Get Low Records

infobox record label


parent = Universal Music Group
founded = 1998
founder = Memphis Bleek
distributor = Roc-A-Fella Records
genre = Hip hop music
country = United States of America
url =

Get Low Records is a hip hop record label founded by Memphis Bleek in 1998. The label acts as a subsidiary of Jay-Z's Roc-A-Fella Records.

History

Under the guidance of Jay-Z, Memphis Bleek founded his label, Get Low Records. The label was under Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam. The label's first release was Memphis Bleek's gold debut, "The Coming of Age." This gained the label some notoriety. During the year 2000, the label began their long-running feud with Nas. The following year, Get Low released Bleek's second album "The Understanding," another gold release. After the release of this album, the feud with Nas became public and distributing label, Roc-A-Fella Records quickly came to their defense setting up the epic Jay-Z vs. Nas feud. In the time between Memphis Bleek's second and third albums, he signed former Junior Mafia member, Lil Cease to the label. He would also sign Geta K. In 2003, the label began feuding with west coast rapper The Game over the similar titling of his label at the time Get Low Recordz. They would trade disses from 2003 until 2007. Bleek was also involved in a minor feud with 50 Cent and Dr. Dre during this time, but they quickly reconciled. This all led up to Bleek's third album "M.A.D.E.." The label would sign Denim, Livin Proof, and Latif in 2004. In 2005, the label released Memphis Bleek's fourth album, "534." In late 2005, they would sign R&B act, Coya to the label. They also made peace with Nas around this time. In 2006, they signed Sniper and Phyro Son to the label. The label is currently preparing for the release of albums by Coya, Memphis Bleek, and Lil Cease.

Artists

* Memphis Bleek (CEO)
* Lil' Cease
* Ravenis
* Coya
* Denim
* Livin' Proof
* Latif
* Geda K
* Co D's
* H. Money Bags
* Calico
* Proof (New York)
* Krissy
* Phyro Sun
* Sniper
* B smooth

Discography

* "The Coming of Age" by Memphis Bleek
** Released: August 28, 1999
** Promotional label: Get Low/Roc-A-Fella
** Distributing label: Def Jam Recordings
** Singles:"Memphis Bleek Is," "My Hood to Your Hood," "What You Think of That?"

* "The Understanding" by Memphis Bleek
** Released: December 5, 2000
** Promotional label: Get Low/Roc-A-Fella
** Distributing label: Def Jam Recordings
** Singles: "Do My," "Is That Your Chick"

* "M.A.D.E." by Memphis Bleek
** Released: December 16, 2003
** Promotional label: Get Low/Roc-A-Fella
** Distributing label: Def Jam Recordings
** Singles: "Round Here," "Need Me In Your Life"

* "534" by Memphis Bleek
** Released: May 17, 2005
** Promotional label: Get Low/Roc-A-Fella
** Distributing label: Def Jam Recordings
** Singles: "Like That"

Upcoming releases

* 2008: Memphis Bleek - "The Process"
* 2008: Coya - "Coya"
* 2008: Lil Cease - "The Time Is Now"
* 2008: Sniper - "Foreign Affairs"


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