Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sues Iconix For ‘Massive Fraud’

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The New York Post’s Page Six has reported that Hip-Hop billionaire Jay-Z and his company Roc Nation are suing a city licensing firm, alleging it of bilking investors in a “massive years-long fraud,” according to a new lawsuit. Roc Nation first sold the men’s clothing brand Rocawear to Iconix for $204 million in 2007. According […]

Jay-Z Agrees To Testify In SEC Hearing About Rocawear Purchase


Hip Hop mogul Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter has agreed to testify in a Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation over the accounting practices of Iconix Brand Group, the company that bought Rocawear over ten years ago for over $200 million. The current owners of Iconix Brand Group are being investigated for allegedly violating federal securities laws […]

BRANDED: Rocawear is Back to #BLAK

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Shot & edited by Fabian Pacheco (@5thmindset) At what point on the cultural map does fashion and style intersect? At what point do trends become intrinsic?  Recently, The Source had a chance sit down with street-wear dynasty Rocawear to discuss its fresh imprint, Rocawear BLAK, and the message sewn into it its fabric. Taking a […]

Fabolous Introduces the Rocawear BLAK Anthem

Rocawear Blak To celebrate Brooklyn’s very own Fabolous‘ birthday, Rocawear has officially released The BLAK Anthem. The ROC continues to represent a borderless, global lifestyle. After undergoing a complete revamp, one of the premier hip-hop clothing brands established in 1999 has catered to the fashion-forward crowd of 2014 in a big way. SOURCETV Exclusive: Fabolous Talks […]

Rocawear Introduces Fabolous as the New Face of Rocawear BLAK

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Rocawear Introduces Fabolous as New Face     Advertisement   Rocawear is surging to become what they once were, with the new launch of Rocawear BLAK behind rapper Fabolous. As they start their major Holiday 2014 marketing campaigns, with the streetwear and sneaker culture as they enhance the Rocawear look.  The design of Rocawear BLAK is […]

Jay Z And Longtime Business Partner, John Meneilly, Part Ways

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According to the Daily News, Jay Z and his longtime business partner, John Meneilly, have decided to split from one another. While he was not well known in the public, Meneilly was an integral piece of Jay’s inner circle and a trusted confidant. The rapper-turned-mogul was reluctant to call him his manager, even though the ex-Provident Financial executive did […]

Yes, All Of This Fly Stuff Is Rocawear

Yes, All Of This Fly Stuff Is Rocawear

They’ve been around for a while, but Rocawear is still at the forefront of urban fashion Just over a week ago, a few members of The Source were invited to get a sneak peek of some of the newest pieces that are on track for late summer, fall release from one of Iconix‘s most widely […]

Happy Birthday, Dame Dash!

The Source is sending a Happy Birthday shout out to Damon Dash. The former CEO of Roc-A-Fella and founder of Rocawear turns 41 today. Dash was instrumental to the early success of Jay-Z and Roc-A-Fella records. The two had a well-publicized falling out back in 2005, and since then, Dash has gone on to start […]

Forbes Releases Top 5 Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists Of 2012

Forbes issued their top 5 list of Hip-Hop’s wealthiest in 2012 tonight. While Diddy and Jay-Z continue the race to the prestigious first Hip-Hop billionaire the gap between the two and the rest of the field is staggering. The list however is filled with mogul like name rather than artists. Jay-Z is the only one […]

Jay-Z’s Rocawear Links With The Bronx Bombers

Rocawear recently announced a sponsorship with 27 time World Series Champions, the New York Yankees. For the 2012 season, Rocawear will have branded signage in Yankee stadium and integrated promotions throughout the season. Jameel Spencer, EVP Marketing, men’s division, Iconix Brand Group, Inc., commented, “Jay-Z has been a long-time fan of the Yankees, regularly attends […]

Rocawear Presents: Jay-Z From “Marcy to Barclays” Commercial

  Hov’s come a long way from the Marcy projects. Rocawear takes us on a retrospect look presenting us with the “Marcy to Barclays” commercial, documenting his journey thus far.  Advertisement   The first ever Rocawear commercial is a retrospective of Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter’s journey as a kid growing up in the humble projects of […]