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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, REFORM Alliance To Hold Job Fair In New York

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation and REFORM Alliance have partnered to bring thousands of job opportunities to Madison Square Garden on Nov. 18. The news comes in light of a needed revitalization of New York’s economy following the alarming impact of COVID-19, which according to reports, may take years to recover from. The “Team Roc New York Job Fair” hopes to provide New Yorkers with relief by providing opportunities of all levels. “The Team Roc New York Job Fair is a real opportunity for socio-economic mobility for New Yorkers – those who want to work, yet have not had the exposure or connections to the right-fit jobs, or to the support services that can strengthen their prospects for employment,” Dania Diaz, Team Roc managing director, said in a press release. “It is also a chance for us to work together – public, private, nonprofit sectors – to address the state’s labor shortages in a meaningful way.” The Team Roc New York Job Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET and open to the general...

Nov 4, 2021

Snoop Dogg Partners With Social Video Platform Triller to Launch New Boxing League

After successfully moderating the Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. fight, Snoop Dogg is bringing his talents to boxing — permanently. In an announcement on Tuesday (Dec. 1), the legendary rapper revealed that he will partner with Triller — the entertainment and music platform responsible for putting on Saturday night’s fight — to create a new boxing league called The Fight Club, per ESPN. The new league will have multiple events per year and it’s only right that Snoop Dogg will be the announcer and host. According to a news release, The Fight Club will have five to eight events per year with a similar layout to how Saturday’s Tyson-Jones card was produced with the immersion of boxing and musical acts. Along with performing, Snoop Dogg was the commentator for the pay-per-view event. Other acts included Ne-Yo, Wiz Khalifa, and others. “Up until this weekend, boxing was about the experience of one small group of elite individuals who attended the fight in person,” Ryan Kavanaugh, the...

Dec 3, 2020