Rapper Wordsworth has inked a deal with Halftooth
Records and will drop his highly anticipated solo album.
gained fame from his role in the Lyricist Lounge showcase, said that his decision
to sign with the indie label was based on the owners belief in his music.
“I chose to
go with Halftooth because they believe in me and my music," the Brooklyn
bred rapper said. "It’s hard to find a label that believes in you.
They understand what I’m doing as an artist and that the music I’m
making will have an effect on the world so they support that.”
President, David Schrager, said that signing Wordsworth would help his upcoming
label, due to the rapper's knowledge and experience.
"We are very
excited to have Words as part of our family," Schrager said. "Words
is one of the most talented and most respected Hip-Hop artists to date. I’ve
been a fan of Wordsworth since ‘97, and it’s an honor to be putting
out his first solo endeavor.”
The untitled album
will drop in June of 2004.
of my CD as an audio mirror of life," Wordsworth said of his upcoming album.
"It embodies a timeline of experiences. Each song is a cinema crafted to
strike a nerve and actually deliver a message. In my rhymes, I try to create
pictures that illustrate emotions. When people hear my album I want them to
feel like I said everything they couldn't say, so when a song ends their response
is, 'Word!' To put it bluntly, my album is like an audio art gallery of emotions."
For more information
on Wordsworth and Halftooth Records, visit www.halftooth.com.