Dee 1 Turned Down A Cash Money Contract

Dee-1, New Orleans rapper who just released his Free Lunch & Sallie Mae mixtape, is still letting the ink dry on his recently announced that he signed toRCA Records... To the public's surprise, during a telling interview with Dr. Boyce WatkinsDee-1 revealed prior to finding solace with RCA, he actually turned down an offer from Cash Money Records.

“[Cash Money CEO] Slim reached out, and me and Slim were talking back and forth for several months. They were trying to sign me to Cash Money,” said Dee. “He flew me to Miami, put me in a studio where they do all their recording, it’s crazy…It didn’t feel right in spirit, it just didn’t. I couldn’t put my finger on it. It’s not like they weren’t gonna offer me money, of course they were gonna offer me money. Of course I’m not a millionaire. It would have been like, ‘This is cool, I could probably do some good with this.’ I never make decisions based on money. I could take a $100 bill and tear it up and then it’s worthless. You can’t do that with your integrity.”

Full interview: Watch Video

Dee 1 Releases 'O.D. On Life' feat. Stalley

After receiving an amazing response to Free Lunch And Sallie Mae, Dee-1enlisted the aid of Maybach Music Group's Stalley to remix the critically-acclaimed, "O.D. On Life". Dee-1 and Stalley first crossed paths while on Lupe Fiasco's Tetuso & Youth Preview Tour, so it was only a matter of time before the rappers capitalized on their friendship and came together on a song.

 The record is called "O.D. On Life", was prod by Jaymison Beverly, and mixted by Mixed By Stiv. Listen, below.

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