Stormzy has announced he has signed a deal between his #MERKY label and Atlantic Records.

The grime MC released his debut album ‘Gang Signs & Prayer‘ on his label last year, with it distributed by Warner’s ADA. It reached Number One on the Official UK Albums Chart, and finished at Number 10 on the year-end chart

Stormzy confirmed the deal on his Instagram page, calling it the “beginning of a new chapter”.

He added: “Looking forward to delivering more music, more bodies of work and to start developing and working on new talent on the #MERKY roster. Let’s work.”