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Jay-Z Teams Up With Stargate Productions to Launch StarRoc Label

 src=Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z has teamed up with mega hit producers Stargate -known for their work with Ne-Yo, Beyonce’ and Rihanna- to officially launch the record label StarRoc, according to SOHH.com. Norwegian duo Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel S. Eriksen have confirmed the deal with the multi-platinum rapper, as announced on the international music site 730.co. The pair are known for creating smash hit records with artists such as Nas, Chris Brown, Mary J. Blige, Usher, R. Kelly and others. Stargate will be based out of Jay’s Roc The Mic studio in Manhattan. In addition to their new venture, Eriksen will be joining his partner at EMI Music Publishing as he has signed a new global deal with the company. Eriksen’s relationship with EMI will further the publishing company’s involvement on Stargate’s future projects, according to Music Week. Prior to the deal, EMI was involved in the developments of Hermansen for nearly ten years. Stargate is globally known for their work on No. 1 Billboard Top 100 hits “So Sick” by Ne-Yo, “Irreplaceable” from Beyonce’ and Rihanna’s “Take A Bow.” [source]