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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Articles tagged: Jay-Z

Jay-Z and Beyonce sit in Kevin Durant’s courtside seats

Kevin Durant’s got friends and business partners in high places. There was a buzz going around on Thursday that Jay-Z and Beyonce would be in attendance for the Oklahoma City Thunder’s nationally-televised game against the Los Angeles Clippers. That turned out to be accurate. Royce Young of DailyThunder.com added another detail to the story —…Read More

Jay-Z reportedly trying to market Robinson Cano as Michael Jordan

Robinson Cano is easily the biggest client the newly-formed Roc Nation Sports has on its roster. If Jay-Z’s agency wants to be taken seriously going forward, Cano has to ink a massive contract that everyone can agree is equal to or surpasses what Scott Boras could have gotten the perennial All-Star. But are they aiming…Read More

Jay-Z believes drug dealing experience will help with being a sports agent

Jay-Z has probably lived a more interesting life than most famous sports agents. The sports business world is essentially a side venture for Shawn Carter, whose 15 albums have all gone platinum. In an interview with Vanity Fair for the magazine’s November issue, Jay-Z spoke about a past profession that he believes will help him…Read More

Jay-Z reportedly recruiting Jadeveon Clowney for Roc Nation Sports

It’s safe to assume that every young superstar athlete will at some point be recruited by Roc Nation Sports, if they haven’t already been contacted. The list has ranged from proven veterans like Robinson Cano to rookie sensations like Yasiel Puig, and a recent report says Jay-Z has turned his attention toward the best player…Read More

Jay-Z: I’m a problem for sports agents

Jay-Z entered the sports agency business recently and has already had a big impact on the industry. Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports partnered with Creative Arts Agency and already stole client Robinson Cano from Scott Boras, signed Kevin Durant, Skylar Diggins, and NFL players Victor Cruz and Geno Smith. Jay-Z even recently boasted about taking Cano…Read More

Jay-Z reportedly wants to sign Yasiel Puig

Jay-Z is building an empire with his new sports agency, and he is doing so by targeting some of the most marketable young superstars from across the country. Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig has been the most exciting player in baseball over the past month, so it only makes sense that Roc Nation Sports…Read More

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