Grimes Signs on with Jay Z’s Roc Nation

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Grimes Signs on with Jay Z’s Roc Nation

Canadian synth-pop wunderkind Claire Boucher, a.k.a. Grimes, has officially signed to Jay Z’s management, publishing, and entertainment company Roc Nation.

Roc Nation confirmed the news this afternoon via Twitter saying “Excited to welcome @grimezsz to the Roc Nation family!” Roc Nation, under the management of Jay Z, manages a number of high-profile artists and producers including: M.I.A., Haim, Wale, Matthew Dear, Timbaland, Ludwig Goransson and more.

Grimes also posted a photo to her Tumblr page, showing herself flashing Jay Z’s iconic diamond hand gesture along with the caption “ive joined the x men.” Grimes, is currently working on her sophomore album, a follow-up to 2012’s Visions. The currently untitled album is set to drop sometime in early 2014.