Baton Rouge, Louisiana record label Trill Entertainment is poised to return to the Hip-Hop game with the release of a new album by Lil Webbie and a new record deal with Fontana, a division of Universal Music Group.
Melvin “Big Boi” Vernell Jr. and Marcus “Turk” Roach, are the co-CEOs of Trill entertainment a label founded by deceased UGK member Pimp C.
In addition to Webbie, Lil Boosie, Foxx and Lil Phat are among the popular Southern artists on the Trill Entertainment’s roster.
The new deal for Trill was announced by Fontana CEO Ron Spaulding, who welcomed the pair to the record label.
“Ron Spaulding has been a good friend to the Trill Family for a long time,” commented Mr. Vernell and Mr. Roach. “We think he understands how to make money in a very difficult business. We are very excited about being with him at Fontana and unleashing some of the best music Trill has ever produced.”
The label will release Savage Life 3 by Webbie, who was sold over 2,000,000 digital tracks, on November 15th.
Trill Entertainment, which is now based in Atlanta, is also planning a brand-new album by Lil Boosie, who is facing a life sentence for allegedly orchestrating the murder of a rival in December of 2009.