Sha Money XL Leaves Executive Post At Def Jam, Signs To Epic Records

The G Unit Records vet worked with 2 Chainz and Big K.R.I.T. at his former post.

Sha Money XL, one of the architects of the G Unit movement, has signed on as an executive vice president of urban A&R at Epic Records. He had served as senior vice president of A&R at Island Def Jam for three years.

“As I embark on this new Epic journey," Sha Money said in a statement, "I have a great vision for what the new record industry should be like, the music, the experience and lifestyle."

While at Def Jam, Sha Money XL worked worked with 2 Chainz and Big K.R.I.T., among others. He also served as president of G Unit Records and was 50 Cent's long-time manager and producer.

"Sha Money has time and again proven to be a cultural leader and has my complete support in ushering in the next generation of Hip Hop stars,” Epic chairman and CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid said in a statement.

Epic Records' roster includes Andre 3000, Casey Veggies, Future, Ca$h Out and Ciara, among others.

RELATED: Def Jam VP Of A&R Sha Money XL Responds To Trinidad James Criticism

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17 Comments

  • crazy kevin from 711

    might go to te mall find some ufo books

  • Anonymous

    ANOTHER G-UNOT ONE BITES THE DUST,RICKY ROZAY DONE SERVED THIS DUDE QUIT NOTICE. EITHER DEF JAM SACKS THE LOSER OR HE LEAVE DEF JAM. NICE TO KNOW DEF JAM GOT THEIR PRIORITIES STRAIGHT. NICE ONE ROZAY

    • Anonymous

      I just think that he makes more money with epic records, and that ross is a fat loser

    • DefRx

      Thats some real shit. Dudes went from being a VP of A&R at a Universal label to the same job at a Sony label... Sounds like Ross showed him who's boss!

  • Anonymous

    Guci Mane realest rapper outthere: - this nigga throws bitches out his car - shoot niggas dead - beat niggas up. Gucci aint no fantasy nigga like: - mobb deep, - nas escobar lol nigga only had a ticket for parking his car wrong - 2pac never gangbanged - rick ross

  • the predder

    hey little pal have you seen justin timberlake and timba land the kids with the back pack and skate board oh their at the video game store playing t2 ok thanks.

  • what it is

    o so he brought in a bunch of bullshit not talking about Krit Or chainz but all the other signing lil reese and shit fucked up def jam now he's taking the Circus To EPIC..Yo Gotti beware!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    They left out the part where he was let go from Def Jam months ago. I guess you gotta wait until you get a new gig so it seems like you "left" for a new opportunity. Good luck. Epic needs more sustaining artists. That roster is full of buzz acts.

  • Ant

    Man, Def Jam ain't been the same since the late 90's. y'all should checkout thegrandreport.com they usually have some good stuff on there too

  • CRACK BABY

    EVERYBODY LEAVING DEF JAM...JUST FOLD THAT SHIT, ALL THOSE ARTISTS SIGNED TO UNIVERSAL ANYWAY!

  • dentaldamboy

    after sucking baby and getting fucked by wayne, I saw sha money signing to Cash Money. Oh shyea zaddy YMCMB is on top. then we signing my boo boo frank ocean

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