EMI Music Publishing has signed J-Lack, Usher’s younger brother, to a worldwide publishing deal. If you recall, J-Lack produced “Get it Shawty” for Lloyd, which was a smash hit. For more info on the particulars of the publishing deal, checkout the press release:

Hitmaking producer JLack (Usher’s brother)recently signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with EMI MusicPublishing. JLack has already achieved success producing R&B artist Lloyd’s #2hit single “Get It Shorty.” Additionally, he produced the music featured inthe national launch of Usher’s men’s and women’s fragrance. The publishingdeal was arranged by JLack’s manager and mom, Jonnetta Patton of J-PatManagement.

Recently, JLack produced a remake of the Gene Kelly classic “Singin’ InThe Rain” for Usher’s performance on MOVIES ROCK, the two-hour CBS specialcelebrating the role that music has played in films, airing on December 7th at9 pm et/pt.

“JLack is an incredibly talented songwriter and producer. He has a truemusical sensitivity and this, coupled with his incredible drive, is thecombination for a bright future. He has emerged gracefully as a truesongwriter,” says Big Jon Platt, Executive Vice President/Head of Urban at EMIMusic Publishing.

JLack is currently in the studio working on music for Lloyd’s new album


and has already produced tracks for Usher’s upcoming album.  


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