T.I. Signs 8Ball & MJG While Beef Continues

Written by Kevin Ross - June 16, 2008 at 11:53 am - Filed Under: URBAN

8Ball & MJG are headed to their third record label. T.I. announced the veteran group was signing with his Grand Hustle label during his Hot 107.9 Birthday Bash on Saturday. While 8Ball & MJG have always enjoyed critical acclaim, the group only saw moderate commercial success after leaving Suave House for Bad Boy in 2004. Their Bad Boy debut, Living Legends spawned the single “You Don’t Want Drama,” which eventually reached number 22 on Billboard Magazine’s list of Hot Rap Tracks. Ridin High followed in 2007 to little fanfare, and talks of the duo leaving Bad Boy began. In addition to their own independent works, the group also had a greatest hits album released through Koch. [read whole story here]