Tag Archives: Roc Nation

  • Jay Z: ‘Run This Town’ Suit Tossed; Roc Nation Sports Sets 1st Fight Event

    Dec 9, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Jay Z has managed to meet the royal family, dodge a lawsuit and set his first fight card – all within 24 hours. Manhattan federal Judge Lewis Kaplan on Tuesday tossed a lawsuit by NY-based record label TufAmerica Inc. against Hov and his entertainment company alleging that the rap mogul and other industry honchos illegally […]

  • HBO Sets Reality Special Around NBA MVP Kevin Durant

    Oct 9, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *HBO Sports is teaming up with film and TV producer Jamie Patricof and reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant for the reality special “The Offseason: Kevin Durant,” debuting Tuesday, Nov. 4 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT). The pay channel describes the hour as “a first-person account of the life of the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar forward, from the […]

  • Sound Engineer Claims He Created Roc-a-Fella Sound in New Lawsuit

    Jul 9, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *If you believe Chauncey Mahan, he was the one who created the sound people know and love from Roc-a-Fella Records in the late ‘90’s and early ‘00’s. In a new lawsuit obtained by TMZ.com, the sound engineer claims he was one of the first masters of Pro Tools production software and was instrumental in creating […]

  • Chris Rock to Host BET Awards * Funnee: A Roc-Nation in Crisis Report (Watch)

    May 15, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Yesterday (May 14) BET announced that comedian Chris Rock will host the 2014 BET Awards. “We’ve been trying to make this happen for a VERY long while, and we’re ecstatic that Chris Rock will be the host of the BET Awards for the first time,” said Stephen Hill, president of Music Programming and Specials at […]

  • Jay Z Drops His Extortion Case Over Roc Nation Recordings

    May 14, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Jay Z is no longer seeking extortion charges over his old recordings. Producer Chauncey Mahan was detained last month after the rap mogul’s label Roc Nation accused him of stealing master tapes in 2002 and demanding $110,000 for their return. Now that he no longer wants to pursue charges, Los Angeles police are have halted […]

  • Rihanna Signs Artist Deal with Roc Nation

    May 5, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Complex Magazine is reporting that Rihanna “left” her longtime label, Def Jam, to record under its in-house imprint at Shawn “Jay Z” Carter’s management company Roc Nation. However, the singer’s follow-up to 2012’s “Unapologetic” will still be distributed by Def Jam, with an announcement on official plans expected “soon,” according to sources. Roc Nation — […]