Stormy Signs To 0207 Def Jam/Universal Music Group! British rapper Stormzy has been announced as the first artist signed to Universal Music Group’s newly launched 0207 Def Jam record label.
Launched last week, 0207 Def Jam is a new frontline label and the UK home of the iconic Def Jam Recordings label, with a stellar cast of execs including the appointment of highly respected industry executives and Ghanaian London-born twin brothers, Alec and Alex Boateng as co-Presidents. Amy Tettey joins as managing director, Jacqueline Eyewe named marketing director and Char Grant becomes A&R director.
0207 Def Jam, which takes the first part of its name and inspiration from a telephone code in London as a nod to the music, culture and art the UK is famed for, is partnering with the legendary Def Jam label which has shaped and propelled cutting-edge hip hop culture around the world for over 35 years.