Philadelphia rapper Gillie Da Kid has landed a deal with NFL Star Tamba Hali and his label, Religion Records.
Tamba Hali and Religion Records are backing Gillie’s Hip-Hop imprint, Figga Gang Records.
“He gave me the money to do my own thing so you know that’s what it is,” Gillie Da Kid said.
The news of Gillie’s deal with Hali, who was born in Liberia and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, comes on the heels of his $60 million deal with The Kansas City Chiefs.
Gillie revealed that he was working on a new “Gangsta Grillz” project with Philadelphia native/Atlanta resident DJ Drama.
He said he was also working with Superstar Jay on a new track titled “King.”
As for his untitled album, most of the material is in the can and Gillie is preparing to begin promotion on the singles and the album.
“The music is done, I’m just shooting videos now and getting them in order,” Gillie told AllHipHop.com.
Gillie has remained active over the past several years, in the city of Philadelphia.
In addition to dropping his “Validation” mixtape with popular DJ Cosmic Kev, Gillie has shot several movies.
The rapper stars in the movie “Caged Animal,” and is preparing for the release of “Brotherly Love,” which stars Ving Rhames.