Jay-Z just held a press conference live in Philadelphia, for his “Made In America” Music & Arts festival that will take place this Summer during Labor Day weekend. Jay-Z graced the stage with Philly’s Mayor Michael Nutter to announce the event which Jay-Z will be headlining and brought on stage one of the talented acts from Philadelphia which he had once signed, Freeway.
This is a very small behind the scenes clip of Jay-Z & Ye West’s “No Church in The Wild Video”
Still overseas, Da Snowman brought his Hustlerz Ambition tour over the Huxley’s Neue Welt in Berlin on Saturday.
This past Friday made 13 YEARS since Mason Betha called into the Funkmaster Flex show to announce his retirement from rap for the church. He made a comeback in 2004, and left the game again in 2007. Today he appeared on “Slight Work” remix with Wale, French Montana and Diddy, marking another comeback. Funk Master Flex got Ma$e on the phone to see if this time it’s for good, and to discuss the G-Unit deal that almost happened, his current relationship with Diddy and more.
Kanye West is back with his brand new video called Way Too Cold which was directed by Ashley Smith. This video also features vocals from DJ Khaled and DJ Pharris.
It was announced today, Rocawear has partnered with the New York Yankees. As part of the sponsorship deal, the clothing brand will be branded in the stadium and promoted this season .
“Rocawear announced today a sponsorship with 27 time World Series Champions, the New York Yankees. For the 2012 season, Rocawear will have branded signage in Yankee stadium and integrated promotions throughout the season. Jameel Spencer, EVP Marketing, men’s division, Iconix Brand Group, Inc., commented, “Jay-Z has been a long-time fan of the Yankees, regularly attends games and has even included his favorite team in song lyrics, so this was a natural partnership. Rocawear, along with Jay-Z are very excited to be working with the Yankees for the 2012 season. We feel another championship in ’12!”