The bidding war is over! Congrats goes out to up & coming Harlem rapper Dominic Lord. He just signed a major record deal with Geffen Records via Gee Robinson. This makes Dominic the first artist to sign to Geffen since Gee Robinson has been appointed Chairman of the prominent label back in 2011. Gee Robinson also serves as co-CEO of Hip Hop Since 1978, the management firm that handles Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Drake and more.
Back in August, I labeled Dominic “the next rising star to come out of Harlem”. Before he dropped his mixtape, Fashion Show, Dominic sat in meetings with Geffen, Warner Bros, Def Jam and more. Obviously, Geffen offered him the best deal. Dominic was an early member of the A$AP movement with Rocky, Ferg, Bari, Nast and others.
Dominic is being represented my music manager Steven Victor (Pusha T’s manager) and entertainment lawyer Theo Sedlmayr (50 Cent, Chief Keef). He has also been in the studio with Stargate, Hudson Mohawke and Benny Blanco. He is currently on the California coast working with producer Young Chop.
This 18-year-old kid is very talented! He has a bright future ahead of him. Dominic, welcome to the music industry, give it all you have and take your talents pass the stars.
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