rapper Lil’ Flip has signed with Warner Bros. Records/Asylum and is preparing
to release a new version of his highly anticipated album, I Need Mine.Lil’
Flip, who released his previous albums Underground Legend, and U Gotta Feel me
for Sony, re-recorded songs for I Need Mine after the original version
was leaked on the Internet as the rapper was finalizing his deal with Warner Bros.
held out on releasing this album on Sony because the set up was never right and
I felt that my fans deserved the best from me," Lil’ Flip said. "I’ve
written and recorded a bunch of songs that I’m sure my fans will love and now
that I am with Warner Bros. Records/Asylum, I am confident that I am in the right
place to take my career to the next level."According
to Lil’ Flip’s manager Sandy Lal, Asylum was a logical choice to sign, given the
label’s Texas-heavy roster, which includes Paul Wall, UGK, Mike Jones, Rap-A-Lot
Records and others."We
are excited to be a part of the Warner Bros. Records/Asylum organization,"
Lal commented. "They both understand what we are trying to accomplish with
Flip’s career and I believe they are the best companies to execute our goals.
One look at Asylum’s success and overall embracement of the Houston hip-hop culture
and Warner’s relentless dedication to their artists illustrates their competency
and expertise to continue what Lil Flip started."No
released date was available for the new version of I Need Mine.