Jay-Z Officially A Certified MLB, NBA Agent

Source: Bob Nightengale and Jeffrey Martin / USA Today

Rapper Jay-Z will soon embark on a summer tour with fellow superstar Justin Timberlake. During his down time, he can negotiate baseball and basketball contracts.

Jay-Z officially became a certified baseball agent, the Major League Baseball Players Association confirmed Thursday morning to USA TODAY Sports, enabling Jay-Z to negotiate a deal for New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano whenever he wishes.

Addtionally, Ron Berkowitz, a spokesman for Roc Nation Sports, confirmed Jay-Z has been certified by the National Basketball Players Union to serve as an agent. Roc Nation Sports president Juan Perez was also certified.

Jay-Z’s status with the NBA union was first reported by Sports Business Journal.

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