“It’s cool now to have dough from the ‘big boys’ to get some of these new ideas out to the public,” the rapper said.“New records, new compilations and all these ideas that we can build over at Interscope.” The rapper’s musical career, which had taken a back seat to his lucrative work as a film producer and actor, has revived in the wake of the 2015 N. A biopic “Straight Outta Compton” and the group’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2016.Whatever premium they’re paying for the rights to have his music first, the primary thing Apple is gaining from the relationship is cultural cachet.By locking down the 23-year-old MC’s exclusives — and becoming his de-facto record label and distributor — they gain the notoriety that comes with being associated with one of the hottest up and coming acts in music, and earlier than most when he eventually breaks through to the mainstream.My only focus the Game I love to play every night." Irving had been dating 20-year-old singer Kehlani and sharing photos of them together as recently as early this month.So last week when rapper Party Next Door posted a photo that appeared to be him sharing a bed with Kehlani, social media exploded, accusing her of cheating on Irving.
The undeniably talented Chicago MC has seemingly befriended rappers from every end of the spectrum, and some that exist on spectrums completely separate from Chano.
Cube has an incredible body of work and as a fan, I’m honored to welcome him to the label.” The first project under the new deal will be a 25th anniversary edition of his second solo album, “Death Certificate,” which was released in October 1991.
The re-release, dropping on June 9, will feature three new songs, “Only One Me,” “Dominate The Weak” and the lead single, “Good Cop, Bad Cop.” The LP debuted at No.1 on Billboard’s Top R&B/ Hip-Hop Albums chart shortly after its initial release.
Like all business relationships these pairings are all mutually beneficial, even if they’re not clearly so on the surface.
Everything in rap is a quid pro quo barter system of favors for favors and discounts for discounts.