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Jay-Z performs Dead Presidents & Can I Live at the Barclays Center (Video)

Here's some official footage of Jay-Z taking it back to the Reasonable Doubt era at his recent shows opening Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Check out his performances of Dead Presidents and Can I Live. Related: What makes a classic album? (Food for Thought)... Read more

CyHi Da Prynce – Feelin’ It + Mahd – Where I Live

Here are a couple of other new takes on classic 90's tracks. First up, is one from CyHi Da Prynce who flows on Jay-Z's Feelin' It (produced by Ski Beatz--click here for our Ski Beatz playlist). Check it out (with tags from Funkmaster Flex). Click here to download.  And, here's... Read more

It takes BIG STONES to hop on a track that Jay-Z murdered back in the day, but that’s just what Pusha T did on Can I Live…

...and he kinda killed it. I'm not saying he topped or even equaled Jay, but it's hard to be mad at what Pusha did with the track. Check out the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74niHnKDLcw&feature=player_embedded This is from Pusha T's Fear of God mixtape. If you missed it, click here to download.  And,... Read more

The life and times of Shawn Carter…flow-wise. Check out this video of Jay-Z breaking down the evolution of his rhyme-style.

Jay-Z fans have no doubt heard the evolution of his style over the years.  While he would often display several styles over the course of an album, he tended to have dominant styles that manifested themselves more than others over certain eras. When he started he primarily had the same... Read more