M-town rapper Yo Gotti extends his growing roster at Cocaine Muzik Group (CMG) by adding a hometown favorite.
Today (October 28) Gotti and his crew broke the news that North Memphis Hip-hop artist Snootie was added to the label roster and to the “I AM 2013″ tour.
Today, CMG Enterprises CEO and CMG/Epic Hip Hop recording artist Yo Gotti has announced the signing of regional N. Memphis rap star Snootie to CMG’s growing roster of artists and his addition to Yo Gotti’s “I AM 2013 Tour” lineup. Snootie’s signing marks one of several upcoming roster additions CMG has in the works since the label’s recent entrance into a multi-level joint venture partnership with Epic Records. (Press Release)
YG explained the motivated in the signing. “Snootie has a distinctive sound and crazy buzz in the streets,” Yo Gotti commented. “We at CMG look forward to working with him and his team.” With his high powered single “YAYO,” the North Memphis breakout MC has propelled his widespread buzz well beyond Tennessee while organically taking mix show radio by storm throughout the south and beyond.
Despite a close-knit relationship, the Memphis rapper denied inking a deal at T.I.‘s Grand Hustle label.
“No, no, no, T.I.’s the big homie. Salute T.I. and the Hustle Gang but I’m signed to myself, which is CMG,” Gotti said in an interview. “We got a partnership with L.A Reid and Epic. You know what I’m saying? That whole thing is like blogs just went crazy with it. They put their own words on something homie said and he ain’t even say that. You know what I mean? We get money, we rock together. It is what it is. CMG, Epic.“