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The Memphis street-rap staple Moneybagg Yo has been building his name for a long time, but he became a cult star last year, with his albums unexpectedly crashing their way into the Billboard top 10. Today, a year after he released his Heartless mixtape, Moneybagg Yo has come out with the new full-length 2 Heartless. More »
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(AllHipHop News) CMG boss Yo Gottti has inked a new deal with buzzing Memphis rapper Moneybagg YoMoneybagg gained major traction thanks to the release of his recent mixtapes “All Gas No Brakes” and “Strictly 4 The Traps N Trunks.”
The rapper made the announcement yesterday with a post show him counting $200,000 for inking with CMG.
“IF U THOUGH I GRINDED HARD 2 GET HERE WATCH THIS WATCH ME TURN THIS 200k to 200m’s DAM HARD WORK PAY OFF IM FOREVER GRATEFUL BIG HOMIE LETS GET IT!”
Prior to the deal, Moneybagg Yo dropped the single “Prayers” with Yo Gotti and “I Need A Plugg” with Young Dolph.
It hasn’t been an easy grind for Moneybagg Yo.
The rapper was among 28 people arrested in March for drugs and guns, after a release party for his mixtape “Federal: Reloaded.”