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This Black Music Month, Kanye West and G.O.O.D. Music reset the gears of hip-hopAs the unprecedented month of releases comes to a close, we celebrate the collective staying true to crafting soulful music, not caring for spins.Da’Shan SmithOne year later, '4:44' revitalized JAY-Z and Beyoncé's career as a unionIf you're concerned that the couple's album trilogy was a manipulative ruse, the veracity and rawness of '4:44' should instantly silence those questions.Trey Alston1998: The year New York City crowned new rap kingsWith a number of monstrous debuts, and veterans making the leap from critical acclaim to commercial success, there has yet to be another moment in history that...Preezy BrownOn 'Everything is Love,' JAY-Z and Beyoncé strike the balance between unrelatable and inspirationalThey follow some trends instead of setting them and don't always dive deep enough, but the LP is a beautiful meditation on love, forgiveness and preserving joy.Raheem Veal7 quick takeaways from Beyoncé and JAY-Z's 'Everything Is Love'Black love and excellence. Here's everything there is to know about the album, at this point.Ralph BristoutThe Carters shut down the internet (and then some) with surprise joint album#EverythingIsLoveREVOLT TVThe 15 best posse cuts of 1998At a time when rap's lyricism was near its peak, these songs were heralded on the streets, making an artist's performance on them instrumental in building their...Preezy BrownRap and basketball's longtime friendship is built on mutual respect and similar paths to successBoth are often viewed as the easiest and truest escape from the black man in America's plight, though achieving those dreams are quite literally one-in-a...Eddie GonzalezThe story behind JAY-Z's first-ever film, 'Streets Is Watching'On the 20th anniversary of its release, we remember why Jigga's 1998 film is as essential as his debut album.Ralph BristoutHappy Mother's Day: 5 rappers who have no shame in being mama's boysHere's how they've showed their love through lyrics, dedications, and surprises.REVOLT TVWatch Gloria Carter, JAY-Z’s mom, give heartfelt speech at GLAAD Media AwardsShe was awarded with a Special Recognition, while JAY-Z was also honored at the annual event.KC OrcuttReport: Eminem and JAY-Z are suing the Weinstein Company for $800,000Both are claiming unpaid wages in the suit.KC OrcuttJay-Z reportedly issued subpoena after failing to testify about Iconix Brand GroupThe entrepreneur has been ordered to appear in court next week (May 8).KC OrcuttJAY-Z teams with Amazon for Meek Mill docuseries The untitled series is set for 2019.Ralph Bristout13 artists who are keeping it real about their mental health issuesSZA and Sean, Kehlani and Cudi, these celebrities are challenging the stigma and changing the narrative.REVOLT TVJAY-Z’s mom, Gloria Carter, to receive special recognition at GLAAD AwardsAva DuVernay will also be awarded at the annual event.KC OrcuttJAY-Z wins 2018 Webby AwardThe awards recognize the best of the internet, measured by "the lasting relationships we build, opportunities we create and unheard voices we amplify."REVOLT TV'Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story' premieres at Tribeca Film FestivalThe docuseries, produced by JAY-Z, tells the story of Trayvon Martin with more detail than ever before.William E. Ketchum IIITupac lists out an array of insults in long-lost liner notes, attacks Dr. Dre, JAY-Z and othersThe original handwritten notes are up for auction.KC Orcutt25 times Beyoncé and JAY-Z celebrated their love through lyricsPutting PDA on a playlist for the last 15 years.REVOLT TVJAY-Z and David Letterman discuss Snoop Dogg, Eminem and the art of MCingHov tells the iconic late-night talk show host what makes Snoop and Eminem great.Shaheem ReidJAY-Z’s Trayvon Martin docuseries to debut at Tribeca Film Festival The slain teenager’s parents Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin will speak after the screening.KC OrcuttIs rap retirement possible? The reality of rap for the bottom 95% With social media, and the everlasting desire to be seen and celebrated, the days of simply fading away into obscurity are long gone.Eddie GonzalezBlue Ivy steals the show at the 2018 Wearable Art Gala, casually bids $19,000Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s six-year-old knows good art when she sees it.KC Orcutt