Monday, September 29, 2008
On September 26th, Jay-Z confirmed his Stargate deal. Rap superstar Jay-Z (Shawn Carter), has teamed up with the Norwegian beatmaking duo, consisting of Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel S. Eriksen Stargate to launch a new label. with this collaboration StarRoc has been formed..
In a statement Jay-Z and Stargate say, "The focus is to find new talent and develop artists through mutually beneficial global partnerships which include music distribution, publishing, touring and merchandising."
The new label is linked to Jay-Z's multi-million dollar contract with concert promoters Live Nation, who he will join once he releases his final album on Def Jam, The Blueprint 3, later this year.