Def Jam Signs Payroll Giovanni & Thistle
The head moves.
Payroll Giovanni and Thistle that you are taking your boss moves to a record label. The MC and producer duo, who released the critically acclaimed Big Bossin Vol. 1 together in 2016, has signed a contract with Def Jam Recordings. The label announced the signing in a tweet on Thursday (21 December).
"Welcome to the family @FenkellPayroll & @CardoGotWings!" Def Jam twitter.
Welcome to the family @FenkellPayroll & @CardoGotWings! pic.twitter.com/fWKcVFhs7Q
— Def Jam Recordings (@DefJamRecords) December 21, 2017
Giovanni was in a mood of celebration, twitter your own message about the offer an hour later.
"I need all my real fans and day 2 welcome me and @cardogotwings @defjamrecords," the Doughboyz Cashout member wrote. "LONG live ROC I name and legacy will live forever I dedicate this to you #BigBossin2ComingSoon #DoughboyzCashout4Life #BYLUG4Life #FreeOVLScooch #LongLiveRoc #WelcomeHomeBsmith."
I need all my real fans and day 2 welcome me and @cardogotwings @defjamrecords 🍾🍾🍾🍾 LIVING ROC I name and legacy will live forever I dedicate this to you #BigBossin2ComingSoon #DoughboyzCashout4Life #BYLUG4Life #FreeOVLScooch #LongLiveRoc #WelcomeHomeBsmith pic.twitter.com/qRJung698N
— Payroll Giovanni (@FenkellPayroll) December 21, 2017
Thistle — the producer behind Travis Scott hit single "goose bumps" — shared his thoughts on the signing via Instagram, noting that it was capping off an incredible year in his career. It also teased the release of Large Bossin Vol. 2.
"Yeah man, where do I start?" Thistle wrote. "This has been the wildest of the year for me until now. Me and my brother @payroll_giovanni been through a lot this year, along with the coach @stevecarless LOL The one That really believed in what we were trying to do and what it was trying to achieve! This whole process was not easy, but shit is tried ! And we at DEF JAM RECORDS mane ! Big Bossin Vol. 2 around the corner ! #EISG #BYLUG #DE