New Orleans rapper
B.G. is officially part of Atlantic Records. The former Hot Boy, who has racked
up more than 7 million albums sales, signed a multi-album deal Wednesday (April
4) to distribute his Chopper City record label.
The signing concludes
months speculation of which label B.G. would call home.
Atlantic representatives were not available to comment on the deal. According to reports, Atlanta, Georgia rapper
T.I. will executive produce the B.G.'s Atlantic debut.
album, The Heart Of Tha Streetz: Vol.2 (I Am What I Am) debuted at number
six on The Billboard Top 200 Chart and number one on the Independent Album Charts.
The album sold over 63,000 units in the United States according to Nielsen SoundScan.
B.G. is currently
in the studio crafting his Atlantic debut. The album, executive produced by
T.I., and B.G., is set for a fall release.