Ultra International Music Publishing announces acquisition of Zaytoven catalogue & new futures deal23 January 2023 - Press release
New Deal Agreed with Drake/Future/Gucci Mane/Migos/Travis Scott Songwriter & Producer
Ultra International Music Publishing (‘UIMP’), the leading independent publishers of Hip-Hop, Jazz, Electronic Dance Music, Pop, and Reggae has announced a new agreement with acclaimed, Atlanta-based songwriter and producer Zaytoven.
UIMP has agreed a co-publishing agreement with Zaytoven to develop new work, which will see him continuing to collaborate with the company in Los Angeles, Atlanta and London.
Under this new deal UIMP has also fully acquired Zaytoven’s remaining co-published interest in his existing catalogue alongside the writer’s share of the existing catalogue. This consists of 560 songs written between 2005 and 2022, which include - Migos “Versace”, Travis Scott “3500”, DJ Esco ft Future & Lit Uzi Vert “Too Much Sauce”, Future ft. Drake “Used To This”, 21 Savage “Famous”, Future “Wifi Lit”, Lil Wayne “Problems” and Future & Lil Uzi Vert “Real Baby Pluto,” among many others.
Zaytoven has released collaborative projects with artists including Gucci Mane, Usher, Future, Young Dolph, Migos, Lecrae, Lil Yachty, Chief Keef, Young Scooter, B.o.B, Boosie Badazz, Waka Flocka Flame, Jack Harlow, and Dietrick Haddon.
Working with Gucci Mane he became 1017 Brick Squad's in-house producer and then went on to win a Grammy Award in 2011 for his contribution to Usher's album Raymond v. Raymond, as a co-producer and writer for the single "Papers."
Patrick Moxey, Founder & CEO of UIMP said, “Zaytoven is an extraordinary talent. He is the Father of trap music and has been the driving force of much of how we define that genre. Gucci Mane, Migos, Future - he’s been right there with these artists from the beginning in 2004 right up to the present day. I’m proud to announce that after working with him since 2007 we continue to be focused on future success.”
Zaytoven said, “Ultra Music Publishing has been the only place for me. Our relationship has grown and flourished since the beginning of my career. 2023 marks a new partnership and I’m excited to take over the world!"