Bobby Shmurda was released from Clinton Correctional Facility in late February after spending six long years behind bars. Unlike most rappers, when he released, there was no “First Day Out” single anywhere in sight. Bobby has laid low and took his time adjusting to life outside again. Plus, being released in the middle of a pandemic adds to the already- difficult task of entering society again after so many years away.
Bobby Shmurda has inked a new management deal with Roc Nation as he continues to work on new music and his debut album.
According to The New York Times, the Brooklyn rapper also has a number of collaborations in the vault with artists like Swae Lee, DaBaby, and Migos, with the shared factor being “rhythm and movement,” the paper writes.
“We’re going to be dancing 24/7,” Shmurda said. “When I dance, it’s to show you that I came through the struggle, but I overcame it and we’re still overcoming it.”
“He’ll ask questions and not just ask but actually comprehend,” Mike Brinkley, a senior vice president of artist management at Roc Nation, said. “Meeting him for the first time, you can’t even fathom what he went through because he doesn’t wear it. He’s like, ‘I’m here to work, what do you need me to do?’”