Jay-Z and Rocawear Vying for Name-Rights to New Jersey Nets’ Arena

jay3.jpgAs if being a part owner of the NBA’s New Jersey Nets wasn’t enough, Jay-Z and his Rocawear clothing line are vying to win the naming-rights to the Nets’ arena. Currently called Continental Airlines Arena, the stadium, which is located in the Meadowlands area of East Rutherford, NJ, has opened up bidding to secure a new name. According to the Bergen Record, Continental Airlines dropped its 11-year affiliation with the arena after the NHL’s New Jersey Devils decided to build a new stadium in Newark, NJ. Now, Rocawear and other clothing lines, such as Izod and Southpole, have placed bids to rename the stadium. “We’re looking forward to presentations by bidders next week, and then we’ll get into the process of evaluation,” NJSEA President, George Zoffinger, told the Bergen Record. “I’m optimistic that we’ll be able to over-achieve the current financial deal that we [had] with Continental.”

  • Dirty South

    If LL hush maybe he can get promotion 4 his next album n the arena. Even if that does happen he still will not sell. Don’t balme Jigga blame the music. I’m already the GOAT I’m just lookin 4 the billy

  • Hova

    im not a buisnessman im “buisness man”
    and get the fuk out u little first bitches

  • Mistah P.R.E.Z

    1st…throw ya diamonds up! What’s next, the G-Unit Bowl?

  • http://xxlmag.com Mistah P.R.E.Z

    Dame has got to be pissed off. Rocafella arena sure does beat the Kingdome.

  • fg

    jay is doing well .but when it comes to strictly music he is back on his grind.

  • smegma

    ha. Roc’a'wear Arena…no chance in hell

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  • http://www.xxlmag.com EReal

    Can you hear the cracka ass cracka announcers now?
    “Welcome to the Rock-A(aye)-WeaR Arena, where the Devils are Playing the Flyers this evening”
    lol. *SMH*

  • BIZZLE

    THE ROC ISN’T IN THE BUILDING…THEY OWN THE BUILDING NIGGA!

  • DiftheKid

    Jay-Z!!!! The Worlds Illest…….

  • andrew

    “rocarena”

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  • venom

    Remember the scene in the Dead presidents video when they r playing monopoly with real money with biggie and them at the table … 11 years later playing for reals yeaaahhhh… the takeover

    “Difficult takes a day imposible takes a week”

  • brebre

    MAN, JIGGA IS TAKING IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL. I HOPE HE DONT RAP NO MORE THOUGH.

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  • http://www.xxlmag.com noid

    sometimes i feel like jay just wants to buy everything under the sun.drink bevarages,sport teams,sports arenas,kanye’s graduation albums,boats and cars.i bet he cant go 3 days without a huge purchase that will end up on the news so we’ll know he’s caked up and not afraid to show it.just chill hov!

  • http://www.wooohah.com wooohah

    Jay-Z does want to buy everything under the sun. I’m surprised he hasn’t renamed the New Jersey Nets the Rocawears.

  • http://blog.myspace.com/drefilm Dre Film

    The *Roc* is in the arena!! OHHHHHHH!!! Jay never stops man, he just dont stop. I first read about this on global grind’s page at http://www.globalgrind.com

  • http://blog.myspace.com/drefilm07 Dre Film

    The *Roc* is in the arena!! OHHHHHHH!!! Jay never stops man, he just dont stop. I first read about this on global grind’s globalgrind.com

  • wolverine76

    Young Turbo 911. I ain’t hating he is showing us all how to do it. I ain’t mad at him. Once I saw him on the HP and the Beer commercials. I knew it was the take over.

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