October 28, 2009, Source: Strong Family Entertainment:
Young Jezzy appoints Bigga Rankin the Vice President of CTE and the Head A&R for the record label based out of Atlanta, GA. Bigga Rankin has over 20 years of experience and brings a plethora of knowledge to this label. Being known as the underground artist’s favorite DJ, through his mixtape series RNR Bigga Rankin has been a influence in many careers, including but not limited to: Young Jeezy, Papa Duck, Gucci Mane, Lil KeKe, Blood RawÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s , Plies, Yo Gotti, Trae, Rick Ross, Lil Boosie Strong Family Ent artist Swazy Baby and Montana White, Strong Family Ent A & R.
In addition to Bigga Rankin being know world wide for his RNR Mixtape series he is also associated with some the strongest DJ Coalitions in the World, as VP of the Hittmenn DJs, President of Slip-N-Slide Streets, CORE DJ member, RNR CEO, and several other affiliations, Bigga holds a lot of power in his hands. Due to his wonderful ear for music Bigga Rankin has been able to prove himself as a heavy hitting A & R which has lead to him being honored and presented with several awards including Diamond Awards Entertainer of the Decade (2000), Upstart Record PoolÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Lifetime Achievement Award (2001), TJs DJs Tastemaker Award (2003), SeagramÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Gin DJ of the Year (2004), Hood MagazineÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s On-The-Grind Award (2005), Florida Entertainment SummitÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Record Breaker of the Year (2005), and TJs DJs Hustler Award (April, 2006). HeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s graced the cover of OZONE Magazine twice, and has also appeared in The Source Magazine, Hood Magazine, The Hole, and several other publications
As you look at all the things Bigga Rankin has accomplished it is no wonder that Young Jezzy would select this Florida based DJ/Entrepreneur to be the Vice President and Head up his A & R for C.T.E.