MUSIC NEWS// Jay-Z Named Director of Barclays Center & Chris Brown Involved in Fight With Drake’s EntouragePublished by Blair Bedford on Friday, June 15, 2012 at 10:50 am.
1. Jay-Z Named Director of Barclays Center
As we near closer to the opening of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, where the Brooklyn Nets are scheduled to suit up for their inaugural NBA season, new details are emerging about the role hip hop mogul Jay-Z will play in the day-to-day operation of the multi-million dollar facility.
According to reports, Jay, a partial owner of the franchise, will also serve as the director of the Barclays Center. The Brooklyn born star shares the title with a host of other stakeholders, who will manage basketball and non-basketball events. [MORE]
2. Chris Brown Involved in Fight With Drake’s Entourage
Punches and bottles were thrown Wednesday night at a New York City nightclub where the entourages of Chris Brown and Drake reportedly clashed. The after-hours melee left Brown with a deep gash on his chin and five other people injured.
A source in the NYPD has confirmed to TMZ that the music stars’ crews did get into a fight at the Manhattan hotspot WIP. Police received a 911 call about the clash after 4 a.m., but when they arrived neither Breezy nor Drizzy was present on the scene. [MORE]