Legendary hip-hop manager, Debra Anteny, has gone country! Antney, who publicly announced her decision yesterday to venture out of the hard-core rap scene and head into a lighter side of the entertainment business, country music, with the band ‘My Highway'.
"It's time for hip hop and country to create beautiful music together again," says Antney.
The Carolina nativities ‘My Highway', are not only taking the music scene by storm, but television as well. The group will make their television début this fall, on the Discovery Channel's original hit series ‘Moonshiners', in a one hour special.
"I am super excited for Debra Antney to manage our music career, we trust her experience, and knowledge in the entertainment business, and cannot wait to see where the road leads." -Josh Lane of My Highway continues, "It never ceases to amaze us, the great people we meet, and new friends we make, on this musical journey! Were ready to turn it on up, and turn it loose!"
According to Antney, her son multi-platinum selling artist, Waka Flocka Flame, is not only supportive of his mother's newfound endeavor, she also confirms that Waka "definitely wants to do a song with them."
The last time rap met country was with the hit song "Over And Over" in 2004, performed by rapper Nelly and country music legend Tim McGraw. The song peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100. Outside of the United States, the single topped the charts in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, and hit the top ten in Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Romania and Switzerland.
Debra Antney's musical roster includes mega stars such as Nicki Minaj, Gucci Mane, French Montana, OJ Da Juiceman, and of course her son Waka Flocka Flame.