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Rich Homie Quan’s father helped him get his deal with Cash Money
Jacquees -- pronounced “jah-kwees” -- has been recording music since he was a teen in Atlanta, but it was Corey Lamar, father and manager of rapper Rich Homie Quan, who gave him his first major look. Jacquees reached out to Lamar around the time Quan released a mixtape with Young Thug and Cash Money CEO Bryan “Birdman” Williams in 2014, and, as fate would have it, the latter was within earshot when he called. “Three weeks later, I was signed to Cash Money,” says Jacquees.