has inked a deal with Brand Nubian and the group is in the recording studio finishing
up their fifth album.
are legendary," Babygrande's CEO, Chuck Wilson told AllHipHop.com. "They
were the first to weave knowledge of self into undeniable club and radio hits."
In addition to
the Brand Nubian album, Babygrande will release solo records from Lord Jamar,
Sadat X and Grand Puba sometime in 2005.
Brand Nubian will celebrate the reunion, as well as the release of Jean Grae's
Boot Leg of The Bootleg EP during a special performance at S.O.B.'s "Plain
Rap" series with AllHipHop, November 18th.
"This is what
hip-hop is missing today," Wilson continued. "In my opinion all of
their albums are timeless classics. It's truly an honor to work with them."
Brand Nubian released
four critically acclaimed albums, All For One, In God We Trust,
Everything Is Everything and The Foundation.
The untitled Brand
Nubian album is due in stores in 2004.