Foxy Brown Signs With S.Carter Records

Rapper Foxy Brown

has signed a deal with Jay-Z’s new label, S. Carter Records.

A source revealed

that the deal has not been officially announced, because Carter has not settled

on a distribution deal for his new imprint.

“Lyor [Cohen]

was with Jay-Z in Chicago on tour and LA Reid was with him soon after,”

a source speaking under the condition of anonymity told AllHipHop.com. “He

is getting offers from everybody but since the Roc-A-Fella deal is not really

done nothing can be made official.”

The signing reunites

the Brooklyn pair, both of whom at one point were both under contract to Def

Jam.

In previous reports,

LA Reid made it known that he was seeking to buy the Roc-A-Fella imprint from

partners Dame Dash, Kareem “Biggs” Burke and Jay-Z.

Sources stated

that deal hit a snag because the Roc-A-Fella partners felt the amount Reid was

offering, which is stated to be around $20 million dollars, is too low for the

label.

In early 2003,

Brown had a nasty public falling out with former Def Jam chairman Lyor Cohen.

The two clashed shortly after Brown re-signed with Def Jam Records in a joint

venture with Sean “P. Diddy’s” Combs’ Bad Boy Entertainment.

She also negotiated

an Ill Na Na Entertainment label deal with the Universal Music Group.

Her highly anticipated

album Ill Na Na 2: The Fever was shelved and eventually Foxy was released from

her contract with Def Jam.

Cohen later departed

from his Island Def Jam position and now heads up the North American operations

of Warner Music Group, taking top executives Kevin Liles and Julie Greenwald

with him and LA Reid took over Island Def Jam.

Brown has kept

busy, launching a line of custom furs and accessories and is currently developing

a reality series for MTV.

Album details were not available as of press-time.

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