(AllHipHop News) Former Def Jam Records Mixshow Manager Kendell “Young Sav” Freeman has been appointed the Vice President of Maybach Music Group effective immediately.
Freeman, who has worked closely with Ross on his solo projects in the past at Def Jam Records, will oversee all MMG operations out of the company’s New York office. In a press release, Young Sav expresses his gratitude for the new position:
“I am extremely excited to embark on this new path in my career. I appreciate Ross for noticing my grind, work ethic and giving me a major opportunity to not only be apart of this label, but also help execute his vision. It’s going to be a privilege to work with the brand and assist in taking it to the next tier. All of the artists on the roster are amazing. I’m ready to get to work."
In the press release for the announcement, Ross touched on his personal relationship with Sav and his work ethic:
“Feels great calling one of the hardest workers and few people I consider a close friend the new VP of MMG.”
Shawn "Pecas" Costner, the Senior Vice President of Def Jam Records describes Sav as "one of a kind" and asserts that his "talent and knowledge helped redefine the lifestyle approach to marketing and promoting some of the biggest names in Hip-Hop.” Besides Ross, Sav has worked on projects by artists such as Jay-Z, Trinidad James, Big Sean, Lil John along with an extensive list of other high profile artists over the past decade.
Freeman will continue to collaborate with Def Jam Records on Rick Ross’ solo projects.