Diamond From Crime Mob Inks Deal With Battery Records

(AllHipHop News) Battery Records has announced that they’ve signed former Crime Mob rapper Diamond to their label, which is distributed by Jive Records. This summer, Diamond will debut her lead new single “Lotta Money” which was produced by Recka on the Beat.Diamond split from Crime Mob around 2007 and inked a management/record deal with Polo Grounds Music, another label distributed by Jive. Most recently, Diamond has had a strong presence on radio airwaves with appearances on Ludacris’ “My Chick Bad Remix” with Trina and Eve, as well as the “Bedrock Remix” with fellow female talents Rasheeda and Lola Monroe. “I can be more of an individual, say what I want to say. I also have to be much more responsible and make sure my business is taken care of,” Diamond told AllHipHop.com of her solo career. She has also parted ways with Polo Grounds, as her career is now being handled by veteran Dallas, Texas based executive, Mic Moodswing.“We welcome Diamond to the Battery family,” Battery’s CEO Neil Levine said. “Her ability to constantly evolve makes her an exciting and remarkable artist that has proven that she can shine as a solo artist. We look forward to introducing Diamond and her new single ‘Lotta Money’ to the world.”The news comes on the heels of a recently announced deal between Battery Records and Mickey Factz.