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Sabathia Signs with RocNation Sports

Sabathia Signs with RocNation Sports

Hannah Foslien/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has officially signed with RocNation Sports, the sports agency started by hip-hop mogul Jay-Z. Sabathia had been with Legacy Sports Group his entire career, but will now be r…

Geno Smith Signs Four-Year Deal with Jets

Geno Smith Signs Four-Year Deal with Jets

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Jets have signed rookie quarterback Geno Smith to a four-year contract worth approximately $5 million.
Smith was selected in the second round (39th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. Since being draf…

Jay-Z Is Now a Licensed NBA Agent

Jay-Z Is Now a Licensed NBA Agent

James Devaney/WireImage(NEW YORK) –  Jay-Z can now be referred to as an NBA agent.
Ron Berkowitz, a spokesman for Roc Nation Sports, confirmed to ESPN.com that, as of this week, Jay-Z is now licensed to work as an NBA agent.
Sports Business Jour…

Source: Kevin Durant To Sign With Roc Nation Sports

Source: Kevin Durant To Sign With Roc Nation Sports

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Jay-Z’s new sports agency may have reeled in its biggest client yet.
Sources confirmed to ESPN that Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant intends to leave his current agent and sign with Roc Nation Spor…

Jets’ Geno Smith Hires Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Agency

Jets’ Geno Smith Hires Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Agency

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(FLORHAM PARK, N.J.) — New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith announced on Wednesday that he has hired Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports to represent him.
Smith, who was drafted by the Jets in the second round of April’s draf…

Beyonce ‘Feeling Much Better Now’

Beyonce ‘Feeling Much Better Now’

Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(ANTWERP, Belgium) — Beyonce is “feeling much better,” a day after a doctor ordered her to postpone her show Tuesday night in Antwerp, Belgium.The singer posted a handwritten apology to fans for having to c…

New York Public Library Posts Photo from 1939 with Jay-Z Look-Alike

New York Public Library Posts Photo from 1939 with Jay-Z Look-Alike

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  A photo from 1939 that was posted to the New York Public Library’s Tumblr blog on Friday bears the image of a man who many say looks eerily like rapper Jay-z.A spokeswoman for the library told the New York Ti…

New York Public Library Posts Photo from 1939 with Jay-Z Look-Alike

New York Public Library Posts Photo from 1939 with Jay-Z Look-Alike

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  A photo from 1939 that was posted to the New York Public Library’s Tumblr blog on Friday bears the image of a man who many say looks eerily like rapper Jay-z.A spokeswoman for the library told the New York Ti…

Marco Rubio: Jay-Z Needs to Get Informed on Cuba

Marco Rubio: Jay-Z Needs to Get Informed on Cuba

STR/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Sunday morning slammed Jay-Z over his recent trip to Cuba, saying on This Week that the rapper needed to “get informed” and that he missed an opportunity to meet the politically o…

Cano Fires Boras, Hires Jay-Z

Cano Fires Boras, Hires Jay-Z

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano’s contract expires after this season, and he will depend on Jay-Z to get a new one.
Cano fired agent Scott Boras and hired the new Roc Nation Sports, which is a full-service …

Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z Announce Legends of the Summer Tour

Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z Announce Legends of the Summer Tour

Lester Cohen/WireImage(NEW YORK) — It’s official!  On Friday, Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z announced their Legends of the Summer stadium tour.  The North American tour will stop in 12 cities beginning July 17 in Toronto, Ontario before wrappi…

Beyonce, Jay-Z’s Daughter Among Website’s Worst Celeb Baby Names

Beyonce, Jay-Z’s Daughter Among Website’s Worst Celeb Baby Names

Al Bello/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s daughter has received the dubious distinction of owning the worst name for a girl of any celebrity baby born in 2012, based on a poll of BabyNames.com members.Blue Ivy Carter received 47.1 p…

Did Robert De Niro Go All Raging Bull on Jay-Z?

Did Robert De Niro Go All Raging Bull on Jay-Z?

VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — One of the world’s biggest stars went toe-to-toe with one of music’s biggest names on Saturday, the New York Post reports, when Robert De Niro had it out with Jay-Z at a star-studded birthday bash for Leonardo…

Jay-Z’s One Problem with the 99 Percent

Jay-Z’s One Problem with the 99 Percent

PRNewsFoto/BET Networks(NEW YORK) — Jay-z has rapped about “99 problems,” and now he’s identifying one of them: the 99 percent.In an interview with the New York Times, the “Empire State of Mind” rapper and mogul dished ou…

Source Says Beyonce and Kim Kardashian ‘Love Each Other’

Source Says Beyonce and Kim Kardashian ‘Love Each Other’

Christopher Polk/Getty Images For BET(NEW YORK) — It seems Kim Kardashian and Beyonce are best friends after all, reports TMZ. The news comes in the wake of recent speculation to the contrary, following a story in which Beyonce allegedly confronted Ki…

‘Made in America’ Rocks with Jay-Z, Obama and More

‘Made in America’ Rocks with Jay-Z, Obama and More

PRNewsFoto/BET Networks(Philadelphia, Pa.) — “Made in America” concert goers are still buzzing about Jay-Z’s blow out set at his inaugural music festival Saturday night, in which special guests including Kanye West and Common brought…

Beyonce, Jay-Z Top "Forbes’" List of World’s Highest-Paid Celeb Couples

Beyonce, Jay-Z Top "Forbes’" List of World’s Highest-Paid Celeb Couples

Al Bello/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Beyonce and Jay-Z are movin’ on up.  When Forbes released its list of the world’s highest-paid celebrity couples last year, the hip-hop power couple was the runner-up for the top spot.  This year, they’ve cl…

2012 BET Awards: Kanye West and Jay-Z Among Biggest Winners

2012 BET Awards: Kanye West and Jay-Z Among Biggest Winners

Michael Buckner/Getty Images For BET(LOS ANGELES) — BET held its annual awards show on Sunday night, and while the censors worked up a sweat trying to mute out the cursing — to mixed results, as some aired anyway — the marathon show saw multiple nom…

Jay-Z Orders Rihanna to Go to Rehab?

Jay-Z Orders Rihanna to Go to Rehab?

Steve Granitz/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Rumor has it that Rihanna’s penchant for partying like a rockstar has her Roc Nation boss Jay-Z concerned.  That’s according to U.K. newspaper the Daily Mail, which reports that Jigga has ordered Rih to go to r…

Jay-Z Handling Music for Remake of "Annie"

Jay-Z Handling Music for Remake of "Annie"

Facebook.com/JayZ(LONDON) — More than a year after it was formally announced, it’s been confirmed that Willow Smith will be starring in a modern-day remake of Annie, with her Roc Nation boss Jay-Z overseeing the music.
That’s according to the remake’s…

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