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Jay-Z to help Cheryl
Jay-Z wants to help Cheryl Cole become a success in the US.
The rapper-and-businessman - who owns music management company Roc Nation and is co-owner of Roc-A-Fella Records - has offered to assist the 'Fight for This Love' singer launch her solo career overseas after seeing how successful she has become in Britain.
He said: "I keep a close eye on the music industry throughout the world and I know how hot Cheryl is in the UK.
"The US marker is the toughest one to break into, but once you do it is by far the most lucrative. I think Cheryl has that talent to do it. There is nobody in the US like her right now and I would be very interested in helping her break the US market this year."
The 40-year-old musician was first tipped off about the 26-year-old Girls Aloud singer - who worked with Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am on her album '3 Words' - after his pop star wife Beyonce Knowles watched her sing live.
He explained: "Beyonce has seen her perform and she told me how impressed she was. I checked her out and I was impressed as well."Posted on 7 Jan 2010 14:30 to category : Music News
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