Day26 on Diddy's Move: 'It Came as a Surprise'

  /  09.29.2009

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Diddy announced on Twitter today that he has officially left Warner Music Group and signed a new deal with Interscope Geffen A&M, leaving behind his Bad Boy roster and catalog. But while the move is good news for Puff, what does it mean for his group Day26?

Willie Taylor, one-fifth of Day26, spoke to staging-rapup.kinsta.cloud in an exclusive interview. “The business of it is still getting taken care of as we speak,” he revealed. “We’re just trying to figure it out. Once the paperwork is done, then we’ll know.”

One thing’s for certain, the R&B quintet will remain at Atlantic Records. “It might be Bad Boy/Atlantic, it might just be Atlantic. Right now, it’s up in the air. We know we not gonna be Bad Boy/Interscope though. That’s not even part of the situation.”

Diddy called the “Making the Band” stars to personally deliver the news. “He called us and let us know everything that was going on, the move he was making. And it’s a good move for him.”

Robert, Brian, Willie, Mike, and Q are content with remaining behind at Atlantic. “We cool, whatever works for your career. At the end of the day, as long as our Ts are crossed and our Is are dotted, we happy at Atlantic.”

As for what will happen to other Bad Boy artists like Cassie and Donnie Klang, “I have no idea,” Willie said. “It came as a surprise and I was just still excited about the interest in keeping Day26 [on Atlantic]. I gotta get past that first.”

Day26 remains confident and positive about what lies ahead. “It’s easy. It’s like going to any other label. You just gotta figure out the system there and how they work and who’s gonna be your A&R for this project, letting them know that you’re worthy of being there. Day26 has no problem with that. We will convince any record label that we’re worthy of being there.”

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