Mogul and rapper Master
P. has launched his own distribution company, Gutter Music Records and Distribution.
According to Miller, the new distribution company will also
distribute releases from his No Limit label.
The first release to be distributed by Gutter Music Records
and Distribution will be Hurricane Katrina by the 504 Boyz, which features
group members Master P., Silkk the Shocker, Krazy, Hallelujah and Playa.
In addition to handling the distribution of the record, which
hits stores Nov. 8, the New Orleans native said 100% of the records proceeds
will be donated to the Hurricane Katrina relief effort.
“Record companies are spending too much money and, as
a result, the artists are barely surviving,” says Master P. “The
whole industry is changing, radio stations are constantly firing DJ’s…
the industry is all visual now. Gutter Music will start small of then build
- the Independent way.”
The next release will be Young Ballers from Lil’
Romeo featuring The Rich Boyz, which hits stores on Nov. 22.
The Rich Boyz are a family group that features P’s other
son Vercy Miller (Young V.) and cousins and group members C-Los, Big Doug and
“The Rich Boyz are the future of the streets, the way
the 504 Boyz and TRU were the future when I was coming up,” Master P.
said of the group.
Next through Gutter Music will be Master P.'s own Living
Legends, the follow up to his album Ghetto Bill: The Best Hustler in
Ghetto Bill was recently released through a distribution
deal with Koch and debuted at #1 on Billboard’s at #1 independent albums
Living Legends by Master P. hits stores Nov. 29 and
features P’s latest single, “Cookie Money.”
“The streets are ours and we ain’t going nowhere.
You can’t beat us, [so] join us."
Master P. is also
working on a new movie, titled “Get Money” which had no release
date as of press time.