D.A guide to some other beats that have defined him as an artist to revere.
  29. Jay-Z Plays a New Godfather on 4:44’s ‘Family Feud’On 4:44’s “Family Feud,” Jay-Z explores and advances the Mafia imagery that’s been a part of his character since Reasonable Doubt.
  30. desperation
    Eric Benét Wasted No Time Responding to His Name-Drop on Jay-Z’s 4:44“You almost went Eric Benét / let the baddest girl in the world get away.”
  31. vulture guides
    The Complete Guide to Jay-Z’s New Album 4:44Which parts are about Beyoncé and which are about Kanye?
  32. tea
    All of Jay-Z’s 4:44 Lines That Directly Address Beyoncé’s LemonadeHov name-drops Becky.
  33. right click
    Watch the Animated Video for Jay-Z’s New Song ‘The Story of O.J.’The video was directed by Mark Romanek and Jay-Z.
  34. right click
    Stream Jay-Z’s New Album 4:44 Right NowThe album features Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, Frank Ocean, Jay-Z’s mom, and more.
  35. teasers
    Lupita Nyong’o Goes on an Impressive Emotional Journey in Jay-Z’s New 4:44 PromoIt’s already Oscar-worthy.
  36. album watch
    Jay-Z’s Upcoming Visual Album 4:44 Gets New Cinematic TeaserMark those calendars for June 30.
  37. 4:44
    New Images Offer a Few Hints About Jay Z’s Upcoming Visual Album 4:44Great news for all you Ron Perlman fans out there.