Buzzing Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle has recently inked a a deal with BMI, the leading American performing right organization.
Through the deal BMI will now manage and license the rapper’s music for play on TV, radio, movies, etc., and collect the royalties on behalf of Nipsey.
The rapper has been buzzing over the past few years, and has been featured major publications such as the New York Times, graced the cover XXL, performed at BET’s Hip Hop Awards with Snoop, and was featured on Snoop’s recent release — all prior to dropping his own official album.
Nipsey is currently hard at work on his highly anticipated debut, South Central State of Mind, which features beats from producers like the Justice League, Cool & Dre, J.R. Rotem and more.
It’s first single is “Fellin Myself” featuring Lloyd.
At press time, there was no release date for the project.
In the meantime, you can get a taste of Nipsey through his mixtape series, Bullets Ain’t Got No Name, available though his official website NipseyHussle.com.