UK: Slowthai signs global publishing deal with BMG
L to R: Tom Cater (BMG), Slowthai, Hugo Turquet (BMG), Jacob Porritt (BMG)
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Award-winning rapper Slowthai has signed a global publishing agreement with BMG for all future compositions including his forthcoming album.
The Northampton-born MC first rose to prominence from his critically acclaimed Top 10 debut album Nothing Great About Britain (2019) leading to numerous award wins and nominations.
Known for his unique brand of “punk-rap”, Slowthai has since then cemented his status as one of the most influential and prominent artists within grime and hip-hop today.
Hugo Turquet, BMG SVP Publishing, UK said: “It’s an honour to welcome Slowthai to BMG. He is a true spokesperson for what is going on in today’s world and is able to mix and cross genres in a way which is quite unique. The world id definitely coming around to Slowthai and it is exciting to be able to work with him at this stage of his career.”
Slowthai released his sophomore album Tyron in 2021 which reached Number One on the UK Albums Chart, since then he has collaborated and featured alongside artists such as ASAP Rocky, James Blake, Skepta, Dominic Fike, Fontaines DC, and Gorillaz.
In between a short run of festival dates including Bonnaroo, Sziget, and Way Out West, Slowthai is working on his highly anticipated third studio album.
June 27, 2022 10:00am ET by Pressparty