Big news coming from Genius this week. The knowledge project announced that marketing and music industry titan Steve Stoute has joined the company’s board of directors along with Tom Lehman, Ilan Zechory—who are the founders—and Ben Horowitz of Andreesen Horowitz, and Dan Gilbert, owner of Quicken Loans and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Stoute’s first big artist, Nas was one of the first to invest in the company, back when it was called Rap Genius. Those two have an incredible history. Nas and Stoute parted ways then he began to work with Jay Z. Steve Stoute also has an incredible history with Jay Z. Let’s break it down.
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