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Jay Z Reportedly Buying Hot 97 Radio Station
Funkmaster Flex recently blasted Jay Z and reports originally suggested that the beef between the two was over some kind of Dipset beef, but now new reports claim Jay is thinking about buying the station Flex works for, Hot 97. The reports claim Jay has teamed up with a group of investors to try and buy out the legendary New York radio station.
“According to a ROCK SOLID SOURCE – Shawn “Jay Z” Carter along with a group of investors that includes NY Knicks star Carmelo Anthony are currently NEGOTIATING TO BUY Hot 97 radio station. Talks are still early, but we’re told that both sides have HIRED LAWYERS and INVESTMENT BANKERS – and are serious in getting a deal done.
Wow – this is going to be BIG NEWS for the city of New York. We guess Funkmaster Flex doesn’t like the idea of Jigga owning the station. “ (AllHipHop)
Jay Z’s Signs University Of Georgia Star Running Back Todd Gurley
Jay Z has been gathering sports talent for his Roc Nation Sports management company a lot lately and his latest client is reportedly University of Georgia’s star running back Todd Gurley. Gurley is now the sixth football player to join the Roc Nation team.
Roc Nation took to Twitter to make the announcement.
Jay Z Signs Boxing Champion Andre Ward To Roc Nation Sports
Since Jay Z has started Roc Nation Sports he has signed baseball players, football players, basketball players, and now the music mogul has decided to add boxing to his client list. Boxing middleweight champion Andre Ward announced this morning that he has officially signed with Roc Nation Sports.
Jay Z & Beyonce Sued For Stealing Part Of ‘Drunk In Love’
A Hungarian woman is claiming Jay Z, Beyonce and Timbaland ripped her song to use for their hit record “Drunk In Love.” According to Monika Miczura, aka Mitsou, the first 13 seconds of the song was ripped from a Roma folk song that she recorded back in 1995.
According to TMZ, Mitsou is taking them to court and asking for damages as well as prohibiting anyone from paying “Drunk In Love” until her voice is taken out.
“Monika Miczura, aka Mitsou, says Bey, Jay and producer Timbaland pilfered a Roma folk song she recorded in 1995, then used it for the first 13 seconds of the hit song.
Mitsou says she never gave them permission, but even worse, her song is about hopelessness yet Beyonce used it "to evoke foreign eroticism alongside the sexually intense lyrics."
She wants damages and is also asking a judge to prohibit anyone from playing the song as long as it has her voice” (TMZ)
Jay Z Buys Champagne Company
Jay Z has been getting in to all kinds of different business ventures and he has decided to add yet another company to his list. According to reports, Jay has decided to buy a piece of the champagne company Armand de Brignac, also known as Ace of Spades.
The champagne company released a statement saying they have decided to turn their interest in the compny over to Jay.
“We are proud to announce that Sovereign Brands, a New York-based wine and spirits company owned by the Berish family, has sold its interest in the Armand de Brignac (‘Ace of Spades’) Champagne brand to a new company led by the globally-renowned Shawn ‘Jay Z’ Carter.” (AllHipHop)