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Founded in 2010 by San Francisco native Ghazi Shami, EMPIRE has experienced immense growth through their innovative approach to independent label, distribution and publishing services. With their focus on early stage artist development, the San Francisco based company has been instrumental in launching the careers of multi-platinum, Grammy Award winning artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B, DRAM and Anderson. Paak. In 2019, the independent EMPIRE continues to make a major impact, with smash hits and new music from Snoop Dogg, Iggy Azalea, XXXTentacion, Young Dolph, The Free Nationals, and more.

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Press Releases

Zaytoven & SF Street All-Stars Run Up the Score in the Latest Fo15 Video
Zaytoven Hits the Fo15 For “Bigger Picture” Video, Ft. Lil Bean, ZayBang, Lil Yee & More
Celebrate 415 Day with Zaytoven and SF’s Finest Rappers (Lil Bean, ZayBang & More)
Zaytoven Teams With EMPIRE to Showcase San Francisco Rap in Upcoming Fo15 Mixtape

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