Rick Ross Partners Maybach Music With Warner Bros.
Fans and music critics have been anxiously awaiting the news of where Rick Ross‘ Maybach Music imprint would end up after rumors surfaced that a few big name record labels were vying for a piece of the rapper’s empire. The Miami native has finally settled on a place to call home: Warner Bros. Records.
“Its official!!!!!! @maybachmusicgrp has partnered with Warner Bros!!!!!!!!!!!s/o Lyor Cohen..Tod..Joey I.e..dallas..and mybrother GucciPucci,” he tweeted. “Deal of the CENTURY!!!!!!!!!!!!! #MMG #WB.”
Ross, who announced the partnership early Saturday morning (Feb. 19), has artists Triple C’s, Wale and Meek Mill signed to the Maybach roster. All acts will move over to Warner Bros. as a result of the newly inked deal.
While specific details of the union haven’t been released, the deal is expected to include marketing, promotion and distribution for all artists the ‘B.M.F.’ creator signs to his imprint. Before news of the Warner Bros. partnership broke, labels including Interscope and Cash Money were reportedly set on bringing Maybach Music under their umbrella.
Ross is currently crafting ‘God Forgives, I Don’t,’ the follow-up to his fourth studio album, ‘Teflon Don.’