Jay Electronica caused quite a stir earlier this month at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival by bringing out not only Jay Z for an electric surprise performance, but the Nation of Islam as well. The decision to do wasn’t necessarily a shocking one by MC Recluse (a personal name for Electronica) off the strength he has been heavily pushing the N.O.I.
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Jay Electronica made his triumphant return to the spotlight this past weekend with a highly anticipated guest appearance at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. During his set he solidified his spot as one of the most important MCs in the game who’s never dropped an LP by bringing Jay-Z out for the Brooklyn crowd. In the […]
Last weekend, during the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Fest, Jay Electronica brought out Jay Z (who recently performed nearby on the fantastic-looking On The Run tour with Beyoncé) to an explosion of excitement from the audience. It was a total surprise, and even better, it wasn’t just a verse or a quick cameo — Jay (Z, that [...]
Jay Z surprised the Brooklyn Hip Hop Fest crowd last weekend during Jay Electronica‘s headlining set. Jay Z also made the impromptu set feel like a proper homecoming, having been raised in Brooklyn’s Marcy Projects. “Feels so good to be home!” he yelled to the crowd. Still, watching Hov perform did feel a little surreal,... More »
Jay Electronica also brung Jay-Z out at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Fest…
The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival culminated in Williamsburg yesterday, with rapper Jay Electronica giving fans lots of bang for their buck thanks to guest appearances from Jay Z, Mac Miller, Talib Kweli, and J. Cole, who all joined the Roc Nation artist on stage at 50 Kent. [ more › ]
Beyonce & Jay Z at MetLife (photos via @fechanx & @kareshots) The performance configurations switch seamlessly, with Jay disappearing through a trap door in the floor to make way for Beyoncé and her troupe of eight dancers. And they often...
We can get the obvious out of the way: Jay Electronica still hasn’t dropped an album. Yes, we know. You done? Now, let’s talk about the fact that the man has been a part of some incredible moments in Hip-Hop. I was there when he brought out Mos Def in New Orleans for an epic show.
Yesterday (July 12), Jay Electronica appeared in the actual flesh at the 2014 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. The enigmatic rapper brought out special surprise guests that included J. Cole, Mac Miller and Jay Z…. Continue
The 10th anniversary of The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival was celebrated at Brooklyn Bodega earlier today headlined by Raekwon and Jay Electronica. The Roc Nation MC brought out a ton of surprise guests including: Mac Miller, J. Cole, and none-other-than Brooklyn’s own JAY Z. Watch clips from today’s show after the jump. Footage courtesy of Elliott […]
As discussed, Brooklyn Bodega's Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival returns for its 10th annual year from today (7/9) through Saturday (7/12), and more details on this year's fest have arisen since we last spoke. The kickoff event is today (7/9)...
Rapper divulges details about his new album, collaborations, and what he really thinks of "Control".
The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this summer. And in typical fashion, they’ve booked some widely heralded headliners in Raekwon and the ever elusive Jay Electronica…Continue
Jay Electronica Goes On Twitter Rant Jay Electronica has emerged from whatever cave he was hiding in for the last two years and decided to not only drop some music, but to drop some jewels on Twitter. this time, he’s
Not directly related to this morning’s Twitter convo, here’s Jay Electronica adding his words to The New Royales’ “Minutes Of Moog.” The joint actually surfaced online Thursday but there weren’t many available options for sharing it. Now that their is, here’s another one to add to list of new material Elec’s been dropping.
The last time Jay Electronica went on a Twitter spree, he acknowledged Jack Daniels as his impetus but he kept it light and entertaining. Not this Friday morning. Today, Mr. Exhibit C woke up with energy and I’m assuming he’s sober since it’s still mad early. Show More Summary
After months of zero output from Jay Electronica, all of a sudden he’s got new tracks popping up weekly like the bootleg DVD man. Here he joins the New Royales (DJ Khalil, Chin Injeti, Liz Rodrigues & Erik Alcock) on their new single, “Minutes of Moog”. There are some recycled bars here, but we’ll take [...]