NBA YoungBoy, who not too long ago left Atlantic data, has now inked a brand new cope with Motown, owned by Common Music Group.
On Monday, the information broke that the Lousiana rapper has lastly reduce ties with Atlantic, months after he went off on a number of rants alleging that the label hated him and so they weren’t doing a lot for his profession regardless of raking in thousands and thousands for them.
YoungBoy’s cope with Atlantic noticed him releasing 4 chart-topping studio albums and several other EPs. His cope with Atlantic formally ended together with his venture ‘The Final Slimeto’ launched earlier this yr. The rapper is claimed to have been working with Motown since 2021 after signing a worldwide three way partnership between Motown and his personal By no means Broke Once more LLC, Billboard reported.
Underneath that preliminary deal, the rapper has accomplished three initiatives underneath Motown- his ‘By no means Broke Once more: The Compilation Quantity 1’ launched in November 2021 and ‘Inexperienced Flag Exercise’ launched earlier this yr and he has a 3rd venture but to be launched this week, ‘Nightmare on thirty eighth Road.
The brand new contract will see the rapper launch new music beginning in 2023.
YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more, who simply turned 23 years outdated, is presently the second most-streamed artist in america, solely bested by Drake.
The rapper, who has considerably of a cult standing, is without doubt one of the most lively rappers releasing a number of initiatives a yr. Since his breakout in 2015, the rapper has launched 24 albums, all charted on the Billboard 200 charts, breaking his tie with Jay-Z for a similar report for the best variety of charting albums.
Within the meantime, it’s unclear how a lot the cope with Motown is price. The rapper was beforehand signed to Atlantic for $25 million and appeared to have points with the label not acceding to his demand of $100 million for his music catalog.
This yr has additionally been broadly profitable musically for the rapper, who launched 5 solo albums and a sixth joint album with DaBaby and welcomed his tenth baby, and received engaged to Jazlyn Mychelle.