News: Birdman's "Gang" Gets Pushed Around
Monday, Jun 10, 2013 6:00PM
Cash Money Records head Birdman's highly anticipated Rich Gang compilation album artwork has surfaced online, however, its new release date now has fans waiting until next month to get their hands on it.
The flashy new cover art landed online Monday (June 10) along with news of its June 25th release being pushed back.
Birdman, is returning to the game today with a some news regarding his upcoming Rich Gang album. The New Orleans wordsmith let loose of the projects cover art, which is honestly nothing too wild and exciting. Though the album is sure to be something rather amazing, based soley on hearing "Tapout". The album drops on July 23rd, so make sure you mark your calendars. (Stupid Dope)
Birdman recently talked about recruiting non-Cash Money artists like Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana, Future and more for an upcoming compilation album.
On June 25, Baby will drop his Rich Gang: Flashy Lifestyle compilation, and while the project will be released on Cash Money Records, it will feature music from non-YMCMB stars as well. "We have other artists like Future, who is not signed to us but a part of us. French, Ross, Meek and all these [guys] are friends that we rock with and call on," Birdman promised. "A lot of business we do don't necessarily have to be about money, it's about relationships and this is about people that we have relationships with." (MTV)
Last February, the rap executive dropped a Rich Gang underground project.
In honor of all-star weekend Cash Money boss Birdman brings together Drake, Lil Wayne, Caskey & the whole YMCMB team on the Rich Gang: All Stars mixtape. The compilation plays like a token mixtape, stock full of several YMCMB new releases from the past few months. On it you'll find Drake's new single "Started from the Bottom," Lil Wayne's "Awkward" and the recent "Karate Chop (Remix)" from Weezy and Future, but this freebie also includes the new cut "Fly Rich" featuring Future, Tyga, Meek Mill and Mystikal and other presents. (VIBE)
Last month, buzz heated up the Internet of Soulja Boy Tell Em possibly joining Cash Money in light of Rich Gang hosting his recently released Cuban Link EP.
It hasn't been even 2 weeks since the release of Soulja Boy's King Soulja mixtape but the rapper returns today with another free EP of 5 songs. Jointly hosted by Rich Gang? Maybe he's signing to Cash Money soon. (HHNM)