Revel announced today that the hip-hop superstar will play two exclusive performances at Ovation Hall inside the billion-dollar resort on July 6 and 7, marking his first solo shows since Coachella 2011 and first solo performance ever in Atlantic City.
Designed by Cirque du Soleil veterans Scèno Plus, Ovation Hall provides fans with an up-close-and-personal concert experience with the artist. West follows Beyoncè, who played the venue during the resort’s premiere on Memorial Day weekend.
Tickets for West’s shows go on sale Friday, June 22, 2012 at 10 a.m. EST at Ticketmaster.com.
Jay-Z and Kanye West provide the soundtrack for a revolution in the video for “No Church in the Wild,” the third single from Watch the Throne. Shot in Prague by Romain Gavras, citizens take a stand against the government and threaten to destroy the city with violence in the apocalyptic clip.
Behold. Beyoncé and Jay-Z have revealed the first photos of their daughter Blue Ivy Carter. Beautiful would be an understatement. Get your first glimpse of arguably the most talked about baby in entertainment history below.
After weeks of waiting, Jay-Z & Kanye West unleash the music video for “Ni**as in Paris,” the second official single from their Grammy-nominated collaboration album, Watch The Throne. Using footage from their tour stop in Los Angeles last December, where they performed the song ten times, Hov & ‘Ye deliver a seizure-inducing visual unlike anything we’ve seen.
“She’s absolutely beautiful!” Kelly Rowland told E! News about Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s new bundle of joy. “And I say that with such a huge grin! I’m so excited.” But, what was Kelly’s reaction to seeing the heir to Knowles-Carter fortune for the first time? “We all just stared at her,” she said. “I just stared at her. She is so beautiful.”
After years of underground success, Twista broke into the mainstream with 2004’s Kamikaze. For the album’s lead single, Twista enlisted Jamie Foxx and Kanye West for an ode to classic soul artists on the aptly titled “Slow Jamz.” Produced by Kanye West, “Slow Jamz” topped Billboard’s Hot 100 for one week on February 10, 2004, becoming the first number one single for all three artists.
Did You Know? “Slow Jamz” was for a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2005.
Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, and Jay-Z and Kanye West are among the American artists nominated at this year’s BRIT Awards.
Rihanna and Beyoncé will compete against Lady Gaga, Bjork, and Feist for International Female Solo Artist, while Nicki Minaj squares off against Aloe Blacc, Bon Iver, Foster the People, and Lana Del Rey for International Breakthrough Act.
The 32nd annual ceremony takes place February 21 at London’s O2 Arena.
Click here for a complete list of nominees.
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