The Roc Nation proprietor says because Iconix has never disclosed that he was personally involved with the deals to slap the Logo onto a whole lot of MLB merch ... he must be taken out of the suit. Jay fires back in docs, acquired, stating its beef is not with Jay Z, its with the Roc Nation company. In essence, he is saying ... do not confuse me with my company, we are different entities.
You will remember, Iconix Brand Group, which had bought the Roc Nation trademark for $ 204 million sued Jay, and controls rights.
Jay-Z's sampling a Shaggy hit to react to a suit over the Roc Nation logo, essentially saying ... it was not me!