OG Juan and Jay Z Personal Friends and Business Partners Over 20 Years

OG Juan of Roc Nation is best friends and a business associate of Jay Z. Kareem Burke of Roc-A-Fella Records introduced OG Juan to Jay Z in 1996. OG Juan and his wife Desiree Perez recently produced the first Beyoncé and Jay Z album under the Carter name. The album is called Everything is Love. Jay Z and Beyoncé say the new album is a shout out to friends OG Juan and his wife Desiree Perez. Everything is Love has songs that depict the ups and downs of the Carters as a couple and strengthened their marriage. The Carters saved a lot of money using their art for therapy instead of seeing a marriage counselor.

The couple has helped Jay Z run Roc-A-Fella Records from the late 1990s into the first decade of the new millennium. The record company was a division of Def Jam Records. Notorious BIG used to record his music on Roc-A-Fella Records. Roc-A-Familia was launched in 2005 to attract international recording stars. Many international recording stars have been signed to the new label. Roc Nation was co-founded by CG Juan in June 2008. Roc Nation has several locations , including Los Angeles, New York city, and others.

Roc Nation manages many entertainers that include Jay Z, Jaden Smith, Mariah Carey, Rhianna, and others. There is a Roc Nation Sports company that acts as a business management company for sports teams and players. OG Juan and Jay Z teamed up to create 40/40 Club, a sports bar, in 2003. The name was inspired by major league players who have achieved the rare 40 home runs and 40 stolen bases in one baseball season. The sports bar is decorated with gold baseball bats and the winning team’s jerseys. Patrons must be 21 to drink at 40/40.