Nick Raphael

Pop music, Musical Artist

1971 –


Who is Nick Raphael?

Nick Raphael was born 4 October 1971 in London, United Kingdom. Raphael is a music industry executive. He is currently President of London Records. He has worked in the music industry since 1987, when he promoted a night at Dingwalls in Camden Lock, London.

In the early 1990s, Raphael moved to Leeds, UK and organized, managed and promoted several night club venues such as Hi Flyers, The Gallery and The Warehouse. This led him to becoming a DJ and recording artist with partner Paul Fryer under the name 'TWA'. Raphael, Fryer and Suzy Mason then started the Vague club, which ran between 1992 and 1996. His work throughout 1991 until 1994 as a Night Club promoter, DJ, recording artist and remixer led Raphael to his first corporate job in the UK music industry in 1994 at London Records UK, where he served as Product and later Label Manager for FFRR. In 1996, he left London Records to start NorthWestSide Records with Christian Tattersfield. In 2000, NorthWestSide Records was rolled into Arista Records and Raphael was appointed A&R Director. One year later, Raphael left Arista to join Sony, where he was hired as the Managing Director of Epic Records UK.

Raphael has signed or launched a diverse set of artists, including Jay-Z, Another Level, Lemar, G4, Charlotte Church, Mylo, Scouting For Girls, Paloma Faith, The Priests, JLS, Aloe Blacc, and Olly Murs.

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Oct 4, 1971
  • United Kingdom

on July 23, 2013


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