September 28, 2011
As part owner of the Nets basketball team, the illustrious Jay-Z announced Monday that the Nets will take the name of their new home, Brooklyn, when they leave New Jersey in 2012, officially becoming the Brooklyn Nets. The rap mogul also announced that he’ll personally open the Barclays Center with a special concert series when the 18,000-seat arena opens next September, as well as playing a role in the design of the team’s new logo and uniform alongside adidas. This is indeed exciting news!
words by Pete Williams