Atlanta rapper Rich the Kid started his label, Rich Forever Music in March 2016. Three months later, he signed a deal with Lyor Cohen’s 300 Entertainment to become the parent company for his new label. However, Universal Music Group is now the parent company with Interscope as the distributor.
Artists including Famous Dex, Jay Critch, and Rich the Kid himself are signed to Rich Forever Music, and they have released several mixtapes and singles on the label, including their fifth compilation project, Rich Forever 4. Rich the Kid also signed his tour DJ and producer, DJ Ralphy Black and The Lab Cook to his label. Who are all the artists signed to Rich Forever Music? Keep reading to find out!
Current artists signed to Rich Forever Music
The 25-year-old Chicago based rapper began to pursue music full time after his mother passed from breast cancer in 2014. He released two mixtapes in 2015, and two more projects the following year. He went viral with his YouTube hits “Hit Em Wit It” and “Drip From My Walk,” and then signed to Rich Forever Music in March 2016, becoming the label’s first signee.
In May 2018, Famous Dex said he is an independent artist and no longer a part of the label, but Rich the Kid refuted his claims. At around 6.7 million monthly listeners on Spotify, the Chicago rapper is one of the most followed of the Rich Forever Music artists.
The Brooklyn native chose to pursue music full-time at around age 18-years-old and started uploading music on Soundcloud in 2016. He released a song, “Did It Again,” initially in 2016, however, he dropped a new version in 2017 featuring a verse from Rich the Kid.
He then signed to Rich Forever Music in the same year and made an appearance on their collaborative mixtape, Rich Forever 3. The “Fashion” rapper dropped his long-awaited debut album in 2018, Hood Favorite, and it featured big names including Offset from the Migos and French Montana.
Born in Alabama, Airionna Lynch became known from her YouTube commentary videos about former couple Chris Sails and Queen Naija. Also known as the “Mocha Princess,” she currently has almost two million subscribers on YouTube.
She signed to the label in 2018, becoming its first female and R&B act. The video for Airi’s single with Rich the Kid, “U Mad,” currently has over 1.3 million views on YouTube.
Atlanta artist Yung Bino began organically gaining attention after he dropped his first mixtape, Believe in Me. He started pursuing music full time after releasing a snippet of one of his recorded songs and received positive feedback from his followers.
In September 2018, Rich the Kid signed Bino to his label, making him one of the youngest signees at only 18-years-old.
The rap trio from Durham, North Carolina consists of rappers Yung Boss Tevo, Setitoff83, and Lil Tony. Not much background information is available about the group, but they released their first album, 83 Babies, in July 2018. Rich the Kid announced their signing in a March 2019 Power 106 interview.
Former Artists of Rich Forever Music
The Brooklyn rapper dropped his debut mixtape, Hood Rich in April 2016, along with two more mixtapes through the self-operated label, Relax Entertainment. He was the second signee to the label and appeared on their first project together, Rich Forever Music.
Shortly after the compilation dropped, $tash parted ways with Rich Forever Music. It is not clear why he left the label. However, people speculate it’s because he wanted to remain independent.
YBN Almighty Jay
Texas rapper YBN Almighty Jay from the collective Young Boss N***** reportedly signed to Rich Forever Music in Feburary 2018. The following month, Almighty Jay and Rich the Kid had an argument, which resulted in the CEO leaking a song called Back Quick without Jay’s consent.
In April 2018, Jay did an interview with YouTuber DJ Akademiks and claimed he never officially signed to Rich Forever Music.