Payroll Giovanni and Cardo are taking their boss moves to a major label. The MC/producer duo, who released the critically acclaimed Big Bossin Vol. 1Â together in 2016, has inked a deal with Def Jam Recordings. The label announced the signing in a tweet on Thursday (December 21).
â€śWelcome to the family @FenkellPayroll and @CardoGotWings!â€ť Def Jam tweeted.
â€” Def Jam Recordings (@DefJamRecords) December 21, 2017
Giovanni was in a celebratory mood, tweeting out his own message about the deal an hour later.
â€śI need all my real fans and day ones 2 welcome me and @cardogotwings to @defjamrecords,â€ť the Doughboyz Cashout member wrote. â€śLONG LIVE ROC Yo name and legacy will live forever I dedicate this to you #BigBossin2ComingSoon #DoughboyzCashout4Life #BYLUG4Life #FreeOVLScooch #LongLiveRoc #WelcomeHomeBsmith.â€ť
I need all my real fans and day ones 2 welcome me and @cardogotwings to @defjamrecords đźŤľđźŤľđźŤľđźŤľ LONG LIVE ROC Yo name and legacy will live forever I dedicate this to you #BigBossin2ComingSoon #DoughboyzCashout4Life #BYLUG4Life #FreeOVLScooch #LongLiveRoc #WelcomeHomeBsmith pic.twitter.com/qRJung698N
â€” Payroll Giovanni (@FenkellPayroll) December 21, 2017
Cardo â€” the producer behind Travis Scottâ€™s hit single â€śGoosebumpsâ€ť â€” shared his thoughts on the signing via Instagram, noting that it was capping off an incredible year in his career. He also teased the release of Big Bossin Vol. 2.
â€śAye man where do I start?â€ť Cardo wrote. â€śThis has been the most wild year to me so far. Me and my brother @payroll_giovanni been thru a lot this year along with coach @stevecarless LOL The one Who really believed in what we were trying to do and what we was trying to accomplish! This whole process wasnâ€™t easy but shit got handled ! And we on DEF JAM RECORDS mane ! Big Bossin Vol. 2 around the corner ! #EISG #BYLUG #DEFJAM #BIGBOSSINVOL2.â€ť
Source: Hip Hop DX