RESERVOIR SIGNS MULTI-PLATINUM SELLING RAPPER YOUNG THUG TO A WORLDWIDE PUBLISHING DEAL
Reservoir announces the signing of Jeffrey Williams aka Young Thug to a worldwide publishing deal. The deal includes rights to his entire hit catalog of works, including “Havana” with Camila Cabello, “Pick Up The Phone” with Travis Scott featuring Quavo, and “Best Friend,” plus his recently released singles “Anybody” featuring Nicki Minaj, “Now” featuring 21 Savage, and “Up” featuring Lil Uzi Vert, in addition to future compositions.
As the co-writer and featured artist on Camila Cabello’s “Havana,” Young Thug brought his career to new levels of success. “Havana” topped the charts in over twenty territories worldwide, including the U.S. and UK where it held the #1 spot for five weeks. Meanwhile, the cut has been certified Platinum or multi-Platinum in over a dozen countries, racking up billions of streams globally.
In addition, Young Thug has 18 mixtapes and over 50 singles to his name as either the lead or a featured artist, earning over a dozen Gold, Platinum, or multi-Platinum certifications. His mixtape, Slime Season 3, and collaborative project with Future, Super Slimey, both went to #1 on the US Billboard Rap chart, while the latter also claimed the top spot on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
Furthermore, Young Thug is a highly sought-after collaborator, teaming up with some of the hottest names in music including Drake, Calvin Harris, Kanye West, Chance the Rapper, Ariana Grande, and 2 Chainz.
“Young Thug is an envelope pusher, both musically and stylistically,” says Reservoir SVP of A&R and Catalog Development Faith Newman, who brought Young Thug to the Reservoir roster. “I’ve been a fan of his for years. He’s a truly unique artist in every way and we’re excited to partner with him as his career continues to evolve.”
“Thanks to Reservoir for welcoming me to the family,” adds Young Thug. “I appreciate their support of my career and their drive to succeed. I’m looking forward to everything we will accomplish in the future.”