Category Archives: Jay-Z

Hip-Hop Mogul Jay-Z Invests in Cannabis Retail Platform Flowhub

Cannabis point-of-sale platform Flowhub announced on Tuesday the closing of a $19 million round of strategic funding, including significant participation from venture capital firms Headline and Poseiden as well as a personal investment from entrepreneur and hip-hop billionaire Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter.  The new round of funding for Flowhub brings the total amount of capital raised […]

Pot Power Couple: Beyoncé Builds Hemp Farm as Jay-Z’s Company Appoints CEO

In what Business Insider called “the world’s top power couple,” Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Beyoncé branched out beyond the fashion, movie and music industries to invest in cannabis—both with a heavy focus on social equity and reparations for the impact of the War on Drugs.  Last year, Beyoncé’s BeyGood organization partnered with the NAACP to […]

Jay-Z Announces Partnership With Top Cannabis Company Caliva

Jay-Z is one of the most dynamic figures in contemporary culture. He is a master of transformation, a modern-day alchemist who seems capable of turning virtually anything he touches into part of an ever-growing cultural, artistic, business, and financial empire. Now, he’s turning his attention to the legal cannabis space. And in typical Jay-Z form, […]