Problem Announces Partnership With Rostrum Records & 'S2' Release Date: Exclusive

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Problem performs at L.A. River Studios on July 27, 2016 in Los Angeles. 

Friday (Nov. 2) is turning out to be a busy 24 hours for Problem, as the countdown toward the Compton rapper's upcoming S2 project begins to tick. Billboard has learned that the 33-year-old inked a fresh partnership with Rostrum Records, prior to the release of his anticipated The Separation follow-up later this month. 

"Benjy has been A1 since we met. Rostrum meshed perfectly with Diamond Lane and our vision," Problem tells Billboard regarding his new business partner. "I can’t wait for people to see what’s to come."

Problem is putting the finishing touches on his DJ Drama-assisted 2013 sequel, which is now slated to drop on Nov. 16. The G-Funk specialist set the project's rollout in motion with the release of his bouncy new single "F*ck Me Too," featuring assists from New York's Casanova, 1TakeJay and Saviii 3rd.

"Problem is one of the most genuine people I know, and I'm really excited that we're partnering with Diamond Lane to release his new music," says Rostrum Records president Benjy Grinberg. "S2 is a true statement project that everyone needs to hear, and Problem has taken his game to a whole new level."

The Selfish artist also unleashed the visual to go alongside the release of his Ron Ron-co-produced track. Problem's latest clip finds the crew of rappers, sans Casanova, enjoying the company of some beautiful women while taking over a hopping house party. "That cutie with the booty trying to do something to me/ Tell these rap n---as stop whooping before I do something/ My n---a like Steph with the range, got him hopping out the Range," he raps.

Check out Problem's newly minted website to enter his illustrative world of the "City of the Litty" as well. Watch the "F*ck Me Too" video and see the project cover art below. S2 releases Nov. 16. 


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