Wiz Khalifa’s Taylor Gang Inks Label Deal With Atlantic Records
Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang has landed a new deal with Atlantic Records, after five years of indie distribution.
"Very excited about the deal with the gang," the rapper said in a statement. "These guys are my family and friends first. Now we’re gonna take this shit to the next level."
Look who got a label deal. https://t.co/94Jjd8Uy6r
— Wiz Khalifa (@wizkhalifa) October 7, 2016
"We are very pleased to expand our business with our partners at Atlantic Records/Warner Music," added Taylor Gang co-founder Will Dzombak. "This is a great step forward for Taylor Gang as we get ready to move into the new year and focus on growth. We are all very excited."
Atlantic Chairman/COO Julie Greenwald says she's also excited about it as well. "Wiz is an amazingly talented artist, songwriter and entrepreneur. We’ve been so proud to have him as an Atlantic recording artist for the past six years, during which he also built Taylor Gang into a powerhouse hip-hop brand with a phenomenal fan following…We are thrilled to be partnering with Wiz and Taylor Gang to take his crew to the next level, and welcome them to the Atlantic family."
In addition to Wiz, Juicy J, and Ty Dolla $ign, Taylor Gang's roster also includes Berner, Chevy Woods, Raven Felix, J.R. Donato, Tuki Carter, and Sosamann.
Immediately, the label is currently prepping a compilation called Taylor Gang, Vol. 1.