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A$AP Ferg Signs With Roc Nation and Announces His Name Will Be Just “Ferg”

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A$AP Ferg is joining the roster over at Jay-Z’s Roc Nation. Visit for more information Variety reported Thursday that Ferg has signed a management deal with the label and the Harlem rapper revealed that he’ll be going by just “Ferg” from now on for all his solo ventures. In a statement, Ferg called signing […]

LaMelo Ball Starts Scholarship for Student to Attend Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment

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Charlotte Hornets star guard LaMelo Ball has announced a four-year scholarship for a student majoring in Sports Management or Sports Communication & Marketing at the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports and Entertainment at Long Island University. Visit for more information To qualify for Ball’s scholarship, applicants must have scored 1100 on the SAT […]

Jay-Z’s Group, Team Roc Files Lawsuit Against Kansas City Police Department

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Team Roc, Jay-Z’s philanthropic group, has filed a lawsuit against the police department in Kansas City, Kansas. Visit for more information The group, Team Roc, established by Jay-Z is seeking to obtain complaints of alleged misconduct against officers.  According to the lawsuit the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department has refused to produce documents relating to […]

Roc Nation Taps Wieden+Kennedy for School of Music, Sports & Entertainment at LIU

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The Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment at Long Island University has announced a partnership with award-winning ad agency Wieden+Kennedy (W+K) for a Creative Promotion in Media program, which will start in the fall 2021 semester. Visit for more information The new program will assist students in leading advertising and marketing with […]

Megan Thee Stallion To Donate Four-Year Scholarship To Roc Nation’s School Of Music, Sports And Entertainment

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An exclusive report from TMZ confirms that rapstress Megan Thee Stallion will be serving as a lecturer at NYC’s Long Island University while simultaneously offering a full scholarship to one lucky student of Roc Nation’s School of Music, Sports, and Entertainment. Visit for more information Jay-Z’s management firm Roc Nation, who manages Megan, announced […]

9th Wonder Joins Faculty of Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment

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Iconic hip-hop producer 9th Wonder is now a member of the faculty of the Roc Nation Music, Sports & Entertainment school, which is based at Brooklyn’s Long Island University. Visit for more information 9th will be a visiting professor and artist in residence and is set to teach hip-hop history and other courses. He […]

Man Claimed to be Wu-Tang, Committed Fraud and Receive Eight Years in Prison


A Georgia man who used stolen credit cards to live a lavish life of five-star hotels and limos, while stating he was a member of the Wu-Tang Clan has been sentenced to over eight years in federal prison. Visit for more information The man is named Walker Washington and he pleads guilty to conspiracy […]

DJ Khaled’s Upcoming Album Will Have Jay-Z And Nas On Same Song

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DJ Khaled pulls off the ultimate collaboration. “The album is 100% done.” Visit for more information Over the past month, DJ Khaled has continued to build the anticipation for his 12th studio album. The Grammy Award winning producer has frequently given fans an inside look every time he receives the vocals for an artist […]

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation and Penguin Random House Launch New Publishing Imprint

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In several confirmed reports, literary giant Penguin Random House has announced its launch of Roc Lit 101, a publishing imprint with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation that promises to publish “genre-defying literature” by some of the culture’s most notable names. Visit for more information Jana Fleishman, executive vice president of Roc Nation and EIC of One […]

The Weeknd Named Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show Performer

The Weeknd Named Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show Performer

We now sit at the midpoint of the football season and Pepsi, the NFL, and Roc Nation have announced The Weeknd as the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show headliner on CBS at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Fla. on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021. Visit for more information This the second year of […]

Rapsody Unleashes Powerful ’12 Problems’ Video

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Among the compilation of tracks found on Roc Nation’s REPRISE effort last month, Rapsody’s “12 Problems” cut instantly stood out in the midst of powerful songs penned with social and political justice in mind. Visit for more information Appropriately enough, the emcee returned with a fitting video for the track just ahead of the […]

Blackway’s ‘Heavyweight’ Kicks off NFL and Roc Nation’s Songs of the Season

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The NFL and Roc Nation have announced singer/songwriter Blackway’s single “Heavyweight” as the first single in the 2020 NFL Songs of the Season series. The song was premiered during ESPN’s Monday Night Football battle between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Chargers. Visit for more information The song was written and produced by […]

Paper Planes Announces New Hat Collaboration with LIDS

Paper Planes Announces New Hat Collaboration with LIDS

Roc Nation’s Paper Planes apparel brand has announced a new collaboration with leading sports retailer, Lids. Visit for more information The new Planes Crown Fitted is a new take on the iconic New Era 59Fifty fitted cap, bringing in six different colorways and the “Paper Plane” logo and pin. The “Paper Plane” logo is […]

Westside Gunn Delivers His Shady Records Debut ‘Who Made the Sunshine’

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Rappers work hard, but Griselda works harder. The Buffalo team’s frontman, Westside Gunn, has delivered his Shady Record debut, Who Made the Sunshine.The Roc Nation managed artist brings in a stellar cast of features including Slick Rick, Black Thought, Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, Smoke DZA, A.A Rashid, Stove God Cooks, Flee Lord, Estee Nack, ElCaminio, and […]