Tuesday, November 4, 2014


Nov. 3, 2014 - ATLANTA -- Lason Jackson, popularly known as La the Darkman, has signed a new label deal for AMG, distributed by Sony Music Music. L.A.D will be recording & executive producing new music under his own enterprise Aphilliates Music Group. The deal was inked on 11th of September this year.

L.A.D is a longstanding musician, having ventured into various businesses over the years. L.A.D is well known for his affiliation to the Wu­Tang clan, ranked No.1 greatest Hip Hop group of all time by in 2008. Drake, a well­ known rapper and songwriter, named L.A.D as the best upcoming new artist to MTV news.

Speaking on the occasion, L.A.D. said,” I feel that I have become a mature, a more complete artist now. I will continue to represent the same principles and convictions that I always have. My primary aim is to continue to help Hip­ Hop grow while entertaining, pushing the importance of strength, creativity and financial independence.”According to the sources, the announcement was already met with favorable reactions from all quarters of the state and people are anticipating a high profile return of the rapper.L.A.D considers RZA being his mentor since he has been in the music game; he is showing the strength and influence of Wu­Tang. He will be releasing a series of EP albums starting October 31 under his new deal AMG and Sony Music titled "La Paraphernalia" then "La Familia" "La Luminati". His first album Heist of the Century was placed 37 on Billboard's "R&B/Hip­Hop Albums" selling over 350K units independently.

About La the Darkman
La the Darkman, is a Wu­Tang Clan affiliated rapper and MC from Brooklyn. He is a longtime hip hop collaborator, having appeared in the several of the titles released under the Gangsta Grillz brand, including Gangsta Grillz 17, Snoop Dogg’s The City Is In Good Hands, Fabolous’s No Competition, Lil’ Wayne’s Dedication 3 among others. He is also the president and CEO of the Aphilliates Music Group, Embassy Entertainment and Aphilliates Management.