Dancehall artiste Konshens Signs Major record deal with Empire Record label, based in the United States.
During an interview on popular radio station ZIP103 FM on March 23, 2017, Konshens said that he is the first Dancehall artiste from Jamaica to sign a deal with that Company.
Konshens said the he's is currently working on an upcoming album which is set to be release in the near future.
The signing follows on the heels of the released of the remix of 'Bruk Off Yuh Back' which features Chris Brown.
EMPIRE was founded in 2010 by CEO, Ghazi Shami, a music technology graduate of San Francisco State University and the former Director of Urban Music at INgrooves.
In operating the company, Shami was joined by Nima Etminan, an MBA graduate in Media Management from Hamburg Media School. Etminan, co-founder of the hip hop platform DubCNN.com, worked to expand the mission and services, and as of 2011 was handling Marketing and A&R.
Etminan now serves as Vice President of Operations and A&R.
EMPIRE is an American distribution company and record label based in San Francisco, California with offices in New York and Atlanta. The company has released albums in the genres of hip hop, R&B, reggae, rock, gospel, Latin, and pop.