Yo Gotti making sure he leaves his mark not only in the music industry but in enterainment period
It seems like Yo Gotti is transitioning from the rap game to the sports field. Announcing his new partnership with D.C. United, one of Major League Soccer’s premier teams, the veteran Memphis artist and owner of the CMG record label revealed on Monday that he has become a co-owner of the team.
Announcing his new partnership with D.C. United, one of Major League Soccer’s premier teams, the veteran Memphis artist and owner of the CMG record label revealed on Monday that he has become a co-owner of the team.
Jason Levien and Steve Kaplan, who were formerly owners and executives of the Memphis Grizzlies, will join Gotti in the ownership group. Ingram II, a former Heisman Trophy winner and current Houston Texans running back, as well as Granite Associates Inc. CEO Adam Gerry, Swansea City A.F.C. co-owner Jake Silverstein, and Washington, D.C. businessman Joe Mamo, are among the new owners of D.C. United soccer team.
D.C. United is a professional soccer team that was one of the original members of Major League Soccer. Furthermore, it has won the MLS Cup four times, the Supporters’ Shield four times, and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three times.
During a press conference announcing his connection with D.C. United, Gotti said that he had been “introduced to the game through his son and seen how fast it has flourished in our country, so I’m pleased to join the ownership group of the team.”
Gotti spoke about his long-standing friendship with Jason Levien and Steve Kaplan, which dates back to their time with the Memphis Grizzlies, and how much he admires the pair’s “ambition and entrepreneurship.” Gotti also expressed his admiration for the pair’s “hard work and dedication.”
In a statement, Gotti stated, “I am looking forward to working with them, as well as the whole ownership group, to further enhance D.C. United’s dedication to soccer, entertainment, community, and culture.” “By working together, we will improve the fan experience and bring new and exciting events to Audi Field which is located in Washington, D.C.