Friday, July 17, 2009
Big Boi Leaving Jive Records Signing With Def Jam
After the much delayed 'Sir Luscious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty', Outkast's Big Boi confirms the split with long time label Jive Records. Outkast were originally signed to Laface Records by L.A. Reid in the 90's, then it merged with Jive Records in 2002 and then Reid left the label in 2004 for his current post at Def Jam as Chairman. With this latest news, Big Boi renews his partnership with Reid by signing with Def Jam.
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What does this mean for Outkast and Andre 3000 who are currently signed to Jive Records? Does it mean Outkast will have 2 label homes? Time will tell.