Rising rap star Azealia Banks’ profile is about to get even higher, now that she’s being represented by Lady Gaga’s manager Troy Carter. Buzz about Banks has been at a fever pitch ever since her single “212” became a viral hit late last year. The Hollywood Reporter has more:

Newcomer Azealia Banks, who signed to Universal Music in January, is being represented by Lady Gaga’s manager Troy Carter.

The rapper’s debut album for Interscope, Broke With Expensive Taste, is slated for release in September. The 20-year-old Harlem native was previously signed to XL Recordings, home to Adele, and famously parted ways with the label citing conflicting creative visions.

After the split, Banks self-released the highly hyped track “212” in December and momentum has only built since then.

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