Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sqoop - Get Uganda entertainment news, celebrity gossip, videos and photos
Sqoop – Get Uganda entertainment news, celebrity gossip, videos and photosSqoop – Get Uganda entertainment news, celebrity gossip, videos and photos


Jay-Z joins cannabis business as a strategist

Jay-Z joins cannabis company as chief brand strategist

After Snoop Dogg opened his cannabis brand known as Leafs by Snoop and actress Whoopi Goldberg launched a line of medical marijuana products aimed at providing relief from menstrual cramps in 2016, Jay- Z has become the latest US celebrity to be involved in this fast growing business.

The Billionaire rapper has taken on a role with California Company Caliva as a strategist. The 50 year old is going to be the chief brand strategist and will also further his social justice efforts by increasing job training for former prisoners as well as fostering quality and fairness in the development of the legal marijuana industry, the company said in a statement.

The privately-owned Caliva, formed in San Jose in 2015, said on Tuesday that Jay-Z had entered a long-term partnership in which he will focus on outreach and the creative direction of the company.

Beyonce’s boo is the latest celebrity to get into the marijuana business as its legalization for recreational use has spread to 11 US states, including California.

Jay-Z, was named by Forbes magazine in June as the first hip-hop artiste to become a billionaire thanks to his investments in clothing, champagne, the ride-hailing service Uber and his Roc Nation entertainment company.

You May Also Like

Four One One

King Saha, the Kings Love Entertainment C.E.O and the UMA interim Vice President, has announced the date and venue for his “Ebiseera Ebyo” concert....

Audio Visual

One of the most consistent female musicians in Uganda is Spice Diana. The singer has mastered the art of giving Ugandans music that they...


Within the lively streets of Kampala, a culinary prodigy is making waves in the world of fine dining. Chef Moses Mugabe, 28-year-old hails from...


      The deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa’s post on X (formerly Twitter) asking for a musical battle between two of Uganda’s leading artistes,...