Kris Kelli inks Deal with Rick Ross’ label MMG Digital
American rapper Rick Ross has signed Jamaican singer Kris Kelli to his MMG Digital company, Hype Life Magazine has learned.
MMG Digital is a subsidiary of Ross’ Maybach Music Group label and features another Jamaican act, Magazeen, formerly known as Reagan. Both labels fall under the Atlantic Records umbrella.
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Her latest single, Me & You, features Ross and samples the hip-hop classic “All I Need” by rapper Method Man and singer Mary J Blige.
A music video for the collaboration is already in the making.
Kelli, 31, whose real name is Kristen Kelly-Ann McGregor, shot to fame in 2003 and 2004 with hits such as Fame (feat. Vybz Kartel), Step Up and Sweet Intro.
She has been living in Atlanta for several years now, rebranding her image while recording with local hip-hop label, Block Entertainment, joint with Bad Boy South, a subsidiary of Bad Boy Records. While with the label, she released her debut album, My World, in 2006. In 2012, she released the EP Sell Off.
The self-proclaimed ‘Queen of Dutty Pop’ is currently promoting her new single with Ross entitled “Me & You,” which samples the classic hip hop single, “You’re All I Need” by Mary J. Blige and Method Man.
In the meantime, Kelli is expected to release her new EP, ‘3rd World Problem’ in the near future, which features the single, “Old Yella” and promises more new material under the MMG Digital brand.
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