Cape Town - Malawian rapper, Gemini Major, has decided to leave Cassper Nyovest's Family Tree Record label and start his own record label in partnership with Da LES' company, Fresh 2 Def.
The news was announced via a press release sent out on Monday.
The Juice reached out to Cassper Nyovest for comment.
Gemini Major's new record label will be called RudeBouy Major.
See the official press statement here:
"Gemini Major wishes to announce his departure from Family Tree records. "It has been a great journey with special memories made and I'm thankful of all the opportunities, but now it's time to focus on other things and grow as an artist and brand," Gemini commented.
The prolific rapper and producer-extraordinaire responsible for some of hip-hop's biggest tracks is setting up his own record label called Rudebouy Major in partnership with Fresh 2 Def owned by rapper Da L.E.S.
Remarks Gemini Major: "The future is full of possibilities and I charge ahead with so much optimism and positive vibes. It's a matter of time before Rudebouy Major becomes a force to be reckoned with in the local music space. Watch out for us and all the new artists and collaborations we will unleash in the not so distant future."
Gemini Major has made a name for himself for producing massive hits like Ragga Ragga where he features Nadia Nakai, Riky Rick and Cassper Nyovest and Lifestyle of Da L.E.S where he features and dozens more collaborations.
Born Gilbert Kamoto, Gemini Major is a Malawian artist who moved to Durban to pursue his music dream. Although a celebrated force in hip-hop, his repertoire spans R&B, house, dancehall, pop and gospel. His portfolio includes production used in TV shows such as Gold Diggers, Forever Young and Mo Love. "