Damon Dash

A mogul in the hip-hop world, Dash is the co-founder of Roc-A-Fella records along with Jay-Z and Kareem "Biggs" Burke. He has since branched into several other xuccessful ventures including fashion (Rocawear Clothing) and Film (Roc-A-Fella Films now Dash Films). He later sold his stake in Rocawear for $30 million to former partner, Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, and in 2004, Dash sold his interest in Roc-A-Fella to parent company Island Def Jam Records for $10 million, and founded the Dame Dash Music Group as a new venture with the senior record company.
Dash's other businesses include America Magazine, Armadale Vodka, Dash Management, PRO-KEDS, Team Roc, Tiret Watches, the Rachel Roy Clothing Line, an investment in New York nightclub The Plumm, Dash/DiBella Boxing and his new CEO Clothing line. He also produced a reality show for BET called "Ultimate Hustler", in which Dash determined which one of 15 entrepreneurs was the "ultimate hustler" through a series of business challenges. Films that have carried the Dash films logo include: "The Woodsman", "Paid in Full", "State Property". Dash has Diabetes Mellitus - Type 1 and is an advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). He recently appeared on the new CNBC show dLife to discuss his experiences with the condition. He is married to fashion designer Rachel Roy with whom he has a daughter. He is the cousin of actress Stacey Dash[1] and dated R&B singer Aaliyah until her death in August 2001. He also has a son Damon. Dash is currently working to launch his CEO Clothing line but it has not been seen by the public. Also, he has launched a social network website called BlockSavvy. With a status of 250 million dollars in his account, Dash says he is going to be a huge business man in Hip Hop.
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