NBA superstar LeBron James knows how to put respect on icons’ names. The four-time champion has come forward to shout-out music mogul JAY-Z over a headline-generating Hennessy partnership.
LeBron James Salutes JAY-Z’s Hennessy Power Move
King James went to his Instagram page with a huge salute for Jigga. Bron-Bron referenced JAY’s unforgettable 2009 “On To The Next One” lyrics where he referenced going from luxury champagne Cristal to Armand de Brignac for the culture.
“Congrats my brother!!!! Keep showing the way! You took the risk, now you are literally cashing in on the reward!!! YESSIR! Another Win for the Good Guys.. Use to drink Cristal them fu**as racist/Move to them GOLD bottles on to the Spades sh*t! ♠️♠️♠️♠️♠️♠️♠️♠️ 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 photos taking by the great @ravieb #BlackExcellence✊🏾🖤”
Earlier in the day, music mogul Diddy went to his Instagram page to geek out over JAY’s huge deal. Keeping his words simple along with reposting news of a 50 percent acquisition of Champagne Armand de Brignac, Diddy applauded Young Hov’s business move.
“Blackexcellence 🖤✊🏿💪🏿👏🏿👏🏿 clap for em!!! #HOV”
JAY-Z’s Hennessy Power Move
On Monday, the alcoholic beverage line broke news of the deal. JAY even issued a statement to confirm the partnership is officially in the books.
LVMH’s Moet Hennessy is buying a 50% stake in rap star Jay-Z’s Armand de Brignac champagne brand, the latest luxury brand to try to broaden its appeal with a celebrity tie-up. “I’m proud to welcome the Arnault family into ours through this partnership,” the “Empire State of Mind” singer said in a statement, referring to the family that runs LVMH. Financial terms of the deal, which was reported earlier by the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and New York Times, were not disclosed. (Reuters)
JAY-Z + Jack Dorsey Create Bitcoin Development Fund
Recently, buzz developed about JAY and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey putting 500 bitcoin, which is currently worth $23.6 million, in the endowment called ₿trust. Their goal is to reportedly make BTC the “Internet’s currency”, set up as a blind irrevocable trust that already has led to Dorsey seeking three board members to hire.
“JAY-Z/@S_C_ and I are giving 500 BTC to a new endowment named ₿trust to fund #Bitcoin development, initially focused on teams in Africa & India. It‘ll be set up as a blind irrevocable trust, taking zero direction from us. We need 3 board members to start:”
LeBron Turns Up To New Hov + Nip Track
NBA star LeBron James is enjoying the perks of being a world superstar. King James recently went online to share footage of himself turning up to JAY-Z and Nipsey Hussle’s new song before anybody else even heard it. LeBron took to his Instagram Story with a video showing off his early access to the rap legends’ new collaboration song, titled “What It Feels Like.” The song, which has fans buzzing after hearing it before its official release, is featured on the new Judas and the Black Messiah movie soundtrack.