Vince Staples has joined Motown Records and is preparing to drop new tracks, Billboard reports. The move comes after manager Corey Smyth partnered with Capitol Music Group and Motown Records on a new joint venture with his label Blacksmith Recordings.
Announcing the new project, Smyth wrote in a statement that his mission is “to nurture young and new talent from the ground up and enable them to expand their vision of success.” He added that he was looking for a multifaceted way to support artists: “Our goal is to reinforce career longevity and boundless potential in the artists we represent, while growing global brands around them.”
Smyth brings a roster of artists with him to Motown. Kilo Kish, Ted When, and Benn Good are just some of the names joining an iconic label that currently features the likes of City Girls, Erykah Badu, and Migos.
As for the new Staples tracks, according to the tweet below, we can expect new music to drop next week and the week after.