We're solely a month in 2019 and Soulja Boy is already proving that it is his yr. Around this time final yr, Soulja Boy's identify was not often introduced up and if it was, it was used as a punchline to some form of joke. However, he is again with a vengeance and making it clear that he is one of many forefathers of the Internet. After a extremely productive month, Soulja Boy introduced that he is signed a brand new deal.
Soulja Boy took to Instagram to disclose that he signed a brand new cope with Warner/Chapell Music, a music publishing a part of Warner. The rapper shared a collection of images of himself on the Warner/Chappell workplace as he inked the deal.
"It’s official I’m now signed to Warner/Chappell I’m the most popular rapper within the sport information," he wrote. The images present Soulja surrounded by individuals who seem like executives whereas he indicators off on the contract. There are additionally 5 bottles of champagne on the desk, one in all which will get popped open in celebration in one of many posts.
The announcement comes a couple of hours after he shared his new monitor and revealed that he had a brand new challenge on the best way. The rapper dropped the video for "Intro" from his forthcoming album, How Could You Blame Me? which is ready to drop on July 28th, 2019. Keep your eyes peeled for that.
R. Kelly Completes New Album, Wants To Release It Imminently: Report
Spotify may allow you to mute R. Kelly however that is not stopping him from releasing new music.
Most celebrities who’re underneath hearth, particularly for intercourse crimes, sometimes attempt to keep away from sustaining a presence within the public eye. However, R. Kelly is completely different. According to Billboard, the singer has a brand new album that is already been recorded and he is in search of a distributor to launch it.
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Expect a brand new album from R. Kelly within the close to future, whether or not you prefer it or not. The singer’s plotting on releasing a brand new album that is already been accomplished as quickly as doable. Earlier this month, it was revealed that he and Sony’s RCA Records parted methods. However, he did handle to attain a win in his deal. The singer reportedly reclaimed the possession of his unreleased music together with the brand new album he plans on releasing as soon as he finds a distributor. Sources mentioned that Kelly’s group has been in search of a brand new distributor for a number of months, previous to Lifetime airing Surviving R. Kelly. The probability of the album being launched quickly appears unlikely.
The announcement of RCA’s cut up from R. Kelly got here two weeks after the six-part docu-series aired earlier this month that detailed a number of allegations of misconduct through the years. Kellz has maintained his innocence however extra ladies have stepped ahead with allegations towards him. Most not too long ago, his ex-girlfriend got here out accusing the singer of throwing her into one other wall for allegedly taking a look at one other man.
DaBaby Signs Deal With Interscope Records
The Charlotte rapper’s readying for a giant yr now that he has the key label backing him.
DaBaby is a reputation you ought to be acquainted with proper now. The Charlotte rapper’s made some critical waves over the previous few years on an impartial scale, however it appears to be like like he is readying to take issues to the subsequent degree.
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DaBaby formally introduced his new take care of Interscope Records. The rapper’s new deal is a three way partnership with South Coast Music Group — an impartial label DaBaby signed to previous to Interscope. Speaking to XXL, DaBaby defined that signing with a serious label was merely a transfer to remain inside his consolation zone.
“Interscope instructed me to retaining doing me, do not change nothin’,” he stated in a press release. “I really feel proper at residence. Now it is time to make this home the largest crib within the MF neighborhood.”
Interscope is residence to the largest stars in music together with Kendrick Lamar, Lana Del Rey, Tory Lanez, Black Eyed Peas, and extra. South Music Group’s CEO, Arnold Taylor, and vp, King Carter, expressed their pleasure over the brand new deal DaBaby signed with Interscope.
“After years of grinding South Coast Music Group is honored to have a accomplice like Interscope that understands what’s required to take this Carolina motion to the subsequent degree and past,” Taylor and Carter stated in a joint assertion.
Prior to creating the announcement, DaBaby dropped the track “Mini Van” with BlocBoy JB.
Kevin Gates Signs New Deal With CAA For Worldwide Representation
New yr, new deal.
It’s been lower than a yr since Kevin Gates was launched from jail. Although he confronted just a few setbacks in his return to the free world, he is been again in motion like he by no means left within the first place. The rapper is just a few months faraway from the third installment in his Luca Brasi sequence which debuted within the high 5 of the Billboard 200. As he continues to push the venture, Billboard stories that he is signed a brand new take care of CAA.
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Kevin Gates is the newest addition to Creative Artist Agency’s increasing hip-hop roster. CAA will now be representing the “Money Long” rapper globally. Gates was beforehand represented by UTA. Creative Artist Agency’s roster consists of the likes of a few of hip-hop’s largest akin to Future, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, and Rae Sremmurd. The company signed Lil Wayne, who Gates has a historical past with, again in May.
The announcement comes just a few days after Kevin Gates’ spouse, Dreka, revealed that two of the rapper’s tasks, By Any Means and Luca Brasi 2, acquired certifications from the RIAA. Luca Brasi 2 went platinum whereas By Any Means reached gold standing.
Gates has been teasing new music over the previous few weeks and just lately unleashed his single, “Therapy Shit four.” The rapper additionally appeared on DJ Kay Slay‘s single, “I Do This On The Regular” which dropped earlier this month.
Bhad Bhabie Reportedly Signs $900Ok Cosmetics Endorsement Deal
Bhad has develop into the brand new face of CopyCat Beauty.
Danielle Bregoli, recognized famously as Bhad Bhabie has had a fairly good begin to 2019. Having already dropped off a powerful banger with the likes of Tory Lanez ("Babyface Savage") the 15-year-old has now reportedly signed a fairly large endorsement deal.
TMZ stories that Danielle has inked a six-month cope with CopyCat Beauty price $900,000 to advertise their make-up and wonder merchandise. Apparently, she is going to get a proportion of the earnings from the corporate from all of the arduous promotion work she does.
The publication particulars how the deal is extra of a low-key endorsement the place Danielle is not anticipated to make YouTube tutorials or magnificence critiques. Instead, she's going to combine the magnificence merchandise - lipstick, eyeshadow palettes, face masks, lip gloss, brushes - into her music movies and social media posts. The six-month endorsement is a solution to take a look at the success and if all goes nicely, the deal could also be prolonged to a few years, giving her a style of her personal magnificence line.
Before the brand new yr, Bhad was seen filming her upcoming Snapchat collection which was one other deal she signed to. The present is meant to easily doc "a day within the life" of the "Hi Bich" rapper -the cash simply retains rolling in.
Master P Signs New Deal With Lionsgate To Produce His Own Biopic
Master P shares a bit extra particulars on his biopic.
Master P has had one of many longest and profitable runs within the rap recreation. After establishing No Limit, the music mogul dabbled into different fields reminiscent of sports activities and movie. His life story is undoubtedly one which must be advised and it will likely be within the close to future. Master P took to Instagram to disclose that he signed a brand new cope with Lionsgate to provide his biopic.
Master P took to Instagram that he simply made historical past together with his new cope with Lionsgate. He revealed that he signed "one of many greatest offers with Lionsgate" to provide his upcoming biopic, King Of The South: Ice Cream Man. He additionally revealed that he is tapped the author for Menace II Society, Tyger Williams, to put in writing the script.
"Today we made historical past! Signed one of many greatest offers with LionsGate for the Master P biopic 'King of the South IceCream Man,'" he wrote. "Salute to the kings that got here earlier than me Lil J, Uncle Luke, and Tony Draper. God is sweet to have the ability to be alive and inform your story, and have it written by Tyger Williams who did Menace to society. Movies..Movies...Movies"
Master P's upcoming biopic will discover his childhood and early maturity to turning into one of many greatest moguls within the rap recreation.
"To nonetheless be capable to be alive and accomplice with a serious movie firm [Lionsgate] is unquestionably historical past," he advised XXL. "To be the primary time to have a narrative come from the South and to affect hip-hop, we modified the sport and confirmed you methods to earn cash from the product."
Drake Signs $10 Million Las Vegas Residency Deal: Report
Drake will probably be spending numerous time in Las Vegas.
