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Jay-Z to sell ownership share of Brooklyn Nets to move into sports representation

Stuart Dezenhall Contributor

Jay-Z planned to be a recognizable face of the transition from New Jersey to Brooklyn for the Nets franchise.

That plan is reportedly coming to an end as the rap mogul will sell his ownership share in the NBA franchise to more actively pursue his growing player representation business.

Jay-Z recently landed New York Yankees star second baseman Robinson Cano and by selling his ownership share in the Nets, he will be able to represent NBA players in the future.

He already owns Roc Nation Sports which is partnered with big-time entertainment rep Creative Artists Agency.

Jay-Z’s presence in the entertainment business and his lofty cultural profile will be sure to intrigue young stars and NBA hopefuls in the near future.

“Did I mention I’m Jay-Z and I’m married to Beyonce…” is sure to be part of his sales pitch to prospective clients.

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