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Perhaps fed up with all the chatter that his music streaming service, Tidal, is tanking, Jay Z used Twitter on Sunday, April 26 to get some things off his chest and clear up misconceptions. The Roc Nation boss first sent a warning tweet that read “Stream of consciousness coming in 5, 4, 3, 2… #TidalFacts,”…

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Jay Z’s Roc Nation has brokered another power move to further the ever-expanding brand. This latest venture finds Roc Nation partnering with talent agency Three Six Zero Entertainment to represent various talent, including actors, directors, and writers for film and television projects. Three Six Zero Entertainment, formerly Three Six Zero Group, recently joined forces with…

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Kanye West, Roc Nation and his G.O.O.D. Music family shut down Fifth Avenue in New York City Thursday night for an epic outdoor concert at Madison Square Park billed as the “Roc City Classic” that drew more than 10,000 people despite temperatures in the teens and wind chills near zero. Roc Nation Sports stars Kevin Durant…

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Despite currently having their hands full with two separate lawsuits and their star artist trying to make a very public exit from the label, Cash Money Records executives Ronald “Slim” Williams and Bryan “Baby” Williams are still among the most powerful people in the business, according to Billboard magazine. The music industry trade recently released its…

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The debate about the appropriation of Black culture by other races is a constant one that sometimes flies under the radar. With the all that has gone on in recent months regarding the grand jury decision in the case of Mike Brown and now Eric Garner, the question has been posed repeatedly: why haven’t White…

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Jay Z was on-hand to watch the Dallas Cowboys come-from-behind to defeat the New York Giants, 31-28 on Sunday night; but it’s unclear where the New York native’s allegiances were. Jay’s Roc Nation sports management company signed Cowboys star receiver Dez Bryant earlier this year

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Tory Dandy continues to make a name for himself as a professional sports agent. After interning with Synergy Sports in 2003, Dandy eventually began working with renowned agent Eugene Parker. In 2009, Dandy landed the No. 3 overall NFL pick, Tyson Jackson, and the No. 4 four overall pick in 2014, Sammy Watkins. Dandy recently spoke…

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Jay Z just might be serious about conquering the sports world after all. In his latest power move, the Brooklyn emcee and his Roc Nation Sports agency recently acquired a license to promote pro boxing matches in addition to having the ability to sign and represent boxers. According to Michael Yormark, president of Roc Nation…

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Up and coming singer Bridget Kelly has confirmed her split with Jay Z’s Roc Nation but claims that there is no bad blood between them. In a recent interview with Rap-Up TV, Bridget said, “Honestly, we needed to part ways. You outgrow situations sometimes. I still feel their love. They’re still people I confide in…

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“… and John Meneilly-aire is my consigliere” rapped Jay Z on his “A Mill/A Billi” freestyle a few years back. It was a shout-out to his longtime business partner and trusted adviser John Meneilly. Unfortunately, according to reports, that longtime partnership has run its course. According to the New York Daily News, Meneilly and Jay…

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Pop superstar Rihanna has departed her longtime label, Def Jam Recordings. The singer released all seven of her albums on the powerhouse label, but has now reportedly signed with Jay Z’s Roc Nation as an artist. Jay signed Rihanna to Def Jam when he was label president in 2005. Her latest Def Jam release was 2012’s Unapologetic. Jay formed Roc Nation in 2009 and Rihanna split from her former manager, Marc Jordan, and inked a deal with Roc Nation’s management team in 2010.

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