Sony/ATV signs Skillibeng to global deal

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Dancehall artiste Skillibeng has secured a worldwide publishing agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing UK.

Skillibeng, a 23-year-old artist from St Thomas, had his breakout moment in 2019 with his viral single Brik Pan Brik.

The song received international acclaim and has since amassed over 7 million YouTube views to-date.
Following the success of his breakout single, Skillibeng’s career has continued to rise with popular songs such as Crocodile Teeth, 50 Bag, Shake (Remix) featuring Jada Kingdom, and Mr Universe.

“It’s a great feeling to know I’m signed by one of the biggest names in the publishing industry – I appreciate being a part of the team and I’m excited to be working with them,”

Skillibeng said in a statement.

In recent times, Skillibeng has been working on new projects with Popcaan for his latest release on Drake’s October’s Very Own (OVO) label.

“Skillibeng has established himself as one of Jamaica’s fastest rising stars. He is an incredible artist whose unique flows, delivery and wordplay have enabled him to become the leader of the next generation of dancehall. We are delighted to welcome him to Sony/ATV, and we look forward to elevating his career on a global scale,”

said Sony/ATV UK A&R Analytics Executive Scott Gordon and A&R Manager Daniel Seal.

Skillibeng’s mixtape titled Prodigy 2 is scheduled to be released on December 23 of this year on all platforms.

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