G Malone signs with Cash Money / Hoobangin

G Malone signs with Cash Money / Hoobangin

Weeks after being released from his recent deal with Sony Urban Music, rapper G Malone has found a new recording home at Hoobangin/Cash Money Records.

Representatives for Malone said the rapper inked his deal with Cash Money president Lil' Wayne, Cash Money co-founder Bryan "Baby" Williams and rapper Mack 10, through Mack 10's Hoobangin/Cash Money record label.

The signing marks the end of a period of uncertainty for the Watts native.

Malone caught the eye of various record labels after selling more than 30,000 units of his debut mixtape White Lightening.

Although he was courted by Interscope Records, Black Wall Street and Def Jam Records, the rapper was signed by former Aftermath A&R Mike Lynn, who helped sign The Game.

The Black Wall Street affiliate eventually signed with Sony Urban for $1.7 million.

Under the Sony deal, Malone was given his own label imprint Blu Division.

However, the new alliance would be short-lived as Malone recently became a free agent, after executive decisions led to the dismantling of Sony Urban.

Cash Money would ultimately add the rapper to its roster through Mack 10's Hoobangin label, upon his departure from Sony.

With his new label behind him, Malone is making his presence felt with two new singles, "Malone" and "Certified" featuring Akon.

G Malone is currently working on his Hoobangin/Cash Money Records debut.

Source: ALL HIP HOP

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