Mack 10 Lands Executive Position At Melee Recordings

Westside Connection

member Mack 10 has been named an executive at the newly formed Melee Recordings.

In his

post at the new West coast-based label, Mack 10 will be responsible for signing

artists to his own Hoo Bangin' Records. He will also take on the task of scouting

new talent for the more mainstream division of Melee."I'm

very excited to join forces with Bryan once again, this time as an executive,"

Mack 10 said. "We both have years of experience in this music game. The

streets of L.A. are full of talent ready to explode, and the West is ready to

come back hard. Hoo Bangin' and Melee will be the perfect structure to put the

‘Left Coast’ back on the map in a major way.”Melee

Recordings is headed up by fellow industry vet Bryan Turner, founder Priority

Records. As the founder of Priority, Turner is credited with putting artists such

as Eazy-E, N.W.A., Ice Cube, Master P and No Limit Records, and Mack 10 on the

music industry’s radar. "Mack

has shown his business acumen since his days with Priority Records and later with

Cash Money Records,” Turned commented. “He'll

be a great executive and I will completely support his efforts,” Turner said

of Mack 10.Mack

10 first signed a record deal with Priority in 1995 when he was introduced to

Turner by his mentor, Ice Cube.