Jay-Z: This Is Your Life

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That’s right, another cot damn Jay-Z entry. Go ahead and fill the comment sections with moans and groans about how XXL has it lips wrapped around his dick. It’s not my fault dude is relevant than ever. 

Last night BET filmed a “This Is Your Life” type of special for Hova. During the course of the show different guests that he has worked with throughout his career came out and spoke about good ol’ times. He then performed one song from each of his 10 albums. Nas, UGK, and Pharrell were among guest performers to hit the stage with the man of the hour. From the looks of things his onstage swagger is still intact. And he’s going to be needing it.


Earlier this week Cingular Music announced that the company is sponsoring The Jay-Z Hangar Tour. On November 18 he will fly in his private G5 to perform eight concerts in eight different citites for radio contest winners. Washington D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, and Las Vegas are the only cities to be confirmed for the whirlwind tour so far. The only way to cop tickets is by winning them and the venues for the concerts are being kept a secret for the time being.

Two lucky winners will win the opportunity to travel with Jay on his private jet to watch the remaining shows on the scheduled tour and see the grand finale concert in Las Vegas. Cingular customers will also be able to watch the tour from their cell phones.


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  • Lennox

    Oh look Masser Jay brought out Jigaboo Jones.

  • http://yahoo.com jordany

    The Greatest Rapper Ever, Period!.

  • http://myspace.com/starchild10 $tarchild

    When does it come on??

  • http://jcdplace2be.blogspot.com/ Julia_Claudine_Deveraux

    If one of the prizes involves riding on his hump..then I’m signing up! I’ve always wanted a camel ride.

  • thatwhitedude

    who makes that white hoodie i always see jay wearing nowadays?

  • S.K.

    Sorry I used to interested in Jay-z, but he’s playing him self out. And he’s starting to resemble Sean Combs a bit too much.

  • The DJ Formerly Known as N-CREDIBLE

    did dame dash come on the show…lol…bug on the winshield huh J…snake rat bastard…i dont hate J…I just dont respect him…what was nas performing with him…ether while using J as a stage prop…Nas why did you shake hands with this rat bastard…

  • The DJ Formerly Known as N-CREDIBLE

    who would wanna ride on a plane with J…he probably look at the fan ramble on about how much they like his music while he thinks in his mind “why do I have to do this bull I rather be patting myself on the back on some radio station…bragging about how im callin from my G5…che”

  • http://www.allhiphop.com Rey

    Wow, Fresh.. You didn’t insult Jay-Z once. Is your next post gonna be “Is Fresh Going Soft?”?

  • http://www.myspace.com/corinnemq Corinne

    …I wanna know what’s up with those hoodies too though. It seems like all the music artist make for the males and not the females.I want one on my Christmas list.

  • john cochran

    He startin to dress real Gay. That style is cool for the youngins, but this nigga 36. chill pops.

  • Young A. Simmons

    Gwens L.A.M.B has some dope hoodies for chicks… so I’m told.

    Quote from fresh few weeks ago:

    “it’s no secret ugly men are great in bed, they try harder.”

    Jay must be a don in the sack den (no like father like son)

  • Posting

    Sometimes I like Jay. Sometimes I can do without. I’ll probably check out the special and have an opinion to share afterwards.

  • http://www.xxlmag.com jeezy

    well i guess i won’t be watching BET that day. i guess dame dash, you know, the guy who helped joe camel become joe camel, won’t be there. it must be the first time ever someone gets a special show that’s a snake in the grass. hip hop is in serious trouble if they gotta keep dusting off this clown. what, yall gonna want him to rap til he’s 60?

  • toss

    where is “Most kings” on the album??
    don’t cheat on us jay…

  • too much

    im tired of jay, he is dressin like kanye gay

  • http://www.myspace.com/corinnemq Corinne

    ^ hey thanks papi on them hoodie info. I’ve been looking ’round for them and my artist has them in like large, extra large, double large and so on. I’m like damn, at least have a cotton medium so I can try to shrink it in the wash. I can’t be walking round with my hoodie to my knees, looking like I’m wearing a hooodie dress. I just wondering what the convo will be to between Jay and his fan, they should youtube that fo real.

  • Meka Soul

    was it even safe to let pimp c out of texas?

  • tish

    wow niggaz on here is filled with so much hate and anger lol. All yall get a fuckin life do you really think this man gives a fuck about what yall think the dude is worth lie 300mil and go sale with or without yall. Nobody knows shit about what really happened espcially yall lames so to even insult someone you dont even know is sad. Why make comments about someone you dont like and yall know you go be tunin in on BET that day so stop frontin half of yall probably pussys anyway lol. Just get a life

  • 110 street

    Why dose everybody like to look the same?props to jay ne way,esco is that nigga besides i got a thing for kelis.

