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12:06  14 august  2019
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Eric Reid: Jay-Z's comments on being past kneeling are 'asinine'

Eric Reid: Jay-Z's comments on being past kneeling are 'asinine' Eric Reid continues to stand in opposition of Jay-Z. Reid spoke with reporter Ashley Holder after the Carolina Panthers’ preseason game on Friday against the Buffalo Bills. Holder asked Reid a series of questions regarding his stance on Jay-Z’s partnership with the NFL, which was announced on Tuesday. Jay-Z has partnered with the NFL to “nurture and strengthen community through football and music, including through the NFL’s Inspire Change initiative.” The initiative was created in 2019 as part of an effort with the Players Coalition in response to protests over social injustice, which were inspired by Colin Kaepernick.

NFL partners with Jay - Z company Roc Nation to advise on music, social activism. Kaepernick’s former teammate, current Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid , also settled his According to ESPN, the partnership will call on Roc Nation to take the lead on the creation of and distribution of music

The partnership brings together two of the country’s biggest brands, as well as the league and a vocal critic. Jay - Z at an NFL game last year.CreditCreditBen Liebenberg, via Associated Press. It also represents an effort to quiet the long-running controversy over its handling of players kneeling or

Eric Reid called out the NFL on Twitter over the league’s partnership with Jay-Z.

Eric Reid calls out NFL over partnership with Jay-Z© Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports formed a partnership with the NFL on entertainment and social justice matters that was announced on Tuesday. Jay-Z will help advise the NFL on music selections for some of the league’s events and work with the league on its Inspire Change initiative.

“With its global reach, the National Football League has the platform and opportunity to inspire change across the country,” Jay-Z said in a statement. “Roc Nation has shown that entertainment and enacting change are not mutually exclusive ideas — instead, we unify them. This partnership is an opportunity to strengthen the fabric of communities across America.”

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The National Football League is set to enter into a "social justice partnership " with rapper Jay - Z and his Roc Nation entertainment company. This new deal comes only a year after Jay - Z publicly snubbed the NFL ’s offer of performing at the Super Bowl halftime show because of the league’s

Jay - Z -- one of Colin Kaepernick's biggest supporters -- is teaming up with the NFL for a music and social justice campaign this according to reports. It's clear the league is trying to make amends for all the backlash it received in the handling of the national anthem demonstrations and a man with

Reid does not care for the partnership and said so on Twitter later that night. He stated that Colin Kaepernick is not part of this partnership.

Reid started kneeling alongside Kaepernick when the two were teammates on the San Francisco 49ers in 2016. Kaepernick has not played since that season. Reid went unsigned during the offseason prior to the 2018 season before the Carolina Panthers signed him in September that year. He joined Kaepernick in a collusion lawsuit against the league.

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Head here to find out what else the partnership entails. The NFL is forming an entertainment and social justice partnership with Jay - Z and his Roc Nation agency. It will make Roc Nation a co-producer of the Super Bowl halftime show and tie into the league ’s “Inspire Change” campaign.

The NFL has signed a deal with Jay - Z ’s entertainment and sports company, Roc Nation, setting the Jay - Z and Roc Nation will consult on entertainment, including the Super Bowl halftime show, and contribute to the Securing a partnership with him therefore represents a major coup for the league .

Reid now has a job, proving that he isn’t being blackballed. The public would love to know whether there was a directive throughout the league telling owners to avoid signing Kaepernick, but we may never know because Kaep and Reid took settlements from the league in exchange for their silence.

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