As we reported earlier, Hip Hop’s newest sensation Trinidad James was rumored to have signed a $2 million deal with Def Jam, and although the details of the deal have not been revealed, it is now confirmed that the “All Gold Everything” hit maker is the newest signee to Hip Hop powerhouse Def Jam.

As confirmed by Billboard, after a bidding war, Atlanta rapper Trinidad James has chosen to take his talents Def Jam Recordings.

James gave a statement on his new deal with Def Jam, as he simply said:

Def Jam, thank you for believing

Def Jam President, Joie Manda addressed signing Trinidad James:

We’re excited to welcome a young talent like Trinidad James to the Def Jam family

Manda adds:

Def Jam prides itself as both a cornerstone of hip-hop’s rich tradition, and as a vital, forward-thinking label dedicated to breaking and nurturing emerging artists. Trinidad James represents the cutting-edge of what’s happening in the culture today. We are thrilled to have him at the label, and look forward to growing his already massive buzz.

Trinidad James’ new deal with Def Jam also includes a joint venture with the Atl rapper’s imprint Gold Gang Records.