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Jay-Z And Justin Timberlake, Plus 11 Great Co-Headlining Tours Worth The Ticket Price

Jay-Z And Justin Timberlake: Legends Of The Summer Tour

If you’ve seen footage from Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z‘s Wireless Festival performance, you’re likely prepared for the duo to trade verses and dance around overzealous band members (not that we’re complaining!) on their upcoming tour. As Hov and JT officially kick off Legends of the Summer in Toronto tonight, we’re taking the time to relive some of the greatest live treks featuring at least two big-time acts, including those that ended in feuds, record-setting ticket sales, and, welp, divorce.

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The Kid Is Not My Son: The 15 Most Controversial Paternity Cases In Music History

Musical Paternity Tests

When you’re talking about the music industry, the term “fidelity” pretty much only refers to stereos and not romantic partners. We don’t know if  the allure of the groupies are just too great, or if rich rock stars are walking lawsuit magnets, but paternity suits drop about as often as albums.

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All Of The Beats On Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail, Ranked From Best To Worst

Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail Best Beats

Jay-Z‘s Magna Carta Holy Grail dropped exactly one week ago today, but unless you: A) Had a Samsung Galaxy or B) Pirated the album, you weren’t able to hear it until it officially was released on Tuesday. Reactions to the album have been pretty mixed, but one thing is certain: Whatever you think of the lyrical/thematic content, Hova had a world-class lineup of producers —including multiplatinum hitmakers like Timbaland, Pharrell Williams, The-Dream, and Hit-Boy— cranking out beats for him to lay down verses over. So, which of these producers were responsible for the LP’s most memorable beats? Let’s break it down.

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Jay-Z Is Currently In The Middle Of 6 Straight Hours Of Lip-Synching “Picasso Baby”

And you thought it was CRAY when Jay-Z and Kanye West performed “N*ggas In Paris” 12 times in Paris? Well…

Gawker informs us that Jay-Z is currently in the midst of a six-hour lip sync session at an art gallery in the Chelsea section of New York City. He’s been “performing” the song “Picasso Baby” off his brand new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, for onlookers for a few hours now. Not surprisingly, a lot of these clips (including one of him slow dancing with renowned performance artist Marina Abramovic) have hit the Internet.

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The 5 Tracks On Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail That Everyone Is Talking About (Including “Holy Grail”)

Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail'

Jay-Z‘s heavily anticipated 12th album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, dropped a little less than 12 hours ago. It is not currently available for purchase at any of the “normal” outlets (think iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, etc.), but if you have a Samsung Galaxy and/or any profiency at using search engines, it’s there for the listening. Its 16 tracks clock in at 59 minutes and 4 seconds, which means there’s a lot to digest here. We’re not in any rush to judge the album until we’ve spent at least 24 hours with it, but here are the five tracks that stood out to us over the course of the three spins we’ve given it so far today:

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July With The Most Patriotic GIFs In Music Video History

Happy birthday, America! Over the course of your 237 years, many of music’s biggest names—superstars like Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna and more!—have paid their respects to your broad stripes and bright stars in their videos. In honor of the 4th of July, we’ve put compiled these moments into what just might go down as the most patriotic GIF Wall in history. Ain’t that America?

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