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UK MUSIC NEWS: MOBO WINNERS KREPT & KONAN SIGN TO VIRGIN EMI RECORDS

UK rap duo Krept & Konan (the duo won ‘Best Newcomer’ at the  MOBO Awards this past Saturday) announced today that they have signed to Virgin EMI Records. Its official, we just signed our 1st major record deal with @VirginEMI /Universal!! Big up our new ANR @GlynAikins pic.twitter.com/pmfv3YXM6g — KREPT #YoungKingz (@kreptplaydirty) October 23, 2013 Virgin EMI… hmmmmm…. This will be interesting. I always laugh when excited UK acts post photographs of themselves signing their contracts and then photographs of themselves flanked by []

UK NEWS: 50 CENT SIGNS X-FACTOR REJECT GAMU NHENGU

I didn’t believe this news when I first came across it but Sumit over at The Hip Hop Chronicle UK assures me it’s true. 50 Cent has signed former X-Factor contestant Gamu Nhengu to his G-Note label. The rapper formed the label in late 2010 for Pop, Dance and R&B artists, and in a statement released today the label revealed that they have renamed Gamu ‘Miss Gamucharai’. “Miss Gamuchirai has been signed to 50 Cent’s new record label, G-Note! G-Note will focus on []

UK MUSIC NEWS: SINGER JAMELIA SIGNS NEW RECORD

Jamelia who left former label EMI back in 2007 has signed a new record deal. The over-excited /emotional singer signed the deal live on UStream in front of her management team and two children. Jamelia gushed that it was a very exciting day for her, a day that she wanted to share with her fans. She then added, “Obviously this is really exciting for me. Let the games begin!” ………………………………………………………………….. That all sounded a bit over the top.  But I wish Jamelia the best of luck. She’s going []

UK RAPPER GIGGS SIGNS TO XL RECORDINGS

The word on the grimey street is that UK rapper Giggs has now signed to XL Recordings. Well……I never saw this coming…. This is going to be interesting…… Giggs – You Raised Me/Open Up Giggs ft The Streets ‘Slow Song’