Jay Z Says Drug Dealer Past Helps Him Now

JayZ_2013Hip-hop mogul and sports business entrepreneur Jay Z said in the November issue of Vanity Fair that his past life as a drug dealer is helping so far in his current role as a player agent for the Roc Nation Sports agency he founded earlier this year.

The 43-year-old said that having dealt drugs has helped him understand budgets, a knowledge and skill that he has taken with him to positions including former minority owner of the Brooklyn Nets and current owner of the new sports agency. Vanity Fair reported that Jay Z said the following about how his “checkered past” will help him in his new job as a sports agent.

Source: SI.com