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Roc Nation Sports

Over the past decade, Jay-Z has laid out the blueprint for entrepreneurial success for rappers by investing in ventures ranging from upscale clubs to executive producing the video game NBA 2K13.

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Hip-Hop Happenings: PEEP Show

Dec. 21 was supposed to bring doomsday, the apocalypse, Armageddon; but it turns out the Mayan’s calendar conclusion in 2012 contrarily marked the beginning of a new era in hip-hop, the Pro Era.

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Grind My Gears: Ship Edition

This is the video edition of the Grind My Gears column in the opinion section of The Slate.