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All-new Payday announces new signings

By | Published on Wednesday 10 January 2018

Payday Records

The all-new Payday Records has announced a number of signings. Ultra Music founder Patrick Moxey confirmed he was relaunching his former hip hop orientated record label late last year, kicking things off with a track by Gang Starr member/producer DJ Premier, Moxey having previously managed the hip hop duo.

In addition to working with DJ Premier, Payday Records has confirmed it has also signed deals with the artist Pell, rapper OJ Da Juiceman, upcoming UK hip hop act Yung Fume and hip hop group Gloss Gang. The revamped label has bases in both the US and the UK.

Says Moxey: “Hip hop has become a global language and the new Payday is here to reflect that and help bring diverse and talented artists to the world. Our initial signings are from four different cities – New York, Atlanta, New Orleans and London – and it reflects today’s relationship of music and the internet”.

He goes on: “We want to push hip hop’s creative boundaries across borders and cultures. Our recording studios in LA, London and Atlanta will be promoting this creative exchange”. While, on working with DJ Premier again, he adds: “DJ Premier represents the essence of hip hop and everything that Payday stands for – I am so excited to have him be a part of the relaunch”.