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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.
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