International Rap Artist Ty Gets ONiT!

ONiT! PR is proud to announce its appointment by International Rap Artist, Ty.

The dynamic performing Artist, has earned a string of accolades in a career that spans more than a decade, resulting in classics such as Oh You Want MoreWait A MinuteCloser and Emotions, to name a few.

A consummate live performer, Ty, born Ben Chijioke, has worked alongside other hip hop greats such as Scratch PervertsTalib KweliBlak Twang and Arrested Development, collaborating on tracks with a whole host of artists, including Del La SoulShaun EscofferySwayTony Allen and most recently, Radio 1 DJ, Kissy Sellout.  2012 saw the Rapper feature on a posthumous tribute album to Amy Winehouse.

ONiT! PR will oversee day to day operations for the Artist, bringing its multi-layered services into play.  Speaking on his new relationship with the agency, Ty said “It feels great to be working with an organisation as passionate about working, as us artists are about creating.  On point, on the ball and on it in general - a breath of fresh air.  I’m looking forward to great things!

Of ONiT! PR’s latest client, Managing Director, Sidel Stewart said, “It’s great to collaborate with an Artist such as Ty, who champions the importance of UK independent art.  He shares our passion for performance and his work is a hybrid of hip-hop and spoken word, fusing storytelling, emotion and social commentary. We anticipate building a fruitful relationship.”

Freshly signed to independent label, Tru Thoughts Records at the start of the year, Ty announced the forthcoming release of 2 new EP’s; the first, entitled A Kick Snare & An Idea due for release in April, with brand new video, Like You Never, currently in circulation.

To view Ty’s full biography and tour information, please visit:

ONiT! PR Release: International Rap Artist, Ty, Gets ONiT! 



Notes to Editors


With a reputation built on his original style and refusal to hop on any industry bandwagon,Ty is best known for his lyrical frankness and honest portrayals of everyday life, setting him aside from many mainstream hip hop acts and allowing him complete artistic independence. This has led to the release of four successful albums over 5 years (Awkward, Upwards, Closer, Special Kind of Fool) and a Mercury Prize nomination, among many high profile plaudits.

Earlier this year, Ty, also known for his spoken word work, was asked to perform and host workshops for the British Council, which culminated in the conclusion of a 35 year halt on international performers in the Sudanese town of Port Sudan.

Links: Web: | Twitter: @tymusic | Facebook: TyMusicFanpage

General Contact: Sidel Stewart at ONiT! PR | +44 (0)20 3005 3285 |

Label: Tru Thoughts | +44 (0)1273 694 617 |

February 9, 2013 10:16am ET by ONiT! PR  

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