The team behind one of the biggest acts in the world – Drake – has just signed a new expanded deal with Warner Bros. Records. OVO Sound has inked a deal that includes distribution for its roster of artists – including up and comers PARTYNEXTDOOR and DVSN.
The Toronto-based label was founded by Drake and his production partner 40 along with their friend Oliver El-Khatib. Mr. Morgan – an executive with OVO will be located in the WBR New Tork offices.
Some of the artists on OVO Sound, like Majid Joordan, have upcoming releases that would most likely be released under the new deal, but that’s uncertain. PARTYNEXTDOOR just released an album which earned him a Grammy Nomination.
The news of the new deal comes as Drake, real name Aubrey Graham, faces controversy over an alleged pregnancy with a former adult entertainer. This isn’t the first time Drake’s had to deal with the allegations, but Sophie Brussaux is gearing up for a legal fight by hiring two big name New York City Lawyer.