Yesterday afternoon the NFL announced that they had signed an entertainment and social justice partnership with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.
Both Jay-Z and NFL commisioner Roger Goodell held a press conference at Roc Nation’s offices to discuss the partnership. During the presser Jay-Z and Goodell claimd they had conversations with Colin Kaepernick prior to forming the partnership.
Jay-Z and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell gathered with reporters for a press conference at Roc Nation’s New York offices on Wednesday to discuss their new entertainment and social-awareness partnership, which was revealed yesterday after news leaked.
Jay and Goodell said that they both have had conversations with Kaepernick, but declined to reveal any details about those conversations, or what his stance on the partnership may be.
Asked whether they plan to involve Kaepernick in the partnership, Jay said, “You’ll have to ask him, I’m not his boss. That’s for him to say.”
Kaepernick’s girlfriend, Nessa, immediately called out Jay-Z for lying about haven spoked to Kaepernick.
Kaepernick’s former teammate Eric Reid, who was also involved in a case against the NFL for collusion, also blasted Jay-Z on Twitter.