Birdman Welcomes American Idol Singer Chris Richardson to YMCMB

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Vibe | January 9, 2012 - 5:22 pm

Birdman made his signing of a new pop singer/songwriter official with a short vlog, released earlier this morning. Chris Richardson, who appeared on the sixth season of American Idol is the latest act to sign with YMCMB.

“Being part of this team, I’m really family-oriented so just having the comradery of everyone in this label is just something so special,” says Chris. “I can’t even explain it. But it definitely is inspiring. Every day I come into the studio and I go until I stop, really. I’m so inspired to all my label mates, everybody here are still here doing the same thing.”

The Young Money/Cash Money boss also chimed in on his new artist.

“You might have saw him, he started off the way we recognized his talent, on American Idol. Somebody who knew him, knew us and Josh connected us,” says BirdmanThat’s how this started, us watching his talent on TV.”

Richardson’s YMCMB debut is scheduled for a May release.