Things are already starting to look up for the Astronomical Kid — also known as “Astro” — after the 15-year-old MC was eliminated from the “X Factor” last week.

According to new (unconfirmed) reports, the teenage rapper has signed (or is in talks to sign) with Jay-Z‘s Roc Nation record label.

“I first heard about this exciting new talent and decided to watch some of his performances,” Jay-Z reportedly said. “Not only was I impressed with his performance, but to see the confidence he sang with, his lyrics and diction were on point.”

The word on the street is that Jay-Z and his camp are also working on getting Astro (real name: Brian Bradley) to do a song with Willow Smith, another young artist on Roc Nation.

You know you saw this coming a mile away.

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