Indie powerhouse E1 Music— formerly known as Koch—will release new albums by former rivals Joe Budden and Saigon— as part of a new deal with online imprint Amalgam Digital reports billboard.com.
Saigon’s Warning Shots 2, a sequel to last year’s Amalgam release, will be the first disc under the new partnership. Set for a September 29 drop date, the album will then be followed up with a new solo studio set by Budden in October.
Budden already has a relationship with E1. The label just released his group Slaughterhouse’s debut last week. Budden’s first release on Amalgam, Padded Room, came out earlier this year. –Elan Mancini