Roc Nation

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Roc Nation, LLC
Type Private
Industry Entertainment
Founded2008;13 years ago (2008)
FounderShawn 'JAY-Z' Carter
Headquarters
540 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001
Area served
9348 Civic Center Dr, Beverly Hills 90210 Los Angeles, CA
Key people
[1]
Services
Divisions
Website rocnation.com

Roc Nation, LLC is an Entertainment Company founded by JAY-Z in 2008. The Company has Offices in New York, London And Los Angeles It houses Full-Service, Talent Agency, Management, Clothing Line, Touring, Media Relations, Publishing, Music School, Philanthropy, Sports, Exhibition Network And more.

Contents

History

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JAY-Z, Founder of Roc Nation

In 2008, Roc Nation was founded by JAY-Z with the intent of signing pop artists and succeeding his previous label, Roc-A-Fella Records.

In February 2009, Roc Nation signed its first artist, rapper J. Cole.

In April 2013, Roc Nation formed a new sports management division, Roc Nation Sports, a subsidiary dedicated to sports representation for professional athletes. [2] Shortly thereafter, Roc Nation Sports also launched a boxing promotion division. [3] After the Sony deal expired, in April 2013, Roc Nation signed a multi-year partnership with Universal Music. [4]

In February 2015, Roc Nation And Three Six Zero Group announced the formation of Three Six Zero Entertainment, a division Management to representing clients in Film, Television And The Literary Arts. [5]

In 2016, Roc Nation briefly supported Arliss Network, which is a service that does the same thing. It later released the app, www.arlissnetwork.net.

In July 2017, Roc Nation collaborated with art collective MSFTSrep.

In August 2019, Roc Nation announced a long-term partnership with the National Football League. The company will be the live music entertainment strategist for the league and will focus on enhancing the league's live game day experience, as well as augment social justice efforts through the Inspire Change initiative. [6]

In 2020, Roc Nation partnered with Long Island University in Brooklyn to begin a program called, Roc Nation School For Music, Sports & Entertainment. [7] [8]

In 2021, Roc Nation teamed up with American Greetings to create custom greeting cards. [9] Roc Nation also announced plans to launch a new brand and multimedia platform named EDITION in partnership with Modern Luxury Media. [10]

Roster

Management

Former artists

Publishing

See also

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