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According to Atlanta-based rapper Trinidad James has signed a deal with hip hop powerhouse Def Jam Records. The clothing store owner turned rapper has flipped his 10-month long music career into a major label deal, thanks to his hit record, “All Gold Everything.”

“We’re excited to welcome a young talent like Trinidad James to the Def Jam family,” Def Jam president Joie Manda told Billboard. “Def Jam prides itself as both a cornerstone of hip-hop’s rich tradition, and as a vital, forward-thinking label dedicated to breaking and nurturing emerging artists. Trinidad James represents the cutting-edge of what’s happening in the culture today. We are thrilled to have him at the label, and look forward to growing his already massive buzz.”

James is in good company at Def Jam, whose current artist roster includes 2 Chainz and Kanye West. Watch the video to “All Gold Everything” below.



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