Tottenham born Jermaine Scott, most commonly known as Wretch 32 has just been announced as the newest team member to join 0207 Def Jam.

Def Jam recordings started in 1984 and has made big moves in the music industry signing legends Jay Z, Kanye West, Method Man and many more.

Universal Music UK announced the launch of Def Jam’s UK outpost last month. The name 0207 Def Jam is inspired by a London Telephone code, paying homage to the UK music scene. ‘Heavy Is the Head’ rapper Stormzy was the first artist to join 0207 Def Jam.

0207 Def Jam is managed by Co-President brothers Alec and Alex Boateng, Amy Tettey (Managing Director), Char Grant (A&R Director), Jacqueline Evewe (Marketing Director) and now their new Creative Director, Wretch 32.

The news was announced earlier this morning, Wretch 32 posted the announcement on his Instagram page. He said: ‘When you eat, sleep and breathe music you go where ever it calls you’.

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Last year the accomplished rapper released his latest album ‘Upon Reflection’ as well as his book ‘Rapthology: Lessons in Life and Lyrics’. We cannot wait to see what Wretch 32 achieves in 2021.