Category Archives: Jay z

Jay-Z Shares Statement Following Legalization Of Cannabis In New York

The rapper, who has his own marijuana brand, called the news “incredibly exciting”. Jay-Z has shared a statement following the news that New York has become the latest US state to legalise the recreational use of cannabis. Last week (March 31), it was announced that New Yorkers over the age of 21 can now possess […]

Jay-Z Joins Push to Boost Minority-Owned Cannabis Businesses

Rapper creates $10 million fund for startups, saying people of color have missed out on marijuana boom. Jay-Z is launching a fund to invest in minority-owned cannabis startups to bolster Black participation in the industry. The rapper and entrepreneur says he is motivated by an imbalance in the marijuana business: People of color, who have […]

Celebrities Continue To Cash In On Cannabis

“This is just another way for a celebrity to leverage their own brand equity and to be crass to make money,” according to one industry insider. This year, the cannabis world has welcomed so many famous people. Some decided to become part of the industry as brand ambassadors, while others launched their own brands. Musicians, […]

Jay-Z Launches His Very Own Cannabis Line Called Monogram

You could say that Jay-Z is on fire. To be blunt, there’s not much that the Grammy Award-winning billionaire rapper and entrepreneur doesn’t have his hand in. From streaming service founder to music executive to memoir writer, the 50-year-old is adding yet another title to his repertoire. He launched a cannabis line called Monogram Friday. […]