More than a decade after the demise of Roc-A-Fella Records, fans still want to know what happened to the legendary label that brought about such an abrupt end.
The Roc was one of the most successful labels of its time, launching the careers of one of the biggest rappers to ever do it—co-founder Jay Z. But many still don’t know all the behind the scenes details that played a part in the label’s come-up.
According to reports, Dame Dashhas teamed with producer Lemuel Plummer to develop a show that will offer a “brutally honest account” of the Roc-a-Fella story, including “Dash’s relationships with Aaliyah and Rachel Roy,” as well as the end of his business partnership with Jay.
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Lemuel, best known as the producer of the reality shows Preachers of L.A. andPreachers of Atlanta on Oxygen, took to Instagram to celebrate the news. He posted the photo above, saying,“I’m very excited and honored to tell such an EPIC story from a unique and different point of view. Bout to be [lit]. Let’s get it.”
The producer gushed about the show to Deadline, stating that the Roc-A-Fella story is “so unbelievable and yet so true.” No release date has been announced about the upcoming series.
1. "How come there were no women at The Last Supper?"
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2. "I hustle for my last name...not for my first."
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3. "Jobs are for lazy people who don't want to invest in themselves."
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4. "Saving money is for suckas."
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5. "Why do more black people know about that white man (Lyor Cohen) than white people do?"
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6. "A real man doesn't listen to a rumor."
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7. "I was the bad guy to the bad people."
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8. "You're only the boss if you put up your own money. If you don't put up your own money...I don't care how much they offer you, you're nothing but a supervisor. It's not yours."
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9. "I'm mad at y'all for having the same job for 25 years...I can't imagine doing the same shit every day having to be told what to do every day...and ask to go on vacation."
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10. "How could a man say he has a boss and be proud?"
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11. "I'm not going to fight for something I don't own."
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12. "Joeyie (Joie Manda) is the head of black music. Why is a white man the head of black music? And how does that make a black man feel? What did he do to deserve that? What did Todd Moscowitz do to deserve to have a business model from asylum to take money from a culture in which he doesn't participate?"
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