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Top Roc Nation Artists to Revisit or Discover in 2022, According to Desiree Perez

The Roc Nation music label, founded by Jay-Z and led by CEO Desiree Perez, represents some of the music industry's most prolific and talented names. Award-winning and immensely talented, these artists create boundary-breaking work that shapes our popular culture.

Roc Nation is a leading, modern entertainment company, with reach in every aspect of the industry. From artist and athlete management, publishing, and distribution, to a music label, the global company has grown significantly since its founding in 2008. Roc Nation supports artists through music publishing, brand development, touring, production, and more.

Roc Nation also boasts one of the most power-packed musical rosters in the industry. From icons like Rihanna and Jay-Z to emerging artists like Ambre and Dorothy, here's a list of artists to revisit or discover in the new year.

1

Ambré

Ambré

Based in New Orleans, Ambré is a Grammy-winning songwriter and self-taught musician. The young artists has already built a strong career since her first SoundCloud song release in 2014. Her first official EP, Pulp, promises to bring more of her meaningful lyrics and is set to be released soon. Ambré is an artist to watch in 2022.

2

Buju Banton

Buju Banton

Grammy-award winning reggae singer, Banton has topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart multiple times. This Roc Nation artist has made a name for himself in Jamaica and all over the world, headlining the iconic Jamaica National Stadium, the first artist to do so since Bob Marley in 1978.

3

DOROTHY

DOROTHY

Dorothy Martin is the singer of LA-based rock band DOROTHY. The band has recently signed with Jay-Z's Roc Nation label, showcasing the company's genre-diverse roster. Dorothy is another rising artist to watch in 2022.

4

Tainy

Tainy

Global Latin hit-maker Tainy is a producer known for some of the most recognizable reggaeton hits. Tainy has worked with top artists, including Bad Bunny, Daddy Yankee, and J Balvin.

5

Rihanna

Rihanna

Global icon Rihanna is one of Roc Nation's most recognizable artists. She is an award-winning musician and performer, having sold 60 million albums throughout her career. Today, Rihanna is also a successful businesswoman, taking the world of fashion and makeup by storm.

6

J. Cole

J. Cole

J. Cole signed to Roc Nation in 2009 and is a Grammy-nominated producer, songwriter, and artist. His work has gone platinum and debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts.

7

Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion burst onto the music scene as a 2019 breakthrough artist. The Houston 'hottie' is cementing her legacy as a prolific rapper and cultural icon. She is an activist, philanthropist and business mogul. Megan Thee Stallion has won big at the Grammys, MTV Video Music Awards, and in 2021 also won a Glamour Woman of the Year award. She thanked Roc Nation CEO Desiree Perez in her speech.