Dipset Member JR Writer Signs 7 Figure Deal With Indie
Without disclosing the particulars of the deal or how the money would be distributed, Babygrande posted a statement on their official webite.
"J.R. is an incredible artist. At 23, he has already accomplished so much and we will work closely with him to continue his success," the statement read. "His last album sold over 100,000 copies and if Koch distribution can deliver again, we know we can."
The Harlem bed rapper began his career appearing on various albums from Diplomat members and released his debut album, History in the Making, via Koch Records last year
Writer is currently working on his first release on Babygrande titled Writer's Block 5 which is slated to hit stores on November 20.
Other rappers signed to Babygrande include Norega, Raekwon's click Ice Water, fellow Dipset and Fight Klub champ 40 Cal, Canibus, Gillie Da Kid, Hi-Tek, Brand Nubian's Lord Jamar, Kanye West affiliates Sa-Ra and Diplomat affiliate Un Kasa, to name a few.