SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BAD BOY/INTERSCOPE RECORDS announced today the signing of rapper Red Cafe to their new label partnership which was cemented late last year. Red Cafe is preparing for the release of his debut album, Red October. His current single, "I'm Ill" features Fabolous and is produced by hot newcomer Boi-1da (Drake's "Best I Ever Had," "Forever" and "Over," and Eminem's new single "Not Afraid"). The video, directed by Edwin Decena, has jumped to the #9 spot today on BET's 106th & Park.
Red October will be co-executive produced by Diddy and Akon. "I'm so excited. I've got the best of both worlds," stated Red Cafe. "Diddy representing the streets and Akon bringing a worldly perspective to the project."
"Today, I can officially announce the signing of Red Cafe to the Bad Boy/Interscope family. Red's lyrical skill and passion is unique," says Sean "Diddy" Combs. "Red's raw talent brings a new sound and fresh perspective from the streets. I look forward to him sharing his talent with the world."
SOURCE BAD BOY/INTERSCOPE RECORDS