Monthly Archives: January 2011

Jay-Z, Will and Jada Smith Plan ‘Annie’ Film Remake

Jay-Z, Jada and Will Smith have partnered to produce a modern-day remake of the classic film Annie with the super-dope, Willow Smith, to star in the title-role.  Hov and the Smith’s have collaborated before to produce the Tony-award winning Broadway musical Fela! Through a bit … Continue reading

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Cover Art for Lupe Fiasco’s Lasers

Lupe Fiasco has been quietly at work on his third (and highly anticipated) studio album, set to be released on March 8th. The cover of Lasers, shown above, reworks the word “losers” in flourescent signage and creates a minimal masterpiece reminiscent of Kanye’s 808’s … Continue reading

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Iconology: Hendrix

“I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.”

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Oprah Winfrey Presents: Master Class w/ Jay-Z (Video)

Oprah and Jay-Z link up again for the launch of the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). This original series will chronicle the rise of celebs and as we all know, Shawn Carter’s story is particularly potent. Enjoy. Parts 2 and 3 … Continue reading

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Random Cool: West 39th St., NY

If my vocation (and Mrs. Cool) allowed, this bearded look would be me. But, since I can’t rock the facial hair, I’ll live vicariously through the coolness photo’d above. Still, I’m hating just a smidgen—this guy is groomed and threaded … Continue reading

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Jay-Z Interview w/ Charlie Rose

“I want to make the extraordinary ordinary.” Jay-Z’s interviews are always engaging because his insight is both basic and profound all at once. Recently, Jay-Z sat with Charlie Rose to discuss his latest venture, Decoded. Now, I haven’t purchased the book … Continue reading

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