By The Hip Hop Writer
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
Through the street tales told by Jay-Z, the Brooklyn native became the biggest rapper in the entire New York City. Taking the streets over, it seemed as if Roc-A-Fella Records would sign more New York talent. Instead, Jay-Z and Damon Dash began adding artists from Philadelphia to the label.
Beanie Sigel signed to Roc-A-Fella Records in 1998 and appeared on Jay-Z’s chart-topping third album, Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life. Established as one of the toughest artists the game had seen, Beanie Sigel launched a label under Roc-A-Fella. State Property signed many of the most-talented Philadelphia artists.
Currently, Beanie Sigel is serving a prison sentence. Four years ago, Beanie Sigel, along with the rest of the artists, left Roc-A-Fella Records. Beanie Sigel has since worked with the likes of Rick Ross and Game. However, during a new clip Vlad TV released, Sigel explained how he joined Roc-A-Fella Records.
Watch the entire interview below: