Jay Z Signs DJ Khaled To Roc Nation
Jay Z signed DJ Khaled to Roc Nation management. The news was made public when DJ Khaled posted a video of the Rap mogul presenting him with a Roc-A-Fella chain at a J. Cole concert in Madison Square Garden.
"I don't have an original one," Jay Z says of the chain. "I don't own an original one like at all. Zero. This is my last one."
"God is great," DJ Khaled responds.
Jay Z also gave a Roc-A-Fella chain to J. Cole when the North Carolina rapper's Dreamville label signed with Interscope.
DJ Khaled took to Instagram today (February 29) to share his thoughts on joining Jay Z's Roc Nation.
“Allow me to reintroduce myself!!!!” DJ Khaled writes, referencing Jay Z’s “Public Service Announcement.” “Meet my manager. His name is Jay Z. Jigga. Hov!!! Special cloth alert! The blessings coming in have been overwhelming. So much blessings I needed the right team to help me embrace it right. And when I say embrace I mean brand partnership. When two special cloth brands come together history gets made. I'd like to thank fan luv for walking with me thru the journey of more success. They don't want us to win!!!! So what we gonna do is win more. When I say we, I'm talking fan luv! I'm talking my brother Lenny S! Always seen my vision !!I'm talking Chaka!! I'm talking JIGGA NATION!!!!! I'm up to something. I will never stop!!! I will not lose JIGGA VOICE!!! Ride with me thru the journey of more success. God is the greatest! Bless up. #WeTheBest #JAYZ #Rocnation @wethebestmusic JUS KNOW IM WORKING ON NEW MUSIC !!”
Roc Nation also took to social media by sharing the video on Twitter.
"Welcome @DJKhaled to the @RocNation family!" the post says. "#RocNation#WeTheBest."
DJ Khaled hosts the We The Best Radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio. The streaming service is a direct competitor to Jay Z's TIDAL.
The two artists have worked together on “They Don’t Love You Know More,” a cut from DJ Khaled’s I Changed a Lot.