Desiree Perez Behind the Scenes

Desiree Perez is at the heart of a saga unfolding concerning Jay Z and his soon to be completed contract with Live Nation. In 2008, the rap star signed an extremely lucrative $150 million deal with Live Nation, which is set to finish next year. The completion of this deal would see either side potentially selling their own stake in Roc Nation, or buying the company as a whole. It would seem that Live Nation is seeking an extension of the touring aspect of the deal with Jay, but has no interest in purchasing recorded music. Hop over here to read more.  Desiree Perez, Jay’s Roc Nation executive, met with the CEO of Universal Music Group recently, fanning the flames of the rumor that UMG might have interest in Roc Nation.

Desiree Perez is a producer known largely for her work on On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z, and Change: The LifeParticle Effect. Desiree, Dez for short, has worked closely with Jay Z for nearly twenty years, as well as establishing a good relationship with SC Enterprises. Her strengths include proficiency at crunching numbers, fierce negotiation skills, and a unique history. Perez played a sizable role in the Beyonce Formation stadium, and also was involved in Samsung’s deal with Rihanna, click on for related articles.. Currently, she is the member of a collective which runs Roc Nation, including its management, labelling, and publishing. This collective, called Hova Circle, is made up of Jana Fleishman, Chaka Pilgrim, Jay Brown, and Ty Ty Smith.  Check

Perez lives currently in New York and is seen as something of the backbone of Roc Nation.    Try clicking for a glimpse of “what’s up” in the music world.

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