DJ Kay Slay's Street
Sweepers Entertainment has inked a joint venture deal with Busta Rhyme's
Flip Mode Squad and the two entities will combine resources to push the career
of Brooklyn, New York rapper Papoose.
The union has produced
the upcoming Swizz Beatz produced single "Get Right" featuring Busta
had been watching what I was doing with Papoose in terms of getting him to the
level I have taken him to," Kay Slay told AllHipHop.com. "We already
had situations on the table, but we knew if we formed some kind of alliance,
we could help get Papoose into a bigger deal and we are talking seven-figure
While Papoose remains
an artist signed to Street Sweepers Entertainment, and also managed by Chris Lighty and Violator managemnent, Kay Slay said the new joint
venture with Flip Mode would help elevate Papoose's career because of Busta
Rhymes' pop appeal.
completed several high profile collaborations with the likes of Busta Rhymes
and Nas, several performances like Hot 97's Full Frontal fashion show, Power
105.1's "Birthday Bash" at the Nassau Coliseum in New York and a well-received
performance during BET's recent Spring Bling party in Miami Beach,Florida.
world sees the response that he [Papoose] got when he came out with Busta on
Spring break on BET, there's probably going to be alot of A&R's that lose
their jobs," Kay Slay joked.
According to Kay
Slay, Papoose has deliberately avoided signing a deal, despite releasing numerous
mixtapes and enjoying steady airplay on New York radio.
"We need priority status, because the kid is the future of Hip-Hop. And
that's not coming from me, I heard it from come from a lot of people,"
Kay Slay continued. "He kills the block every now and then. He is only
talking about what he sees in his ventures through life. He talks about the
knowledge, wisdom and understanding, I mean dude spits lyrics that I would be
actually let my own daughter listening to on some occasions. And its certain
records people gonna hear come from him that they [are] gonna love."
featuring Busta Rhymes is slated to hit radio airwaves next week.