News: Trina, Kendrick Lamar, Cool & Dre React To Gunplay's Def Jam Deal, "They'll Continue To Catch Up"

Thursday, Jul 5, 2012 10:01AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Miami rapper Trina, Kendrick Lamar, Cool & Dre have all reacted to Maybach Music Group's Gunplay finally getting his shot at mainstream glory after inking a solo deal to Def Jam Records this week.

Trina congratulated the fellow Miami rapper for his headline-generating news.

"Congrats fam!!!!! @GUNPLAYMMG #salute," Trina tweeted July 3rd. (Trina's Twitter)

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar gave Gunplay some words of wisdom.

"@GUNPLAYMMG they'll continue to catch up. congrats homie." (Kendrick Lamar's Twitter)

Miami producers Cool & Dre acknowledged his hard work finally paying off.

"congrats to @gunplaymmg on his deal with defjam. well deserved my brother. well deserved" (Cool & Dre's Twitter)

This week, Gunplay opened up on inking his solo deal with such an established label.

"It just feels like all the work over these years ain't go in vain," Gunplay said about his new situation. "God is good. It's his plan. It's his plan. I ain't got nothing to do with this. I'm just here for the ride, bro. I got an album coming out, I just signed with Def Jam two days ago. The ink just dried. So look out for the untitled album. So far it's untitled, I'm sitting down with [Rick Ross] and we're going to make everything happen so we can produce the best product possible." (VIBE TV)

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