Did Trinidad James Sign With Def Jam Records for $2 Million?

During Trinidad James’ sold-out show at Santos Party House, label executives from both Def Jam and Atlantic Records were in attendance. “Joie [Manda], Pecas, Chris Atlas, Barry Weiss on The Def Jam side & [Mike] Keyser on the Atlantic side at Trinidad James show,” tweeted XXL’s executive editor Jayson Rodriguez. Now, rumored reports say that the rapper has settled a deal with Def Jam for $2 million.

It is important to note that Trinidad has only been rapping for about 11 months. He recently dropped a mixtape, Don’t Be S.A.F.E., which boasts standout tracks such as “Females Welcomed” and “All Gold Everything.” If the rumors turn out to be true, he will be joining big name acts including Kanye West, Rihanna, Frank Ocean, 2 Chainz, and more.

For now, check out what artists, fans and journalists are saying on Twitter below. Do you believe Trinidad signed a $2 million deal?— Eric Diep

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  • spellczech

    You know thats not Mike Will Made It’s real twitter, right?

    • E

      Yup, but I still thought he had a great comment.

  • Drew

    Giving idiots like this guy and Chief Keef multi-million dollar deals is beyond retarded

  • http://twitter.com/BigCeeJay [$]The Tastemaker[$]

    this is a rumor so don’t get in your feelings …ask yourself when the last time a rap artists got a 2 million dollars at signing

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EULMCNWNJWVTR6ZSMWL2LBJVAY Token B

      Pretty recently. Keef got 3 mil, ASAP rocky got like 2 mil….

  • http://twitter.com/JacKorStillZ Jack Stillz

    It says 2 million dollar DEAL, not signing bonus.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EULMCNWNJWVTR6ZSMWL2LBJVAY Token B

      lol people dont understand how the recording biz works. They have to pay that money back…

  • onenutned

    signing bonus…deal money…don’t matter…the investor (the label) is use to taking L’s and no you don’t have to pay that shit back the just gon use the fuck outta yo’ music or likeness till they recouped some of they bread but they take L’s all the time you really think joe budden payed them back? C’mon son!

  • http://twitter.com/LuvMyaccordjd Maine Tech The Great

    I hope he invest well, I only like the one song on his Mixtape All Gold- The rest didnot appeal to me-

  • Leto El

    I guess Lil B will soon sign his 10 million deal then