Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy [click to read] is the latest artist to join management firm, Hip Hop Since 1978, a firm that manages artists such as Kanye West and Lil Wayne.
Currently managed by HUSH Management’s Demetrius “Kinky B” Ellerbee, Jeezy will continue to be managed by Ellerbee but will also work with Hip Hop Since 1978’s Gee Roberson and Kyambo “Hip-Hop” Joshua.
“Young Jeezy, along with our artists Kanye West and Lil Wayne [click to read], is at the pinnacle of this culture right now,“ Gee Roberson explained in a statement. “So it’s just great synergy to be able to work with him and Kink during this exciting time in his career.“
As part of the partnership, the two management companies will focus on several aspects of Jeezy’s career including music, television, and film.
“With Young Jeezy, we’ve watched a legitimate movement build into an incredible brand over the past several years,” Demetrius Ellerbee said in a statement. “In partnering with Gee and Hip-Hop we are hoping to continue to push his brand further than ever. I’m thrilled to have them on board.“
Most recently, Jeezy released The Recession [click to read] his third studio album on September of last year, the album debuted as number one on the Billboard 200 chart. Young Jeezy is also preparing for his acting debut in Janky Promoters, an upcoming film featuring actor/rapper Ice Cube.