Muni Long (Priscilla Renea), who was to be reported one of the most in-demand artists of 2022 among major record labels in the United States, has teamed up with Def Jam Recordings through her Supergiant Records label.
The partnership was announced today (March 22) by Def Jam Chairman and CEO Tunji Balogun, who personally oversaw the signing.
Co-directed by Rashad Tyler and Chris Anokute, Muni Long’s platinum-breaking hrs & hrs has amassed over 150 million streams, peaking in the top 5 at apple musicNo.17 on the billboard Hot 100 and now #3 on Urban Radio and Top 10 on Rhythm Radio.
To date, hrs and hrs has reached #1 everywhere from Billboard’s R&B Streaming Songs and Emerging Artists charts to Apple Music and iTunes’ R&B Singles chart Spotify‘s US Viral 50 and Global Viral 50.
The video was the #1 R&B video on Apple Music and #3 in the US Shazam Chart and over 1.3 million TikTok videos have been created, a number that is growing every day.
Muni Long is also a 2022 Grammy-nominated author for her work on HER’s album Back of My Mind (the track is titled procedure).
Muni Long was named iheart “On The Verge” radio show, BET Amplified Artist of the Month for April, youtube‘s Artist On The Rise, Spotify Frequency Artist, Snapchat Artist to Watch and Amazon Breakthrough Artist of the Month.
Def Jam says that Muni Long spent a decade as “one of the industry’s best kept secret weapons” as a sought-after songwriter with artists such as Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Madonna, Chris Brown, Ariana Grande , Mary J. Blige, Kelly Clarkson and Selena Gomez, to name just a few.
the EP, Public declarations of love was released in November 2021 through their own record label, Supergiant Records, and instantly became a top 10 Apple Music R&B album.
“It has been a lifelong goal of mine to bring my gifts into the world. This collaboration with Tunji and Def Jam for a global acquisition is literally a dream come true.”
“It has been a lifelong goal of mine to bring my gifts into the world. This collaboration with Tunji and Def Jam for a global acquisition is literally a dream come true,” said Muni Long.
“Supergiant Records started in 2019 as an idea between me and my husband Raysean and over the next two years we would invest, hire, strategize and create.
Muni Long added, “As our team grew, so did our success, and as a result of hours of hard work and intense focus, we have reaped a bounty this year.
“Thank you so much to my partners Rashad Tyler, Raysean Hairston, Chris Anokute and everyone who contributed to this historic moment. We look forward to an incredible journey with Tunji and the Def Jam family.”
“Muni represents everything a Def Jam artist should be: bold, independent, authentic, creative, visionary and unique.”
Tunji Balogun said, “Muni represents everything a Def Jam artist should be: bold, independent, authentic, creative, visionary and unique.
“I have followed her artistry and journey very closely, from her time as a writer for some of the world’s greatest artists to the incredible success she so deserves.
“Muni sets the new standard for where we want to go as a label. I am very excited to lead this exciting partnership with her and her world-class team. With all the amazing work of Priscilla and Raysean, Chris, Rashad and the Supergiant team along with JR McKee and his MPR team – combined with the resources and passion of the Def Jam family – the sky is the limit.”
“We couldn’t be happier with their recent success.”
Rashad Tyler and Chris Anokute
Supergiant Records co-founder/co-manager Rashad Tyler and co-manager Chris Anokute said: “We have both known Muni for over a decade, since she started her career in the music business as a teenager.
“So fast forward so far, through the ups and downs we’ve seen them endure, we couldn’t be happier with their current success. Let’s just say she put in her 10,000 hours.”music business worldwide
https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/muni-long-partners-with-def-jam-recordings-via-supergiant-records-label/ Muni Long is collaborating with Def Jam Recordings through the Supergiant Records label