Update 01/04: According to the Los Angeles Police Department's statement issued on December 28, 2022, Theophilus London was last seen by someone in Los Angeles' Skid Row area on October 15. This report comes after his family said they have not had contact with the musician since July.
Friends of London have created a graphic to share that gives his description. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is encouraged to reach out to the LAPD and the provided points of contact.
Below, read PAPER's initial coverage of Theophilus London's disappearance.
Theophilus London has been reported missing by his family.
According to Pitchfork, the "Humdrum Town" rapper hasn't been in contact with family and friends since this past July in Los Angeles, leading his loved ones to file an official missing persons report with the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday, December 27. An LAPD spokesperson also confirmed to local news station KTLA on Wednesday that they had received the report.
Additionally, the outlet noted that London last posted to social media in July, despite being a "prolific" poster prior to his disappearance.
"Over the last few weeks, friends and family of Theophilus London have been working together to piece together his whereabouts," the Secretly Group said in a statement before adding that "theyare now seeking the public's help with any information as to London's whereabouts." The label then went on to add a description of the musician, relaying that he is "35 years old, Black, 6'2", 175 pounds, with dark brown eyes" and asking that any tips or information "regarding his whereabouts or well-being" be sent to the LAPD or his cousin, Mikhail Noel, via his Instagram account @iamdjkellz.
Not only that, but the Secretly Group also shared a brief message from London's father, Lary Moses London, who said, "Theo, your Dad loves you, son. We miss you. And all your friends and relatives are searching for you."
He continued, "Wherever you are send us some signal. No matter what we will come get you son.”
The Brooklyn-raised musician was born in Trinidad and Tobago and is best known for his collaborations with Tame Impala and Kanye West, whose track "All Day" earned London a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Performance with Paul McCarney in 2016.
You can read the Secretly Group's entire statement on Pitchfork's website here.
Photo via Getty / Jerritt Clark