EXCLUSIVE: Diamond Inks Multilayer Deal With Warner Bros

Former Crime Mob member Diamond has inked a new deal with Warner Bros Records that will place the Atlanta rapper in a number of endorsement, TV and film opportunities, to set up her debut solo album in 2009.

In addition to her new deal, Diamond has secured new management in Bryan Leach of Polo Grounds Music, as well as Amy Johnson and Keke Smith of Cookies & Milk.

“I'm so excited about my new solo deal with Warner, it's been a long time coming,” Diamond told AllHipHop.com in a statement. “It’s important for me to give my fans the Diamond they already know, but to also give them something new from me.”

According to Diamond, she hopes to work with artists like Timbaland, T-Pain and others on the new album.

“Diamond is an incredible talent,” said Kevin Black, Head of Urban Music at Warner Bros. “She has what it takes to succeed not just in the rap game, but all areas of the entertainment business.”

No release date was available for Diamond’s upcoming album.