The new year will be off to a an epic start for Young Jeezy, who announced his new position as Senior Vice President of A&R at Atlantic Records this past summer. This leads to Young Jeezy announcing his new venture, CTE World/Atlantic Records. The imprint is dedicated to the commitment of finding, developing and launching the careers of new talent on a worldwide platform. More after the jump.
Young Jeezy also spoke on the recent split between himself and former CTE affiliate Freddie Gibbs. “Freddie is a talented artist and I decided that it’s time to press reset on my career and business ventures. I have no doubt that Freddie will go on to be everything I believe he can be, and I wish him the best in his career,” said Young Jeezy. The new imprint will function under Young Jeezy’s direction in association with Atlantic Records chairman, Craig Kallman.
“This is a fresh start for the CTE brand as we re-launch it. This is why I chose to wipe the slate clean and create an outlet to support and nurture new artists to the best of my ability,” Young Jeezy continued. Young Jeezy’s new project El Hefe: It’s Tha World Es El Mundo is available tomorrow at 12:12pm on Datpiff.com.