News: Game Tells Interested Labels To Show Him The Money: "I'm In That Dwight Howard Stage" [Video]
Friday, Jul 5, 2013 4:13PM
West Coast rapper Game recently discussed the status of his follow-up to last year's Jesus Piece album and just where he stands with signing a new record deal.
According to Game, he has no intentions of rushing out his upcoming Operation Kill Everything mixtape or his next album.
He has a title for his next album (due in early 2014), but he's not ready to reveal it. "I'm about 85% on it," he said of the follow-up to Jesus Piece. "I want to make sure conceptually that my mind is prepared to really take that ride and that I can give it to my fans and hip-hop correctly. I just want to sit on it for another few weeks." (Rap-Up)
He also revealed what music label currently has plans to talk with him in the near future.
The free agent hasn't signed a new record deal yet, but he has a meeting with Interscope executives in the next few weeks. "Right now, I'm in that Dwight Howard stage," said Game, who plans to launch a "Jesus Piece" tour overseas in September. And is a Cash Money deal still on the table? "I'm considering money," said Game. "And I would like it to be cash." (Rap-Up)
Game's most recent solo effort, Jesus Piece, landed on the sales chart last December.
West Coast rapper Game's Jesus Piece debuted on the chart this week at No. 5. With With a full week under his belt, the "Marrying the Game" star's newest LP has pushed out 87,000 copies. (SOHH Sales Wrap)
Last summer, the West Coast rapper talked about what big factors would go into where he signs his next deal at.
"This is my last album with Interscope under my contract, I'll say that. Interscope has a lot of money, and money makes me happy, so we'll see," Game told MTV News on Friday when we paid him a visit on the set for his "Celebration" video. Birdman has expressed interest in signing Game on previous occasions. The move would make sense, considering Game has collaborated with much of the YMCMB roster and holds strong ties to their team; at this point the former G-Unit soldier is keeping all of his options open. "It's a possibility I might sign with MTV Records, I don't know. Anybody that got the right situation for me and the right money," he said. "Baby is like a big brother to me, Wayne is like a brother to me, Mack Maine, the whole Cash Money/Young Money team, it's always been love with them so we'll see." (MTV)
Check out Game's interview: