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Annie (2014)

Opens Friday, Dec 19, 2014 Synopsis: 1981's beloved musical gets rebooted with this Overbrook Entertainment/Sony Pictures production surrounding a rags-to-riches orphan played by Beasts of the Southern Wild's Quvenzhane Wallis. Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, produce alongside Jay-Z, with Easy A's Will Gluck directing. Jamie Foxx co-stars. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Stealth World Cup ads raise sponsorship questions

In an ad for Beats by Dr. Dre stereo headphones, Neymar jams to Jay-Z's remix of the song Jungle. Fans cheer, toast and pray across Brazilian neighborhoods and cameras flash while reporters shout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-04/stealth-world-cup-ads-rais
Smithsonian explores 'cool' from Whitman to Jay-Z

...through the generations, leading to Jay-Z, Johnny Depp and Madonna."These...validated by being rich. Someone like Jay-Z is "selling in" to have more power...young can tell their grandparents who Jay-Z is and why he is important.""American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-02-17/smithsonian-explores-coo
Sometimes it takes an army of muses to craft a special song

...we see."The songwriters on Katy Perry's No.1 hits range from four (E.T.) to six (Dark Horse). Beyonce and Jay Z's latest smash, Drunk in Love, lists eight collaborators, and Eminem and Rihanna's The Monster had seven.That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/sometimes-it-takes-army-muses-craft
Made in America

Opens Friday, Jul 11, 2014 Synopsis: Oscar-winning director Ron Howard takes music fans inside the world of Grammy-award-winning artist Jay-Z in this concert documentary shot in 2012, during a two-day music festival in Philadelphia. The film includes appearances by Jay-Z, Kanye West, Pearl Jam, Gary Clark Jr., D'Angelo, Dirty Projectors, the Hives, Miike Snow, Janelle Monáe, Odd Future, Rita Ora, Passion Pit, Run-D.M.C., Santigold, Jill Scott, and Skrillex. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

R. Kelly and Jay-Z unite for concert tour

...was signed: R. Kelly. As Kelly and Jay-Z kicked off their long-awaited Best...string of hits unleashed by Kelly and Jay-Z, the purportedly "retired" hip-hop...next few months to promote Kelly and Jay-Z's second collaboration, "Best of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/08/mus_430715.shtml
Music
Music review: Jay-Z's 'The Black Album'

Is Jay-Z really retiring? Listening to the "The...game like he left the drug game: on top. Jay-Z and drug dealing are like the needle and...with the 1996 classic "Reasonable Doubt," Jay-Z spent seven albums building his whole style...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/18/mus_392961.shtml
Music
Jay-Z lead nominees for MTV's popular awards

...show will be host-free. Oh yeah - Jay-Z's jarring video for "99 Problems...past couple of years." OutKast and Jay-Z are joined in the video of the year...Spears, "Toxic" D12, "My Band" Jay-Z, "99 Problems" BEST MALE VIDEO...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/28/tel_423554.shtml
Television
Jay-Z named president of Def Jam Records

LOS ANGELES - Jay-Z, who has declared himself retired from...hip-hop, Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella," Jay-Z said in a statement. "L.A. Reid and...entire artist community." Reid praised Jay-Z - who's real name is Shawn Carter - for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/10/mus_436826.shtml
Music
Diddy and Jay-Z pledge $1 million donation to Red Cross

...NEW YORK - Sean "Diddy" Combs and Jay-Z have pledged $1 million to the American...This is our community," Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter told The Associated Press...we've got to get them out of there." Jay-Z said he had put in calls to NBA star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/03/ent_752.shtml
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