Ali Shaheed Muhammad's Garden Seekers Signs With Penalty/Ryko

A Tribe Called Quest

member Ali Shaheed Muhammad’s Garden Seekers Productions has inked a deal

with Penalty Recordings/Ryko Distribution.

Under the new union,

Garden Seekers will release Shaheedullah & Stereotypes, a sample

free album born out of Muhammad’s involvement with like minded musicians.

“Arthur Mann [Ryko founder] and Neil Levine [Penalty founder] are respected

icons within the music business,” Ali said. “I am inspired by what

they have achieved and am eager to learn from their experiences.”

Muhammad rose to

fame with A Tribe Called Quest. The group disbanded in 1998 and Muhammad continued

his career in music as a member of Lucy Pearl, which also featured Raphael Saddiq

and the sexy Dawn Robinson of R&B group En Vogue. Muhammad started Garden

Seeker in 1999.

“My Garden

Seeker Productions family and I are ecstatic about the new partnership. We plan

to turn the heat up with Penalty by our side. Lookout…‘Elevated

Orange’ baby.”

Artists on Garden

Seeker Productions include Sy Smith, Stokely, Kay, Chip-Fu and Muhammad himself.


& Stereotypes is due in stores this October.