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On Friday (Feb. 2), Megan Thee Stallion and Warner Music Group introduced that the Houston rap star entered a historic deal that may permit her to take care of her independence as a musician whereas additionally gaining access to the music firm’s strong international providers, starting from radio promotion to worldwide advertising and marketing.
“That is the start of an thrilling new chapter of my life and profession,” Megan stated, in response to a press launch emailed to Hip-Hop Wired. “I’m actually targeted on constructing an empire and rising as an entrepreneur, so I’m proud to take this subsequent step in my journey and work with Max Lousada and the whole Warner Music Group crew on this new capability. I do know we’re going to create historical past collectively.”
Within the settlement, Meg will launch music via Scorching Woman Productions – her impartial music and leisure entity – and concurrently work with Warner Music and its worldwide associates.
She can even retain full artistic management of her music releases together with the choice to deliver artists who’re signed to her imprint into the WMG ecosystem.
“Meg is not only a famous person,” WMG Recorded Music CEO Max Lousada stated within the launch. “She’s a creative power and a mogul within the making – genuine and unapologetic in defining her personal distinctive place within the cultural panorama. So many relate to her outstanding story and have witnessed her come into her energy on her personal phrases. At Warner, we’re creating an setting the place unique abilities can discover each their creativity and entrepreneurialism, whereas constructing long-term careers. Following on her success with 300, we’re excited to proceed our journey with Meg via this dynamic new partnership, with our international groups, infrastructure, and experience supporting her each step of the way in which.”
The announcement was additionally celebrated by Meg’s administration firm, Roc Nation. The corporate’s CEO Desiree Perez wrote, “Megan continues to be an absolute trailblazer,” she added. “This new chapter with Warner Music Group will shift the panorama within the music trade and empower different impartial artists to observe in her footsteps and declare their energy. It’s additionally a testomony to Max’s means to reimagine the relationships that main music firms can have interaction in with impartial artists.”
The deal comes after the famous person was just lately appointed a model ambassador for Planet Health, starring in an advert and releasing a line of merch.
The famous person rapper can also be on the high of the charts along with her single “HISS,” which has already reached No. 1 on Apple Music’s World charts, Spotify’s U.S. charts, iTunes and YouTube Trending inside the previous week of its launch.
Megan stopped by Good Morning America final week and introduced that she is going to quickly launch a brand new album and that she has a Scorching Woman Summer time Tour on the way in which.
“Oh, we’re having the tour this 12 months. The Scorching Woman Sumer Tour goes to be 2024, summertime,” the Houston rapper stated throughout her GMA look. “I really feel like I’ve by no means been in a position to be exterior doing my very own factor in the course of the summer season, since like 2019. So that is going to be the primary time that I drop an album on time for the summer season. I do need to give the hotties the Megan Thee Stallion expertise.”