Posts Tagged ‘Barclays Center’
Majority of us watched Jay-Z’s concert at the Brooklyn Barclays Center live via a youtube stream. But today the official footage is finally hitting the net. Watch Jay put on for his fans who were there from day one by performing Reasonable Doubt classics “Dead Presidents II” and “Can I Live?” Check it out below.Read More
As if these last two weeks haven’t been epic enough for Shawn Carter, Jay-Z has decided to make his opening run at Barclay’s Center available via an eight-track ‘Optic EP’ entitled Live in Brooklyn. The project will include tracks and videos from the concert series for fans to relive the once in a lifetime experience from the beginning. For more, hit the jump. (more…)Read More
What has proven to be yet another great moment in music history, Jay-Z is bringing the last night of his spectacular 8-night concert series to YouTube for those who can’t make it to the actual show. Taking place at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, NY, catch the LIVE stream after the jump.Read More
We’ve been hearing a lot about this week’s grand opening of The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, partly due to Jay-Z‘s performances, and partly due to gossip of who attended them together (cough… Breezy and Rih Rih). Now, Jay-Z welcomes all fans to take part in the festivities by offering a live stream of his eighth performance online. Hit the jump to get the link to Jay-Z‘s Life and Times YouTube channel, and tune in Saturday at 9:30PM.Read More
Jay-Z’s a rich man and all, but best believe bills have to be paid despite how great of a rapper/businessman/father one may be. In the slim chance you’ve found yourself taking residency under a rock these days, a nice, shiny new stadium just opened in the heart of Brooklyn (the home of one Shawn Carter). The establishment – known as the Barclays Center – will be home to the Brooklyn Nets, a team Jay-Z owns a small portion of (really, it should be more because calling a spade a spade, Jigga is the FACE of the franchise right now). Regardless, to generate revenue and interest surrounding the grand opening, Hov’s putting his hard hat back on and giving the people eight shows.Read More
As Jay-Z prepares for his opening weekend at Brooklyn’s new Barclay’s Center, MTV‘s Sway takes a walk through the arena to find out what the King of New York has in store for the upcoming concert series.
He also chats with Lupe Fiasco and the Taylor Gang‘s Juicy J about their feelings on Jay’s huge power move and its effect on hip-hop, and their new albums as well. Lupe Fiasco’s Food and Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1 is in stores and on Itunes now. Peep the livestream after the jump. (more…)Read More
Today a Team grows in Brooklyn. After Years Of Anticipation Today Begins the ground work at Atlantic Yards For the New Jersey Nets.Â Governor David Paterson, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz today joined Forest City Ratner Companies Chairman and CEO Bruce Ratner, Barclays PLC President Robert E. Diamond, Jr., and NETS investor and cultural icon Shawn â€œJAY-Zâ€ Carter at the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards.
The Barclays Center will host more than 200 events annually, including professional and collegiate sports, concerts, family shows, and NETS Basketball.
While construction has been on-going since last fall, todayâ€™s ceremony marks the next phase of construction of the arena, which is expected to open in 2012. You Can Catch all the action at barclayscenter.com
Pictures of the new arena design & Jay Z live Press ConferenceÂ after the jumpRead More