World richest musician and American rapper Jay-Z has partnered up with Meek Mill to launch a new joint business venture.
The black American artiste Meek Mill joined forces with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation to launch Dream Chasers Record Label. The new label was established primarily to find and develop new talent under Jay-Z’s entertainment company, Roc Nation.
According to reports, Meek, 32, whose real name is Robert Williams will occupy the position of the president of Dream Chasers and is also planning to open a recording studio for the label’s future artistes.
In a statement released on the new partnership, Jay-Z, 49, said: “Everything Meek Mill has done resulting to this point shows he is ready to lead the next generation. We imagined the future and this is way beyond just signing artistes and having hot records.
“I know he can make good music; you’ve heard it. I think he cannot only make music but make world stars. Not only make stars but make films.”
Meek wants to focus the rest of his career on “developing artistes” and says he feels ready to dive into the business side of music.
Speaking further, Meek added: “I think the time is now. I’m 32 years old, I’m in a beautiful spot in the music business and I think it’s time for me to concentrate on developing artistes because that’s what I love to do.”
“I love to spend time in assisting artistes to grow, and I think it’s time for me to dive in, business-wise.”
The elated singer, Meek, share a video of the rap duo signing on the dotted line in New York on his social media platform and quoted Jay Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, saying they have to carve their own path in the industry.
Meek captioned the post: “@DreamChasers Records x @rocnation official joint venture label “Black entrepreneur, nobody did us no favors…Nobody gave us s**t, WE MADE the US” – HOV (sic)”