DTP and Island Def Jam Ink Extension
March 4, 2008 at 7:02 AM (PT)
ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP has signed a new long-term extension with DEF JAM artist LUDACRIS (aka CHRIS BRIDGES) for his DISTURBING THA PEACE label, it was jointly announced yesterday (3/3) by ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP Chairman ANTONIO "L.A." REID, and the three principals of the ATLANTA-based DISTURBING THA PEACE label: LUDACRIS, CHAKA ZULU and JEFF DIXON.
In a press release REID commented, "The ATLANTA hip-hop scene and the DIRTY SOUTH movement in general owe more than they can ever repay to CHRIS. Our friendship stretches back more than a decade and I never cease to be amazed at his imagination, creativity and most of all, his outrageous sense of humor. REID added, "Now, changing business conditions necessitate that we review our respective rosters and focus to ensure that future opportunities and challenges are aggressively achieved. LUDACRIS has built DISTURBING THA PEACE into one of the iconic names in hip-hop, one that will remain an important part of the ISLAND DEF JAM family."