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  1. Jay and Bey Go to Popeye’s: Decoding ‘Bang Bang&rsquo...

    Rembert Browne

    Jay Z and Beyonce are weirdos. Just two sneakily odd people joined together in the sanctity of marriage. In case everything they've ever done hasn't proven this point, here's a video just released, starring Jay Z an...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  2. Let’s Get Free: ‘Don’t Shoot,’ Hip-Hop&rs...

    Rembert Browne

    Every morning, for the past 18 mornings, I've listened to "Murder to Excellence." The song is the climax of Jay Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne. Its peak arrives right in the middle of the song, as the sto...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  3. The Bey-Jay On the Run Tour: Briefly Reimagined

    Rembert Browne

    A very short timeline: In case "On the Run: Imagined" doesn't mean anything to you, know that it's an important document written the day after the tour announcement, imagining what the On the Run Tour would be like, includ...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  4. The Carters Make a Real Trailer for a Fake Movie With Real Celebr...

    Rembert Browne

    Last week, The Event That Shall Not Be Named almost jeopardized everything we've worked so hard to build. Two empires, joined by the sanctity of marriage, run by Chief Family Officer Tina Knowles, were almost ripped apart a...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  5. The Bey/Jay ‘On the Run’ Tour: Imagined

    Rembert Browne

    The true Captain & Tennille of our time, Jay Z and Beyonce Knowles, are going on tour together. This summer. Billed as the On the Run Tour - a reference not only to their song "Part II...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  6. From Jay and Ye to the Mohawk: When SXSW’s Fantasy Turned T...

    Rembert Browne

    South by Southwest, more than any other festival, is all about hedging your bets, negotiating time conflicts that seem important in the moment, and then deciding which option will bring you the most fulfillment. More often than not, the winner is the...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  7. 10 Years Later: What If Jay Z Had Stayed Retired After Releasing ...

    Rembert Browne

    The Black Album came out on a Friday. It was supposed to be a later Friday, November 28, 2003, but by the early days of that month, tracks on the album began to leak, much to the delight of the Kazaa-affiliated populace. "Due to individuals illega...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  8. Let's Run Through the Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings List

    Rembert Browne

    Every year, Forbes puts out a ton of pop culture wealth lists and they're among my favorite things to read and write about. One of the best is annually curated by the champion of hip-hop wealth journalism, Forbes’s Zack O'Malley Greenburg. The ...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  9. Best Song of the Millennium, Round 5: What the Hell Just Happened...

    Rembert Browne

    This is ridiculous. I received an e-mail on Wednesday afternoon, made possible only by finding the one RV at Burning Man with a wireless signal strong enough to open Gmail. It was from Sean Fennessey. Of Grantland.com. "It's looking like 'He...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  10. Alpaca Rugs, Cap'n Crunch, and Looking for Rick Rubin: The 8 Best...

    Rembert Browne

    Hip-hop's very cool summer camp counselor, Jay-Z, did something extremely out of the ordinary yesterday. He responded to a tweet. This sent the Internet into a frenzy, with Twitter users far and wide attempting to get Jay's attention, get him ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  11. Jamie Foxx Is Playing a Character Named 'Benjamin Stacks' in the ...

    Rembert Browne

    1706: Benjamin Franklin is born. 1885: James Whitcomb Riley writes the poem "Little Orphant Annie." 1914: Benjamin Franklin's face makes first appearance on $100 bill. 1924: The New York Daily News begins running Harold Gray's comic strip "Little ...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  12. President Obama's WHCD Pop Culture References: Best and Worst Cas...

    Rembert Browne

    There is an event that takes place in Washington, D.C., every year, traditionally the last Saturday of April, officially titled the White House Correspondents' Dinner and unfortunately hashtagged as #NerdProm. An observation: This event is not a p...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  13. Your Somewhat-Skeptical Preview of the Jay-ZProduced Great Gatsb...

    Rembert Browne

    Within one second of the public's first viewing of Baz Luhrmann's take on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, it's clear music will be a centerpiece. Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway, saying "New York ... 1922...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  14. Jay-Z Begins Sale of Nets Shares, Will Likely Forget About the $3...

    Rembert Browne

    The order of events that have made up the Jay-Z–Brooklyn Nets narrative: 1. "Jay-Z buys New Jersey Nets, moves team to Marcy Projects." (False.) 2. "New Jersey Nets move to Brooklyn, Jay-Z buys team." (Nope.) 3. "New Jersey Nets become Bro...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  15. I Miss My Yankees: Jay-Z, Master P, and the History of Rap Sports...

    Rembert Browne

    At 10:58 ET, ESPN reporter Darren Rovell's Twitter account tweeted a tweet. Wow. Three minutes later: In the attached link, we learn many an important detail about the future of the new Roc Nation Sports. "[Cano] has left agent Scott B...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  16. Rembert's SXSW Diary, Part 4: Revisiting an Awkward Moment One Ye...

    Rembert Browne

    For 10 days, Grantland staff writer Rembert Browne is at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, collecting stories while trying not to die. Schoolboy Q is having a phenomenal time in Austin. As the second most famous member of the Kendrick ...

    Blog | March 14, 2013