Universal UK Launches All-New 0207 Def Jam Label!

Elle Evans

By Elle Evans

Elle Evans

25 Nov 2020

Today, Universal Music have announced the launch of 0207
Def Jam, which is a brand new frontline label that’s home to the iconic Def Jam Recordings!

Having championed Hip-Hop for the last 35 years, 0207 Def Jam will be housed by Ghanaian London-based twin brothers, Alec and Alex Boateng, who will pose as Co-Presidents for the brand new UK hub. Inspired by a telephone code in London, the name of the label pays homage to the cutting-edge music and culture that the city accommodates.

Working alongside Amy Tettey who will be working as Managing Director, Jacqueline Eyewe who is taking the role of the Marketing Director and Char Grant as the A&R Director, the team is enriched with decades of industry experience behind them. Alec, who has spent seven years at Warner Music, and more recently as the co-head of A&R at Atlantic, is joined alongside his twin brother Alex who’s had 10 years at Universal Music UK, as well as being the president of Island Records’ first Urban Division.

Jeff Harleston, the interim Chairman & CEO of Def Jam Recordings said; “It is a perfect fit having Alex and Alec at the helm of 0207 Def Jam. Their creativity, artist relationships, and connection with culture are all key elements that have made Def Jam such an important label for over 35 years. العب بلاك جاك I have no doubt that Alex, Alec and their team will only make the label and the brand even stronger. موقع مراهنات عالمي

Speaking on the news, Alec Boateng, the co-President of 0207 Def Jam commented; “Music, art and artists really, really matter. I’m super excited to play a leadership role in this brilliant new space we’re creating for amazing music and talent to live and evolve. A space which will support both our teams and our artists to be the best version of themselves. رهان مباشر

Alex Boateng, the co-President of 0207 Def Jam also said; “Especially in these times, this is a real privilege. I’m proud our collective journey now includes partnering a legendary label with a style that only London and the UK can provide. Looking forward to watching and guiding where the music and art takes the journey next.”