Former Roc-A-Fella rapper Memphis Bleek is returning to the rap game with a new album, record label and distribution deal.
Memphis Bleek will release his fifth studio album titled The Process this November via a distribution deal between his own imprint, Get Low Records and Boston-based label Mass Appeal Entertainment.
The Process, which is executive produced by Jay-Z, includes production by Just Blaze and No I.D., while guests that grace the album include Rick Ross, Pharrell Williams, Jay-Z and others.
The Process has been exactly that; a process. Taking what Ive learned from a teacher and creating my own school, Memphis Bleek told AllHipHop.com in a statement. Its time for me to handle my own business as a man and Mass Appeal supports the vision. Im ready to share The Process and Get Low Records with the world and along with Mass Appeal, Im excited to take the next steps in my career independently".
The Process is Memphis Bleeks first official album in over four years, his last release being 2005s 534 for Jay-Zs Roc-A-Fella Records imprint.
Mass Appeal Entertainment has released a variety of projects over the years, including records by Young Buck, Lisa Left Eye Lopes and others.
Owner Marcus DL Siskind expressed enthusiasm about Memphis Bleeks aspirations as an independent artists.
Bleek has established himself as a successful brand in Hip-Hop, and now has the opportunity to expand Independently to release new music to his fans, said Siskind.
Memphis Bleeks album The Process is due in stores November 24 on Get Low Records/Mass Appeal Entertainment/E1 Music.