After flexing his lyrical muscles on his fan-funded LP A.D.I.D.A.S., it looks like Ras Kass has found a new distribution home. According to a recent press release, the west coast veteran will join Fat Joe, N.O.R.E., Too Short and others at EMPIRE Distribution for his future projects.
Razzy is already preparing his first release with the distribution magnate title P.U.M.A. EP, featuring production from The Alchemist and Klasic. Following that release, the H20proof MC will his long-awaited full length F.I.L.A. (Fuck It, Lose It All).
In an interview last year, Ras Kass also indicated that he was planning another project titled N.I.K.E. (Now I Know Everything).
In other news, after signing Roc Marciano and the MHz for releases, Man Bites Dog Records is continuing to expand its presence in the underground Hip Hop. Now, in a recent press release, the indie label has announced a slew of other releases for this year.
First up to bat is rapper Double AB’s collaborative effort Dub Sonata titled Media Showers. Featuring the likes of Evidence, Cannibal Ox, Sean Price and more, the project drops this September 19.
Following Double AB’s album with be Wais P of Dah Ranjahz’s solo debut Pimpin’ Saved My Life on October 9. The album feature guest verses from Action Bronson, Smoke DZA and Joey Bada$$, and production from Harry Fraud, Statik Selektah, Tha Bizness and more.