Posts Tagged ‘life+times’

Ab-Soul Speaks On His Upcoming Album ‘These Days’ With Rosenberg

June 4, 2014

TDE’s Ab-Soul linked with Rosenberg during his ‘Real Late’ show and spoke on his upcoming album ‘These Days’, being openly competitive within the TDE camp, his eye condition & more. Also peep below where Ab decodes his latest single ‘Stigmata’ for JAY Z’s ‘Life+Times’.

SZA Speaks On Kendrick Lamar, Her Career So Far & More With Life+Times

April 12, 2014

SZA sat down with JAY Z’s Life+Times where the first lady of TDE spoke on her new ep ‘Z’, dropping out of college, Kendrick Lamar & more before she performed an acapella of her song ‘Babylon’.

Life + Times Shines the Spotlight On London Clothing Brand Trapstar

December 8, 2013


Life+Times latest episode of ‘The Blueprint’ shines the spotlight on London clothing brand Trapstar who have recently launched a special collection with high end department store Selfridges. In the video below we get to hear from the co-founders of how they came up with with the brand, starting from their humble beginnings to recently signing a partnership with JAY Z’s Roc Nation, future plans & more.

JAY Z Ranks His Albums

December 4, 2013


JAY Z celebrates his 44th birthday today and took to his website Life+Times to reveal his discography in order of preference and agrees with most critics that his debut effort ‘Reasonable Doubt’ is his best work, for me it’s all about ‘The Blueprint’. You can check the complete list below as well as some commentary from the man himself.

1. Reasonable Doubt (Classic)
2. The Blueprint (Classic)
3. The Black Album (Classic)
4. Vol. 2 (Classic)
5. American Gangster (4 1/2, cohesive)
6. Magna Carta (Fuckwit, Tom Ford, Oceans, Beach, On the Run, Grail)
7. Vol. 1 (Sunshine kills this album…fuck… Streets, Where I’m from, You Must Love Me…)
8. BP3 (Sorry critics, it’s good. Empire (Gave Frank a run for his money))
9. Dynasty (Intro alone…)
10. Vol. 3 (Pimp C verse alone… oh, So Ghetto)
11. BP2 (Too many songs. Fucking Guru and Hip Hop, ha)
12. Kingdom Come (First game back, don’t shoot me)

JAY Z Life+Times: Atlanta Falcons’ RB Steven Jackson – The Genesis

October 31, 2013

Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson sits down with JAYZ’s Life+Times and speaks on how he has transitioned from playing with a new team, what it feels like to turn 30 where most running backs see a decline in play, new training regime, gaining insight from new phase of his career & more.

Pusha T Breaks Down His Track ‘King Push’

October 3, 2013

Pusha T breaks down and decodes his song ‘King Push’ which is track number 1 from his forthcoming album ‘My Name Is My Name’.

Kendrick Lamar Speaks On How He Prepares For A Feature Verse

September 7, 2013

Life+Times continue with their ‘Made In America’ series with TDE and in the latest episode they sit down with K Dot as he speaks on how he prepares for a feature verse.

Big Sean Decodes His Track ‘First Chain’

September 7, 2013

Big Sean continues decoding tracks from his album ‘Hall Of Fame’ with JAY Z’s Life+Times and in the latest instalment he speaks on his track ‘First Track’ which depicts his journey from the bottom to the top.

Big Sean Breaks Down His Introspective Track “All Figured Out”

August 28, 2013

With his album ‘Hall Of Fame’ fresh in stores Big Sean links with JAY Z’s Life+Times and breaks down his introspective track ‘All Figured Out’.

Life+Times: Ed Sheeran: GET SET

August 26, 2013

JAY Z’s Life+Times latest series ‘Get Set’ will feature a new artist every episode and go behind the scenes taking a look at the planning that goes into touring. The first artist up to bat is the UK’s very own Ed Sheeran who speaks on engaging the audience, the difference between playing a stadium and a small venue, and why you should never open with your biggest song.