Neko Case will release two new albums via Epitaph's Anti- imprint in the coming months as part of a licensing deal with Mint Records for the world excluding Canada. The first set, "The Tigers Have Spoken," is due Nov. 9. An as-yet-untitled new studio album is expected in spring 2005. Case was previously signed to Bloodshot as a solo artist.
Roc-A-Fella Records has inked Noreaga, aka N.O.R.E., and will release a new album by the artist in November. He is third major addition to the label's roster since last fall, following Ol' Dirty Bastard and M.O.P.
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