YG Signs Multi-Million Dollar Label Deal With Interscope
Rapper YG is taking his game to the next level. According to BillBoard, the rapper just signs a multi-million dollar deal with Interscope records.
As the CEO of his label 4Hunnid Records (launched in 2015), the Compton native, born Keenon Jackson, tells frevealed that he and his longtime friend and partner Brandon Moore, the label’s president, have signed a multi-million dollar joint venture with Interscope Records.
After meeting Joie Manda, a former Def Jam executive and current president of urban music at Interscope Geffen A&M, around 2013, YG says Manda paired him with his A&R, Randall “Sickamore” Medford, for his chart-topping 2014 debut My Krazy Life and has followed the 4Hunnid movement since.
“It’s a lotta other artist-owned labels who want artists with hot singles like for right now and that’s cool because that’s the easy money but we getting brands. We teach artists how to build brand and be businessmen and business ladies’, he says
YG has also announced the “F*ck Donald Trump” tour featuring Kamiyah, Sad Boy and RJ.