After a three-year hiatus from the recording studio, AB Quintanilla has signed a 360 recording deal with DEL Records, home to Gerardo Ortiz and Luis Coronel.
Quintanilla, the brother and former music director of Selena, was long signed to a major label, EMI Latin (later Capitol Latin). During that deal, Quintanilla had a string of high-selling albums with The Kumbia Kings, the fusion cumbia/pop/hip hop/norteño group he created with Cruz Martinez. Later, Quintanilla formed a second successful group, Kumbia All Starz.
In joining DEL, Quintanilla will is joining an indie for the first time, signing a deal that also includes an exclusive agreement as an in-house producer for DEL.
“We are thrilled to be joining DEL Records, a company that has been revolutionizing the Regional Mexican genre for the past 7 years and is now one of the major players in the music industry,” said Quintanilla in a statement.
Read more: Billboard.com