Over the weekend, it was urged that Drake could be signing a brand new deal for a Las Vegas residency after he promised followers that he could be again at XS Nightclub a couple of extra occasions within the subsequent twelve months. Vegas residencies are a luxurious that just some artists can get pleasure from with the top-tier of performers being welcomed into the most popular golf equipment in Nevada. In the previous, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, and different stars have loved thousands and thousands of from their offers in Vegas. Now, Drake will be added to the combo as he is reportedly signed a deal value over $10 million to carry out at Wynn’s XS Nightclub over the subsequent few years.
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According to The Blast, the artist signed a multi-year dedication with a minimal of ten reveals for his Las Vegas residency. Sources near the deal verify that Drizzy is about to earn over $10 million for his time within the metropolis. Not a foul deal. That positively provides him greater than sufficient to mess around with on the casinos.
Drake hinted at a long-term deal final week, telling his XS crowd that they’re going to have “numerous probabilities” to see him sooner or later. Finally, it seems to be like the small print have been revealed. Would you pay to see Drake in Vegas?
Young Dolph Celebrates His New Deal In "Major" Video
Young Dolph has made it.
Young Dolph is officially “Major.” The independent artist claimed in a now-deleted Instagram video that he was turning down a $22 million dollar deal, saying “fuck the 22 million” and, a day later, he revealed that he had signed a partnership with Empire. He describes it as follows: “The deals I was being offered, I can’t lie, they were good. Not only is this still a multi-million dollar deal, but I can keep my masters and get a bigger percentage. This is a big deal because it’s linking the biggest independent artist and label with the biggest distribution company.”
To coincide with his signing to a major label, Dolph released a new song, Major, and now a new video to accompany the song. In the video we get a more extended look at the one thing that’s been consistent in the confusing back-and-forth news of the past couple days: his collection of camo cars.
Stay tuned for his upcoming album, Role Model, set to release on September 21st.
Logic's New Deal Is Not Worth $30 Million As He Claims: Report
Last week was one where rappers proudly showed f their new deals as Lil Pump and Juice WRLD both re-upped on record deals with Warner Bros. and Interscope respectively. On Bobby Tarantino 2, Logic spit a few bars humbly bragging about his fresh $30 million deal with Def Jam and, while it seemed like an astonishing number at the time, not many were entirely questioning it. Logic has shown promise and longevity in his music career, proving himself among a top class lyricists so it would not be surprising for him to get that sort paper. However, new reports are claiming that the rapper may have exaggerated the amount by a decent margin.
While Logic's deal was indeed restructured for him to make more money than previously, TMZ is reporting that the numbers simply do not add up. While Bobby is watching his change grow, it is almost certainly not to the amount $30 million as the media outlet is writing that it is more likely to land in the $10 million range. Logic has already proven himself in the game so a check upwards $10 mil is reasonable, but the extent to which Logic may have inflated his supposed checkbook appears to be a troll job.
If you were signing Logic, how much would you drop to ensure him on your label and how much do you think he legitimately signed for? Are you taking his word?
Juice WRLD Inks $3 Million Record Deal With Interscope
It looks as if Lil Pump is not the only rapper on the rise that is signing new deals. From the looks it, Chicago-based Juice WRLD has signed a $3 million deal with Interscope Records. The Chicago talent is on a remarkable come-up, gaining heavy traction with his songs "All Girls Are The Same," "Lucid Dreams," and "Sticks & Stones." Juice WRLD has been compared to Post Malone in the past, due to the similarities in their voices and musical styles and, while being in somebody's shadow is never a great way to begin your career, Juice's music has a pronounced maturity that sets him apart from his contemporaries.
Having recently released the Cole Bennett-directed video for "All Girls Are The Same," the Lyrical Lemonade co-sign has gathered him further attention, growing his name to where he can confidently claim to be "next up." Juice continues new school hip-hop's obsession with emo content, showing f a savvy for melody and catchiness.
With the new deal, Juice WRLD is undergoing a joint venture with Interscope as he continues to grow in the rap world, becoming more established among the core communities. Keep an eye on him as he proceeds to grow since, with this announcement, things are really starting to look up for him.