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Black Market Music Group Signs Cpt. Hooks [News]

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Toronto, ON – Last week HipHopCanada was the first to report JD Era’s signing to Raekwon’s record label ICEH20. Now more news from Era’s camp as Black Market Music Group (BMMG) announces they’ve signed Cpt Hooks. With his distinctly pop-focused, futuristic sound, the pick up is an interesting move from the camp who recently signed their label deal with Universal Music.

Captain Hooks current single “Happy Times” is now available on iTunes. According to BMMG Ceo Fase, fans can look out for Hooks’ follow up single “Walk The Plank” in late summer with his album of the same name dropping in fall 2011.

For more from Captain Hooks visit his official site.

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