First signing is Ken Jo.

Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Disturbing Tha Peace have formed a music publishing joint venture, Read and Write Music.

This new venture adds another dimension to Disturbing Tha Peace's organization, which already has a record label joint venture with Universal Music Group. Disturbing Tha Peace Records is home to Ludacris, Shawnna, Bobby Valentino and Field Mob, and has reportedly sold nearly 14 million records worldwide.

The first signing is Ken Jo, a 23-year-old producer from Albany, Ga., who scored production credits on the current Ludacris album, "Release Therapy." Ken Jo also produced eight songs on Field Mob's "Light Poles & Pine Trees."