News: Lil' Wayne & Cash Money Sign UK Singer Jay Sean

Thursday, Oct 16, 2008 6:29PM

Written by Danica Dow

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Last night, British R&B artist Jay Sean announced that he had inked a deal with Cash Money Records, the label home of Lil' Wayne.

While Sean didn't pick up any honors at last night's MOBOs (Music of Black Origin) -the biggest award show in British urban music - he did have some good news to share backstage. The UK R&B star announced that he had signed a deal with Cash Money/Universal.

During a recent trip to Miami, Jay officially signed with the label and met Wayne and the rest of the Cash Money family. As a result of the deal, Cash Money has exclusive rights to release Jay Sean's most recent album, My Own Way in the United States.  His forthcoming albums will also be released by the imprint.

"It's always been a dream for me to sign to an American label," Jay wrote in a blog posted on his official myspace page. "And it's great to be accepted by the best in the game."

Jay Sean already has a collabo with his label mate Weezy in the works and the self-proclaimed "best rapper alive" will be also be dropping a verse on a remix of Jay's upcoming single, "Tonight," which will be featured on a repackaged version of My Own Way.

My Own Way will be released in the United States during the spring of 2009.

[For more on the R&B scene peep SOHH Soulful]


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