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Ghostpoet signs to PIAS
The MC will record his sophomore album this summer.
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 25 May 2012
UK MC Ghostpoet has signed a worldwide deal with Play It Again Sam Records.
He was originallly signed to Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings, through which he released his outstanding Mercury-nominated debut Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam last year.
Ghostpoet has made several visits to these shores, the last being a performance as part of the Camden Crawl in Whelan's two weeks ago. He returns this summer to play Tullamore's Castlepalooza fest.
He's set to release his sophomore album, through PIAS, in 2013. Peter Thompson, MD [PIAS] UK said: “It’s an exciting time over at [PIAS] and we are happy to announce another great signing to the Play It Again Sam roster namely, Ghostpoet.
The man himself commented, "It's lovely to sign to Play It Again Sam Records, I'm hoping together we can push my career in a forward direction and bring happiness to ears around the world."