Following a highly successful 2012, Kid Ink signs a deal with RCA Records.
On the heels of his Rocketshipshawty mixtape, one of the hottest independent free agents, Kid Ink, has signed a deal with RCA Records.Â Capitalizing on his crossover success, the Cali native is looking to escalate his career into the next level and dominate internationally along with domestically.Â
In a press release, Ink mentions how much he and his team have accomplished, and how signing on with a major label can help him continue to grow, âWe achieved so much last year independently but we just felt it was time to team up with a major in 2013 to take it to the next level and RCA is as excited as we are about the vision and possibilities."
Mentioning the possibility of his international success, J Grand, Sr. Vice President of A&R and Marketing for RCA said, âIâm ecstatic to have someone as multi-talented as Kid Ink, along with the backing of Tha Alumni teamÂ with us at RCA Records.Â We see him not just as an emerging domestic star but as someone whose music and entrepreneurship is already developing a global presence.â
Speaking on the teaming up of Tha Alumni Group with RCA, DJ Ill Will feels the union is perfect to expand not only Kid Ink, but Tha Alumniâs reach while also continuing to make music as before, âRCA gave us a unique opportunity to join forces with them while still staying true to our fans and what got us here in the first place.â
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