Articles Tagged 'Jay-Z'

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WATCH: How To Stop An Argument With Queen And Technology

Political journalism is a terribly serious business. There is no scope, in the middle of an angry row about, say, Prime Minister’s Question Time, for any form of levity, in case it looks as though you are mocking the very strongly-held and passionate feelings that your interviewee either genuinely has or is pretending to have […]

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10 Idris Elba Side Jobs You May Not Know About

We’ve made a lot of fuss here about how busy Benedict Cumberbatch is keeping himself these days, but most of his activities can at least be contained within the realm of acting. Idris Elba is even more of a plate-spinner than that, devoting his time between a supercharged career in TV and movies, and his […]

‘X Factor’ Star Cher Lloyd Signs Record Deal with Jay-Z

While she finished fourth on Simon Cowell‘s UK talent show The X Factor, 17-year-old Cher Lloyd was one of 2010’s most memorable contestants thanks to her funky fashion sense and even funkier rap-singing style. Still, the girl’s got chops and judge Cheryl Cole praised her little mini-me throughout season seven. It was only a matter […]

Noel Gallagher’s Anti-Jay-Z Comments Ripple Through the Media

Noel Gallagher‘s comments about Jay-Z have triggered a healthy backlash. The Guardian‘s Dan Hancox gets to the heart of the matter: “What did Gallagher mean when he (inaccurately) lauded Glastonbury’s ‘tradition of guitar music’? I don’t recall him complaining about such recent headliners as Bjork, The Chemical Brothers, Moby, or Basement Jaxx. Apparently Kylie is […]

Noel Gallagher Slams Glastonbury for Inviting Jay-Z

Racist or just rockist: Oasis singer/guitarist Noel Gallagher gives his explanation of why tickets to Britain’s Glastonbury Music Festival aren’t selling – it’s the hip-hop, stupid: “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. If you start to break it then people aren’t going to go. I’m sorry, but Jay-Z? No chance. “Glastonbury has a tradition […]

“Black American” To Headline Glastonbury 2008: Jay-Z?

Glastonbury will have a “black American headliner” this year, says festival organizer Michael Eavis. BBC NEWS looks at the contenders, including Rihanna, Beyoncé, Kanye West, and the current frontrunner, Jay-Z. Amy Winehouse warns OK! Magazine readers about the dangers of liquor. “Drinking long-term is a lot worse than doing heroin,” she says. “Alcohol’s a real […]