Jay-Z bring the New Jersey Nets to Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Nets

Major Hip Hop mogul and rapper Jay-Z made an announcement today (Sept. 26th) via Good Morning New York that the New Jersey Nets will now be called the Brooklyn Nets. Along with the new name will be new team colors and also a new Barclay’s Center set to open in September 2012, that will house the Nets. Refusing to disclose more information about the new venture, Jay-Z did reveal that he would like to christen the grand opening of the center with a few concerts. There are no dates set in stone for those performances. For marketing of the new team, Jay-Z and the other owners of the team have decided to to use billboards along with other placement ads, as well as distributing 250,000 coffee cups to local stores.