In an interview with RapRadar.com [read full interview here], Philadelphia rapper Freeway [click to read] confirmed that he will be joining Cash Money Records, the label that is home to rappers Baby, Lil Wayne, and more.
“Man, I don’t know how that got out there like that! Like, what’s going down is I’m ’bout to put out this album, called The Stimulus Package,” Freeway told Rap Radar. “It’s with Jake One [click to watch]. Jake One producing the whole album. I was in Miami fucking with Baby and them, and me and Baby got a song on the album that’s called ‘Follow My Moves.’ I been fucking with Cash Money. You know, me and Wayne did a joint for the last album, but we couldn’t get the shit cleared in time and all that. We just throwing around some ideas. And I’m launching a label, Free Money, so what better home for it.”
Freeway‘s addition to Cash Money will in turn result in the rappers departure from Jay Z’s Roc-A-Fella Records where Freeway was signed for several years.
When asked how he was approached regarding the Cash Money deal Freeway explained that the initial conversation stemmed from a chance encounter at the mall.
“I seen Baby in a mall,” said Freeway. “I seen him in Louis Vuitton and we was busting it up. And my man Ceelo, he worked with Baby, so he really basically connected us like that. But, right now everything is still in preliminary.”
In the interview Freeway also spoke on his feelings towards Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella, Jay-Z, and what the future holds for the Philadelphia rapper.
Most recently Freeway released Philadelphia Freeway 2 [click to read], his third studio album, on May 19.