Skyzoo Signs With Duck Down, Debut Coming In August

Brooklyn rapper Skyzoo has recently inked a joint deal with producer 9th Wonder’s Jamla sub-label on Duck Down Records.

Making a name for himself over the past several years on the East Coast hip-hop scene with a handful of mixtapes as well as his highly-regarded project with 9th, Cloud 9: The 3 Day High, Sky is currently prepping his debut for August 11.

“Skyzoo is established, and a very talented MC,” 9th Wonder said in a statement about the signing. “We decided for him to be first because of that pure talent, drive and work ethic. He casts words in his rhymes that deserve to be studied by scholars. We believe that Sky has what it takes to make the first steps for Jamla and he believes it as well, which is important for him, for us and for our music.”

Along with beats by 9th, The Salvation, will also feature production by DJ Premier, Nottz and Illmind.

Skyzoo just dropped his latest mixtape, The Power Of Words, in anticipation for the studio album. Boasting guest spots by EPMD, Talib Kweli, Maino and Big Pooh, the tape, which is hosted by DJ Drama and Statik Selektah, is available for free download online. – Elan Mancini

  • tony

    Good deal. Duck Down is the most underrated rappers in the game. They do the most concert in the game than anybody else. My favorite one is Buck Shot. Buck Shot,Special ED,Master Ace had that Jam call Crooklyn. One of my favorite Jams.

  • EReal

    Thats whatsup.

  • http://www.myspace.com/emcdlthemusicprofile EmCDL

    Duck Down and 9th killin it! Skyzoo is the truth no doubt about that, especially when he teamed up with Chaundon. Can’t wait to cop that album…wheres that free download for his mixtape anyone know?

    • zoneout

      just look it up thru google u should find it the link that way

  • Jriggs

    “Can’t wait to cop that album…wheres that free download for his mixtape anyone know?”

    Here is the link:

    http://sharebee.com/b4eb3692

  • http://xxlmag.com yung gee

    first torae now skyzoo. dats a good look. duckdown is the truth right now…

  • Nate

    Good look. I continue to see that Duck Down puts out good releases. I need to cop some more of their stuff. They take the time to release quality ahead of quantity.

  • http://callmephlip.blogspot.com/ Phlip

    After getting on that Sean Price song “You Already Know,” Skyzoo is a good look on Duck Down.
    I don’t dislike this move.

  • Andre

    JUSTUS LEAGUE ALL DAY!!!!!!.

  • Thomas

    Sky’s last mixtape was fire….Power of Words. Just hope all of his “internet fans” buy his album and not dl!