1. Roc Nation Strikes Global Partnership With Universal Music Group

    April 08, 2013 10:46 AM EDT Universal Music Group and Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by Jay-Z, announced today that they have entered into a multi-year, worldwide partnership under which the Roc Nation music label will operate as a standalone label within ...

  2. Backbeat: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Steve Stoute, More Get Made In America

    September 04, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Steve Stoute, Founder, Translations LLC, poses with Paul Chibe, CMO, Anheuser-Busch. (Photo: Jess Letkemann) Made In America, the inaugural two-day music festival and brainchild of Jay-Z and Budweiser , lit up Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on Sep ...

  3. 40 Under 40: Jay Brown

    August 02, 2012 2:36 PM EDT Jay Brown President, Roc Nation Website: RocNation.com Twitter: @RocNation Successful But Hungry Four years after he helped Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter launch his Roc Nation imprint, president Jay Brown, 38, is still hungry for success. Alongsi ...

  4. Rita Ora Rocks Crowd Filled With Roc Nation, Columbia Execs -- and Steven Tyler -- at Debut L.A. Performance

    April 27, 2012 4:15 PM EDT New Roc Nation signee Rita Ora performs during her first-ever Los Angeles showcase at the Viper Room in Los Angeles. (Photo: Catie Laffoon) Thursday night, a crowd lined up outside of West Hollywood's Viper Room for Roc Nation/Columbia Record ...

  5. Frank Ocean To Open For Coldplay On European Dates

    March 05, 2012 2:59 PM EST A little over a year after releasing his Nostalgia, Ultra mixtape, which included a creative cover of Coldplay's "Strawberry Swing," Frank Ocean will be galavanting around Europe with the U.K. arena rockers later this summer. Warner ...

  6. Frank Ocean To Open for Coldplay on Europe Dates

    March 05, 2012 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 A little over a year after releasing his "Nostalgia, Ultra" mixtape, which included a creative cover of Coldplay 's "Strawberry Swing," Frank Ocean will be galavanting around Europe with the U.K. arena rockers later this sum ...

  7. Melanie Fiona Talks 'MF Life,' Overcoming 'One-Hit Wonder' Status

    March 30, 2011 6:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 M elanie Fiona has arrived at the tough part of her sophomore album, "The MF Life" -- choosing which songs are going to be on it. "I would say we're narrowing down from 20 songs right now, and I'm looking to have 10 to 12 on ...

  8. Jay-Z Welcomes Jay Electronica To Roc Nation

    November 13, 2010 1:21 AM EST 0 0 0 Another "Jay" has been added to the Roc Nation roster. It was announced yesterday (Nov. 12) that New Orleans rapper Jay Electronica signed with Jay-Z's personal imprint, joining acts J. Cole and Willow Smith at the recently formed lab ...