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Roc Nation and NFL Donate $400,000 to Chicago Organizations That Empower Youth

Ahead of their Inspire Change performance at Chicago’s Grant Park on Thursday, Meek Mill, Rapsody, Vic Mensa and Megan Trainor will visit local organizations in Chicago. The NFL and Roc Nation will donate $400,000 to the Better Boys Foundation Family Services and Crusher’s Club. TMZ details the two organizations were picked by JAY-Z‘s Roc Nation. […]

AFFLUENZA???? Video Surfaces with JAY-Z Saying Boys Without Fathers Are Angry, and When They Interact Adversely Towards Authority “Causes People To Lose Lives”

It seems that there is a big difference between JAY-Z the rapper and Shawn Carter, the kid from Marcy Projects. And within that space between those two realities, a philosophy of what causes police brutality has emerged from the RocNation head honcho. Depending on who you ask, this mindset is the undercurrent that supports his […]

JAY-Z NFL Ownership Rumor Shut Down by Insider Source

The reports of JAY-Z soon owning an NFL franchise are false, according to CBS Sports who cites a source that denies the report. Recently, the Internet has been split between JAY-Z and Colin Kaepernick, specifically Hov’s deal with the NFL that places him, on behalf of Roc Nation, in a strategist role for live music […]

Kaepernick’s Lawyer Mark Geragos Thinks Jay-Z’s Deal With NFL is ‘Cold-Blooded’

Jay-Z is still getting hit hard for his partnership with the NFL. Mark Geragos – the lawyer of American football player Colin Kaepernick – told ABC News that the deal “crosses the intellectual picket line”. Jay-Z faces backlash over his social justice partnership with the NFL as Colin Kaepernick remains out of the league. Attorney Mark Geragos, who represents […]

Freddie Gibbs Supports Jay-Z, Says ‘F*ck Colin Kaepernick’

Last week, the NFL and JAY-Z announced a partnership that would put efforts toward the league’s entertainment performances and social justice efforts. The news split voices across the Internet to where some believe the deal is a sign of change and others are considering it as a capitalist mindset from Hov and a slight to […]

JAY-Z Rumored to Become Part-Owner of NFL Team, Eric Reid Responds

Amid the backlash of the announcement of his partnership with the NFL, JAY-Z is now reportedly on his way to becoming part-owner of an NFL franchise. TMZ details How will have “significant ownership interest” in an NFL  team, however, there was no name mentioned when it comes to a franchise name. In addition, the report […]

Roc Nation to Reportedly Partner With NFL for Music and Social Justice Campaign

Roc Nation to Reportedly Partner With NFL for Music and Social Justice Campaign

Roc Nation is reportedly partnering with the NFL to form a music and social justice campaign. JAY-Z will serve as the league’s “live music entertainment strategist,” which includes working on the football league’s Inspire Change activism, as per The New York Times. This new partnership is controversial because Hov is a supporter of Colin Kaepernick, […]

JAY-Z to Produce ‘The Harder They Fall’ Film for Netflix

You thought because JAY-Z hit a billi he was going to chill out? Nah, he is keeping it moving and has matched his wife Beyoncé by inking his own Netflix deal. How will produce an original film titled The Harder They Fall, which will be written and directed by Jeymes Samuel and star Jonathan Majors, […]

Meek Mill Announces Launch of DreamChasers Records with Roc Nation

Wednesday morning (July 24), Meek Mill and Roc Nation announced the launch of Dream Chasers Records. The new label is a joint venture label from the Philly rep and the JAY-Z led label. The signing of the deal occurred on Tuesday at the Roc Nation headquarters in New York City, sealing the occasion with Armand […]

Two Men Believed to Target JAY-Z’s 40/40 Club and Attempt Break-In

JAY-Z’s 40/40 Club in Manhattan was visited by the NYPD after staff called in an attempted break-in. The staff state the venue’s door had damage and state they have footage on club cameras. Officers state they have no footage of crime as of yet. Surveillance observed by staff reportedly shows two unidentified men in front […]

Willow Smith Drops Track List For Her New Album ‘Willow’

Will Smith drops a full-length project tonight, but who knew? And that is probably the dopest thing about these Smith kids. They know… and that seems to be the most important element in marketing and promotions. They do what they want, and approach it with the most unconventional methodologies out: by throwing it out there […]

Michael Eric Dyson Announces New Book ‘JAY-Z: Made in America’

Michael Eric Dyson will release a new book chronicling JAY-Z’s career rise. The book will be titled JAY-Z: Made in America and will detail Hov’s rise to become a cultural icon. The text will detail the evolution of his career and analyze his lyrics and songs, while also including a foreword from Pharrell Williams. “This […]

JAY-Z Signs Jaz-O to Roc Nation Deal

One of the greatest reunions of Hip-Hop protege and pupil occurred last year between Jaz-O and JAY-Z. Today, news emerged the two Marcy boys have taken their reunion a level further as Hov signed Jaz to a distribution deal with Roc Nation. OnSmash spotted the reveal on Jaz’s Instagram page. The new deal will bring […]