“Welcome to the family”: Australian hip-hop star The Kid Laroi signs a major contract with American music powerhouse Scooter Braun
The young Australian hip-hop sensation The Kid Laroi has just signed a major management contract with the renowned American record manager Scooter Braun.
The 17-year-old Sydney rapper will join the ranks of other famous names managed by Scooter, including Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Demi Lovato.
The 39-year-old Scooter announced the big news on Thursday and tweeted: “Welcome to the family superstar @thekidlaroi.”
Big news: Australian hip-hop star The Kid Laroi has signed a major management deal with renowned American record manager Scooter Braun. Pictured appearances at SNL last month
Laroi, whose real name is Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard, will be on the SB Projects management team.
It is personally led by SPB President Allison Kaye and General Manager Jen McDaniels.
Laroi was previously managed by Grade A Productions and signed a publishing deal with Sony Music Publishing in February.
“Welcome”: Scooter, who is considered one of the most powerful men in music, tweeted the news on Thursday. He’s got greats like Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, and Demi Lovato. managed
The Kid Laroi rose to fame when he topped the ARIA charts as the youngest Australian solo artist last year with his debut mixtape of F * ck Love (Savage).
The song also reached number 3 on the US Billboard charts.
Laroi recently appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and Saturday Night Live, where he was introduced by Elon Musk and performed his hit single Without You with Miley Cyrus.
Breakout: The Kid Laroi became famous when he topped the ARIA charts as the youngest Australian solo artist last year with his debut mixtape of F * ck Love (Savage)
His goal now is to present the Australian rap scene to the world.
“I don’t think America is completely adjusted to how big” [and] the Australian music scene and culture is great, ”he said in an interview with Triple J. this week.
“I really want people to realize that Australia is the fucking future of music.”
Represent: He now wants to present the Australian rap scene to the world