After rumors swirled that the Chicago rap duo L.E.P. Bogus Boys would be inking a deal with Gee Roberson’s new Blueprint label (housed under Interscope/Geffin Records/A&M), the group has now confirmed the signing.

Speaking with FakeShoreDrive, president and CEO of Infared Music, Eric Alvarez acknowledged the deal, saying, “We appreciate any and everyone that’s ever listened to our music, watched our videos and supported our cause. We’re here to open the door for Chicago music and show you what it’s really about, so we can change the misrepresentation of our city and how we’re portrayed to the world. There’s a wealth of positives and potential in our city and region. Everybody knows L.E.P. and Infared Music Group has been carrying the torch and we will continue to brand and grow right here in Chicago. Special shouts out to all the youngins doing it, and a very special shout out to the most promising artist Spenzo. 2013 it’s all of ours.”

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