Rihanna Exits Def Jam For Jay Z's Roc Nation Record Label

Roc Nation's roster just got considerably stronger as Rihanna has decided to call the label her recording home. She leaves Def Jam after a seven album run that began in 2005 when then-President Jay Z signed her to the label.

The singer was already being managed by Roc Nation. This move simply keeps everything in house for the Barbadian beauty.

Riri joins J. Cole, Willow Smith, Rita Ora, DJ Mustard, Calvin Harris, Alexa Goddard, Mayaeni, Jay Electronica and of course, Hov himself as an artist under the Roc Nation umbrella.

The addition gives Jay's label one of the biggest superstars on the planet. Rihanna has sold over 30 million albums and 120 million singles worldwide during her career. At only 26-years old the singer is in the prime of her career.



Source: Complex



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Comment by forefront on May 6, 2014 at 8:54am
I thought Ye was signed to Roc Nation too. But damn, that' a big power move right there I gotta say
Comment by M.K.J... on May 5, 2014 at 7:47pm
COOL DO THAT RIH...
Comment by Merry Christmas Sidney on May 5, 2014 at 6:30pm
#SK Tings must be good at Roc Nation
Comment by Trap_P on May 5, 2014 at 6:17pm
ok @ Tall Shon (TS) rita ora as far as im concerned she's been out for a lil min now her name should be bigger than it is but its not ....calvin harris ill give u a pass on ive heard his music just didnt who he was he's definately going places....alexa goddard we'll she how that goes in the next 3 yrs she aint really buzzin like that right now....
Comment by SMP on May 5, 2014 at 5:34pm
hoe, lol
Comment by tevan johnson on May 5, 2014 at 5:15pm
He needs to sign a Female Emcee ...i think c.carter would fit perfectly...
Comment by Nsc on May 5, 2014 at 4:32pm
fif cant compete with jay period
Comment by Tall Shon (TS) on May 5, 2014 at 4:29pm
Trap_P those two are not the only ones doing well on that list. Rita Ora has a few number one projects and her music does very well. Ur not checking for it cus it is not hip hop. The same goes for Calvin Harris and Alexa Goddard.
Comment by YKham on May 5, 2014 at 4:26pm
Beyonce is soon to be next.....Jay been plottin
Comment by Trap_P on May 5, 2014 at 2:40pm
Out of the roc nation roster J. Cole, Willow Smith, Rita Ora, DJ Mustard, Calvin Harris, Alexa Goddard, Mayaeni, Jay Electronica only 2 artist are really doin well j.cole and dj mustard hopefully riri can sustain as she has been....



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