Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sign With Universal

Gives Universal the rights to Jay's next album, as well as albums by artists signed to Roc Nation.

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Jay-Z and Roc Nation have signed a major deal to become a part of Universal Music Group.

The multi-year partnership means that Roc Nation will operate as a standalone label under Universal's umbrella. The agreement means that albums by Jay, Rihanna, and other artists signed to Roc Nation will release albums through Universal Music.

 Said Lucien Grainge, Chairman and CEO of UMG:


Jay-Z also made a statement:


[Via Reuters]

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