Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z, and Long Island University (LIU) have collaborated to form the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment, enrolling students at LIU Brooklyn in Downtown Brooklyn beginning fall 2021. The school will also offer weekend programs for students 10+ in music and sports management.

“The Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment will prepare students for a wide range of careers in performance, entrepreneurship, all aspects of music and sports business management. Students will engage with university professors, alongside visiting guest artists and lecturers, while participating in immersive internships, ensuring they graduate with both hands-on experience and a network of professional contacts. Located in JAY-Z’s hometown of Brooklyn, the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment will provide Roc Nation Hope Scholarships for 25 percent of enrolled students. These scholars will graduate from the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment debt free, and will receive individualized support and mentorship. The College will offer undergraduate degrees in music; music technology, entrepreneurship & production; and sports management. They will begin accepting applicants for the Fall 2021 semester this fall.

In addition to the college program, the School will offer camps for aspiring students. Young talent will be developed through summer residential camps for high school students and year-round Saturday programs for ages 10-18 in music and sports management, starting in the spring of 2021. Need-based scholarships will also be available for the camps.”

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