Desiree Perez Leads Jay Z to Success

The end of Jay Z’s 10 year $150 million deal with Live Nation is drawing nearer every day. This deal was originally made in 2008 and now that the deal is closing up, either side is able to sell their stake in Roc Nation. They could also just buy the company outright. Live Nation has publicly said they wish to continue the touring deal with Jay Z but are not longer going to be a recording music deal with him. They reiterated several times that do want to continue with his touring deal as they believe it is mutually beneficial to all those involved.  More related article on

Roc Nation currently has many top artists including Jay Z, Rihanna, Meek Mill, Fat Joe, and Shakira. Jay Z is represented by an experienced executive from Roc Nation named Desiree Perez. They have worked together for a long time. Together, they met with the chairman and CEO of Universal Music, Sir Lucian Grainge. Some people have spectated that this might hint that Universal Music has an interest in buying a stake of Roc Nation.  Check

Universal Music revealed that they already have a distribution deal with Roc Nation and if they were to take a larger stake in the company, they will greatly increase their stake in Roc Nation artists. Universal Music mentioned they would love to work more with Jay Z but have not had official discussions with him about the fact that his deal with Live Nation is coming to a close.

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Desiree Perez has worked closely with Jay Z for almost twenty years at this point. She is a ruthless and experience negotiator and is it partially thanks to her hard work that Rihanna was able to get the Samsung deal.  Read more on   Along with her coworkers, she runs management, publishing, and labeling operations at Roc Nation.  For updates on Dez recent timeline activities, head over to this.

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