One of today’s top independent Hip-Hop labels — which is behind talents such as Lil Baby, Lil Yachty, City Girls, and Migos — has reached an agreement for an acquisition.
Feb 9, 2023
Following Offset’s filed lawsuit against Quality Control, there’s reportedly been a new update.
Jan 31, 2023
There is power in the tongue, and Lil Baby is proof of it. The Atlanta-bred emcee, born Dominique Armani Jones, had dreams of becoming a millionaire way before he wanted to step into the booth to become a rapper. In fact, he never really had a desire to rap, but as fate would have it, Lil Baby is arguably one of the best lyricists of this generation — and he’s done it on his own terms. “I dreamed about this sh-t as a kid… Imma be a real millionaire,” said Baby during his recently released documentary. Now that “Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby” has made its debut on Amazon’s Prime Video streaming platform, fans and newcomers alike are getting a firsthand glimpse of his rise to success.
Aug 31, 2022
Offset has allegedly filed a lawsuit to officially part ways with Quality Control (QC) following differences over his solo career, TMZ reports. Although Offset — born Kiari Kendrell Cephus — and his fellow group members Quavo and Takeoff have managed to dodge rumors regarding the official disbanding of the beloved Migos rap group, he is getting vocal about his rights as an individual artist. However, now he wants to part ways with the label that has been home to the Atlanta natives since the very beginning.
Aug 24, 2022
Snagging a franchise is already a big move. However, music executives such as Quality Control’s Kevin “Coach K” Lee, Republic Records’ Mel Carter, and more have made an even bigger move by purchasing 18 Bojangles locations across three states. According to an Instagram post made by Carter, the pair can also celebrate as they are said to have made franchise history. “Man, what a journey this has been. Over a year ago, @coachk44, myself, and @theprepper started working on making a dream of ours a reality. A lot of hard work from everyone involved. As of today, we officially purchased 18 Bojangles restaurants across three states, and became the 5th largest Bojangles franchisee in history,” Carter wrote. He continued: “With the support and guidance of my friends and brothers @mikenovo @dbqonthego @donalbane @matthewbradshaw75 and a group of black music executives we finally made this deal happen. Congrats to everyone who is a part of this, thank you for believing in me and my partners....
Dec 23, 2021
Here’s why the traditional route isn’t always the best route! At 23-years-old, Dazayah Walker is one of the youngest female venture capitalists (VC) thanks to the impressive investment portfolio that she manages and maintains for one of Atlanta’s most prominent entertainment labels, Quality Control (QC). Founded in 2013 by Chief Executive Officer, Pierre “Pee” Thomas, and Chief Operations Officer, Kevin “Coach K” Lee, Quality Control Music is responsible for groundbreaking acts that include Migos, Lil Baby, City Girls, Lil Yachty, and a host of other trailblazers in the music industry. It has also since expanded its mission to sports with an extensive roster that includes NFL’s Alvin Kamara and D’Andre Swift.
Nov 29, 2021
Lil Yachty is about to have all of our manis and pedis looking right! According to REVOLT, the Quality Control rapper is set to launch Crete a gender-neutral nail polish line designed for both men and women. “I’d like to introduce my new nail paint line @crete_co,” said Lil Yachty in an Instagram post. “FIRST COLOR DROP MAY 21. 4 ALL GENDERS. FOR YOU, NOT THEM! Through Crete, the rapper hopes to inspire people of all genders to express themselves freely! View this post on Instagram A post shared by ^CONCRETE BOY BOAT^ ?? (@lilyachty) Nail polish has always been a way for the rapper to express himself and he has been seen rocking an assortment of nail polish colors and nail art designs so it was a no-brainer for him to develop his own line. This announcement comes just a year after his public support of 17-year-old Trevor Wilkinson who was punished with in-school suspension at Clyde High School in West Texas for wearing nail polish in school last November. Wilkinson said in a...
May 6, 2021
Ethiopia Habtemariam has elevated to new heights at Motown! In an announcement today (March 1), Universal Music Group named Habtemariam chairman & CEO of Motown. Since 2014, she has served as the label’s president and will now report directly to UMG Chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge. Under Habtemariam’s leadership, Motown remains committed to its traditions of artist development and partnerships with creative and entrepreneurial entities which include Atlanta-based Quality Control Music (QC). The partnership with QC has created hits from Migos, Lil Yachty, City Girls, and more and the label is well on its way to becoming one of the leading hip-hop and R&B music and entertainment companies. “Motown is such an important voice, and just as when it was founded by Berry Gordy, its impact continues to be felt around the world,” said Grainge in a statement. “Motown’s resurgence and powerful partnership under Ethiopia’s leadership has advanced the label’s legacy as home to some of today’s...
Mar 1, 2021