Women in Music 2019

Polo Grounds Music Extends Partnership with RCA Records, Announces New Signees Calboy and Jay Gwuapo

Courtesy of RCA
From left: Sergio “Gwop” Patillo, PGM; Peter Edge, Chairman & CEO, RCA Records; Jay Gwuapo; Calboy; Bryan Leach, President & Founder, PGM; Bryant Jacques, PGM

With the fruitful partnership between Polo Grounds Music and RCA Records entering its 13th year, the pair of labels announced on Friday (March 29) they've decided to extend their joint venture for the foreseeable future. For their first move of 2019, Polo Grounds Music's CEO, Bryan Leach, looks to push his newest signees in Chicago's Calboy and Jay Gwuapo to stardom. 

According to the press release being distributed by RCA, the A$AP Worldwide empire also promises to deliver multiple projects at various points in 2019. The freshly negotiated contract will see additional albums form artists released on PGM throughboth RCA and The Orchard.

“I’ve enjoyed working with RCA and their talented executive team breaking iconic artists like Pitbull, Yo Gotti, A$AP RockyA$AP Ferg, and now Calboy, who is an incredible creator," said Polo Grounds' Bryan Leach. "Our A&R team is aggressively finding and signing new talent like Jay Gwuapo that will make these next few years more exciting than the first 13."

"We have enjoyed 13 tremendous years of partnership with Bryan and Polo Grounds. Bryan is an expert in creating an organic groundswell for young, emerging talent and propelling them to the next level," RCA chairman Peter Edge added via press release. 

"He has been and continues to be a powerful force in hip-hop music and culture. RCA is looking forward to amplifying that success and welcomes the next generation of artists, Calboy and Jay Gwuapo, in what will be an exciting year for both burgeoning acts."


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