Mos Def Signs Deal With Kanye West’s G.O.O.D.

(AllHipHop News) Kanye West has signed another high profile artist to his G.O.O.D. Music label. The Chicago producer/rapper has inked a deal with Mos Def. Mos confirmed the news in the October issue of XXL with Kanye on the cover, just weeks after a high profile collaboration between the pair on the song “Lord, Lord, Lord.”The track, which also features Swizz Beatz, Raekwon and Charlie Wilson, was featured as part of Kanye’s G.O.O.D Friday’s a series of songs released every Friday for fans. Mos Def’s last album, The Ecstatic, was released on indie label Downtown Records in 2009 and featured production from J Dilla, Mr. Flash, Madlib, Oh No, Preservation and The Neptune and Mos Def himself. The album debuted at #9 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 39,000 copies in its first week. The Ecstatic also earned Mos a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Album of 2009. Mos Def has collaborated with West in the past, contributing verses on College Dropout, on the song “Two Words,” and on “Drunk and Hot Girls” on the Graduation album.Pusha T is another artist Kanye has signed to his G.O.O.D. Music label, which also features acts like Big Sean, Kid Cudi, Consequence and others.

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