OG Juan is one of the closest friends of Jay-Z. He is Desiree Perez’s husband, who has been the chief operating officer of Roc Nation and also one of those who helped build the rapper’s career. Jay-Z released a new album, which is the latest collaboration with his wife, Beyonce, and they called it the Carters. The record is one of the most personal creations that Jay-Z and Beyonce made, and the songs included were dedicated to their closest families and friends. OG Juan and Desiree Perez were mentioned in the songs, with Jay-z thanking them for staying around for decades. OG Juan was acquainted with Jay-Z back in 1996.
Their mutual friend, Kareem Burke, made it possible for the two to meet. The friendly relationship between the two began to flourish as the two started to venture into various businesses. One of their first ventures was the establishment of the Roc-La-Familia record label. The company did not reach their expectations, and they decided to close it down in favor of another business venture called The 40/40 Club. The sports bar drew in a lot of patrons, and it became one of the most successful business ventures of Jay-Z and OG Juan.
Through the years, The 40/40 Club became one of the most popular sports bar in New York City. Because of the success of the business, Jay-Z and OG Juan decided to establish another company called the Roc Nation Sports. Jay-Z and OG Juan stated that their love for entertainment and sports is what drives them to venture into this kind of business. Jay-Z thanked OG Juan for being one of his closest friend and business partner, and he stated that he owes a lot to OG Juan and his wife for transforming his career. Jay-Z is one of the most influential musical icons in the world today, and he would never be able to reach a successful life if not because of the people supporting him.