Idris Elba just founded a new record label named 7Wallace Music. Elba has already amassed success as an actor and is a talented DJ.
The first artist on 7Wallace Music is James BKS – an artist, composer and filmmaker who has worked with Diddy and Talib Kweli. James’s first single titled “Kwlele” is due to be released on July 13.
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“I want people to get to know my journey,” adds James in a statement. “The song is the musical answer to my inner questions. Finally [sic] I can be proud of my roots and say this music is fully me.”
James is of Cameroonian descent; he specializes in French music.
“James is a rare find,” “His hip-hop sensibilities transfer to the other music he makes, he’s a nice person to work with and is gonna be a strong artist in the future. It’s a huge move for 7Wallace, a small indie label,” says Idris Elba.
Elba is having a fantastic year. He has two new shows ready to air and got engaged to his fiancé, Sabrina Dowhre.