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1017 Records, also known as 1017 Eskimo and 1017 Bricksquad, is an American record label founded by Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
after his departure from Mizay Entertainment and the closing of So Icey. The label itself has been a home to a roster of prominent hip hop artists that included Waka Flocka Flame, Young Thug, Ralo, Young Scooter and others.

Contents

1 History

1.1 2007–13 1.2 2013–2016 1.3 2016–present

2 Roster

2.1 Current artists 2.2 Former artists 2.3 Current producers

3 Albums

3.1 Studio albums 3.2 Compilation albums

4 References

History[edit] 2007–13[edit] Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
opened the record label after signing with Mizay Entertainment in 2007, following the release of his independent album, Trap-A-Thon. On May 4, 2010, Mane announced he had closed So Icey Entertainment and left Mizay Entertainment due to business problems with Debra Antney.[1] Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
stated that he was starting his own record label and that his employer, Jerry Alvarado, was already signing a distribution deal with Asylum Records. The first artists to sign up to 1017 Brick Squad were OJ Da Juiceman, and Waka Flocka Flame, who signed up whilst they were still signed to Mizay Entertainment. Juiceman's debut album was unofficially released through the Brick Squad record label (officially it was released through Asylum Records and Mizay Entertainment). Brick Squad's first mainstream success occurred in 2009, when Gucci released The State vs. Radric Davis. Brick Squad also signed Waka Flocka Flame, who released his debut album, Flockaveli, through Brick Squad, Mizay Entertainment, and Warner Bros. On September 28, 2010, Mane released his third studio album, The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted. On December 16, 2011, member Slim Dunkin was shot and killed at an Atlanta
Atlanta
recording studio preparing to shoot a music video. He was shot while arguing with another person in the building, who has been identified as another Atlanta
Atlanta
rapper, Young Vito.[2][3] On February 25, 2013, Young Vito was acquitted of murdering Slim Dunkin, but he was given a 25-year sentence for aggravated assault and possession of a firearm.[4] 2013–2016[edit] On March 15, 2013, via Twitter, Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
said that he "dropped" Waka Flocka Flame and he was no longer a member of 1017 Brick Squad.[5] The next day, Gucci's management claimed his Twitter
Twitter
account was hacked and he had not sent the tweet about Waka Flocka.[6] However Waka would claim this to be false and later diss Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
at a Dipset reunion concert in New York City. On March 27, 2013, Waka told MTV
MTV
that it would be impossible for him to be dropped from 1017 Brick Squad
1017 Brick Squad
as he owns stake in the company. He also confirmed that there was indeed a feud going on between the rappers and "they would never make music or do business together again."[7] On September 7, 2013, various members of 1017 Brick Squad
1017 Brick Squad
and Brick Squad Mafia traded shots back and forth on Twitter, including Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka, Frenchie, Wooh da Kid, and OJ da Juiceman. Gucci would go on to say "fuck brick squad" and accuse his former manager, Waka Flocka's mom Debra Antney, of stealing money from OJ da Juiceman and Frenchie. Frenchie
Frenchie
also accused Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
of paying for Young Vito's lawyer, the accused murderer of former 1017 Brick Squad
1017 Brick Squad
artist Slim Dunkin, which Gucci denied. Frenchie
Frenchie
would release a diss record towards Gucci the following day.[8] 2016–present[edit] Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
signed Ralo, Hoodrich Pablo Juan, Lil Wop, Lil Quill, Yung Mal & Kwony Cash & Lil Pump
Lil Pump
to 1017 Eskimo with Alamo/ Interscope in a new label deal.[9] Roster[edit] Current artists[edit]

Act Year signed Releases under the label

Gucci Mane 2004 (founder) 65

Waka Flocka Flame 2009 15

OJ Da Juiceman 2009 6

Wooh da Kid 2009 7

Frenchie 2009 13

Chief Keef 2013 20

Peewee Longway 2013 4

OG Boo Dirty 2015 4

Young Scooter 2016 14

Young Dolph 2017 10

Ralo 2017 3

Hoodrich Pablo Juan 2017 3

Lil WopBold text→ 2017 2

Lil Quill 2017 2

Yung Mal 2017 2

Z Money 2018 —

Kwony Cash 2018 0

Lil Pump

Former artists[edit]

Act Year signed Releases under the label

Young Thug 2013-2015 9

Current producers[edit]

Southside 808 Mafia Metro Boomin Sonny Digital Zaytoven Mike Will Made It Honorable C.N.O.T.E.

