Warner Music Japan announces launch of new urban label +809
Launches with FLEUR’s new song ‘Ding Dong (feat A.G.O)’
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Warner Music Japan has announced the launch of a new urban label called +809 (pronounced ‘plus eight-oh-nine’). The label is focused on discovering and nurturing talent from Japan’s fast-growing urban music scene and promoting its artists through Warner Music’s global network.
The label has launched with the release of the track ‘Ding Dong (feat A.G.O.)’ by up-and-coming Japanese R&B singer FLEUR.
Kaz Kobayashi, President and CEO, Warner Music Japan, adds: “We’re proud to launch +809 and believe it’ll help break down barriers and enable Japanese artists to succeed in the global streaming market. We want it to become our country’s leading urban label and showcase the future of Japanese music to the world. It’s amazing that we’ve been able to launch the label with a track from such brilliant talents as FLEUR and A.G.O.”
His collaborators include young producers such as MONBEE of hip-hop collective BCDMG and he created his first single on +809 with A.G.O., a producer from the Tokyo and LA-based hip-hop crew CIRRRCLE.
Source Warner Music Group
October 23, 2019 8:10pm ET by Pressparty