Jay-Z Joins Pitch to Redevelop Nassau Coliseum
Jay-Z is part of a group trying to renovate Nassau Coliseum.
The music mogul attended a meeting Thursday on Long Island, where the media was briefed on four proposals to renovate the arena and surrounding property.
Nassau County officials have been trying to come up with a plan to redevelop the 40-year-old arena for many years.
Its primary tenant, the New York Islanders hockey team, is moving to the new arena in Brooklyn when its lease expires in 2015.
Jay-Z's Roc Nation is part of a group that built Barclays Arena and is bidding for the Long Island project.
He took photos with county officials but did not speak during the 30-minute presentation.
County officials are expected to decide this summer.
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