Nipsey Hussle and Warner Bros. Confirm Deal Without Confirming Deal

There have been rumors for a while now that Nipsey Hussle is on his way to Maybach Music Group. In recent months, he’s collaborated with MMG boss Rick Ross on “Proud of That” and “Fountain of Youth,” the latter of which appeared on the Maybach compilation Self Made 2. Earlier today, reports were circulating that the deal was finally official, but the Los Angeles rapper wouldn’t go that far when XXL reached out for comment.

Here’s what Nip had to say via text message: “were at the table with a number of labels, but the MMG/WB team is Mos definitely a great look, what’s most important to me is that the deal is a real partnership with a group that buys into the essence of what I represent as an artist, a brand, and a company, my new mixtape victory lap will clear up everything tho 12.21.12″

The label was similarly tight-lipped about anything official, as a rep from Warner Bros. told XXL that they have, “No comment at this time, but look out for a special announcement from Nipsey next Friday 12/14 @ Power 106′s Cali Christmas in LA.”

The 2010 XXL Freshman will be dropping his new mixtape, Victory Lap, on December 21. —Adam Fleischer

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  • Enlightened

    NOOOOOOOO! NIPSEY PLEASE NO MMG! Why would you do that? Warner Brothers? Yes. If they don’t want to give you a deal for All Money In No Money Out keep grinding homie. Remember you always say “fuck the middleman.” Why you need that fat ass middleman in the way. You’ve been your own boss for years. Go straight to the major with your own deal or hold out please.

  • tiger the ace

    say what u want about rozay but i dont no any other boss that ensures his team eats the way he does . that being said its a no brainer with the chemistry they already have its about to be classic

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  • Kathy Lane

    Nipsey Hussle on the top floor