RCA Records, in the US, has signed up-and-coming rapper/singer Brooke Candy.
Candy, who has become and online sensation, hit the music scene in 2012 when she co-starred in the music video for Grimes’ hit single Genesis and shortly after released her own successful viral track Das Me.
She's also been tapped by Diesel creative director Nicola Formichetti as one of the faces of Diesel’s 2014 spring accessories campaign.
Peter Edge, CEO, RCA Records said: “Brooke is a riveting, engaging artist. When Keith Naftaly and I met Brooke for the first time we were blown away with her captivating charismatic presence.
"I am thrilled that this dynamic young artist has chosen RCA as her home. We look forward to working with her and bringing her artistic vision to the forefront of the music industry.”
RCA president and COO, Tom Corson said: "We couldn’t be more excited to have such an incredible and innovative talent join our RCA team. Brooke’s tenacity, drive and passion will bring her to the top and we can’t wait to see her rise.”
Candy commented: "I'm so thrilled to sign with RCA and to join their insane roster of talent; a group of incredibly talented artists that I have admired for such a long time. Creatives get Creatives, so this is the perfect partnership to share my music with the world.”
She currently resides in Los Angeles and is in the studio working on her debut album, which is executive produced by labelmate Sia.