Q-Tip and G.O.O.D. music label head Kanye West
Photo courtesy of Joe Conzo

According to a press release sent out this morning ATCQ co-founder and okayplayer-for-life Q-Tip has signed on with Kanye West‘s G.O.O.D. Music label, through Def Jam–making him a part of Island Def Jam. As Tip expressed it in his own words:

I’m excited to be a part of the great iconic Def Jam label. I’m humbled to be a part of such a storied history. To reconnect with Barry Weiss is a great thing. As far as G.O.O.D. Music, I’m excited to solidify my working relationship with Kanye, and I look forward to all the opportunities that lie ahead in our partnership. I will do my best to present the most cutting edge music I can.

Chairman/CEO of Island Def Jam and Universal Barry Weiss added:

I am thrilled to be working with Q-Tip once again. He is a respected voice in the music community as shown by his acclaimed solo albums and countless contributions to the work of other artists. His creativity continues to surpass all boundaries of hip-hop, R&B, pop, and jazz. We welcome Q-Tip to the G.O.O.D. Music / Island Def Jam family.

spotted at HHNM

Comments

  • http://www.shenzhenphotos.com jesse

    i just hope this translates to more releases by q-tip. almost 4 years since the renaissance? wow!

  • Chuck

    This is the best news that will come out this year in music!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Uhurube

    Word YEEZY???? U just gone drop Consequence then sign Q-tip???? aint that industry rule number 3080????????????????????????????????

  • DEFone

    WOW! I’m still unsure how this makes me feel. Regardless, I’m excited to see what the future holds!