THE CHARTS DECODED Every week, Frequency News will take a close look at what is going on with the Urban Mainstream, and Urban Adult radio airplay charts AND the album sales charts from the previous week. We will keep track of what is happening with your favorite music so that you don’t have to! __________________________________________________________ […]

Some people called him a bitter and not a writter because of numerous Biggie lyrics in his rhymes but Jay Z explains why he does it. It’s a tribute to Biggie and it keeps his music fresh on people minds. Check out the video from Jay’s “Decoded” iphone app….

Via: Allhiphop Hip-Hop star Jay-Z called out former President George Bush Jr. in a new interview with the Associated Press about his new book, Decoded. In a new interview with the AP’s Nekesa Mumbi Moody, Jay-Z commented on Kanye West’s infamous statement that “George Bush doesn’t care about black people” during a live, nationwide telethon […]

In recent a interview about his new book Decoded, Jay-Z seemed to express some remorse about lyrics he’d recorded for “Big Pimpin”. Since he doesn’t write his rhymes down seeing them on the page for the first time gave him pause. He told the Wall Street Journal that the words were “harsh” and that “It […]

Last night at the New York Public Library the MC who became famous for not writing rhymes (even though the late B.I.G was among the first to it) discussed his book of those very verses with Dr. Cornel West. Jay-Z’s book of rhymes, Decoded, is available in stores now and online now and the rapper […]

Jay-Z's long-talked about book, "Decoded," is set to hit bookstore shelves on Nov. 16 through publisher Spiegel & Grau, an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group. The book is a narrative of the famous lyrics and overall life of the multi-platinum rapper.