T.I. got what he was waiting for: the right kind of record deal. The Kang has taken his services to Columbia Records.
Rob Stringer, Chairman/CEO of Columbia Records, released a statement on the signing:
“We’re very excited to welcome T.I. to the Columbia family. With his massive US success and career history, we are going to make him an even bigger superstar on a global level.”
T.I. had this to say:
“I’m honored to be partners with such a successful, passionate and creative conglomerate like Columbia Records, who respects and supports the vision of their artist and partners. Nothing but love, respect & appreciation for Doug Morris, Rob Stringer and the entire staff. Also, a special thank you to my big bruh, Sk8board P, for always believing in me and also executive producing my upcoming project.”
Jason Geter shared his sentiments as well:
“We’re excited to be in business with Columbia Records and it’s team of leadership. I’m now looking forward to spreading our music on a global level.”
T.I.’s new album, Trouble Man: He Who Wears The Crown, is due out early 2014 and will be released on Grand Hustle/Columbia.
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