Rick Ross Inks Maybach Music Deal with Warner Bros.
Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group has found a place to park. After meeting with various labels, the Miami rapper has signed a deal to bring his roster of talent to Warner Bros. Records.
“Its official!!!!!! @maybachmusicgrp has partnered with Warner Bros!!!!!!!!!!!s/o Lyor Cohen..Tod..Joey I.e..dallas..and mybrother GucciPucci,” tweeted the Bawse in the early hours of Saturday. “Deal of the CENTURY!!!!!!!!!!!!! #MMG #WB.”
While details have yet to be announced, the deal is expected to include distribution, marketing, and promotion for artists Ross signs to his imprint. Expect the first releases to be from Wale and Meek Mill, both of whom were recently signed.
Labels including Cash Money and Interscope were reportedly interested, but the “B.M.F.” MC ultimately went with Warner. He remains signed as a solo artist to Def Jam and his fifth album God Forgives, I Don’t is due out later this year.