Full Surface Records
|Full Surface Records|
|Parent company||Warner Music Group|
|Distributor(s)||Atlantic Records Group
(In the US)
WEA International Inc.
(Outside the US)
|Genre||Hip hop, R&B|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Location||New York City|
Full Surface Records is a record label founded by American hip hop recording artist and record producer Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean in 2001. With the help of his protégé, Philadelphia-based rapper Cassidy, who was the first artist signed, the label was able to establish itself. The label used to operate through Sony Music Entertainment's, J Records and through Universal Music Group's, Interscope Records, Motown Records and Universal Motown. However, the label also had released material through joint ventures with other companies, outside of the Sony BMG Music Entertainment group. Recently,[when?] Drag-On signed to Full Surface Records. DMX was about to sign to Full Surface Records but chose Sony Urban Music instead. Today, it operates as a subsidiary of Warner Music Group and is distributed by Atlantic Records.
It is closely affiliated with Ruff Ryders Entertainment.
- Ruff Ryders Entertainment member. Known for his ability to change into multiple flows
- Rapper, best known for her affiliation with Ruff Ryders Entertainment.
Signed to Full Surface Records, through a joint venture with Geffen Records.
DJs and producers
- The Individualz
- A group of producers, composed of Avenue, Joe Bravo and Jose, who have produced songs for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Swizz Beatz, 50 Cent, Jay-Z and Mary J. Blige.
- A producer from Philadelphia.
Also signed to Ruff Ryders Entertainment & was signed with Roc-A-Fella Records.
|Swizz Beatz - Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories
|Cassidy - Split Personality|
|Yung Wun - The Dirtiest Thirstiest
|Cassidy - I'm a Hustla
|Mashonda - January Joy
|Bone Thugs-n-Harmony - Strength & Loyalty|
|Swizz Beatz - One Man Band Man|
|Cassidy - B.A.R.S. The Barry Adrian Reese Story|
|Swizz Beatz - Haute Living (album)
- BREAKING: Drag-On Signs With Swizz Beatz | Hip Hop News > HipHopDX.com
- Mixtape Tuesday: Jamie Foxx Competes With Diddy; Eminem Takes On The Eagles
- MySpace.com - Individualz - NEW YORK, US - Rap / Hip Hop / R&B - www.myspace.com/individualsfs
- MySpace.com - Neo Da Matrix - Killadelphia, New York - Hip Hop / R&B / Autre - www.myspace.com/neodamatrix