Silicon Valley VC Larry Marcus, known for his stakes in SoundHound and Pandora, will partner with Jay and his longtime business partner Jay Brown, president of Jay-Z’s entertainment group Roc Nation, Business Insider reports.
The Marcy Houses, a public-housing complex in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, which Jay has proudly rapped about throughout his music career — most notably on the song Marcy Me which appeared on the rapper’s 4.44 album.
No stranger to start-ups, in 2011, Jigga became an early investor in Uber when the company was valued at just $300m. Uber has since ballooned in value to more than $70bn.
Additional business efforts, include Roc Nation Sports and recent worldwide tour alongside wife Beyoncé.
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