Hip-Hop Production Team The Runners Ink Worldwide Deal With Warner Chappell

(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop production duo The Runners have inked a worldwide publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music, the global music publishing arm for Warner Music Group. As The Runners, Jermaine "Mayne" Jackson and Andre "Dru Brett" Harr have crafted hits for top artists like Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Fabolous, Usher, Chris Brown, DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Rihanna, Justin Beiber, T.I., Trey Songz and others. Under the terms of the new deal, Warner Chappell will administer all of their future works and select catalog titles. "Warner/Chappell has such a great history and selection of the most talented writers and producers," Mayne said. "We are excited about creating lots of smashes together."The Runners are based in Orlando, Florida, where they also run their independent label, Trac-N-Field Entertainment. "Mayne and Dru are extraordinarily talented songwriters who started out with great success in the Hip-Hop world," added Warner Chappell's CEO, Scott Francis. "To see them expand the scope of that success into a broader range of musical genres like pop and R&B is especially exciting. We are proud to have them join the Warner/Chappell family and look forward to opening new doors for them."