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Theophilus London Biography

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Genres: Alternative/Indie, Electronica/Dance, Pop, Rap/Hip Hop, Rock

Theophilus London is an American rapper born on the island Trinidad, in February 1987 and raised in Brooklyn, New York City.

In 2008 he released his first mixtape “JAM!” His second mixtape, “This Charming Mixtape,” produced by Normex label founder Machinedrum, followed in 2009.

In 2010 he released the single, “Flying Oversees,” as part of the Mt. Dew Green Label Sound promotion. He contributed songwriting and vocals to Mark Ronson and the Business Intl’s 2010 album, “Record Collection.”

London made his major label debut on Warner Bros. with the 2011 EP, “Lovers Holiday,” which featured, “Flying Oversees,” and four other tracks. His debut full-length album, “Timez Are Weird These Days,” was released later in 2011 on Reprise Records. The album entered the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart at #30 and the Rap Albums chart at #21.