Warner Chappell Music has signed a worldwide administration deal with American rapper Kaliii.
With over 130 million streams, Kaliii’s single Area Codes recently hit No.1 on Mediabase’s Rhythmic Airplay chart, and also led to a nomination for Best New Artist at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards. The Atlantic Records-signed artist also recently released K Toven, a record that blends Jersey club sounds with classical elements, and was featured on Barbie Dreams by Fifty Fifty, as part of Barbie: The Album.
Since dropping her first album in 2021, Kaliii’s catalogue has amassed over 350 million streams across platforms, and she currently has over 10 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
“I’m excited to join the Warner Chappell family,” said Kaliii. “I can’t wait to work! It’s a Kaliii takeover!”
Chanté Knox, Kaliii’s manager said: “Warner Chappell is a proven leader in the industry, and we’re excited to partner with a company that aligns with Kaliii’s vision and goals. We can’t wait to see what the future holds.”
Ryan Press, president, North America, Warner Chappell Music commented: “There’s a new generation of talented lyricists making waves in the industry right now, and Kaliii is a clear standout above the rest. She’s an incredibly talented songwriter who knows what she wants in her career, and the whole Warner Chappell team is grateful to be joining her on this journey.”
Warner Chappell’s senior director, urban A&R, Xavier Champagne added: “It's amazing to see the ascension of Kaliii. Her creativity transcends music, serving as a vehicle of self-expression for both herself and her fans. We’re beyond excited to welcome her to the Warner Chappell family.”