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Mariah Carey ‘quits’ Jay-Z’s management company Roc Nation


Mariah Carey ‘quits’ Jay-Z’s management company Roc Nation ‘after a blazing row’ with the rapper about the future of her career

  • Mariah Carey has reportedly severed her business relationship with rapper Jay-Z, just three and a half years after signing with his management company
  • The stars allegedly had a ‘blazing row’ about the future of Carey’s career, which inspired the star to look for a new manager who ‘has full belief in her’
  • ‘Mariah and Jay had an explosive meeting which did not go well at all. She has made it clear she wants nothing more to do with him,’ a source told The Sun on Friday
  • The insider continued: ‘She will formally depart in the next few weeks’
  • Carey, who is finalizing her ‘R&B- influenced album’ at the moment and beginning to plan a world tour, has already begun ‘talking to other managers’ 
  • Roc Nation has already removed Mariah from their website, where they publicly list the talent they represent

Mariah Carey has reportedly severed her business relationship with rapper Jay-Z, just three and a half years after signing with his management company Roc Nation.

The superstars allegedly had a ‘blazing row’ about the future of Carey’s career, which reportedly inspired the star to look for a new manager with ‘full belief in her.’

‘Mariah and Jay had an explosive meeting which did not go well at all. She has made it clear she wants nothing more to do with him and has called it quits with Roc Nation,’ a source told The Sun on Friday.

DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for Mariah and Jay-Z for comment.

Moving on: Mariah Carey has reportedly ended her business relationship with rapper Jay-Z, just three and a half years after signing with his management company Roc Nation; seen in 2019

The insider continued: ‘She will formally depart in the next few weeks. It is a shame because they had done some great work in the last few years. But this meeting couldn’t have gone much worse.’ 

Carey is said to have already begun ‘talking to other managers’ and is not letting anything ‘stand in her way.’

Mariah is currently finalizing her ‘R&B- influenced album’ and is in the midst of planning a coinciding world tour.

Roc Nation has already removed the performer from their website, which lists the talent they represent.  

Not the right fit: The superstars allegedly had a 'blazing row' about the future of Carey's career, which reportedly inspired her to look for a new manager with 'full belief in her'; Jay-Z pictured in 2020

Not the right fit: The superstars allegedly had a ‘blazing row’ about the future of Carey’s career, which reportedly inspired her to look for a new manager with ‘full belief in her’; Jay-Z pictured in 2020

'Mariah and Jay had an explosive meeting which did not go well at all. She has made it clear she wants nothing more to do with him and has called it quits with Roc Nation,' a source told The Sun (pictured together all the way back in 2005)

‘Mariah and Jay had an explosive meeting which did not go well at all. She has made it clear she wants nothing more to do with him and has called it quits with Roc Nation,’ a source told The Sun (pictured together all the way back in 2005)

During Carey’s time with Jay-Z’s management company, she released her 30th anniversary album The Rarities and published her best-selling memoir The Meaning of Mariah Carey, just last year. 

Additionally, she signed a deal Apple TV+‌ for Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special for the 25th anniversary of her holiday hit. 

In 2018, while on better terms, she reflected on their first collaboration together for her 1999 track Heartbreaker. 

Departing soon: Roc Nation has already removed the mom-of-two, who shares her twins Moroccan and Monroe, ten, with ex-husband Nick Cannon, from their website, which lists the talent they represent; seen in 2006

Departing soon: Roc Nation has already removed the mom-of-two, who shares her twins Moroccan and Monroe, ten, with ex-husband Nick Cannon, from their website, which lists the talent they represent; seen in 2006

‘We were at Mr. Chow’s in New York—this is before everybody in the world knew who he was,’ she recalled of their their friendship during an interview with iHeart Radio.

She added: ‘But we lovers of hip-hop knew who he was, and were very in awe of him, his talent, where he came from, his whole story and everything. So we talked all night and ended up collaborating.’  

The same year she was featured on his song, Things That U Do, because she said they had a ‘history as friends and as collaborators.’ 

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