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Jay Z And Kanye West Strike A Deal

Posted 03.03.2014 | Entertainment

Old pals Jay Z and Kanye West are going into business again together. According to a press release sent out by West's camp and Jay's label, the de...

PHOTOS: Jay Z's Roc Nation Holds Court At Private Mansion

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 01.26.2014 | Black Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — If there is a lesson to take away from attending Jay Z's super-exclusive pre-Grammy party, it's simple — don't come l...

Jay Z Signs Another MLB Star

AP | Posted 03.19.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z's sports agency says it has signed New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia to join former teammate Robinson Cano in its emerging ...

Roc Nation's Bridget Kelly on Her Life and Career

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 02.01.2014 | Black Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

First on the scene to sing praise to the jungle that nurtured her sound, Bridget Kelly has guaranteed she's not only ready to rock our nation, but surpass the expectations of music's most influential King.

Durant Joins Jay-Z's Agency

AP | Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports

Kevin Durant has become the first NBA star to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation agency. Durant posted a photo on social media Monday of hims...

Kia Makarechi

'I Feel Like I've Done A Lot For Hip-Hop' | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment

Like Drake before him and Kendrick Lamar sort-of after him, J. Cole's one of those rappers who doesn't pretend he's free of emotions. He's the dude wh...

Celebrating Her Birthday With A New Song

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment

There's no rest for Kylie Minogue, who's back with her first single since signing with Jay-Z's Roc Nation label in February. The Australian singer...

The Next Big Thing?

Posted 05.26.2013 | Entertainment

Cara Delevingne may be starting a music career. The 20-year-old model is reportedly looking to make the move to music. Delevingne is pursuing a rec...

New Jets QB Picks Jay-Z's Agency

AP | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 07.22.2013 | Sports

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Geno Smith has joined Jay-Z for one big sports and hip-hop collaboration. The New York Jets rookie quarterb...

Breaking New Ground?

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Black Voices

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- Jay-Z is part of a group trying to renovate Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum outside New York City. The rapper and music mogul atte...

Beyonce & Jay-Z Hang Out At Roc Nation Pre-Grammy Brunch

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 04.12.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES -- Jay-Z and Beyonce sat tightly with Solange. Kelly Rowland embraced Beyonce with a huge hug. And Rihanna spilled some of her drink laugh...

The Newest Member Of Roc Nation

Posted 02.07.2013 | Entertainment

The latest artist to join the ranks of Jay-Z, Willow Smith, J. Cole, and Rita Ora, is none other than Kylie Minogue. Roc Nation announced Wednesday...

What It's Like To Work For Jay-Z

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.13.2012 | Entertainment

It's possible Rita Ora -- Jay-Z's new Next Big Thing -- has already been stuck in your head. After all, she's the charming British singer who took the...

Melanie Fiona Releases 'The MF Life'

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 03.19.2012 | Black Voices

-- Melanie Fiona, "The MF Life" deluxe version (Universal Republic Records/Title 9/SRC) With freshman jitters behind her and two Grammy wins under h...

Julee Wilson

BV Exclusive: Melanie Fiona On New Album And Personal Style | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Black Voices

The Canadian invasion of American airwaves has not stopped with highbrow indie rockers -- now the Canucks are coming for our soul. Fresh off her doubl...

Peter Gabriel Audio Exclusive, Plus Chatting With J. Cole And Sheila E.

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I always feel like I have more work to do because somebody out there doesn't know about me. That's my goal, to a) get better, and b) get bigger."

Lizzie Schiffman

Did Kanye And Jay-Z Rip Off Chicago Soul Singer? | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

Chicago soul singer Syl Johnson won't be pushed around. When the legendary vocalist heard a track from his song "Different Strokes" sampled in Kany...