Theophilus London can be an MC and singer from Brooklyn, NY, whose genre-bending approach pulls from a variety of designs, from soul-pop and fresh influx to electro and modern R&B. Citing affects including Michael Jackson and Prince aswell as Kraftwerk as well as the Smiths, he started working with the brand new York City-based Normrex label in 2007. He produced his label debut having a few mixtapes, Jam! (2008) which Charming Mixtape (2009), which circulated openly in the music blogosphere. London authorized to Reprise/Warner Bros. and produced his 1st move there using the Enthusiasts Vacation EP in early 2011. The follow-up recording, Timez Are Strange These Days, made an appearance later in the entire year and peaked at quantity 30 within the Billboard R&B Albums graph. Vibes, his second recording, was executive-produced by Kanye Western and released in 2014.