The music producer behind your favorite hits is now a signed artist. After announcing that he wants to release his debut album this year, ATL super producer Zaytoven decided to ink a partnership deal with legendary label Motown Records.
Zay took on his Facebook account to post the following photo with the message:
Motown Records has signed Zaytoven. In partnership with Zaytoven’s own Familiar Territory Records, Motown will soon release new music from the GRAMMY-winning, multi-Platinum producer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist. One of the most influential figures in urban music, Zaytoven is widely credited with curating the signature sound of such international superstars as Gucci Mane, Future and Migos. He has also worked with Drake, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Rick Ross, Lil Yachty and numerous other artists.
“Zaytoven’s prowess as a producer, songwriter and musician continues to have such influence and impact on music and popular culture, and his signing to Motown through his Familiar Territory Records will enable us all to experience his significant talents as a recording artist,” said Steve Barnett, Chairman and CEO of Capital Music Group. “I couldn’t be happier that Zaytoven is now a member of the CMG family.”
“We’re excited to partner with such an innovative artist and look forward to helping Zaytoven and Familiar Territory’s vision come to fruition,” added Motown Records President Ethiopia Habtemariam.”
“Zaytoven is one of the hottest and most influential producers in hip-hop. We are thrilled to be his partners in this exciting new phase of his career,” said Ezekiel Lewis, Senior Vice President, A&R for Motown Records. We look forward to helping Zay and Familiar Territory release some of the best collaboration albums in existence and become a magnet for amazing new talent.”
Any thoughts on this? Also, what’s your favorite Zaytoven beat?