  • New York Nigga

    jordany Says:

    November 9th, 2006 at 3:55 pm
    The Greatest Rapper Ever, Period!.

    one word-Eminem

  • http://myspace.com/legacyhiphop Belize

    Slow week huh fresh?

  • ty

    Yo where did he get the hoodie from

  • Pain

    Fuck Jay and Nas!

    They are both snakes, so it explains why they are buddy, buddy now.

  • http://yahoo.com jordany

    You must NOT be from NEW YORK NIGGA

    a wise man told don’t argue with fools/cause people from a distance can’t see who is who… ”Takeover”.

    You can’t be serious, you a fucking lame.

  • Young A. Simmons

    Jays career >>> Ems career.

    Em at his best >>>>>>>>>> Jay at his best.

  • http://thursdaynitefever.blogspot.com/ Coco LaRue

    I think I’ll pass. I’d rather drink a tub of Jim Jones’s bathwater than hang out with Mr. Carter.

  • NastyNAsir

    jay is so gay atthe moment, really need to chill on the hype. most reviews are shitting on his album. damn, another hall of famer fallin off. Eminem done fell the fuck off, Jay got out while ahead buthis ego brought him back this gonna be worse than sugar ray leonard comeback.

  • Were Read 2 Def

    co-sign younga. simmons

    What’s with these dudes clothing style? If that’s what’s in style these days, then I’m definitely NOT with it.

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  • detroit boy

    fuck everybody on here dissin jay-z fuckin lames most of yall dont even have jobs go jack-off loooooooooooooooooool

  • let the game begin

    Jigga this jigga that. hoodies aight yah right if you’re gay

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  • TDotHoodHop

    When is this Jay-Z special on????

  • Mr.Me

    Jay Z thinks he’s Pharell now. Mutli colored bandanas is not whats up

  • mackbone

    when jay write verses he be talking about yall hatin ass niggas!! why cant a black man be successful all yall at one point listened and liked his music!! why the hate now! he came from where we come from, we should applaud him or support him but no yall rape him with envious and hatefull texts. the truth is he makes you unsuccessful people feel uncomfortable because if he can accomplish so much with the obstacles we face than whats your excuse! yall haters need to check you subcocious mind and get on your grind on whatever level your at and then you will have failures hating you. REAL TALK!!

  • jazzy Adam

    I love the yellow miskeen hoody with the locks that Bun is wearing.
    I think its miskeen aint it!?

  • jazzy Adam

    I love the yellow miskeen hoody with the locks that Bun is wearing.
    I think its miskeen aint it!?


    @jazzy Adam
    prolly bbc/icecream

  • KENYA16

    yo i was there this day .this is 106 n park tune in on november 22,2006 on b.e.t its gonna be poppin.

  • H-MAN

    Hoodiez R 4 tha street…Fur iz 4 tha show…Come on ladiez, stroke tha rabbit’s coat one time, two times, 3 times, 4 yeeaah….WHOAAAA…Letz Go, got a cage fight on tha 18…Damn, Hove putz on one hell of a show I hear…Gwen’s got hoodiez 4 tha ladiez…Az 4 hip-hop, ya gotta go rabbit fur…

  • Dee

    How much does everyone out there think each of these albums will sell first week?

    B/C its goign to be a huge couple of months for rap)

    Lil Scrappy
    Young Jeezy
    Lil Wayne the Carter III (Dont know when its comin out)

    –does anyone know?

  • MC

    First week sales most likely will be the following.
    jAY-Z 710,000
    gAME 450,000
    SCRAPPY 145,000
    NAS 210,000
    JEEZY 170,000
    CLIPSE 160,000
    LIL WAYNE 190,000
    EMINEM (RE-UP) 440,000

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  • don’t matter

    S.K. n ne 1 else hatin …… GO SUck A DICK

  • SF

    the hoodie is by a brand called undefeated.. shits incredible.

  • andre

    what brand is the white hoodie that jay-z is wearing??

  • cindy pacheco

    whats the name of the brand jay z is wearing in white white hoodie

  • ronnie

    the hoodie brand is called julius ceazar

  • Anton

    where can i buy this hoodie

  • Anton

    where can i buy this hoodie

  • jeremy

    What is the brand of the hoodie Jay – Z is wearing in the 4th picture on the right? it’s a darkish black color with different colord circles on it. What brand is it? Where can i get it?