Jay-Z Has a Surprising New Job

Starts sports agency, signs Robinson Cano
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 2, 2013 1:14 PM CDT

(Newser) – Jay-Z is now a rapper and a sports agent, ESPN reports. Roc Nation, the entertainment company Jay-Z founded, announced today that it is partnering with Creative Artists Agency to create Roc Nation Sports. Its first client: Robinson Cano, the New York Yankees second baseman who is in the final season of his $57 million contract. Sources say Jay-Z plans to actually become a certified agent in baseball, and later in basketball and football. If he becomes a certified basketball agent, he'd have to give up his ownership share of the Brooklyn Nets. (Read more Robinson Cano stories.)

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