Contact Us

Jay Z’s Barneys Collection Brings in $1 Million

Jay Z
Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images

It was a very happy holiday for Jay Z. The rapper’s collection with Barneys New York has reportedly raked in over $1 million in profits.

The New York Daily News reports that sales figures are still being tallied but profits have exceeded $1 million. The collection was initially received with controversy after several black shoppers claimed they were racially-profiled while shopping at the luxury retailer.

Hov responded to the allegations and stated that he would continue with the collection but increased Barneys’ charitable contribution to his Shawn Carter Foundation substantially to 100 percent.

“The collaboration with Barneys has always been about giving and The Shawn Carter Foundation,” he wrote on his Life + Times website. “From this collection, the Foundation will receive not only 25 percent of sales, it will now receive the additional 75 percent of Barneys’ sales, totalling 100 percent of all sales from BNY SCC. Along with 100 percent of sales from the collaboration, the Foundation will receive an additional 10 percent of all retail sales.”

The collection consisted of several high-end items. Beyonce rocked several pieces including a Moncler Puffer Varsity Jacket ($2,295), cashmere ski mask ($695) and a gold Hoorsenbuhs ring that retails for $12,500.

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboombox.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!