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Shiro’s Story creator Rapman signs to Jay-Z’s label

BIG MOVES: JAY-Z and Rapman

RAPMAN, THE creator behind popular YouTube series Shiro's Story has revealed that he’s signed a deal with JAY-Z’s record label Roc Nation.

Shiro's Story was created, directed and narrated by Rapman (Andrew Onwubolu) and has amassed over 10 million views on YouTube

Taking to Instagram to share an image of himself and the rap mogul, Rapman said: “Biggest moment of my career!!! I can finally announce I’m the newest member of ROC Nation! This deal is for Management, Film and TV as well as my own Record Label.

“I look forward to signing my first artist in 2019 on top of releasing my feature film and new TV shows. Thank you so much to @thebullitts for making this deal happen and to the rest of @rocnation for believing in me.

“For everyone who’s been supporting me thank you! You are responsible for getting me to this point. I went from a council estate in south east London to sitting in Jay-Z’s AMAZING home talking for hours about everything from his first album to Shiro’s story. He dropped so many gems on me I literally feel like I’m ready to take over the world!!”

Since making the announcement, many have taken to social media to congratulate the star on his record deal.

Rapper P Montana tweeted: “Big big deal ! Congrats bro”, while journalist Victoria Sansui wrote: “Massive!! Jay z and Beyoncé watched shiro's story. No one can tell me any different.”

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