From music to movies, sports and now news, Roc Nation has a hand in it all. Today the word comes down that Van Jones Becomes Jay Z’s Latest Signee To Roc Nation. Van Jones unleashed an official press release over the weekend and stated “Roc Nation stands for excellence, innovation, and impact, and I am proud to join the family. To make positive change in today’s world, we must close the gaps that exist between artists and activists is cultural leaders and political leaders … taste-makers and changemakers. This partnership opens up the opportunity to do that on a global scale. It’s a bold, unprecedented move. And I’m both humbled and excited by the possibilities.”
Van is a Yale-educated, non-practicing attorney who hosts CNN’s The Messy Truth. He is also a former Obama adviser and author of The Green Collar Economy while serving as President of The Dream Corps and more. Jay Z also spoke on Van Jones joining the Roc Nation family, adding “Van’s immense capacity for empathy builds bridges. He inspires dialogue and only through conversation and active listening, can true change occur. Roc Nation is honored to support and amplify every initiative.” Speak your thoughts on the news below and stay tuned for more on this coming soon!
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