Grammy winner RedOne has joined Cash Money Records to launch wto new acts Mohombi and TalkBack.
RedOne (Nadir Khayat) is the hit-maker behind Lady Gaga, Akon, Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Nicole Scherzinger, Nicki Minaj and Usher.
Cash Money is the label founded by Ronald ‘Slim’ Williams and his brother ‘Bryan ‘Baby’ Williams. The Williams brothers big find was rapper Lil Wayne when he was just 11 years old.
“I have always been impressed with the way Slim and Baby do business. Their determination to build their artists’ careers from the ground to super stardom, shows their sheer commitment,” said RedOne. “I have strived to work with the best in the industry throughout my career and this opportunity to partner my 2101 label with Cash Money on these projects is one such example. Together, we’ll be able to continue to help Build Global Stars and make hit music that we hope fans around the world will enjoy”
“We consider Cash Money a family, and RedOne fits right in,” says Slim about the joint venture. “He is a world-class producer, songwriter, musician and now record executive who just adds to what we have built here, and look forward to expanding in the years ahead.”
Mohombi is a Swedish/Congolese singer songwriter and TalkBack is a power trio. TalkBalk’s first single ‘Laugh, Laugh’ became a viral hit
“This is all about bringing true creative talent together and providing them the resources, guidance and platform to innovate,” stated Lucian Grainge, Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Group. “I love these guys!”