The Multi-Platinum, Two-Time Grammy Award Winner Re-Ups with Kobalt Ahead of Debut Solo Album
OCTOBER 8, 2020 – Kobalt today announced a worldwide renewed partnership with songwriter, producer, and DJ, Teddy Walton. The global deal encompasses administration, synchronization, and creative support for his current catalog, upcoming debut solo album and other future works. Walton’s catalog encompasses Kendrick Lamar’s "LOVE” and "King's Dead," and most recently the #1 hit on the Hot 100 this week, “Franchise” by Travis Scott ft. Young Thug and M.I.A, among many others.
Sue Drew, General Manager, Creative, Kobalt, said of the deal, “Teddy Walton is the consummate musician, producer and songwriter. His production work has already won him Grammys in his young career and we know he is just getting started - we’re excited for the world to experience his next endeavor with his debut album. We are proud to have been Teddy's first publisher and are thrilled to be continuing the journey with him.”
Commenting on the deal, Walton said,”You can’t stand out by trying to fit in and this is why I love Kobalt. I have the freedom to do whatever I want creatively and they are supportive. Because my business is taken care of, mentally, I am free, too. I want my music to be a breath of fresh air and show my vision for the future. Kobalt understands that.”
Teddy Walton, born Travis Walton, has worked with a range of underground and big-name artists, including hip-hop heavy-hitters Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone, Bryson Tiller, Drake, Travis Scott, Nipsey Hussle, to name a few. Walton first worked with Kendrick on "LOVE."—from the GRAMMY-winning album DAMN.—and on "King's Dead," which won Best Rap Performance at the 61st GRAMMY Awards.
This summer, Walton debuted his new single, “NO LOVE IN AMERICA,” and is set to release his debut solo album later this year. For news on Walton’s upcoming music releases, visit his socials.