The five-time All-Star posted a picture of the watch on his Instagram account two weeks ago. He also posted the following comment: “thanks to the ROC NATION my birthday gift.”
Two black customers accused the luxury store of racial profiling last week after they said they were detained by police on suspicion of credit card fraud after lawfully purchasing expensive items.
Brooklyn State Sen. Eric Adams wants the New York City’s Commission on Human Rights to look into reports of unfair treatment of African-American shoppers.
The Rev. Al Sharpton on Saturday called threatened to boycott the luxury retailer Barneys, in response to allegations by shoppers who claimed they were racially profiled.
In response to charges of racial profiling at Barneys, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said it’s a daily phenomenon for police officers to be called in by high-end retailers to investigate suspected shoplifting and credit card fraud.
The hip-hop mogul told Bloomberg TV on Monday that he’s aiming to make sports history as the league’s “first African-American majority owner.”
Sources have told the New York Post that rapper Jay-Z has decided to sell his minority ownership in the Brooklyn Nets to Kidd, who was hired as the team’s head coach on June 12.
Some New Yorkers were lucky enough Wednesday to spend six hours with Jay-Z as he rapped at the Pace Gallery in Chelsea, for what was to become part of a music video.
Jason Keidel offers a harsh examination of the Nets’ mega-deal.
Shawn Carter’s clientele should be the younger rungs of the key demo, the kid who has yet to become a man, ready to sign with The Man. Jay-Z is smart enough to see that a smaller splash leads to bigger ripples.
Ron Berkowitz, a spokesman for Roc Nation Sports, told ESPN that the Brooklyn native is now licensed to be an NBA agent. Jay-Z is licensed to be an MLB agent as well, MLB Players Association spokesman Greg Bouris told the network.
New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has no concerns about questions surrounding the process in which he picked an agent, saying “Jay-Z didn’t recruit me.”
Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has chosen hip-hop star Jay-Z’s new sports agency to represent him.
Jay-Z, the Yankees and developer Bruce Ratner all joined forces to come up with one of those plans. Ratner joined us on The Couch alongside Randy Levine, president of the New York Yankees to talk about their idea for overhauling the event venue.
The club has “had several conversations with Roc Nation Sports about Robinson Cano’s future with the team,” Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner told reporters on Thursday, according to the New York Daily News.