DJ Shadow Enters The Majors, Signs Deal with Universal

 Underground hip-hop stalwart DJ Shadow recently signed with Universal Records and announced that his third solo album will hit streets this summer.

The Cali-bred DJ/producer (born Josh Davis) has kept busy releasing indie albums featuring some of the most innovative hip-hop production of the past. Shadow is best known for his 1996 debut, Entroducing...

"I'm thrilled to join the team at Universal," said Shadow via a statement. "Finally, after years of feeling like an orphan I feel like I finally have a home."

His upcoming untitled fourth album will feature underground stars such as Keak Da Sneak and Turf Talk as well as hip-hop heavyweights Q-Tip and David Banner.

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