Following his appearance on stage with the Maybach Music Group during the 2012 BET Awards on Sunday night (July 1), Miami native Gunplay has officially inked a solo record deal with Def Jam Records.
Ross, a longtime friend of Gunplay, announced the deal this afternoon when he tweeted, “Breaking News!!!! @GUNPLAYMMG just signed Big Solo LP Deal @MaybachMusicGroup @DefJamRecords Debut Album Coming!!!! Streets Been ready!!!”
Gunplay was previously a member of Ross’ Triple C group with Torch and Young Breed, who released their debut album, Custom Cars and Cycles, in 2009. He also appeared on MMG’s 2011 compilation, Self Made Vol. 1, and more recently on “Power Circle” from Self Made Vol. 2.
Gunplay’s most recent mixtape, Bogota Rich: The Prequel, is available for download now. There is currently no word on when his debut album will be released.