Atlanta label started by a host of DJs, producers.
The Warner Music Group's Asylum records will market and distribute releases from Atlanta-based Aphilliates Music Group. The hip-hop label was started in 2003 and is run by a host of DJs and producers, including DJ Drama, DJ Sense, DJ Don Cannon, DJ Jamad, DJ Ox Banga and DJ Jaycee.
Aphilliates members have released a number of mixtapes, and worked with such artists as T.I., Ludacris and Lil' Scrappy. Aphilliates artists can also be heard on the Siruis show, "Aphilliates Radio Streetz Iz Watchin," which airs on Eminem's channel, Shade 45.
Rappper Willie the Kid recently joined the Aphilliates roster. He has worked with Juelz Santana and Young Buck, among others. Asylum, which is part of WMG's Independent Label Group, will provide marketing and promotional support for Aphilliates releases.