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Kylie Minogue Leaves Jay Z’s Roc Nation Label After Just Two Years

She seemed to be going in a completely new direction when she left Parlophone to join Roc Nation a couple of years ago, but now Kylie Minogue and Jay Z have gone their separate ways.

After putting out just one album under the rapper’s iconic label, the Aussie star, 46, has called it quits after feeling ‘disappointed’ in how the release was handled.

Kylie Minogue Leaves Jay Z's Roc Nation Label After Just Two Years
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But, we thought that this was going to be a (slightly bizarre) match made in heaven?!

While we’re not *quite* sure who it was who ended the music-making relationship, it seems that neither parties were happy with how the latest record ‘Kiss Me Once’ did when it was released last year.

A source told The Sun: “The deal just didn’t work out for either side and she thinks they didn’t ever understand her as an artist.

“Her last album was nowhere near as successful as she hoped. She now wants go in a different direction.”

Kylie Minogue Leaves Jay Z's Roc Nation Label After Just Two Years
By MazSight

Kylie took a major risk when she left her label of 16 years to join Jay Z, and although her 12th studio album peaked at number two in the UK charts, the singles she released from it failed to crack the top ten. 

Despite collaborating with the likes of Pharrell and Sia, it seems that the pop princess wasn’t too chuffed about the overall process.

But never one to mope around for long, Kylie has already been working on new material and wants to be more in control with her next record.

Kylie Minogue Leaves Jay Z's Roc Nation Label After Just Two Years
By MazSight

The insider added: “Kylie’s got new music ready to go that she’s made with Nile Rodgers, Disclosure and Giorgio. She wants to take more control of her career.

“Some of the tracks could come out as soon as next month. Kylie’s also keen to do more acting. She has signed with a big name agent in the US.”

Whatever happens, we’re pretty sure that she’ll be a-okay. This is Kylie blimmin’ Minogue for God’s sake!

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