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Jay-Z Revels in the Catharsis of Confession on '4:44' - New York Times

When rapper self-mythologizing was in its infancy, Jay-Z was its most faithful student. He absorbed the art of the boast, and built on that to create one of pop's most fascinating characters: the street-corner hustler turned multimillionaire, slick and ...and more »

JAY-Z Admits He Cheated on Beyoncé in Deeply Personal Song: 'I Apologize, Often Womanize – I Don't Deserve You' -

Sounds like JAY-Z has dedicated a song off his newly released album 4:44 to his wife and the mother of his three children, Beyoncé. In the fifth track, titled “4:44,” on the rapper's fourteenth studio album and thirteenth solo album, the new father to ...and more »

Jay-Z Name-Dropped More Than 37 People on His 4:44 Album: Kanye West, Bill Cosby, Future and More - E! Online

We already know that Jay-Z's 4:44 album gives us a better look into his marriage with Beyoncé in what certainly appears to be at least a partial response to her Lemonade album, but it goes deeper into other relationships, too. Not only does Hova ...and more »

First Listen: Jay-Z's “4:44,” an Album of Love and Wealth - The New Yorker

It's evident on his new album, “4:44,” that, to Jay-Z, spiritual and financial wills are tied. Money is a love he knows how to practice. Photograph by Chad Batka / NYT / Redux. Jay-Z opens “4:44”—an album that has been the singular sound of my ...and more »

Jay-Z, Beyoncé and '4:44' Lyrics: References to Cheating and Becky with the Good Hair, Explained - Newsweek

RTR43KOF Jay-Z presents the Video Vanguard Award to Beyoncé as he holds their daughter Blue Ivy during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood, California August 24, 2014. Kevork Djansezian/Reuters. Share. Culture. Jay-Z's 4:44 has landed ...and more »

Jay-Z's mom comes out as lesbian on new '4:44' song - Washington Post

There was a lot to unpack on Jay-Z's new album “4:44,” which debuted Friday on Tidal, the rapper's artist-owned music streaming platform. Soon after the quasi-surprise album dropped, fans and critics began picking apart the lyrics on its 10 tracks, and ...and more »

Jay-Z Apologizes for Cheating on New Album 4:44 - Vanity Fair

Just a little over one year after Beyoncé dropped her seminal album Lemonade and the world learned about “Becky with the good hair,” Jay-Z has released his lyrical apology for his cheating via his new album, 4:44. Throughout the album, which dropped on ...and more »

How to Listen to Jay Z's New Album 4:44 for Free - Money Magazine

Jay Z fans finally have a chance to listen to the rap mogul's highly anticipated new album, 4:44. By most accounts, they won't be disappointed: According to NPR, 4:44 is Jay Z's “most personal, vulnerable album yet — and arguably one of his best.” The ...and more »

Jay-Z's new album '4:44': Here's everything you need to know - Washington Post

It's been quite a month for the Carters. Just a couple of weeks after Beyoncé reportedly gave birth to twins — though the family has yet to release an official statement — Jay-Z dropped his 13th solo album. “4:44” debuted Thursday night at midnight ...and more »

Jay-Z's '4:44': A Track-by-Track Guide -

Jay-Z's '4:44' takes a pro-black stance and addresses intergenerational conflicts in hip-hop. Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty. By Elias Leight, Mosi Reeves, Al Shipley. June 30, 2017. More News. Jay-Z's Mother Comes Out on '4:44' Song 'Smile' Jay-Z Lashes Out ...and more »