Jay-Z Signs UK Rapper Tinchy Stryder To Roc Nation

(AllHipHop News) UK rapper Tinchy Stryder has reportedly become the latest artist signed to Jay-Z’s Rock Nation imprint. Stryder, 23, is said to have inked a deal with Roc Nation to form his own imprint, Takeover/Roc Nation. Takeover Entertainment is the imprint that released Stryder’s 2007 debut album, Star in the Hood. Under terms of the new deal, Roc Nation will handle areas of Tinchy Stryder’s career, including management, music, merchandising and live shows. “I’m still focused on the UK and not losing touch with my roots, but I want to take on the world as well,” Tinchy Stryder told the UK’s Daily Star. Other artists on Roc Nation include Jay-Z, J. Cole, Rita Ora, Hugo, Bridget Kelly, Tinchy Stryder is working on material for his upcoming third album, in addition to gearing up for a high profile performance at the Glastonbury Festival on June 27th.