Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s estate has signed a management deal with Four Screens Production, which is slated to manage the fallen rapper’s image and intellectual estate moving forward.
“Ol’ Dirty Bastard is a legend and a Hip Hop icon,” Four Screens’ president Messiah Jacobs says in a press release discussing the management deal. “Although his life was cut short, there is still more work to do. His fans want to see more and hear more, and with Four Screens’ creative background, the Estate can give them just that.”
Four Screens Production has also announced a reality television program starring Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s family.
In 2013, Four Screens Production helped Icelene Jones, Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s widow and the administrator of his estate, secure a deal with Rock the Bells for the hologram performance featuring Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s likeness and his son, Young Dirty Bastard. Their work together for Rock the Bells helped make their partnership official, according to a press release from Four Screens.
“Since working with Messiah, the estate has really seen growth,” Jones said in a press release. “Four Screens is a company that makes things happen. We wanted to create a reality show and we are doing it. We wanted to have an O.D.B. hologram at Rock the Bells and we did it. We wanted my son Young Dirty to perform there and he did. Messiah and his team make it happen and that is what this estate is about.”
Nicole Beckett, Four Screens’ Creative Director, also spoke about the potential of the Ol’ Dirty Bastard deal.
“We are always coming up with new ideas and projects concerning O.D.B.,” Beckett says in the press release. “As a fan myself, I am constantly in search of the next great collaboration concerning this iconic rapper, whether it be a commercial for pistachios, a bio pic similar to VH1’s TLC, a clothing line, skateboards, whatever…O.D.B. was a talent and a character like we will never see again and his legacy will live on.”