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Showtime announces ‘The Show’ documenting The Weeknd’s Super Bowl LV performance

Super Bowl LV has concluded, but talk of The Weeknd‘s Pepsi Halftime Show performance has not. The artist impressed fans with a next level performance that came together thanks to an uncompromising attention to detail and a vision for how the production could transform the storytelling aspect of the storied performance slot. In order to […]

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Wooli advances melodic expansion with new remix of GASHI’s ‘Roses’

Wooli continues his expansion into melodic zones with his latest remix of GASHI‘s track “Roses,” taken from the latter’s self-titled 2019 album, GASHI. Having built up a brand backed by hard-knocking dubstep tracks, the East Coast-bred producer diverges from his usual, reimagining the original chorus and bass guitar melodies in “Roses” to anthemic evocations. Wooli […]

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Skrillex and Virtual Riot appear on ‘Sullen Sunday’ from Roc Nation’s ‘Reprise’ compilation

After calling attention to racial injustice earlier this year, Ty Dolla $ign, Skrillex, Virtual Riot, Ant Clemons, and Nia Miranda emerge on “Sullen Sunday” via the Roc Nation-released compilation album titled Reprise, which will benefit multiple social justice initiatives across the country. The track reputed earlier as “You See It, now officially known as “Sullen […]

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JAY-Z’s Roc Nation and Long Island University co-establish new school of music, sports, and entertainment

JAY Z‘s Roc Nation and Brooklyn’s Long Island University (LIU) have partnered to launch Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment. The newly-established school will begin accepting applications this fall for the fall 2021 semester and will offer undergraduate degrees in music, music technology, entrepreneurship and production, and sports management. Students will be given […]

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JAY-Z’s Roc Nation and Long Island University co-establish new school of music, sports, and entertainment

JAY Z‘s Roc Nation and Brooklyn’s Long Island University (LIU) have partnered to launch Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment. The newly-established school will begin accepting applications this fall for the fall 2021 semester and will offer undergraduate degrees in music, music technology, entrepreneurship and production, and sports management. Students will be given […]

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Jay-Z partners with NFL as its live music entertainment strategist

The NFL and Jay-Z have entered into a partnership that will place the high-profile hip-hop artist in a position of considerable influence: live music entertainment strategist. As a part of his new role, Jay-Z will consult with the NFL on the selection of Super Bowl halftime talent. He will also help the NFL orchestrate other […]

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Jay-Z partners with NFL as its live music entertainment strategist

The NFL and Jay-Z have entered into a partnership that will place the high-profile hip-hop artist in a position of considerable influence: live music entertainment strategist. As a part of his new role, Jay-Z will consult with the NFL on the selection of Super Bowl halftime talent. He will also help the NFL orchestrate other […]

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Meek Mill launches new label, Dream Chasers Records, under JAY-Z’s Roc Nation

With the stroke of a pen, Meek Mill and JAY-Z inked a record label dedicated to the identification and development of new musical talent guided by Meek’s creative direction. Christened Dream Chasers Records, the label will foreground talent acquisition, creative strategy, and marketing as some of its central operative focuses. Dream Chasers Records’ current state […]

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Meek Mill launches new label, Dream Chasers Records, under JAY-Z’s Roc Nation

With the stroke of a pen, Meek Mill and JAY-Z inked a record label dedicated to the identification and development of new musical talent guided by Meek’s creative direction. Christened Dream Chasers Records, the label will foreground talent acquisition, creative strategy, and marketing as some of its central operative focuses. Dream Chasers Records’ current state […]

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Philly’s mayor confirms Made In America Fest will be held at Benjamin Franklin Parkway for ‘years to come’ after meeting with JAY-Z

After the Philadelphia mayor’s office announced Made in America Festival is moving locations from Benjamin Franklin Parkway after 2018, Jay-Z called out Mayor Jim Kenney for evicting the festival. Benjamin Franklin Parkway cuts through the cultural heart of Philadelphia, and since 2012, Made in America has been held in that historic location. After Roc Nation and the mayors […]

