News: Lil Twist Finally Twists Out Young Money Debut
Friday, Jan 28, 2011 2:50PM
Young Money's Lil Twist recently spoke about his upcoming debut album and the star-studded guests fans can expect to hear on the project.
As of now, Twist has secured collaborations with Drake, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj.
"I want the album to still be called Don't Get It Twisted," Twist says of the upcoming release. "It's coming in 2011 for sure. I have a few collaborations with Wayne. I have a record with Drake that we are working on. I have Nicki [Minaj] and my friend Khalil from Def Jam. And I have Justin Bieber on the album as well. I've been using a lot of in-house producers like Infamous and new producers that are coming up in the game. I'm just glad that it's finally happening." (VIBE)
The rapper inked his Young Money deal around March 2010.
Drake and Nicki Minaj aren't the only ones in Young Money creating industry buzz. Now teen rapper Lil Twist, who has long been associated with Young Money has officially signed his deal with rapper Lil Wayne's label Young Money Entertainment. Lil Twist has officially inked his contract with Universal/Young Money, with a rumored 1.3 million dollar signing bonus. Twist's debut album is set for release late this summer. His official single "Love Affair" is gaining lots of attention from the fans and he is shooting a video for that in the upcoming week. (New Lil Wayne)
The rapper is known for displaying his YM loyalty on public outlets like UStream and Twitter.
"#LilTwistIsReal i talked to my big brother Weezy over the phoneand i told him about these rumors....," he wrote over the weekend. "He didnt care lol... all i heard was WE YOUNG MONEY we dont trip off of nothing like that we got millions to make and to satisfy our fans! Tell me why you think im real.... #LilTwistIsReal because....?what im about to hop in the shower but go ham and im gone start following! YMCMB taking over Miami lol we on the back of city buses lol let's get it Uncle @birdman5star http://twitpic.com/1a3jof" (Lil Twist's Twitter)
Other artists on Wayne's roster include Mack Maine, Tyga, Shanell and New York's Jae Millz, who joined in 2008.
Lil Wayne continues to expand his Young Money Entertainment imprint, this time by signing Harlem rapper Jae Millz. Lil Wayne announced the new signing during a show at a full house in Newark, NJ. Jae Millz later confirmed the deal when talking to Complex Magazine by saying "Yeah, we just drawing up the paperwork, but I've been rocking with [Lil Wayne] since the first week in 2008," continuing with " I've just been keeping stuff low, but Young Money is what it is, and I'm still Wanna Blow." (Rap Basement)
Check out Lil Wayne speaking on Young Money down below: