Lionheart of Houston, Maxo Kream, 28, has signed a deal with Big Persona/88 Classic/RCA Records for $1.5 million.
The rapper born Emekwanem Ogugua Biosah Jr. was previously independent.
The news follows the release of his acclaimed 2018 album, Punken, and a new single "Still."
On "Still," produced by ChaseTheMoney, Maxo spits: "Signed to RCA, 1.5 mil (Rich)."
Maxo is set to release his next project this spring.