Boxer Zab Judah, fresh off a win over the flamboyant
former WBO champion Demarcus "Chop Chop" Corley, has launched a record
label and recently inked a deal with Jay-Z and Dame Dash’s Roc-A-Wear.
"I’m the first spokes/sportsmodel for the
company," Judah told AllHipHop.com. "The whole thing with Jay-Z and
Zab Judah, we both feel that we offer Brooklyn. Dame’s a good dude and these
dudes are about business. It’s an opportunity for them to get their business
out and exposed and an opportunity for me to get exposed to the hip-hop world."
And like his fellow Brooklyn alumni Jay-Z, Judah
has aspirations of being the next record mogul, via his imprint, Super Cartel
The unique name is a derivative of his nick name,
"Super" and the word cartel. Judah has four artists, Synthero, Desperado,Young
GO and Big O already signed to the label.
The boxer has an interesting take on handling
"These dudes are straight from the ghetto,
still in the ghetto," Judah continued. "I told them they can not get
out the ghetto until they sell some units you know what I ‘m sayin’, so basically
its either do or die. I feel like I’m making them work extra hard rather than
just giving it to them, making them work for it, so that later on when they
get it big they can appreciate it."
Like Roy Jones Jr., Judah said that he raps and
has even recorded some of his own material.
"I get in there when nobody is in there
and spit, you know what I’m sayin’? I got some hidden CD’s, but I’m just playing
with it my main goal is boxing. I love boxing. I’m a boxer and that’s where
I am with that."