Rebuilding: When Rap Bosses Revamp Their CrewsPublished by Rondell Conway on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 4:51 pm.
Rebuilding: When Rap Bosses Revamp Their Crews
The No Limit tank is rolling again. Well, sort of. Master P recently unveiled his new crew, The Louis V Mob, featuring him and two young mixtape upstarts, D.C.’s Fat Trel and Atlanta’s Alley Boy. The collective will also reportedly include his son Romeo, Eastwood and others, and if it pops, Master P could find his footing as one of rap’s biggest moguls for the first time since his legendary No Limit label began to falter in the early 2000s. But P isn’t the only hip hop exec who’s attempted to revamp his flagging clique. Read on for more examples.
Rick Ross and Maybach Music Group
Aside from a newly resurrected Gunplay, the current front men of Rick Ross’ MMG — Meek Mill, Wale, Stalley and Maybach O — are totally different than the label’s first generation, which was highlighted by Masspike Miles and Triple Cs.
T.I. and Grand Hustle
T.I. started his Grand Hustle imprint with a roster that included Young Dro and members of his own group, P$C. But when Tip appeared on the Cypher at the BET Hip Hop Awards earlier this year, the label showed a new face, featuring B.o.B., Chip, Iggy Azalea and Trae tha Truth.
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