Before Anythang: The Story Behind The Cash Money Records Empire will be available exclusively on Apple Music beginning February 16th, marking the first production from Cash Money Films. The film is the untold story of Bryan “Baby” Williams a.k.a “Birdman” and his life before he founded Cash Money Records with his brother, Ronald “Slim” Williams. As narrated by Birdman and with interviews from family and friends, this in-depth documentary explores the journey of one of the most successful rap label owner and entrepreneurs in modern music history. From the death of his mother when he was a small child to learning how to hustle at the feet of his father; from the streets of New Orleans to traveling the world, Birdman created the world he envisioned as a boy. His is the great American success story. From humble beginnings emerges the legend, this is the story of how it all began.
In conjunction with the film, Cash Money Records will also release the accompanying Before Anythang Official Soundtrackalbum. Jacquees & Dej Loaf’s single, “At The Club,” was released last September in anticipation of the powerhouse soundtrack and quickly became the “#1 Most Added” song on the Urban Radio format.
Watch the trailer for the Apple Music film HERE
About Cash Money Records:
Since 1991, Brothers Bryan “Birdman” Williams aka “Baby” and Ronald “Slim” Williamshave built Cash Money Records into a legendary force in the music industry. Through tireless devotion and an unparalleled work ethic, the duo founded the legendary label in the New Orleans housing projects and elevated it into a multimillion dollar empire and cultural tastemaker. Not only is the company revered as an iconic and enduring global street brand, it’s become the most successful independent record label in America. Boasting a bevy of chart-dominating, multi-platinum artists and Grammy Award winners and cumulative sales over 100 million albums worldwide, the roster includes Caskey, J-Soul, Jacquees, Lil Wayne, The Yrs and more. In addition, it houses Lil Wayne’s imprint Young Money Entertainment (Drake and Nicki Minaj) as well as a publishing arm Cash Money Content. Cash Money Records is distributed by Republic Records part of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company.