New Deals: Busta Rhymes & Mystikal Signs with Cash Money Records
Veteran emcee Busta Rhymes is ending 2011 with a big bang. Busta Buss recently signed with Birdman’s Cash Money Records. “Why Stop Now” Ft. Chris Brown is the first single from Busta’s forthcoming LP E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event) 2: End Of The World. MTV recently caught up with Busta to discuss his new deal. Below are some excerpts:
“It’s an unbelievably groundbreaking deal, [there’s] never been a deal done like this before, where the most powerful search engine in the world combines with the most powerful record company in the world,” Busta said.
“It’s just amazing to see that they understood what Busta Rhymes means to the music, what Busta Rhymes means to the culture, what Busta Rhymes means to the embodiment of authentic hip-hop,” he explained, after linking with Google to release the new single “Why Stop Now,” which features Chris Brown.
“I’m very proud to be aligned with Google, I’m extremely proud to be aligned with Cash Money, my management team, Violator, I’ve been aligned with them from day one— twenty years strong,” he continued. “It’s just exemplifying a different dynamic of greatness through this infrastructure and we’re gonna make something happen in a way that’s never happened in music before with this new deal.” According to celebrity blogger Miss Info, “former No Limit solider Mystikal has also signed with the Cash Money Empire.”
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