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Tinie Tempah’s Disturbing London partners with Parlophone

By | Published on Friday 18 May 2018

Tinie Tempah

The indie label set up by Tinie Tempah and his manager Dumi Oburota in 2006, Disturbing London, has announced a new partnership with Warner Music’s Parlophone label. With the majors new backing, the company aims to sign a greater number of new artists and offer more global opportunities to new and existing acts on its roster.

“Disturbing London has firmly established itself as a visionary for British culture”, says Parlophone’s co-President Mark Mitchell. “They have a genuine hunger to find and nurture new talent and opportunities, not just from within the UK but throughout the world. Given our existing success with Tinie and Dumi, this partnership is a natural next step for us both. We are hugely excited to be able to amplify Disturbing London’s artistic and passion-led focus for influential music that pushes boundaries”.

Oburota adds: “We’ve developed a huge influence in black music with some of the most exciting artists to emerge from grassroots culture in the UK. This deal allows us to keep our indie roots but to be powered to new heights with similar global influence as Def Jam or Bad Boy Records. Mitch and his team at Parlophone totally get that we’re here to challenge in an unorthodox way, to keep it exciting for fans. We want to spread our culture further and to offer all our artists a much bigger, global stage”.

Artists with releases already scheduled on Disturbing London this year include Yxng Bane, A2, and label boss himself Tinie Tempah.