Nas Signs Major Distribution Deal With Universal Ahead Of Upcoming Album

Nas and his Mass Appeal brand just made a power move.

(AllHipHop News) Rap star Nas has announced a big deal just ahead of his upcoming album this Friday (June 15).

Mass Appeal, the brand which he invested in and co-owns, just inked a distribution deal with Universal Music Group

Universal will handle the marketing and distribution for Nas' upcoming album this week.

"I've been blessed to work with two of the best brands in music. Columbia Records was how I got my start and Def Jam was where I continued that journey. In my next chapter, I am proud to say that I am signing myself to myself. I look forward to releasing many projects in the very near future with Mass Appeal's new global partnership with UMG."

Universal will also handle Mass Appeal's greater catalog, which includes releases by DJ Shadow, J Dilla and Run the Jewels, as well as the company short form content.