Jay-Z is just a minority owner of the Brooklyn Nets, though it seems that he’s much more and he probably is. He’s definitely not the Chairman of the Board, but Hov was recently named “Director” of the Nets’ new home, Barclay’s Center. According to the New York Post, Jay’s title emerged in papers filed by arena [...]
The Brooklyn Nets unveiled their new logo for the 2012-13 NBA season in late April, which minority owner Jay-Z designed with inspiration from old subway signs in New York City, New York. During a press conference in Philadelphia on Monday (May 14), where he announced the “Budweiser Made In America” festival, the hip-hop mogul explained [...]
Jay-Z continues to expand his business resume. After famously calling for a ban of Cristal in the mid-2000s and helping Ace Of Spades take off, the hip-hop mogul is now going into the cognac market. According to The Life Files, Hov was on-hand for an ultra private event in New York on Thursday night (May [...]
Forbes dropped their annual “Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists” for 2012 on Tuesday (April 17), breaking down the “Forbes Five” of the genre’s richest moguls. After topping the list last March, it’s Diddy who returns to #1, beating out Jay-Z by nearly $100 million in estimated net-worth with $550 million. The Bad Boy Records founder, responsible for [...]
Jay-Z’s Rocawear clothing brand announced Wednesday (April 11) a sponsorship deal with MLB franchise, the New York Yankees. In the deal, the brand will be featured in branded signage in Yankee stadium and integrated promotions throughout the 2012 season. “Jay-Z has been a long-time fan of the Yankees, regularly attends games and has even included [...]
This is a throwback photo of Jay-Z backstage with Snoop Dogg somewhere. LMFAO.
As reported in early February, Jay-Z has re-committed himself to pushing the Rocawear brand amongst rumors of its struggles; and now appears in the hip-hop clothing company’s first-ever TV commercial. The clip is a retrospective of the hip-hop mogul’s journey as a kid growing up in the humble projects of Brooklyn, aspiring to make music, [...]
When Jay-Z and Kanye West took a saw and blow torch to a brand new Maybach, in the music video for their Watch The Throne single “Otis,” that vehicle grabbed a lot of attention. After all, thrashing and Maybach and turning it into a Mad Max-inspired ride is dope in itself, but to take it [...]
With recent reports of struggling sales, Jay-Z is stepping in to help save the brand he started in the 1990s with partner Damon Dash: Rocawear. Although the hip-hop mogul made a killing with the brand over the years, it’s apparent that it’s struggling, after reports surfaced that half of the brand’s employees were laid off [...]
In support of their collabo album, Watch The Throne, Jay-Z and Kanye West opened up a pop-up shop in New York City Friday (August 12). In the windows, the store displays large versions of Riccardo Tisci-designed gold coverart, and inside copies of the album are on sale. We hear that inside the 201 Mulberry St. [...]
The official music video for Jay and Kanye West’s “Otis” single is here. In the Spike Jonze-directed clip, the rap stars dismantle a brand new Maybach and turn it into a Mad Max-styled beast. Watch The Throne is out now!
The coverart for Jay-Z and Kanye’s new Watch The Throne album was unveiled in early July, but now that the digital release is here, imagery of the album’s booklet has leaked. Fans who purchased the digital album, which dropped Monday (August 8), they also received the booklet featuring high-end artwork by Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci, [...]