Jay-Z is an American rapper and CEO for the Def Jam record label. He debuted in 1996 with “Reasonable Doubt,” quickly gaining momentum on the mainstream charts. From 1998 to 2007, he produced eight records, all of which topped the Billboard 200.

In recent years, he has decreased the regularity of his recording and performing in favor of producing and entrepreneurial pursuits. However, Jay-Z signed a multi-million dollar deal with Live Nation worth about $150 million in 2008. The long-term contract reportedly spans 10 years and includes touring, ticketing, merchandise, sponsorship, recordings and more.

Jay-Z Announces Magna Carter World Tour North American Dates
Summary by Sandra Delila, TicketNews Staff Jay-Z has announced the dates for his fall Magna Carter World Tour. He will be promoting his album, Magna Carta Holy Grail which was released on July 4th and quickly reached the number one spot on the charts. Jay-Z spent his summer touring... Read more
Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival Announces 2013 Lineup
Summary by Erica LaCentra, TicketNews: The Budweiser Made in America Festival will return to Philadelphia for a second year and there will be no shortage of talented musicians and bands. Scheduled for Labor Day weekend, (August 31- September 1) this event will feature music from over 30 different artists... Read more
Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z Tour: ‘Legends Of The Summer’ To Hit Stadiums Across North America
Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake have announced 12 dates across the U.S. and Canada, all at major stadiums or arenas. The “Legends of Summer Tour” will hit notable venues such as Fenway Park in Boston, the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, and Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Don’t miss a unique... Read more
Barclays Center will open with sold-out Jay-Z shows
The newly-constructed Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn, New York has been a long time coming, and the wait has yielded a state-of-the-art complex that will host both sporting events and musical superstars. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the arena on Friday, September 21 to celebrate its completion... Read more
Jay-Z propels the Barclays Center to the top
The Barclays Center is a little more than two months away from its grand opening on September 28, but that isn’t stopping the venue from topping TicketNews’ exclusive venues ranking. The venue which will host the newly relocated Nets — now referred to as the Brooklyn Nets — has... Read more
Jay-Z, NFL tickets on sale throughout the weekend
Tickets for the upcoming 2012 National Football League season are among the onsales for the weekend ending July 16 as compiled by TicketNews®. First up, tickets go on sale Friday, July 13, for the Chicago Bears home schedule. One of the most storied teams in the NFL, the Bears... Read more
Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club in Barclays Center encounters community protest
Brooklyn native Jay-Z will be bringing a new version of his Manhattan night spot, The 40/40 Club, to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in September. The hip-hop mogul has numerous ties to the new venue, including being a minority owner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, who will call Barclays Center home... Read more
Jay-Z, Pearl Jam headline Made In America festival
Jay-Z, the hip hop mogul, entrepreneur, and rap artist, is the curator of Budweiser’s Made in America, the inaugural music festival set to rock Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend. “The blockbuster roster of talent,” according to Anheuser-Busch’s May 14, 2012 press release, “will include nearly 30 artists that embody... Read more
NFL, Jay-Z and Kanye West tickets on sale this weekend
Tickets for the upcoming tour from Jay-Z and Kanye West as well as tickets to the upcoming 2011 NFL season are on sale throughout the weekend ending August 8 as compiled by TicketNews. Starting off this week’s onsales are tickets to the upcoming joint tour from Jay-Z and Kanye... Read more
Kanye West, Jay-Z revise dates for Watch the Throne Tour
From early fall to the end of the year, Kanye West and Jay-Z have significantly shifted the timeframe and the routing of their upcoming Watch the Throne Tour. Dubbing themselves The Throne, the collaborative kings of rap will set out a month later than planned with a revised 22-city... Read more