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Mykki Blanco signs to Trangressive, releases new single

By | Published on Wednesday 17 March 2021

Mykki Blanco

Mykki Blanco has announced that they have signed to Transgressive Records, with new single ‘Free Ride’ getting its premiere as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record In The World on BBC Radio 1 last night.

Of the new deal, Transgressive Records’ co-founder Toby L says: “We have been huge fans of Mykki Blanco since we first saw them slay our sister Visions Festival several years ago in London. Fiercely defiant and effortlessly genre-less, it is an absolute honour to welcome them to the Transgressive roster”.

“We have so much incredible music set to drop in the next twelve months across several very important projects”, he adds on their plans with Blanco. “An icon and an unmistakable charisma, making some of the most vital music we’ve heard in years: prepare to be utterly enchanted”.

Noting Transgressive’s alliance with [PIAS] via its Cooperative network, Blanco’s manager, Singular Arts Group’s David Swartz, adds: “I have nothing but confidence and enthusiasm in the team over at Transgressive and the wider team at [PIAS] that they are a perfect fit for Mykki. Their recent and ongoing success with acts like Arlo Parks and Beverly Genn-Copeland is a testament to their eclectic tastes and ability to truly empower their artists to thrive on a global level”.

“I have been so impressed with Transgressive’s passion and commitment to enable Mykki to realise their artistic vision without compromise and to support Mykki in taking their career to the next level”, he continues. “This feels like the best label situation that Mykki has been in over their entire career thus far. This new chapter for Mykki has been a long time in the making and I’m just absolutely THRILLED to finally be launching the beginnings of this new era now and to have such loving supportive partners involved with the team we are working with at Transgressive and [PIAS]”.

‘Free Ride’ is co-produced by FaltyDL and Hudson Mohawke. Watch the video here: