Since retiring from baseball back in 2016, former MLB player Carl Crawford moved back to Houston and started a record label with his friend. Together they signed Megan Thee Stallion and thinks she’s going to be the next big thing in music.
If that name sounds familiar it’s because this isn’t her first time being on Sports Gossip. The Houston rapper caught some headlines when Blazers star Damian Lillard jumped on her Instagram Live following a playoff win a couple of weeks ago.
But don’t get it twisted, it was Crawford and his record label not Lillard who discovered Megan and he went on TMZ to make sure he got the credit for the discovery.
Via TMZ Sports:
“We got Megan and we think she’s gonna be a huge star. And, not only her … we’re hoping we have other people come up through the system as well.”
Crawford played 15 years in the MLB making over $179 million in his career — and he tells us he’s spent a big part of his fortune to launch his record label.
“It was at least 7 figures, I’ll tell you that. And, that’s because I built a studio and all that other stuff.”
Get a closer look at Megan below:
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