New York, NY, June 8, 2010: BMI Publishing (Broadcast Music Incorporated) and Divine Management are pleased to announce that hip hop producer Jaywan has secured a six figure distribution deal with Universal Music Group for his newly created Jaywan Inc. production company. In addition to his distribution deal, Jaywan will also produce tracks for current Universal artists and serve as A&R for future projects as well. This distribution deal comes on the heels of producing the new Jim Jones single Gift of God (set to be released through Byrd Gang/E1) and two unspecified tracks off Young Jeezy's new album Thug Motivation 103.
Universal Republic Executive Vice President Cameo Carlson was on hand to congratulate Jaywan on his accomplishments and future success."I am excited to work with Universal, Cameo and their whole team of music professionals, as we share the same vision for Jaywan Inc. and strive to make major moves in the industry moving forward" added Jaywan. I believe in the Universal system, and look forward to having the Jaywan brand a staple for many years to come.
Commenting on the signing to Universal Republic, BMI Urban President and Chairman Catherine Brewton said, "Jaywan is one of the fastest rising producers in urban music today. He has created a unique and recognizable sound that is paving the way for hip hop newest talent as well as its established veterans. He has played a major role in developing and launching the careers of some of the South next up and coming artists in the business today, such as Swazy Baby and JW. We are very proud to have him a part of the BMI Family".
Producer Jaywan has enjoyed both critical and commercial success throughout his career, changing music, culture, and perceptions while always remaining true to himself and his vision.; Jaywan began his career creating groundbreaking music as a dj at some of Atlanta and Chicago hottest and most influential nightclubs.
He moved on to produce tracks for Gucci Mane, Swazy Baby, JW, Paul Wall, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Trey Songz, Twista, Jim Jones, CamRon, Young Jeezy, and many others.
Contact: Divine Management