Theophilus London has been found safe and well

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The rapper was initially reported missing late last year.

Theophilus London’s cousin Mikhael Noel has confirmed that the musician has been found. “We have found Theo he is safe and well,” Noel wrote in an Instagram post. “At this time the family would love prayers and privacy, thank you all!!!”. In the caption, he also added, “Truly appreciate everyone’s support in finding my cousin. It’s refreshing and rewarding to have such a strong support system of family and friends.”

Machinedrum – real name Travis Stewart – a frequent collaborator of the rapper’s who previously shared the missing person post, also confirmed the news. “He’s been found and is safe with family,” Stewart wrote on Twitter.


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Friends and family of the rapper had been appealing to anyone with any information on London’s whereabouts to get in contact. A missing persons report was filed with the Los Angeles Police Department on 27 December with the last contact with him taking place in on 15 October.

London’s label Secretly Group also issued a statement when his family initially reported him missing: “On December 27th, family members of Theophilus London traveled to Los Angeles to file a missing persons report with the LAPD. They are now seeking the public’s help with any information as to London’s whereabouts: “Theo, your Dad loves you, son. We miss you. And all your friends and relatives are searching for you. Wherever you are send us some signal. No matter what we will come get you son.” – Lary Moses London, father of Theophilus London.”

Theophilus London’s latest album Bebey was released in 2020, following up his 2014 record Vibes – which was executive produced by Kanye West. In 2019, the Trinidad-born, Brooklyn-raised rapper, who was close friends with Virgil Abloh, featured in our Aesthetic series. Read the feature here.