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  • Rocawear’s Debt Spiraling Out of Control

    Jun 15, 13 by Cory Alexander Haywood 1 Comment

    *It was pretty darn obvious that Rocawear was on its way out when even Jay Z (shown above) stopped wearing the clothes. But some people just have to learn the hard way. Take the Iconix Group for example. The company purchased Rocawear for $204 million in 2007. Shortly thereafter, business bombed. The urban line once […]

  • Damon Dash Ordered to Pay Up on 2006 Loan

    May 10, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Hip-hop mogul Damon Dash has been ordered to pay $330,000 to a former business partner who accused him of reneging on a 2006 loan. Tom Nastos, who ran an apparel company which distributed the Rocawear clothing line the star launched with his former pal Jay Z, claims he fronted Dash $240,000 seven years ago on […]

  • Jay-Z, Partners Sued for $7M over Rocawear Logo

    Jul 13, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Jay-Z and his partners were slapped with a $7 million lawsuit by a clothing designer who claims he’s owed unpaid royalties for designing their logo for Rocawear. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Clothing designer Dwayne Walker claims in a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Federal Court, New York, yesterday: ”The logo has become universally recognized as […]

  • Jay-Z Announces New Partnership with NY Yankees

    Apr 15, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *The New York Yankees could be rocking some new styled gear pretty soon. On Wednesday, Jay-Z officially announced a new partnership between the baseball team and his beloved brand Rocawear. This partnership means Rocawear will be riding high at Yankee stadium and integrated into several promotions throughout the season. Via a press release, Jameel Spencer, […]

  • Rocawear Could Go Bankrupt

    Jan 19, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

      *While all seems flowers and candy in the world of Hip Hop mogul Jay-Z since the birth of his baby girl, his good name isn’t fairing too well in the business market. Rocawear clothing, the company he co-founded with producer Damon Dash in 1999, executed a massive layoff and is currently on the verge […]

  • Jay-Z’s ‘Occupy’ Tees Were Sold Out, Not Pulled; Still for Sale

    Nov 15, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Looks like Jay-Z is still selling his “Occupy All Streets” t-shirts, despite claims yesterday to the contrary. As previously reported, the New York Daily News posted a piece saying Jigga’s clothing company Rocawear had suspended sales of the tee supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement in the wake of widespread criticism. But according to a […]