Albums[edit] Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions, certification and sales

Year Artist Album Peak chart positions

U.S.[10] U.S. R&B[11] U.S. Rap[12]

2009 Gucci Mane The State vs. Radric Davis

Released: December 8, 2009 Label: 1017 Brick Squad, Asylum/Warner Bros. Format: CD, digital download

10 4 1

2010 Gucci Mane The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted

Released: September 28, 2010 Label: 1017 Brick Squad, Asylum/Warner Bros. Format: CD, digital download

4 2 2

Waka Flocka Flame Flockaveli

Released: October 5, 2010 Label: 1017 Brick Squad, Asylum/Warner Bros. Format: CD, digital download

21 5 4

2011 Gucci Mane and V-Nasty BAYTL

Released: December 9, 2011 Label: 1017 Brick Squad, Warner Bros. Records[13] Format: CD, Digital Download

— — —

Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame Ferrari Boyz

Released: August 9, 2011 Label: 1017 Brick Squad, Brick Squad Monopoly, Asylum Format: CD, digital download

21 5 4

2012 Waka Flocka Flame Triple F Life: Fans, Friends & Family

Released: June 12, 2012 Label: Brick Squad Monopoly, Warner Bros. Records Format: CD, digital download

10 2 1

2013 Gucci Mane Trap House III

Released: May 21, 2013 Label: 1017 Brick Squad, 101 Distribution Format: digital download

175 — —

Compilation albums[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected details

Title Album details

1017 Eskimo Presents: Eskimo Boys Vol. 1

Released: April 6, 2018[14] Label: 1017 Eskimo, Alamo Records Formats: Digital download, streaming

References[edit]

^ Jacobs, Allen (May 5, 2010). " Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
Leaves So Icey Entertainment For Brick Squad 1017". Hip Hop DX. Retrieved October 24, 2011.  ^ "AllHipHop » Emerging Waka Flocka Affiliate Slim Dunkin Dead". AllHipHop.  ^ "Slim Dunkin murder: Police identify a suspect". theGrio.  ^ "Young Vito Acquitted Of Slim Dunkin Murder - Rap Radar". Rap Radar.  ^ HipHopDX (March 15, 2013). " Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
Drops Waka Flocka Flame
Waka Flocka Flame
From 1017 Brick Squad". HipHopDX.  ^ "Gucci Mane's Management Claims His Twitter
Twitter
Account Was Hacked". XXL. Retrieved March 16, 2013.  ^ HipHopDX (March 28, 2013). " Waka Flocka Flame
Waka Flocka Flame
Confirms Gucci Mane Beef, Vows To Never Do Business Again". HipHopDX.  ^ Dharmic X. "Brick Squad Might Be Finished as Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka Flame, and Others Trade Twitter
Twitter
Attacks". Complex.  ^ " Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
Signs Hoodrich Pablo Juan and Lil Wop to 1017 Eskimos - XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved 2018-01-13.  ^ " Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
Album & Song Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard.com. Nielsen Business Media. Retrieved October 7, 2010. ^ " Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard.com. Nielsen Business Media. Retrieved October 7, 2010. ^ " Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
Album & Song Chart History: Rap Albums". Billboard.com. Nielsen Business Media. Retrieved October 7, 2010. ^ http://www.discogs.com/Gucci-Mane-V-Nasty-BAYTL/release/3769042 ^ Price, Joe (March 23, 2018). " Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane
Announces Compilation Album Featuring His 1017 Eskimo Roster". Complex. Retrieved Mar

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