8Ball & MJG

  1. Koch Signs Up Five Labels

    January 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment Distribution announced the addition of five new labels, including Nina Easton's IMG International/404 Music Network, Tenacity Records, Unruly Records, Greenstreets Entertainment and Doc Music Group. Under the agreements, Ko ...

  2. Billboard Q&A: Shondrae "Bangladesh" Crawford

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When barber-cum-producer Shondrae "Bangladesh" Crawford left his native Des Moines, Iowa, he was only armed with a set of hair clippers. However, more than ten years and one beat machine later, he's crafted soundtracks for artists l ...

  3. Grand Hustle Signs Veteran Rap Duo

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I.'s independent label, Grand Hustle, has signed veteran rap duo, 8Ball & MJG. Grand Hustle co-founder Jason Geter tells Billboard that the company will most likely partner with an independent distributor to release the group's nex ...

  4. Koch Records, Suave Records Ink Partnership

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Koch Records has signed a joint venture deal with Suave Records, formerly Suave House. The partnership's roster includes artists 8Ball & MJG, Philadelphia MC Gillie Da Kid and Southern MC, Jiggolo. Suave founder Tony Draper began the labe ...

  5. Chart Greets Sweet Sounds of Musiq

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Musiq Soulchild takes his "Luvanmusic" straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the R&B singer his second chart-topper ... Five other acts' albums debut in the top 10 this week: Lloyd, Rich Boy, Neil Young, Amy Winehouse a ...

  6. Core DJ Retreat VI Wrap-Up

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Friday afternoon at the Core DJ Retreat began at the South Beach hotel, The Marlin, for the Bad Boy Records listening party. Packed in, with all the Core DJ's, were Bad Boy promotion executives Shawn Prez, Hen-Roc and Rich Dollars, as well as ...