Rap mogul Jay-Z continues to make power moves in the music industry as he has reportedly partnered up with Warner/Chappell Music for a widespread publishing deal.
According to reports, Young Hov will share the rights to his most recent works, notably The Blueprint III and Watch the Throne, under the agreement.
Jay-Z and his Roc Nation company have signed worldwide publishing administration deals with Warner/Chappell Music. The agreement gives the publisher rights to Jay-Z's music dating back to 2008---which would include The Blueprint 3 and Watch the Throne--as well as all of Hov's future work, effective immediately, while most of the rest of his catalog will transfer to Warner/Chappell by the end of the year. (Billboard Biz)