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Monday, September 26, 2022

Rihanna to headline Super Bowl Halftime Show

 


Rihanna subtly teased the news earlier this morning with an Instagram photo of a football—specifically an NFL football—which either meant that she would be coming out of retirement to play for Tampa Bay or that she was going to play the Super Bowl Halftime Show. It turned out to be the latter, with Variety saying that Roc Nation has confirmed that Rihanna will indeed be headlining the biggest football-related music event of the year in 2023.

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Roc-A-Fella Records vs Murder Inc Records

 


This may not be the verzuz battle everyone is talking about, but your opinion still counts. Today, we will dive off into the greatest record companies that hit the music industry. With millions of albums sold, this will be a competition to choose from like no other.


Although Murder Inc. is branch of Roc-A-Fella Records, they both pack hit songs of their own. So, The Wrap Up Magazine is conducting this survey. We want to know what music group do you vibe to the most?

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Thousands attend Jay Z's Roc Nation's social justice conference

 


Rap superstar Jay Z has put a national spotlight and social injustice that is plaguing communities of color all over the country. FOX 26's Isiah Carey, the host of Isiah Factor Uncensored, was one of 2,000 attendees in New York and covered the inaugural summit spearheaded by the rapper and Roc Nation.

Monday, July 11, 2022

Meek Mill and Roc Nation Part Ways

 


According to a report from VLadTV, Meek Mill and Roc Nation management have parted ways. 


The Philadelphia rapper and the management part of the company signed a deal in 2012. However, the rapper is no longer featured on their website and has been removed from their social media platforms. 

Friday, July 8, 2022

Roc Nation #Artist Tinashe Releases New #musicVideo "X" Ft Jeremih

 


Tinashe is one of music’s most compelling artists, fusing innovative sounds from R&B, pop and hip-hop that has generated a global cross-genre fanbase of over nine million social media followers.

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Jay-Z’s $1.3 Billion Fortune Has Nothing to Do with Music


Jay-Z started his music career as Shawn Corey Carter in the ’80s. He rapped to escape the poverty around him. Carter met his mentor Jaz-O and joined the older man in recording “The Originators.” The duo’s song earned them an appearance in Yo! MTV Raps.


This was the moment when Carter took up the name Jay-Z, paying homage to his mentor. The moniker punned on his childhood hood name, Jazzy. It also referred to the subway station near his home known as J/Z. Little did Jay-Z know it would become a household name.

Monday, April 25, 2022

Jay-Z Has 30 Songs on the Billboard Hot 100

 


Since 1996, Jay-Z continues to leave his mark on the world, from hip-hop and beyond, by releasing material favored by the masses both as a soloist and collaborator to music’s biggest stars — not limited to Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake, Coldplay, Kanye West and, of course, his wife Beyoncé.

Friday, February 25, 2022

Jay-Z And Yo Gotti Team Up With A&E

 


A&E Networks announced that they had greenlit an upcoming four-part docu-series titled Exposing Parchman. The series will follow JAY-Z and Yo Gotti and Roc Nation’s philanthropic branch Team Roc after they spearheaded a civil rights lawsuit alongside the 29 inmates of Mississippi’s notorious Parchman Prison. 

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Jay-Z - Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film

 


Jay-Z has rapping down to fine art – with sustained video shoot inspired by artist Marina Abramović. Performance artist Marina Abramović says Jay Z never made a promised donation. He's got the receipt proving otherwise.

Monday, November 1, 2021

Wale Talks Roc Nation And Why He Left

 


Wale previously revealed that he wanted to sign Young Thug ahead of anyone, noting that he had his eye on the rapper but “couldn’t afford him.” Wale pointed out that he saw the difference in Thugger compared to other artists when the two were in the studio together. Along with that, Wale was very candid about his career, noting why he departed from Roc Nation in 2014.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Jay-Z Takeover Of Marijuana Business Continues

 


Jay-Z and two venture firms have invested $19 million into the Denver-based cannabis tech company Flowhub. Flowhub received a $19 million investment from Jay-Z and the venture firms Headline and Poseidon.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Roc Nation Files Lawsuit Against Kansas City Police

 


Jay-Z's Roc Nation, LLC has filed a lawsuit against the government in Kansas City, Kansas and its police department, accusing the parties of covering up alleged misconduct by officers.


A petition was filed on Monday, September 20 in the District Court of Wyandotte County, Kansas. In it, Roc Nation, LLC claims city officials have refused to produce records in response to multiple records requests involving officers who have allegedly been accused of misconduct.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Will Jay-Z Become Owner Of The Denver Broncos?

 


The Denver Broncos could be looking for a new owner, and two of the most powerful celebrities in America reportedly are interested. Jay-Z, the rapper, businessman and media mogul, and Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, have both "popped up" as potential new owners of the Broncos.

Monday, August 16, 2021

Jay-Z Wants to Invest in a Sportsbook Betting Platform

 


Just days after Jay-Z and Roc Nation took part in a $325 million investment in the Fanatics sports e-commerce platform, the rapper, along with Fanatics onwer and Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin have applied for a New York gaming license to form Fanatics Sportsbook. The news was first reported by TMZ and ESPN and confirmed by Variety. A rep for Roc Nation had no comment.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Jay-Z and Michael Rubin Join Forces

 


JAY-Z’s latest investment sees him pour some cash into his close friend and CEO Michael Rubin’s Fanatics company. Fanatics received a private $18 billion valuation, which is triple compared to its valuation from 2020.

Friday, August 6, 2021

Will Kanye West and Jay-Z Reunite For ‘Watch The Throne 2’

 


Just a few days out from the tenth anniversary of Kanye West and Jay-Z’s collaborative epic, ‘Watch The Throne’, social media personality and friend of West’s Justin Laboy has claimed that a follow-up album is coming – and sooner than fans might expect.

Friday, July 30, 2021

Jay-Z and Will Smith Join Forces to make home owning more accessible

 


Smith’s Dreamers VC and Arrive, the investment arm of Jay’s Roc Nation, are among the companies that participated in the capital raise for Landis Technologies, a startup that aims to guide renters on their path to owning a home.

Friday, July 2, 2021

Roc Nation joins Blackstone

 


Blackstone is acquiring the Certified Collectibles Group in a transaction valuing the company at more than $500 million. Jay-Z's Roc Nation is also an investor in the transaction.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Megan Thee Stallion Offering A Full Scholarship To One Lucky Student

 


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.


Jay-Z’s management firm Roc Nation, who manages Megan, announced the partnership will begin in the fall of this year, but Megan is now offering a free ride to one lucky student in the program.

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