Ultra Publishing Signs Deal Extension With Wheezy, Acclaimed Hip-Hop Producer-Songwriter

Leading publishing company ULTRA Publishing (UIMP) has signed a deal with acclaimed hip-hop producer and songwriter Wheezy. The new partnership includes the acquisition of an additional 427 songs, an impressive catalog which includes notable track credits with DrakeTravis ScottMeek Mill and Lil Uzi Vert among many others.

The Mississippi-born Wheezy first signed with Ultra Publishing in 2018 and has continued to be one of hip-hops most acclaimed songwriters and producers. He has co-written songs for Drake, Lil Uzi Vert, Young Thug, Lil Baby, 21 Savage, Gunna, Travis Scott, Meek Mill, Lil Durk, Playboi Carti, Bon Iver, and more. His production talents are also showcased on Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 hits “Yes Indeed” by Lil Baby and Drake and “Going Bad” by Meek Mill featuring Drake.

“I am excited to renew my publishing partnership with Ultra. Since day one they have been an integral part of my career and I’m looking forward to this next chapter of success.” says Wheezy.

“Ultra Publishing is proud to have a relationship with one of the best hip-hop producers in the world with Wheezy,” ULTRA Publishing Founder & President Patrick Moxey shares. “No one produces hip-hop like Wheezy. Year on year his songwriting and productions get stronger, we’re very excited to extend our relationship with Wheezy and his manager Manny Halley and continue to be a part of his amazing success.”

Andreas RizekULTRA Publishing’s Head of A&R, North America, adds, “It’s rare that you get to work with an ever-evolving talent like Wheezy. Since he joined the company in 2018, he hasn’t just been at the forefront of hip-hop, but has helped push the boundaries of where music can go.”

“The timing was right for a deal like this, giving my client an opportunity to cash in on his success while he’s still in his prime,” shares Wheezy manager Manny Halley. I’m thankful that Patrick and Andreas and the Ultra team had the vision to get this done.”