[With SOHH many new music releases dropping this month from A$AP Ferg and Dave East to A$AP Mob and Kodak Black, indie music label Global Sounds Records wants you to put some respeck on its name. Peep below for the top five things you didn’t know about the hip-hop-heavy record company.]
1. Global Sounds Records x Entertainment One.
The owner of Global Sounds, Rhasun Tapp Sr., started in the music industry in 1996. One of Rhasun’s first jobs was as a street team promoter for Wu-Tang Clan affiliate, Killarmy. Before creating Global Sounds in 2013, Rhasun owned Blakglobe Records.
2. Wu-Tang Influence
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Rhasun and Wu-Tang producer, 4th Disciple, executive produced an international artist compilation on Global Sounds titled, “Global Concourse Vol. 1. The compilation, which dropped in May, features Shabazz The Disciple, Young Noble (2 PAC Outlaws), Bizz The Prince, Bugsy The God, Sneak Sinatra, Tikal Bey (Canada) War Villains (New Zealand) and artists from the U.K.
3. It’s Deeper Than Rap
Global Sounds’ roster is mainly made up of hip hop artists but they do have one R&B singer on the label. Tony’ Jones, a soulful crooner out of Philadelphia, has been selling out shows nationwide and will soon be dropping his EP, “The Experience,” on August 25th. In his spare time, Tony’ builds housing for US Veterans.
4. Sean P
One of the last recording sessions Sean Price ever did before his untimely death was with 4th Disciple. The music will be featured on an upcoming compilation album out on Global Sounds Records this fall.
5. All 2017
Global Sounds has a full release calendar for 2017. In July they released the single “Good Life” by PEEDI CRAKK. Tony’ Jones is dropping his EP, “The Experience,” 8-25-17. Their second compilation on deck, coming out in the fall, features Sean Price, Sadat X, PEEDI CRAKK, Solomon Childs, Boaz (Rostrum Records), recently signed Wu-Tang Music artist Hue Heff and more. And Bronx natives, Litt Squad will release their debut EP, “Welcome 2 Tha Squad” on 9-1-17.