Ghanaian-German footballer, Jerome Boateng
has become the first football client on Jay Z’s
Roc Nation Label as the hiphop mogul
continues to expand his business interests to
complement his legendary rap career. Roc
Nation Sport has signed the Bayern Munich
defender Jerome Boateng, brother of Kevin
The 26-year-old celebrated signing the deal at
Jay Z’s sports bar the ’40/40 club’ in Brooklyn
before continuing the party at the rap star’s
private villa. “I took my sister and my best
friend,’ Boateng told German newspaper Welt
am Sonntag. ‘It was a great day with Jay Z. We
could ask him anything.
“We mostly talked about music and football.
Jay Z knows about football and has watched
“America is a big market. With Jay-Z and Roc
Nation I have a lot, we want to try what is
Roc Nation is the home to artists such as
Kanye West, Calvin Harris, Grimes, Haim,
Deadmau5 , Rita Ora, with its sports roster
including basketball player Kevin Durant,
boxers Andre Ward and Miguel Cotto and
baseball player Erick Aybar.