Kobalt today announced an exclusive worldwide agreement with American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer, Roddy Ricch. The deal offers Ricch full administration of catalogue, as well as publishing, creative services and synch for all of Roddy Ricch’s future works.
Sam Taylor, EVP, Creative, Kobalt commented on the deal, “Roddy’s versatility as an artist is one of a kind and allows him to successfully jump into any genre. He’s incredible and fresh for the future of Kobalt!”
Roddy started his career in 2017 with the release of Feed tha Streets. In March 2018, Ricch released his EP, Be 4 Tha Fame and Nipsey Hussle brought on Ricch as his guest at a PowerHouse concert in Los Angeles. In July 2018 Ricch released “Die Young” as a dedication to XXXTentacion, which accumulated millions of streams. In November 2018, Roddy released the mixtape, Feed Tha Streets II, which peaked at #67 on the Billboard 200 and #36 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts respectively. Other notable works include, “Racks In The Middle” by Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy, “Splash Warning” by Meek Mill ft. Future, Roddy Ricch and Young Thug, and “Project Dreams” by Marshmello & Roddy Ricch.
Roddy Ricch added, “I respect everything Kobalt’s been doing with their artists they’ve signed and most importantly I felt like they had a genuine interest and support of me as an artist and my vision, which made the decision easy.”
Roddy Ricch is currently playing U.S. shows and festivals for the rest of 2019. To learn more about show dates visit his website.