News: Nipsey Hussle's Maybach Music Group Ties Examined
Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 1:47PM
West Coast rapper Nipsey Hussle's connection to Maybach Music Group has taken an interesting twist as it turns out the rap newcomer may actually be inked to Rick Ross' team.
Based on a Wikipedia posting, the rapper is currently listed as a Maybach artist.
Los Angeles, California Rapper "Nipsey Hussle" Has been on the grind latley. He recently announced a new partnership with DJ Skee on Sirius XM to officially unite the West coast. In a recently Re-Tweet By Nipsey Lead to Internet rumors and speculations that he may sign with Maybach Music. So we decided to dig a little deeper. And We found Out he's officially signed with Rick Ross's "Maybach Music Group"according to Wikipedia. (True-Magazine)
In early February, Hussle co-signed Ricky Rozay and said he is a supporter of anything MMG-related.
"I'm a fan of Ross, I'm a fan of Maybach, Meek, Wale. From a business perspective and just a fan of they music. I ain't gonna really go into no further details about it, but I'm a fan of it and I feel what they doing all the way." (XXL Mag)
Speculation of a Nipsey and Maybach deal emerged online last month.
There have been rumors going around the internet about a possible Maybach Music Group signing for Nipsey Hussle since a few weeks. The rumors have now gained strength because of Nipsey re-tweeting this particular MMG tweet "MMG WEST COMING SOON" which hints at the birth of a West division of the MMG imprint. Power moves indeed. (Hip Hop N More)
Outside of the MMG camp, Nipsey has teamed up with fellow California radio personality DJ Skee.
According to DJ Skee, the two have had respect for one another since they first met and the team up will allow them to bring together their respective followers to create a larger impact on the Internet than they could achieve individually. "The big announcement that we talking about today is that DJ Skee and Neighborhood Nip teaming up. We connected our movements. It's 2012 and we saw the artists that have been successful recently. Most of them built up their Internet base ahead of time and took advantage of the Internet and the new media and so, I think that what you've got going, Skee, is the perfect platform for artists like myself," Nipsey explained. The partnership will see Nipsey link his All Money In Entertainment with Skee's eponymous website and the DJ will now be responsible for licensing, partnership development, marketing deals and management of Hussle and his brand. (This Beat Goes)
Check out a recent Nipsey Hussle interview below: