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Jay-Z strikes a deal with the New York Yankees

div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_wmqtdXIw5cE/THf2wi3Fv1I/AAAAAAAABik/wgPioNoQ1_A/s1600/Jay-Z+2.jpg” imageanchor=”1″ style=”clear: left; cssfloat: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ ox=”true” src=”http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_wmqtdXIw5cE/THf2wi3Fv1I/AAAAAAAABik/wgPioNoQ1_A/s320/Jay-Z+2.jpg” //a/divBy The Hip Hop Writerbr /Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writerbr /br /The president of hip hop is known for making deals well outside of the hip hop world and the entertainment community. In 1999, Jay-Z was the biggest rapper on the planet and he capitalized off his popularity with Rocawear. After creating the clothing line, Jay-Z made numerous other deals with other people for various products.br /br /br /In 2005, Jay-Z, at the time retired from hip hop music, purchased part of the New Jersey Nets’ franchise and became the face of the team. While only being a minority owner of the team, Jay-Z decided to move the franchise back to New York City in his native borough of Brooklyn. The move will be completed sometime next year, but Jay-Z is “on to the next one.”br /br /Outside of hip hop, Jay-Z is probably best-known for the New Jersey Nets and his clothing business ventures. Having grown up a New York Yankees’ fan, Jay-Z has always wanted to do something for his team. Recently, a new business deal has given him this opportunity and he plans to strike on it.br /br /Jay-Z and the New York Yankees have teamed up for a Limited Edition New York Yankees’ clothing line. The merchandise will go on sale on August 30 and will end on September 14. In his chart-topping New York anthem, “Empire State of Mind,” Jay-Z boasted of how he can make the New York Yankees’ cap more famous than a New York Yankee can.br /br /Now, the franchise is giving him the chance to prove it.div class=”blogger-post-footer”div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”
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