Kazakh DJ and producer Imanbek Zeikenov, known as Imanbek, has signed a contract with ICM Partners and Primary Talent International.
The company will pursue his international career. ICM Partners (represented by the heads of the electronic music department, Simon Clarkson and Paul Gongaware) will represent his interests in America, Paul McQueen from Primary Talent — in all other territories. In Russia and Kazakhstan, his affairs will continue to be managed by Kirill Lupinos on the independent label Effective Records.
«We are very happy to represent Imanbek», — Clarkson said in a statement. «He’s an amazing new artist and we can’t wait to see him on stage all over the world».
20-year-old Imanbek was born in the city of Aksu, at school he began to play the guitar and make remixes. After school, he entered the railway college and began to working at the railway station of his native city. In September 2019, he uploaded a remix of Saint Jhn’s «Roses» to the Internet, which garnered a billion Spotify listens in a year and went viral, and was also nominated for a Grammy Award, which he received in March 2021. During this time, the Kazakh producer has already worked with such artists as Marshmello (on the collaboration with Usher «Too Much») and David Guetta (on their joint EP with Rita Ora «Bang»).