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OG Juan: A Strong Friendship Built through Hard Work

“Everything Is Love: A Shout Out to Roc Nation Husband & Wife OG Juan and Desiree Perez” is an article featured on the Gazetteday.com discussing a recent shout-out to OG Juan and his wife Desiree Perez in a recent Jay-Z and Beyoncé album. This album, “Everything is Love”, has earned some attention for the media track “Friends” on which Jay-Z mentions close friend OG Juan and his wife Desiree Perez. The album talks about the value of true friendship while scurrying around the details of some more toxic collaborations. In fact, the tracking is designed to mention some of the closest people in his friend circle.

OG Perez met Jay-Z way back in 1996 when they were both affiliates of Roc-A-Fella records. They formed an instant friendship and began running studios together. They even opened a sports bar in 2003 as a joint venture. This isn’t the first time that OG Perez has received a shout out and an album. In 2003 on “The Black Album” OG Perez also received a shout out. OG Perez described the friendship with Jay-Z as very easy. They seem to have a connection and a spark for collaboration. They even started their own sports group with the project Roc Nation Sports. The goal of this sports-based business was to elevate athletes on a grander scale.

OG Juan grew up in Harlem. While he shares many common interests with Jay-Z he has a keen eye for business. Has collaborations with the star have been marked with success because of the way that they work together. OG Juan’s lovely wife Desiree Perez has also cultivated a long friendship with the musical couple. In fact, she served as the COO of roc nation for many years. This is a company that OG Juan is known for as president. She is a very trusted advisor and negotiator for Jay-Z. The couple has done a lot to prove their loyalty to the music legends.

Details OG Juan via twitter : https://twitter.com/reverend_ogjuan

BRIAN MULLIGAN AND HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THE BUSINESS WORLD

Brian Mulligan is the current CEO of Brooknol Advisors, a media, entertainment and sports advisory company. In addition to this he has served as Managing Director of Deutche Bank Securities Inc, and at Joseph E. Seagram & Sons Inc. Mr. Mulligan he was Executive officer also served as a CFO and Executive Vice President of the Seagram Company Ltd. While there, he handled all corporate financial and strategic business matters.

Education
Mr. Mulligan is a highly educated man. He attained both his BSBA and BBA from the University of Southern California. He graduated with an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

He is also an avid writer, especially sports. This is quite evident on his blog. He writes a lot about golf, basketball and any other sport that interests him. He jokes that he loves golf more than golf loves him! He got invited to co- produce the movie: The Legend of Bagger Vance and as much as he wanted to learn more about Golf, he passed because he thought he would lose half the audience, and hence revenue from other markets considering that golf is a mainly American and Western European sport. He is also served as a commissioner for youth basketball leagues. Apart from sports, he also writes about charity, inspiration and success.

He does not just write about charity, he is also deeply involved in various charitable activities and political causes. Some of these are:
• City of hope
• MCA charities
• United Way
• Land of free foundation
• YMCA
• USC Marshall School Dean Scholarship fund
• UCLA Lifetime Associate Member
• He has helped raise $90 million for schools
• A better LA
• UCLA Anderson Dean Society.

On inspiration, Mr. Mulligan believes that every young person can and should aspire to be great. He challenges young people and players not just believe in their dreams, but to go out and pursue them. To do whatever they’re interested in to the best of their ability. Just reading inspirational posts on his blog gives you the nudge you need to get up and explore your talents.

His other fields of expertise are, but not limited to:
• Film
• Recorded music
• Music publishing
• Cable channels
• Video games
• International entertainment

Brian Mulligan obviously wears many hats and is one of the most interesting people to write about. He is quite accomplished and still approachable which is quite an exciting combination. He wears success like a crown.