Looking back at the rising heat in 2015 pop

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John Stapleton gives an overview of the shift from the brooding hits of 2014 to the clubby chart-toppers of 2015.

Jeezy stays true to his skills on stellar “Church In These Streets”

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The veteran Atlanta rapper is reflective, but not afraid of progression on eighth album.

An introduction to Tidal, Jay Z’s paid alternative to Spotify and Pandora

(Johan Larsson)

Is the new artist-centric music streaming website worth the money?

Jay-Z tells all in “Decoded”

Jay-Z is a titan of hip-hop, and he knows it, and he knows that all of you know it, too. And in his new book, he is ready to level with you about what it all means.

Artists impress with solid summer of music

With fantastic releases from Drake, The Dream, and Sheryl Crowe, it was a great summer to be a music fan.

‘Jigga Man’ to jazz up Mullins Center

The last generation of UMass students was blessed with concerts that people still talk about today when bands such as the Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Dave Matthews Band played in our home arena. On Oct. 25, the Jigga Man himself, Jay-Z will take over the Mullins Center.