Voiceless Corner: Jay-Z's New Roc Empire
WNBA's Skylar Diggins
MLB's Robinson Cano
He had 99 problems, but not any more.
Shawn Carter, better known to the music and entertainment community as Jay-Z, has taken over the game... literally. After successfully selling his ownership shares with the Brooklyn Nets, Jay-Z has taken his Roc Nation Sports and become the new powerhouse in sports. But has he taken it too far?
With news flying on draft night that eventual #39 pick of the New York Jets, Eugene 'Geno' Smith fired his agent, there were rumblings on the reason why. Even the experts couldn't understand it. But Geno made it outright when interviewed by Sirius Radio, a few nights after the draft:
"I don't want to shed too much light on it," he said. "The thing that I can tell you is that it's not because of the whole draft experience. It's not because of one particular incident. There's a number of things. And that story, that battle will be fought on a different day. As of right now, I don't feel too comfortable talking about all the details of it.
Then, the world was once again "roc"ed as Jay-Z swooped in and became the college standout's newest representative. Sure enough, the NFL made Jay-Z enemy #1:
Sources: USAToday.com, NYDailyNews.com