Jay-Z Opens A School

Jay-Z & Roc Nation have teamed up with the Long Island University to launch the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment.

The school is designed to prepare undergraduate students for a career in the industry, with degrees in music, music technology, entrepreneurship, production, and sports management.

Enrollment for the fall 2021 semester is set to open up in September. Roc Nation CEO Desiree Perez issued a statement about the new endeavor.

“Pursuing higher education is an investment in one’s future," she explained. "This partnership, envisioned alongside LIU President Dr. Cline, is a true investment in our community and young people in Brooklyn, in New York City and beyond. We’re excited that the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment will provide unique insight, knowledge, and experiences for students and introduce the world to the next generation of unmatched talent.”

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