When Lil Wayne announced that he had "signed a deal" with Jay Z last night, it was assumed that the rapper had found some sort of alternative to his current record deal-- whether it be through Roc Nation or Tidal.
Here goes another sit-down with Vic Mensa, also from his NYC press run. In addition to chopping it up with Sway In The Morning, the Chicago native chopped it up with MTV.
Following a report from Hits Daily Double, rumors have been circulating about Kanye West's departure from Roc Nation management. According to sources close to Ye (H/T Complex), there are no plans for the rapper to leave his current situation at the Roc.
Back in February, Vic Mensa went from Freshmen to rising superstar after singing on Kanye West's "Wolves." He's now got 'Ye on his own record, "U Mad," and just last week, he signed to Jay Z's Roc Nation. And he hasn't even put out an album yet.
On Tuesday, we found out that Vic Mensa is now officially the newest member of Jay Z’s Roc Nation label. With the buzz heavy, the Chicago rapper made his way by the Power 106 studios in LA and sat down with Justin Credible for a little on-air chat.
21-year-old Vic Mensa can now look at his haters and say, with impunity: "Oh u mad, huh?" He just signed with Roc Nation Records, the label owned by Jay Z, and that's a big deal for a guy who only has a mixtape and EP to his name (or any guy, really).
After no album last year, The-Dream is busier than ever in 2015. He just released his Crown EP, and he has a follow up EP, Jewel, planned for this summer.
Jay Z's TIDAL continues to unveil new perks. This week, the streaming service promises an exclusive offer to fans of J. Cole, who's signed to Roc Nation and was one of a select group of artists on stage during TIDAL's opening ceremony.
Jay Electronica is now 38 years old. It's been nearly eight years since his first mixtape surfaced on the web, nearly five years since he signed with Roc Nation, and nearly four years since he claimed his debut album was finished.
Only hours after unveiling his first-ever collection with Adidas & his new record with Sia & Vic Mensa titled “Wolves”, Kanye West is now set to perform at Roc Nation’s 1st annual Roc City Classic Event.
Photos: Kanye West, Jay Z, Rihanna & More Attend Roc Nation Pre-Grammy Brunch Feb 7, 2015 at 11:08pm
Jay Z has been throwing an annual pre-Grammy brunch at his pad in Beverly Hills over the last couple of years, and today's festivities may have been the biggest blowout yet.
Kanye West To Perform At 1st Annual Roc City Classic In NYC During NBA All-Star Weekend Feb 5, 2015 at 09:36am
The NBA All-Star Weekend is going down in New York this year, and with the weekend arriving shortly, Roc Nation has announced a new event to take place during the weekend, their first annual Roc City Classic.
It's been a big day for Fabolous, who announced a new Christmas project, entitled The Young OG Project, earlier this afternoon.
J. Cole Launches Contest For "2014 Forest Hills Drive" Listening Party In His Childhood Home Nov 18, 2014 at 02:20pm
J. Cole surprised fans this weekend when he announced his new album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive would be available as soon as December 9th.
J. Cole may be taking the increasingly popular surprise (or alternatively, "Beyonce style!") approach to releasing his new album, at least according to the impressive internet sleuths (but also known trolls) at KanyeToThe.
This is definitely not news we were expecting, but good to hear for the veteran radio personality nonetheless. Angie Martinez is making stiff competition for her fellow on-air personalities, by inking a management deal with Jay Z's Roc Nation.
It's been just over a month since we reported that MMG rapper Wale was splitting ways with his management team at Jay Z's Roc Nation and moving to 77 North Management, the same team responsible for the management of LeBron James.
Big Sean Was Still With Naya Rivera When He Recorded "I Don't Fuck With You" Sep 14, 2014 at 09:45am
Big Sean surprised fans with four new tracks earlier this week, and so far the favorite among the bunch is the DJ Mustard, Kanye West, and DJ Dahi-produced, "I Don't Fuck With You".
The Roc is in the building boi. Big Sean has just signed a new deal with Jay Z’s Roc Nation.
With Wale attracting lots of #UNOTMMG hate in the wake of Meek Mill's comments about him a few months ago, it appears the DMV rapper has been ousted from another club: Roc Nation. Signed to Jay Z's management company since 2009, Mr.
DJ Mustard just released his debut album, but he's already been an unstoppable presence on the charts for some time. The producer scored himself a deal with Roc Nation, and has plans to launch his own label with Ty Dolla $ign and YG in the near future.
Jay Z is into art now. When your net-worth is in the 9-figure range, there comes a time when art-collecting is something you should at least try out-- still, the rapper has his share of critics when it comes to his newfound hobby.
Rihanna has been with Def Jam since 2005, a deal she signed when Jay Z was still behind the label. In fact, as the story goes, Hov apparently wouldn't let Rihanna leave the room before putting some ink on the contract.
Boots is a mysterious signee of Roc Nation, who is almost single-handedly responsible for much of Beyonce's high-selling self-titled album (Pharrell, The-Dream etc all had a hand too, but Boots is credited as a writer and producer for basically every song off
This probably won't come as a surprise, given Jay Z and Kanye West's close ties, however Roc Nation and DONDA have made it official, announcing a new partnership this morning.
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