labelmate

noun

la·​bel·​mate ˈlā-bəl-ˌmāt How to pronounce labelmate (audio)
: a singer or musician who records for the same company as another

Examples of labelmate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their major move opened the doors for bands like labelmates Nirvana to go pop but stay sloppy, and thus, the great grunge rush commenced. Jonathan Rowe, SPIN, 23 Jan. 2024 The project boasts features from Rashad’s Top Dawg labelmates SZA, Jay Rock, and Schoolboy Q, among others. Matthew Strauss, Pitchfork, 12 Dec. 2023 The Opium Records rapper is set to accompany Playboi Carti on his Antagonist tour later this year, alongside labelmates Destroy Lonely and Homixide Gang. Hattie Lindert, Pitchfork, 10 Nov. 2023 The Partisan labelmates met by chance at Glastonbury this summer in between their respective sets on the West Holts Stage. Matthew Ismael Ruiz, Pitchfork, 14 Sep. 2023 Following a 1996 gig where Stars of the Lid opened for their Kranky labelmates Labradford in Austin, the two groups agreed on a mutual remix project. Philip Sherburne, Pitchfork, 28 Aug. 2023 Young Thug and his YSL labelmate Yak Gotti were both again denied bond on Friday as the marathon trial of the rapper and others continues. George Chidi, Rolling Stone, 21 July 2023 Rina Sawayama had a few choice words for her labelmate Matty Healy of The 1975. Naledi Ushe, USA TODAY, 25 June 2023 Earlier this year, the seminal Orange County punk rockers toured Australia and New Zealand with Epitaph labelmates Bad Religion. Daniel Kohn, SPIN, 7 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of labelmate was in 1967

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“Labelmate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/labelmate. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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