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Rihanna’s team reportedly has close to 500 records ready for upcoming dancehall album, including material from Skrillex and Boi-1da

Rihanna and her label, Roc Nation, are in the midst of completing an album devoted to singer’s Caribbean roots. Sources close to the project have also suggested she’s also working on a different pop-oriented album. For the last year, team RiRi has been searching for beats, collecting what sources say is close to 500 records from […]

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DENM – Bless Your Heart (Original Mix)

Roc Nation signee and recent Gnash collaborator DENM is a garage pop stronghold on the rise. Though he dipped his toe in the dance music waters alongside Tommy Trash recently, the West Coast newcomer’s distinct vocal offerings find a new peak within “Bless Your Heart.” Island-proofed without the Major Lazer knock-off vibes, the pounding beats and […]

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Lil Wayne Shares New Song, “Like A Man”

Originally left on the cutting-room floor, music has been leaking a lot lately from Lil Wayne‘s massive successful ‘The Carter 3’ album. Today, we get another leak in the new track titled, “Like A Man”. On the heels of Tha Carter III leftover “Dinnertime,” Lil Wayne’s “Like a Man” has leaked from the vault. The […]

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Lil Wayne Shares New Song, “Like A Man”

Originally left on the cutting-room floor, music has been leaking a lot lately from Lil Wayne‘s massive successful ‘The Carter 3’ album. Today, we get another leak in the new track titled, “Like A Man”. On the heels of Tha Carter III leftover “Dinnertime,” Lil Wayne’s “Like a Man” has leaked from the vault. The […]

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Stream Vic Mensa’s New Album, ‘The Autobiography’ A Week Early

Originally scheduled for July 28th release, Vic Mensa and NPR gives a early gift with the release of his highly-anticipated debut album a week early. Featuring recent released “Wings” and “Rage”. The Chicago GRAMMY-nominated artist’s debut album, The Autobiography, features Weezer, The-Dream, Pusha T, Ty Dolla $ign, SYD, Chief Keef, Joey Purp, Dreezy, Saul Williams, […]

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Vic Mensa Shares New Video, “Rage”

Following the announcement of his debut album, Vic Mensa shares the new video for his song “Rage” today. The striking video chronicles Vic’s own personal struggles with addiction and mental health through a nearly fatal plane crash, and his ultimate rebirth. The Autobiography will released on July 28 via Roc Nation/Capitol. Watch above. Pre-order Vic […]

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Watch Chapter 1 of Meek Mill’s New Film, ‘Wins & Losses’

With his new album, ‘Wins & Losses’ dropping later on this week, Meek Mill unveils the first chapter of a new film inspired by the album. The first act titled, “The Rebirth”, depicts a modern day version of the circle of life as it is set in a hospital. As a woman gives birth, representing […]

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Meek Mill Shares New Video “Issues”

After announcing his new album, ‘Wins and Losses’ will be available for streaming next week (July 21), Meek Mill unveils a new video for the album’s new single, “Issues”. Meek Mill shows the rollercoaster year he’s had as he hit the seas on jetskis and party it up with his Dreamchasers and some fine ladies. […]

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Watch Vic Mensa’s Pharrell & Pusha T-Featured Video, “OMG”

It’s been a while since we’ve receive new music content in the headlines for Chicago recording artist/Jay-Z-protege Vic Mensa. Today, we get new video from the Roc Nation-signee featuring star-studded Virginia recording artists Pusha T and Pharrell Williams, properly-titled, “OMG”. Directed by Vic Mensa and talented Shomi Patwary, “OMG” shows Mensa and the goons riding […]

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Watch Vic Mensa’s Pharrell & Pusha T-Featured Video, “OMG”

It’s been a while since we’ve receive new music content in the headlines for Chicago recording artist/Jay-Z-protege Vic Mensa. Today, we get new video from the Roc Nation-signee featuring star-studded Virginia recording artists Pusha T and Pharrell Williams, properly-titled, “OMG”. Directed by Vic Mensa and talented Shomi Patwary, “OMG” shows Mensa and the goons riding […]

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