When the Diplomats eventually finalize their group deal at Interscope, they will have some company, as Cam’ron formally announced today that a familiar face would also be signing at his future label.
“[Vado] just signed a deal with Interscope,” Cam’ron told Hot 97’s Angie Martinez. “Shout out to DJ and Jimmy Iovine at Interscope; we appreciate that. I’m really excited that he’s getting the opportunity to do his thing on his own.”
Cam crowned Vado as the new voice of Lenox Avenue, citing Vado’s solo performance at the 2010 Summer Jam concert. He also praised Vado’s ability to cater to radio by revealing Vado was responsible for the chorus to the single “Hey Muma.”
Various members of the Dip Set have mentioned signing a deal with Interscope since the fall of 2010, and Cam also explained the reasons for the multiple delays.
“We working with DJ and Jimmy Iovine to get the deal over there at Interscope done for us as well,” Cam added. “It’s just a little more intricate, being that everyone is signed to a deal already. Everything’s still going, but we all just had prior obligations. Me and Vado got this Gunz ‘N’ Butta album coming out. Jim [Jones] has a solo album coming out called Capo, and Juelz [Santana] is working on his mixtape.”
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