It’s been announced that Alec Boateng (also known as Twin B) has been appointed co-head of A&R at Atlantic Records UK. He will help to oversee the Atlantic A&R team, joint projects, as well as maintaining his own artist roster.
The Record label A&R and radio personality has been instrumental in the recent signing to Atlantic of Stormzy and his #Merky label deal. He has also helped to develop UK acts Kojo Funds and WSTRN .
“I love music and deeply enjoy the opportunity to work with special artists. Being part of the process of creating brilliant music and art that means something and that deserves to be heard is an amazing thing. Atlantic UK is the best place for that. There’s a family vibe, our artists and team come together to share in each other’s creativity and success – it’s an explosive catalyst. I’m humbled and privileged to be working with and around some geniuses! Exciting times continue!”
Boateng will co-head the A&R department alongside Briony Turner.