Universal Records: Rapper Lil Jon Signs Huge New Record Deal

Essence.com
Dec, 16, 2009

There's more behind those glasses, gold teeth and pimp cup than we all thought. Universal Republic Records just announced a groundbreaking, multifaceted record deal with Grammy award-winning artist and producer Lil Jon. The deal will have the self-proclaimed "King of Crunk" working for the label as an artist, producer, and A&R consultant with a digital presence. No word on exactly how big a check Lil Jon will be taking home as a result of this new agreement.

Universal Republic Records President and CEO Monte Lipman added, ""Lil Jon is a larger-than-life figure who casts a giant shadow over every facet of the entertainment business. I view him as our Urban Music Czar!"

 

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