The new deal will see Block Starz representatives work with Jay-Z to scout new talent across Europe, according to AllHipHop.com.

Roc Nation's roster already boasts a variety of British artists - The Ting Tings, Daniel Merriweather and superproducer Mark Ronson are all signed to the label, while Rihanna and Santigold are among its more high-profile U.S.-based stars.