From Hanif @ E1:
PR: Rich Boy Junes EOne Urban Music Roster
New York, NY - eOne Music announces a worldwide deal with platinum hit maker Rich Boy. The Mobile, Alabama native joins the eOne roster and will release a new studio album in late 2012.
Rich Boy is currently recording in Miami and New York and says, “My upcoming album is a real natural. No records were forced, and I was just recording and having fun, just catching the moment.”
In anticipation of his new album, Rich Boy will release a brand new mixtape titled “First Day of Summer,” on June 21st. He continues, “This mixtape represents the summertime heat.”
About the deal, manager Delaney McGill says, “We are proud and excited to officially be a part of the eOne family. Rich Boy is a talented and creative visionary who despite his surroundings in Mobile AL, was able rise above the negativity to have a Platinum hit record. With continual drive determination and management direction Rich boy's new music will be consistent with what all his fans have been waiting for.
The southern rap fire starter is best known for his platinum-selling hit single “Throw some D’s” which climbed to #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and was named as one of Rolling Stone Magazine’s 100 Best Songs of 2007. The single was featured on Rich Boy’s self-titled debut album, which peaked at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 and #1 on the Rap Chart.
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