YoungBoy Never Broke Again has been in tears since being released from prison. He’s released chart-topping albums while establishing himself as one of today’s biggest rap stars. The Baton Rouge native has reportedly reached another career milestone and signed a $60 million deal with Cash Money Records.
The deal has yet to be confirmed by YoungBoy or Cash Money CEO Birdman. The speculation surrounding the deal is believed to be valid, given the rapper’s search for a new label amid his displeasure with Atlantic Records, which he expressed publicly earlier this year. He also reportedly turned down a $25 million resignation offer from the label and said he wanted a $100 million contract to secure his services.
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YoungBoy’s relationship with Birdman has blossomed in recent years, with the two Louisiana natives’ numerous collaborations in the past. In 2021, the duo released the joint album Bayou, which was originally teased in 2018. The nine-track project was led by singles “100 Rounds” and “We Ride” and was released via Atlantic Records, Interscope Records, Cash Money Records, Universal Motown Records and YoungBoy’s label. , Never Broken again. Shortly before the release of From the Bayou, Birdman spoke enthusiastically about YoungBoy, predicting that he will eventually be the biggest entertainer in the game.
“There ain’t a nigga that got bigger than NBA YoungBoy, the numbers don’t lie, he’s the biggest artist on YouTube and he’s behind the wall,” Birdman said at the time. “When this little boy is right and he comes from under this bullshit and understands who he is, you know, Thug and all the others, they have reached the age, they are 30 years old, this n** is 20. And you put an a**a behind the wall, they get smart.
YoungBoy recently released his latest project, The Last Slimeto, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. He also called the release his latest in an Instagram post. “To be honest, I don’t care if this is my last album. I can finally say I finished something,” he wrote. “I didn’t finish school. I never finish nothing but my smoke… but no gangster, i then cried tears because of the way you did to me but everything is fine.
Earlier this month, YoungBoy Never Broke Again revealed he signed a $60 million deal on Instagram in a post promoting his fourth studio album, The Last Slimeto, but never specified who made him the offer. It’s unclear how the announced deal will affect the global partnership he signed with Motown Records for his label Never Broke Again in September 2021.
Last month, the controversial rap star won a court victory after being found not guilty in the federal gun case that left him jailed for much of the last year before being released in October 2021.
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