Get Low Records

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Get Low Records
Founded 1998
Founder Malik Cox
Distributor(s) Mass Appeal Entertainment
Genre Hip hop
Country of origin United States
Location New York City

Get Low Records is a hip hop record label founded by Memphis Bleek in 1998.

History[edit]

Beginnings[edit]

Under the guidance of Jay-Z, Memphis Bleek founded his label, Get Low Records. 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 Geda 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. This all led up to Bleek's third album M.A.D.E.. The label would sign Livin Proof,nd Gbaby and Latif in 2004. In 2005, the label released Memphis Bleek's fourth album,He is currently also working on a documentary with famed video director Picture Perfect, Owner of hiphopbeef.com 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. In the spring of 2014, Bleek announced that he would no longer use the 'Get Low' name and would re-vamp the company under a new name he chose called "Roc Solid". The new name being an ode to his tenor with Roc-A-Fella Records; the company released two mixtapes from Bleek called "The Movement" & "The Movement 2"

Artists[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • 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"

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