Roc-A-Fella Records

ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS CO-FOUNDER ARRESTED IN MARIJUANA DRUGS RING

Via Yahoo News Raids targeting a wholesale marijuana ring based in New York and Florida resulted in the arrests of 45 people, including one of the founders of the Roc-A-Fella record label, prosecutors said Friday. Kareem Burke, who started the hip-hop label with Jay-Z and Damon Dash in the 1990s, was caught on a wiretap discussing “grow houses” with the ringleader, federal prosecutors in Manhattan said. An employee of High Times magazine also was charged. Burke and the others face 10 years []

UK MUSIC NEWS: SINGER TERRI WALKER INKS NEW DEAL WITH ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS

Soul Culture reports that British Soul singer Terri Walker has inked a deal with Damon Dash’s newly resurrected label Roc-A-Fella Records. Walker revealed to the website that she is recording her fourth studio album with producer Ski Beatz, which will be distributed through Roc-A-Fella Records. She added, “I have no release date confirmed yet but I can tell you the theme.  Seeing as I am working with Hip Hop legends, I have decided to have a Hip Hop theme on this album. []

DAMON DASH RESURRECTS ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS

Soul Culture reports that Damon Dash has resurrected Roc-A-Fella Records and plans on releasing rapper Curren$y’s Pilot Talk album as the label’s first new release on June 15. Via Soul Culture “Def Jam or Universal bought the brand. I think the ‘beef’ [with us and Jay-Z] was that Jay made it clear he didn’t want me or Biggs to be a part of it. That’s really where it was at. Now that he doesn’t work for Def Jam anymore, he doesn’t have the []

DAMON DASH SET TO WRITE TELL-ALL BOOK?

Rumour has it that Damon Dash is planning on writing a tell-all book. Bruk Pocket will sit down, open his lap tap, and then employ a reasonably priced ghost writer to rehash the past. The good old day’s with a young and hungry rapper called Jay-Z, the rise and fall of the Roc-A-Fella empire, the times when he publicly belittled people, and his own demise in to obscurity. This should be a very entertaining read!

DAMON DASH DESIGNS RANGE ROVER…WITH DIAMONDS

I have to hand it to Bruk Pocket Dash, the man doesn’t give up. Check out his latest venture… Rap mogul Damon Dash’s luxury timepiece and jewelry brand Tiret New York has turned its hand to automotive design with its latest creation, the Tiret Sport Coupe. Just unveiled at watch expo Baselworld in Switzerland, the luxurious 2-door SUV is based on the Range Rover Sport and features real diamond accents derived from Tiret’s opulent oversized, bejeweled timepieces by designer Daniel Lazar. Available by []

DAMON DASH AND RACHEL ROY: ‘THEY HAVEN’T GOT A POT TO P*SS IN’ SAYS LAWYER

Well it really doesn’t look too good for old Bruk Pocket – but not that you would notice! A bank wants his Tribeca condos, the city is seizing his SUV and his lawyer dropped him for not paying his legal bills. The co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records and Rocawear – who in 2005 sold his share in the clothing empire to Jay-Z for $20 million – is under assault in Manhattan Supreme Court from lawyers, lenders and landlords fed up with not getting paid. The []

DAMON DASH SUED OVER MISSED MORTGAGE PAYMENTS

Picture Source Hip-Hop entrepreneur Damon Dash is being sued by Eastern Savings Bank, for missing the monthly mortgage payments on a pair of Manhattan apartments. According to a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Dash has failed the $78,504 monthly note for the apartments since January. Dash is in danger of losing the apartments, which are located in the trendy Sugar Warehouse and in the Atalanta. Dash, who founded Roc-A-Fella Records with Jay-Z in 1996, also faces over $10,000 in late fees []