Fontana Signs Deal With Element 9 Muzik
November 19, 2009 at 12:33 PM (PT)
FONTANA DISTRIBUTION, the independent distribution arm of UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP, has partnered with CLEVELAND-based ELEMENT 9 MUZIK LLC to release upcoming titles from the label.
"We are excited to welcome ELEMENT 9 MUZIK to the FONTANA family of labels," stated FONTANA EVP/GM RON SPAULDING. "TONY and his team are true entrepreneurs and innovators, and we look forward to working with them to maximize opportunities on all fronts for their artists."
ELEMENT 9 PRESIDENT TONY "X" FRANKLIN. commented that he was "proud to bring together a group of talented individuals from the CLEVELAND area to form a team capable of delivering professional results for our artists, and looks forward to using the ELEMENT 9 label to demonstrate the ability of a record label to prosper during this new era in the music industry without having to be based in big cities like NEW YORK or LOS ANGELES.