Jay Z’s single Big Pimpin’ wasn’t just talk from the now-iconic rapper. Known to throw lavish parties and spend thousands in clubs, he made sure close friend and business partner OG Juan got the full Big Pimpin’ treatment on his 50th birthday. Jay Z’s spending was so extravagant that his receipt went viral. His tab at one spot of the evening included $13,000 dropped on dinner and an additional $9,000 on drinks. Although Jay Z and his wife Beyonce are some of the most recognizable celebrities in world, the viral evening had many wondering who exactly OG Perez is and what exactly his connection is to Jay Z.
If you haven’t been paying close attention to Jay Z’s lyrics, you may have missed his close relationship with OG Perez. His longtime business partner and close friend, OG Perez has been part of Jay Z’s life since 1996. When they first met, they bonded over a shared love of New York City and sports. Through the years they have had many business connections, with one of their most successful being the hugely popular 40/40 Club, an exclusive nightclub and lounge frequented by celebrities and athletes.
OG Perez’s natural business sense caught the eye of athletes at the 40/40 Club and he frequently found himself giving out business advice, to both rookie and seasoned athletes. This business and friendly relationship with athletes naturally ended up being parlayed into OG Perez and Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports, a tightly knit sports agency with Jay Z and OG Perez at the helm. Going back to their roots of what started their friendship, Roc Nation Sports supports and signs promising and seasoned athletes alike.
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