ADA Worldwide inks global deal with Grammy-nominated producer Murda Beatz

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Grammy-nominated producer and artist Murda Beatz has inked a global distribution deal with ADA Worldwide, the independent label and artist services arm of Warner Music Group.

Murda Beatz’s first single within the new agreement – One Shot – debuted on Friday January 14, featuring Blxst and multi-Platinum rapper Wale.

Born Shane Lee Lindstrom, from Fort Erie, Ontario, Murda Beatz has worked on over 40 Platinum and multi-Platinum singles, over 25 Billboard No. 1 albums, and has over 11 billion streams on songs he’s been involved with, says ADA.

Last year, he produced Chlöe’s Have Mercy and Polo G’s Rap Star, as well as making XXL’s ‘Best Hip Hop Producers of 2021’ list.

He’s worked with artists including Migos, Nicki Minaj, and Cardi B.

ADA says that 2022 is lining up to be “another big year” for Murda Beatz, having launched his own NFT on that sold out in 14 minutes, putting him in top five creators on the site.

Murda Beatz is also nominated for a 2022 Grammy for Best Pop/Vocal Album with production on the Ariana Grande album Positions.

In 2021, Marcus Siskind joined ADA as Head of US, while Adriana Sein was appointed Head of International.

Both Siskind and Sein report directly to ADA’s President, Cat Kreidich, who was promoted to the role in April, succeeding Eliah Seton, who has since joined SoundCloud as its new President.

In July 2021, the company also expanded into Russia and Italy, and followed the 2020 launches of teams covering Benelux, Latin America, Portugal and Spain, Asia, Japan, and France.

“I’m going to be dropping a lot with my new distribution partner ADA.”

Murda Beatz

Murda Beatz, said: “I’m really excited to start the year off with this record featuring Blxst and Wale.

“It all came together in Miami when we were all in the studio.

“I’m going to be dropping a lot with my new distribution partner ADA so I’m looking forward to giving my fans some new music this year!”

Cat Kreidich

“Murda is one of today’s most sought-after producers.”

Cat Kreidich, ADA Worldwide

Cat Kreidich, President, ADA Worldwide, added: “Murda is one of today’s most sought-after producers, and he’s one of those rare hybrid artists who can make magic in the studio for the industry’s biggest acts while also earning a name for himself, in his own right.

“He’s exactly the sort of passionate and massively talented artist that ADA is proud to partner with, and I’m thrilled to welcome him to the family.”Music Business Worldwide

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