Rich Boy has announced his signing to eOne Music, as well as plans to release his oft-delayed sophomore album in late 2012.

According to a press release, the “Throw Some D’s” rapper is currently recording the LP in Miami, Florida and New York City, New York. “My upcoming album is a real natural. No records were forced, and I was just recording and having fun, just catching the moment,” he said.

To prep for the release of his second studio LP, the Mobile, Alabama native will drop a mixtape titled First Day of Summer on June 21st. “This mixtape represents summertime heat,” he explained.

Of the deal, Rich Boy’s manager Delaney McGill said, “We are proud and excited to officially be a part of the eOne family. Rich Boy is a talented and creative visionary who despite his surroundings in Mobile AL, was able rise above the negativity to have a platinum hit record. With continual drive determination and management direction Rich boy’s new music will be consistent with what all his fans have been waiting for.”

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