• Jay-Z Admits to Shooting His Brother When He Was 12

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010 at 05:45 AM by PopEater Staff

    Jay-Z admits he shot his older brother Eric when he was 12 years old, while he grew up in a Brooklyn housing project ravaged by violence. The rap superstar and business mogul spoke about the incident for the first time in The Guardian's weekend magazine, admitting he opened fire on his brother after he stole a ring from Hova to feed his drug habit. "I thought my life was over," he said. "I t...

  • New Girl Talk Album Surprises, Breaks Internet

    Posted Nov 15th 2010 at 11:42 PM by Jett Wells

    Pop-Ed: He's baaaaccckkk! Girl Talk, a.k.a. mash-up mastermind Greg Gillis, stormed the web with the surprising release of his latest free album 'All Day,' a formidable follow-up to 2008's 'Feed the Animal.' Even though his music is controversial for sampling hundreds of artists into mash-up mixes, an act that seems aimed at prodding record labels, Girl Talk once again has proved nothing is going ...

  • Jay-Z Says Hammer Will Be 'Embarrassed' When His Book Comes Out

    Posted Nov 4th 2010 at 06:44 AM by PopEater Staff

    Jay-Z isn't taking MC Hammer's dis video 'Better Run Run' too seriously. The 'U Can't Touch This' rapper slams Jay-Z in the recent video, accusing him of being an impostor who swiped his "swagger." The video was in response to Jay-Z's verse in a new Kanye West song, 'So Appalled,' where he referred to Hammer's notorious money troubles during the '90s. But Jay-Z sounded incredulous in a British ...

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