Jay-Z Inks Deal With The Yankees For Clothing Line; Hitting NYPL For Appearance

(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z is cashing in on his hit single "Empire State of Mind" with a new line of clothing with the New York Yankees.The rapper will team with The Yankees to produce a custom line of Jay-Z branded New York Yankee hats, T-Shirts, hooded sweatshirts that will go sale this Monday (August 30th). The merchandise, which includes clothing for men and women, are being produced by Majestic and New Era 59/50 with the album logo from Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3. Jay-Z's line of Yankees clothes has been created to commemorate the Yankee's first official stadium concerts on Sept. 13th and Sept. 14th when Jay-Z and Eminem co-headline a concert in the Bronx, following their performances at Detroit's Comerica Park on Sept. 3rd and Sept. 4th. In related news, Jay-Z will speak at the New York Public Library this Fall, to promote his upcoming memoir, Decoded. The rapper will appear at the library as part of the Live From the NYPL series, which will also feature high profile artist like Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards, Toni Morrison and Zadie Smith. Jay-Z will appear at the New York Public Library this Fall.