Jay-Z, Roc Nation Named NFL’s "Live Music Strategist"

The National Football League has partnered with music mogul Jay-Z’s Roc Nation that will see the management company become the N.F.L.’s “live music entertainment strategist.” The deal will see Roc Nation and Jay-Z consult on everything from entertainment offerings, including the prestigious Super Bowl Halftime Show, and on the N.F.L.’s… Continue Reading

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WED. BRIEF: Jay-Z, NFL Partner • Spotify Woos Siri • Cinq Adds $40M • Corite Launches • Bandzoogle • More

WEDNESDAY 8.14.19
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Jay-Z Named Chief Cannabis Brand Strategist At Caliva

California cannabis company Caliva announced this week that billionaire rapper and business mogul Jay-Z has joined its team as chief brand strategist. According to the announcement, the rapper will be tasked with making creative decisions, outreach efforts and strategy for the brand. He will also focus on improving social justice… Continue Reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

Not quite ready to move on, we’re taking a moment to revisit the past week of music industry news and refresh ourselves on ten artists that, while not exactly real, are owning the streaming game, the rise of Mixtape Monkey, Tencent’s look at a major stake in UMG, and more!… Continue Reading

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Jay-Z , Timbaland Sued Over 1990’s Copyright Infringements

Jay-Z and Timbaland are being sued by soul singer Ernie Hines for copyright infringement over the use of his 1970 single “Help Me Put Out the Flame (In My Heart)” on two separate songs released 20 years ago, documents filed in U.S. District Court in New York reveal. In the… Continue Reading

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