Apparently Jay-Z has gotten bored with being a part owner of the Brooklyn Nets and decided that he needed another sporting endeavor. It’s unclear whether he himself will be a Sports Agent, or if he is merely the owner of the Agency, but he has already snagged a big client.
I was surprised to see that New York Yankees 2nd baseman Robinson Cano fired his super agent Scott Boras to go with a new agency, hopefully Cano knows what he is doing.
Jay-Z seems to have a plan in mind:
Roc Nation, an entertainment company founded by Shawn Carter, also known as Jay-Z, will announce on Tuesday that it is getting into the sports representation business through a partnership with Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
The company, which will be known as Roc Nation Sports, has signed its first client, the New York Yankees‘ Robinson Cano. Cano, who has left agent Scott Boras, is in the final year of a six-year, $57 million deal with the team.
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