Memphis rapper MJG has signed with 404 Music and will be releasing his new studio album entitled 'This Might Be the Day' which is scheduled for release in April.
Legendary Memphis rapper, MJG of the rap duo Eightball and MJG has signed with 404 Music, Inc according to a press release found at RapNewswire.com. The rapper will be releasing his new studio album entitled "This Might Be the Day" which is scheduled for release in April. This album will be his second solo album since 1999 "No More Glory."
The first single from the album is entitled "Shades" available in the music section.
404 Music, Inc. proudly announces it has signed Memphis-based rapper MJG, of MJG Muzik, from the duo 8Ball & MJG, and will release his new studio album "This Might Be the Day".
"As a fan from the beginning, I always wished that I could have signed the group [8Ball & MJG] to our label [Ichiban Records]. We would have been a perfect match. Now it gives me great personal pleasure to finally work with a pioneer like MJG and be part of his movement. This collaboration would not have come into fruition without Dwayne [duprano] Martin of Push Management," says Nina K. Easton, President and C.E.O. of 404 Music.
At the end of 2007, rumors began to surface that the rap duo where no longer signed to Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy South. However, no official announcement was ever made, but numerous sources stated that the group was no longer on the roster after their second album "Ridin High" on the label.
404 Music ,who was established in 1998, has had a successful track record with releasing Young Jeezy's first album and Popa Wu of the Wu-Tang Clan. After changes in the industry the company closed it operations, but later returned with a plan and a focus on running a distribution company, MDI Distribution with the label soon following in October 2007.
Easton is a highly respected industry executive and was co-founder of Ichiban Records, which according to Entrepreneur Magazine, was "one of the fastest growing companies." With Platinum and Gold success, Ichiban's roster included Vanilla Ice, MC Breed, Curtis Mayfield, 95 South, and many others.
404 Music will be handling national and international distribution for MJG's current single, "Shades," as well as the upcoming album, "This Might Be the Day."