Grimes Signs to Jay Z's Roc Nation

Claire Boucher is currently recording her fourth album

Grimes Roc Nation Signed Jay Z Claire Boucher
Grimes now reps the Roc Photo by Getty Images
Chris Martins WRITTEN BY
Chris Martins

Grimes has signed with Jay Z's Roc Nation. Specifics are still scarce — the company provides several services including management, publishing, and record release — but the partnership has been confirmed by both sides. Roc announced the deal in a tweet and on their site, sharing the "Genesis" video, which Boucher directed herself. For her part, Grimes posted a picture to Tumblr of her holding up the Roc diamond symbol, captioned "ive joined the x men."

The Nation's artist page for their latest signing points out Boucher's renaissance status:

Grimes is the multimedia project of Canadian artist Claire Boucher. She is best known for her work as a producer, singer and songwriter, although 'Grimes' also encompasses her work as a director, painter and writer. In 2013 Grimes was named the Webby's artist of the year and was also awarded a Juno for Electronic album of the year for her third record, Visions. She is currently recording her fourth album in British Columbia.

It's the Roc!

Grimes Roc Nation Signed Jay Z Claire Boucher

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 JEFF The Brotherhood — Gouge Away " 02:52
  • 2 Parkay Quarts — Uncast Shadow Of A Southern Myth " 06:27
  • 3 Digitalism — Second Chance " 04:53

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA