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    Fri, 20 Jan 2012 11:43:27

    Jay-Z's Rocawear Clothing Brand Lays Off 28 Employees - That's half the workforce

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    Not even Jay-Z or his businesses are immune to the weak economy. The rapper's Rocawear clothing brand reportedly laid off 28 employees, which is half the staff at the company's Manhattan office. The layoffs occurred Jan. 6 as a result of economic issues, according to XXL.

    Do you wear Rocawear?

    —Emily Blume
    01.20.12



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