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  • L-Vis 1990 & Sinjin Hawke Feat. Pink Dollaz
  • 'Cake (UNiiQU3 Remix)'
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  • 'The Arrival'
  • Jay Prince
  • 'In The Morning'
  • MJ Cole x Kojey Radical
  • 'Soak It Up'
  • Knightstown
  • 'Keep'
  • Will DiMaggio
  • ‘UH UH OH’

Jigga historians, take note: he’s spelling his name with an umlaut again.

On the website of Jay-fronted streaming menace Tidal, Jay Z has suddenly become Jaÿ-Z – and only a few years after he quietly dropped the hyphen, too. He’s also started using Jaÿ-Z on recent Facebook posts.

Now, rather than a full-time name change, we suspect that this is a mere nod back to the cover art for Jay’s debut album Reasonable Doubt and the ‘Dead Presidents’ single, both of which stylised his name as Jaÿ-Z (see below, though some versions of Reasonable Doubt are umlaut-less). Jay has a Tidal-streaming concert on the way where he’ll perform his best B-sides and album cuts, so a temporary throwback makes sense.

More sense, of course, than an umlaut on a Y. That doesn’t make sense – not in most languages, anyway (if we’re going to be specific, it’s occasionally used in transcribed Greek).

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