Q-Tip announced he is joining the G.O.O.D. Music family, as well he's prepping his fourth solo album.
Q-Tip released a statement about re-connecting with Barry Weiss, the Chairman and CEO of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam, whom he worked with during his A Tribe Called Quest days in the '90s.Â
"Iâm excited to be a part of the great iconic Def Jam label," said Q-Tip."Iâm humbled to be a part of such a storied history. To reconnect with Barry Weiss is a great thing. As far as G.O.O.D. Music, I'm excited to solidify my working relationship with Kanye, and I look forward to all the opportunities that lie ahead in our partnership. I will do my best to present the most cutting edge music I can."
Â Weiss also spoke on linking up with Tip again, "I am thrilled to be working with Q-Tip once again," he said. Â "He is a respected voice in the music community as shown by his acclaimed solo albums and countless contributions to the work of other artists.Â His creativity continues to surpass all boundaries of hip-hop, R&B, pop, and jazz. We welcome Q-Tip to the G.O.O.D. Music / Island Def Jam family."
Tip also revealed that he is working on his fourth solo album, tentatively titled The Last Zulu, it's due out in 2013.