(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) —
Asylum Records, Warner Music Group's new incubator label designed to provide a variety of services to urban and independent music labels and artists, has reached agreements with hip-hop artist and entrepreneur Cam'ron and his Diplomat Records. Asylum will provide marketing, promotion, distribution and sales services for future releases from Cam'ron as well as artists signed to his Diplomat Records label. Currently, artists on the Diplomat roster include 40 Cal and Jha Jha.
"We couldn't be more excited about Cam'ron and Diplomat Records joining Asylum," said Todd Moscowitz, president, Asylum Records. "Cam'ron is a multi-talented artist who has demonstrated his skill not only in music but also in fashion, film, the liquor business with Sizzurp, and marketing, as well. We are excited to start working with him and the entire Diplomat family."
"I'm excited that my hard work is paying off. Asylum has the business mind and infrastructure for me to house my own distribution deal for my own albums as well as my Diplomat artists," said Cam'ron. "I'm looking forward to working with the new artists and I'm focused on making sure everyone we work with gets an album out."
"I'm proud of Cam and the strides he's made as a business man," said Damon Dash, CEO of Damon Dash Music Group and Rocawear. "He worked out a brilliant deal. I will always be there to support anything he does." –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen